Presbyterian polity
Presbyterian (or presbyteral) polity is a method of church governance typified by the rule of assemblies of presbyters, or elders. Each local church is governed by a body of elected elders usually cal...
Session (Presbyterian)
A session (sometimes called consistory or church board) is a body of elected elders governing each local church within presbyterian polity.
These groups of elders make decisions for the local pari...
Session (Presbyterian) - Wikipedia