The Albany Presbytery places a high value on transparency and openness however there are times when business may be confidential or include personal details. To secure this information, we have password-protected documents which contain sensitive information. This password has been provided to all Pastors, Clerks of Session, Commissioners, Committee Members, and Albany Presbytery Staff.
(Trouble-shooting hint: Safari (Apple) does not always work well with secured PDF files. If you have problems, try another browser, such as Google Chrome.)
I Don’t Know the Password to Open Secured PDF Files
Perhaps your information was not included or correct in our ACS database when we notified the Presbytery. If you are a Pastor (current or Honorably Retired), Clerk of Session, Commissioner, Committee Member or believe you should have access, you can get the password in the following ways:
1) The password is listed in our Access ACS Online Presbytery Database
If you have access to our ACS Database, you can sign in and search for “An Individual”:
Last Name: Password
First Name: Presbytery
Profile Picture: The password is available in the profile picture associated with this directory listing. Look to the image/picture and the password is shown there.
Profile Address: The password is listed in the “Other Address” associated with this directory listing. Look to the Address Information for the profile and the password is shown there.
Learn more about Accessing the Access ACS Online Presbytery Database on our Directory Page.
2) Your Pastor and Clerk of Session should have the password and can share it with you.
3) You can reach out to the Albany Presbytery Office for assistance.
Albany Presbytery Office
PO Box 83, Watervliet, NY 12189
Mon: 9am – 5pm
Wed: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 1pm – 5pm
Learn more in this article: Keeping Our Information Secure.
Please read this email that was sent out to Albany Presbytery on May 16, 2017 for more information – Notification – Albany Presbytery Password Sent Out to Members
Learn more about Albany Presbytery Passwords in this video: Making Sense of Albany Presbytery Passwords