Presbyterian Church in America: Administrative Committee

Overtures to the 2017 General Assembly

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OVERTURE PRESBYTERY ASSIGNED COMMITTEE TITLE
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1 Southwest Florida OC Financing Bible Translation
2 Calvary CCB, OC Solemnization of Marriage
3 Westminster Ad Interim Committee on the Role of Women Declare that the 44th General Assembly Erred in the Formation of an Ad Interim Committee on Women, that the General Assembly not Receive the Report of the Ad Interim Committee on the Role of Women as not Being Properly before the Court, and Dismiss the Ad Interim Committee with Apology
4 Northwest Georgia CCB, OC Add BCO 24-11 to Specify that Males Only May be Ordained as Elders or Deacons
5 Rocky Mountain CCB, OC Amend BCO 8 to Add Depth and Clarity to Definition of Elder
6 Gulfstream CCB, OC Amend and Strengthen the Proof-texts of Westminster Confession of Faith, 2 24:4 [h], by the Addition of Leviticus 18:22 and Romans 1:26-27
7 Northern New England CCB, OC, CMC Remove Long Range Planning from CMC by deleting RAO 7-3 c
8 Suncoast Florida CCB, OC Amend BCO 7 to Add Depth and Clarity to Definition of Perpetual Offices
9 Suncoast Florida CCB, OC Amend BCO 24-7 to Allow for the Provision of a Sabbatical to Officers 2 in the Church
10 Western Carolina CCB, OC Revise RAO 11-5 to Direct Clerk to Refer Overtures Regarding Committees and Agencies and Ad Interim Committees to Overtures Committee Also
11 Chesapeake CCB, OC Change BCO 15-3 to Allow Judicial Commission Minority Reports
12 Eastern Canada MNA Restore Original Boundaries for Eastern Canada Presbytery
13 Tidewater MNA Change Boundaries of Heritage and Tidewater Presbyteries
14 Pacific NW CCB, OC Amend RAO 13-2 and New Business at General Assembly (refiled)
15 Pacific NW CCB, OC Amend BCO 43-1 on Complaints During Judicial Process
16 Pacific NW CCB, OC Amend BCO 25-3 on Quorums for Withdrawal
17 Pacific NW CCB, OC Assembly Statement Encouraging Theological Discussion on Opting Out of Social Security
18 James River CCB, OC Amend RAO IX That Ad Interim Committees May Only Be Formed in Response to Presbytery Overtures
19 Southwest MNA Divide Presbytery of the Southwest into Two Presbyteries
20 Pittsburgh MNA Reassign Counties from Pittsburgh Presbytery to Ohio Presbytery
21 Covenant MNA Form New Presbytery from North Texas and Covenant
22 North Texas MNA Form New Presbytery from North Texas and Covenant
23 Ohio MNA Concur with Pittsburgh Presbytery to Reassign Counties from Pittsburgh Presbytery to Ohio Presbytery
24 Heritage MNA Concur with Overture 13 regarding Changing Boundaries of Heritage and Tidewater Presbyteries
25 Session of Auburn Road Presbyterian Church CDM Biblical Necessity of Christian Education for Covenant Children

*For the 2016 Overtures, click here.