Tag Archives: 47th General Assembly

Overture 41 Would Limit MTW Field Leadership to Elders

Heritage Presbytery finds problematic the guidelines developed that initiate a policy allowing women in MTW to serve in authority over men in the roles of team leader, regional director, and international director.

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Overture 25 Calls for PCA Church Leaders to Support Christian Education

In Overture 25, Suncoast Florida Presbytery encourages presbyteries, sessions, and diaconates in the PCA “to embrace and provide a supportive posture for Christian education in our churches and communities.”

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Overture 16 Calls for Election of Moderator-Elect

Each year, the PCA General Assembly elects its moderator, who serves until his successor is elected at the following Assembly. This means that the moderator has virtually no time to prepare for the often intricate questions of constitutional interpretation and …

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Nine Presbyteries Request Study Committee on Domestic Abuse and Sexual Assault

The overtures, though similar, differ slightly in their details.

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Overture 5 Proposes Change in Procedures for Dissolving Pastoral Relationships

Central Indiana Presbytery proposes allowing a session to present a request for the dissolution of an assistant pastor’s call directly to the presbytery.

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