Presbyterian Church in America: Administrative Committee

List of Overtures to the 42nd General Assembly

June 17 – 20, 2014

Overture Guidelines and Deadlines here

OVERTURE

PRESBYTERY

ASSIGNED COMMITTEE

TITLE

(To read an overture, click on the title below)

1 Covenant (MNA) Transfer Certain Missouri Counties from Missouri Presbytery to Covenant Presbytery
2 Westminster (OC) Concerning Same-sex Marriage
3 Grace (CCB, OC) Revise BCO15-5, a & b
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4 Missouri (MNA)  Cede to Covenant Presbytery Sixteen Counties in the Southwest Portion of the State of Missouri 
5 Westminster (OC) Concerning Our Present Need
6 Georgia Foothills (OC) Child Protection in the PCA
7 Metro Atlanta (OC) Georgia Foothills Overture on Child Protection Commended
8 Southwest (CCB, OC) Revise BCO Sections 15-5. a and 15-5. b”
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9 Southwest (CCB, OC) Revise RAO 17-1 to allow CCB to take exception to SJC Case Decisions
10 Covenant (MNA) Redefine the Geographical Boundaries of The Presbytery of the Mississippi Valley to include Carroll County South of Hwy 430 in Mississippi 
11 Calvary (CCB, OC) Amend BCO 15-5. a and 15-5.b and Direct CCB to Draft Proposed Amendments to the RAO and OMSJC
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12 Southwest Florida (OC) Endorse Overture 6, ‘Child protection in the PCA’
13 Southwest Florida (CCB, OC) Revise BCO 15-1 and 15-5. a and b
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14 Eastern Pennsylvania (OC, Ad Interim Study Committee on Insider Movements) Receive the Report of the Ad Interim Study Committee on Insider Movements and Dismiss the Committee with Thanks
15 Philadelphia Metro West (CCB, OC) Amend BCO 15-1 and 15-5. a and b
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16 Mississippi Valley (MNA) Redefine the Geographical Boundaries of The Presbytery of the Mississippi Valley to include Carroll County South of Highway 430 in Mississippi
17 Mississippi Valley (CCB, OC) Amend BCO 15-5. a and b
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18 Ohio (OC) In support of Overture 6 from Georgia Foothills Presbytery
19 Nashville (OC) Commend Overture 6 regarding Child Protection
20 Nashville (CCB, OC) Commend Overture 3 Regarding Amending BCO 15-5. a and b
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21 Eastern Canada (OC) Commend Overture 6 Regarding Child Protection
22 Philadelphia (AC, OC) Establish a Study Committee Regarding BCO 21-5, 3rd Ordination Vow
23 Iowa (OC) Comment Overture 6 concerning Child Protection
24 North Texas (OC) Commend Overture 6 Regarding Child Protection
25 Korean Southeastern (MNA) Expand Boundaries of Korean Southeastern Presbytery
26 Korean Southwest (MNA) Divide Korean Southwest Presbytery into Two Presbyteries
27 Southeast Alabama (MNA) Transfer Coosa County, Alabama, from Southeast Alabama Presbytery
28 Evangel (MNA) Transfer Coosa County, Alabama, to Evangel Presbytery
29 Potomac (MTW) Erect Provisional Presbytery for Paraguay
30 Providence (OC) Request to Answer Overture 6 “Child Protection in the PCA” in the Affirmative
31 Catawba Valley (CCB, OC) Add Proof Texts Cited in the Confession of Faith 24.1 to The Directory of Worship 59-3 regarding Marriage
32 Fellowship (OC) Issue Warning Regarding Erroneous Views of Creation
33 Philadelphia (OC) Answer Child Protection Overture in the Affirmative
34 Metro New York (OC) Affirm Child Protection
35 Chicago Metro (OC) Affirm Overture 6 Regarding Child Protection in the PCA
36 James River (OC) Affirm Overture 6 Regarding Child Protection in the PCA
37 James River (CCB, OC) Amend BCO 43-3; 43-8; 43-9 Regarding Complaint Procedures
38 Western Canada (OC) Affirm Overture 6 Regarding Child Protection in the PCA
39 Westminster (OC) Affirm Overture 6 Regarding Child Protection in the PCA – with Supporting Documents
40 Philadelphia Metro West (CCB, OC) Amend BCO 15-1 and 15-3 Regarding Presbytery Judicial Commission Decisions
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41 Eastern Pennsylvania (OC) Affirm Overture 6 Regarding Child Protection in the PCA
42 Rocky Mountain (OC) Affirm (with Changes) Overture 6 Regarding Child Protection in the PCA
43 Savannah River (OC) Expression of Support for Sanctity of Life and Marriage
44 Savannah River (OC) Affirm Overture 6 Regarding Child Protection in the PCA
45 Missouri (OC) Affirm Overture 6 Regarding Child Protection in the PCA
46 Southern New England (OC) Affirm Overture 6 Regarding Child Protection in the PCA
47 Tennessee Valley (OC) Affirm Overture 6 Regarding Child Protection in the PCA
48 Heritage (OC) Affirm Overture 6 Regarding Child Protection in the PCA
49 Pittsburgh (CCB, OC) Amend BCO 18-7 Regarding Removal of Candidates and Interns
50 Gulfstream (OC) Affirm Overture 6 Regarding Child Protection in the PCA
51 Blue Ridge (OC) Affirm Overture 6 Regarding Child Protection in the PCA
52 Southeast
Alabama
(AC) Seal/Logo for PCA

 

*NOTE ON OVERTURES TO AMEND BCO 15

The following overtures propose amendment to BCO 15-5.a and b:

Overture 3
Overture 8
Overture 11
Overture 17
Overture 20

The following overtures propose amendments to BCO 15-1 as well as to BCO 15-5.a and b:

Overture 13
Overture 15

All these overtures have similarities, but also differ in some respects (except for Overtures 3 and 17, which are identical, and Overture 20 which commends Overture 3).   

The following overture proposes amendments to BCO 15-1 and 15-3:

Overture 40

 

Presbyterian Church in America Administrative Committee