Below is a summary of the major decisions made by the General Assembly on Thursday, June 27. The General Assembly voted to answer Overture 23, “Withdraw from the National Association of Evangelicals,” in the negative. ...
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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.
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.
The 45th General Assembly voted on three of the nine recommendations from the Ad Interim Study Committee on Women in Ministry.
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.”
“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.”