They had appointed elders for them in each church, with prayer and fasting they entrusted them to the Lord
Acts 14:23 NRSV
What is the Session?
The Session is the governing board of the congregation. In the PC(USA) system, there are Elders, Deacons, and Trustees, that help govern the church. At Springfield, we have a 'unicameral' board, which means that our Elders serve as Deacons and Trustees as well. We have six Elders that serve two year terms and have one renewable term for a total of a possible four years service.
The Session, composed of members of the church who have been called by a nominating committee, listen to the concerns, joys, and needs of the congregation and through prayer and discernment, help to make wise decisions as we move forward as a church of Christ in every age.
Current Session Members (left to right) are:
Sharon Pappas, Clerk of Session