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Overture 2 Seeks to Sever Ties with Covenant Seminary

While expressing appreciation for other faithful independent seminaries, he said the seminary highly values its unique official connection with the denomination.

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Overture 8 Seeks to Clarify Process to Restore a Minister

While it is assumed that the leadership and members of this congregation will play a role in observing the elder and providing feedback to the presbytery (“court”) that will make the decision to remove the censure or not, drafters of the overture believe congregation’s role is not clearly laid out in the current language.

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Racial Reconciliation Study Committee Completes Report

Members of the committee will present their findings, conclusions, and recommendations at General Assembly. Their presentation will be Thursday morning, June 14, at 8 a.m. 

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Overture 13: Allow Non-Ordained Men and Women to Serve on Agency Boards

If implemented, the recommendation maintains that a super-majority — in most cases, either two-thirds or three-fourths — of the board members of these agencies be ordained officers in the PCA.

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Overture 9: Specify Limits for “Assistants to the Diaconate”

In response to last year’s study committee on Women Serving in the Ministry, Grace Presbytery has submitted an overture to the General Assembly requesting that clarity be given to the language in the Book of Church Order that addresses the diaconate.

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