RUF National Coordinator, Rev. Tom Cannon, stepped down from his role on March 2, 2018. His resignation was received by the permanent committee with appreciation for his service and tenure as chairman. According to Will Huss, ...
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Calvary Presbytery has submitted an overture proposing that the Rules of Assembly Operation be revised so that all recommendations from future ad interim committees initially be considered through the Overtures Committee.
Calvary Presbytery has proposed two overtures to encourage the inclusion of ruling elders in matters of polity and theological decision-making.
Eight presbyteries have sent overtures to the 45th General Assembly regarding changes in their boundaries. These overtures have been sent to the MNA Committee for review and recommendation to the Assembly.
Overtures aimed at instituting a similar procedure at the at the presbytery level have been sent to the two previous Assemblies. In both cases, the overture was returned to the originating presbyteries — Chesapeake and Pacific Northwest — for “perfection of deficiencies” identified by the Overtures Committee and approved by the Assembly.
Of the 63 overtures submitted to this year’s General Assembly, 42 deal with the confession and repentance of race-related sins.