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Racial Reconciliation Study Committee Recommends Survey

The 45th General Assembly voted to accept the recommendation that the Racial and Ethnic Reconciliation Study Committee conduct a survey and present its final report to the 46th General Assembly in 2018.

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General Assembly News for Wednesday, June 14

The 45th General Assembly voted on three of the nine recommendations from the Ad Interim Study Committee on Women in Ministry.

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Overture 18 Calls for Specified Route for Proposing Ad-Interim Committees

While Leino doesn’t want the overture to be interpreted as opposition to the appointment of the Women in Ministry Study Committee, he is concerned about “the manner” in which it was formed. In Leino’s view, it “did not reflect the strength of our form of government.”

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Study Committee on Women in Ministry Releases Report

“What we’re trying to do with the report and our work is encourage a gracious and robust complementary practice,” says Committee Chairman Irwyn Ince. “It certainly does exist, but we want to encourage [the PCA] to continue moving in that direction.”

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GA Approves Racial and Ethnic Reconciliation Study

The study committee will assess the current situation in the denomination regarding racial reconciliation, identify specific problems that need to be addressed, and “develop constructive guidelines and suggest concrete steps for the use of the PCA, including all presbyteries and sessions, in order to make progress toward the work of racial reconciliation.”

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