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The Church of Scotland website contains helpful documents regarding the role of elders and specific positions, such as Session Clerk. Following are links to each of these.

WHO ME?: is intended to give a brief explanation of the tasks of Eldership for new and prospective elders.

Rediscovering the Eldership: reflects briefly on the biblical and historical background of the Eldership, from biblical times to the present day.

Elders Moderating Kirk Session Meetings: See an example of a recent training session.

The Office of the Session Clerk

Congregational office bearers' guidance notes