Offices and supervision of doctrine

Term of office

The elders and deacons shall serve two or more years according to local regulations, and a proportionate number shall retire each year. The places of the retiring office-bearers shall be taken by others unless the consistory with the deacons judges that the circumstances and the well-being of the church render it advisable to call them into office again. In that case the rule of Article 3 shall be observed.

Kerkorde FRCA (2003)



Diensttermijn van ouderlingen en diakenen

Kerkorde CanRC (1985) 24
Kerkorde GKN (1905) Art. 27
Kerkorde GKv (1978) Art. 23
Kerkorde RCNZ (1977) Art. 6
Kerkorde RCNZ (1977) Art. 7
Kerkorde VGKSA (2005) 23

Rongen, G. van (2005) Art. 23