This is the third administrative rung, following the General Council and the Executive Council. It is headed by an apostle, a prophet, an evangelist or a senior pastor. He is assisted by an eight member Executive Committee in the day -to-day running of the Nation through the National Presbytery.
The Area Presbytery is the coordinating and highest policy-making body in the Area to which the Area Executive Committee shall be responsible.
It is chaired by the Area Head and comprises the Area Executive Committee members, all Area Ministry leaders, their assistants and Chairmen of Area Committees, all District Executive Committee members, two Deacons’ representatives from each District/Worship Centre, three Deaconesses’ representatives from each District, all other serving ministers in the Area and all ministers’ wives in the Area.
This is a further division of the Area which is headed by a Pastor or an Overseer. The District Pastor/Overseer administers the district with the assistance of a six-member District Executive Committee. The highest decision-making body is the District Presbytery.
The District Presbytery, which is the highest policy-making body in the District, decides on all matters affecting the growth, development and welfare of the Local congregations. It also receives and approves reports submitted by the various organs of the Church in the District. It consists of the minister, his wife, Elders, Deacons and Deaconesses in the District.