According to the government of the Presbyterian Church (USA), Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church has teaching elders (pastors), ruling elders (Session members), and deacons. Teaching and ruling elders are entrusted with the responsibility to lead, to minister, and to govern. Deacons are entrusted with the responsibility to lead and to minister. At BMPC, trustees also serve as a board, dealing with property and finances.
The congregation has limited but important and specific authority to elect both pastors and church officers, who are listed here.