Local congregations of churches which use presbyterian polity are governed by sessions made up of representatives of the congregation (elders); a conciliar approach which is found at other levels of decision-making (presbytery, synod and general assembly).The roots of Presbyterianism lie in the Protestant Reformation of the 16th century; the example of John Calvin's Geneva being particularly influential.
Presbyterian church government was ensured in Scotland by the Acts of Union in 1707 which created the Kingdom of Great Britain.
However you look at it, there is the hope surrounding Christmas that things will be different, that things will change.
Presbyterianism is a part of the Reformed tradition within Protestantism which traces its origins to the British Isles, particularly Scotland.
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