2021 Overtures

OVERTURE PRESBYTERY ASSIGNED COMMITTEE

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

1 Potomac CCB, OC Amend BCO 8-7 Regarding Chaplains
2 Central Georgia SJC BCO 34-1 request for General Assembly to Assume Original Jurisdiction in Missouri Presbytery Issue
3 Heritage MTW Amend MTW Manual
4 Savannah River SJC That the General Assembly Assume Original Jurisdiction of the Case Investigated by the Missouri Presbytery Referenced in Its Report Received at the May 18, 2019, Stated Meeting
5 Calvary CCB, OC Amend BCO 20-4; 24-3; 24-4 Regarding Election of Pastor, Associate Pastor, and Officers
6 Covenant CCB, OC Amend BCO 24-1 Allowing Some Session Discretion on the Timing of Portions of the Examination of Elder and Deacon Candidate Nominees
7 Lowcountry-WITHDRAWN N/A WITHDRAWN (by action of the Lowcountry Presbytery at its stated meeting, November 5, 2020.)
8 Catawba Valley MNA Change the Presbytery Boundary Between the Catawba Valley Presbytery and the Central Carolina Presbytery
9 Ascension CCB, OC Amend RAO 15-6.s.2), 3) Regarding the Number of Members of the Overtures Committee Required to File a Minority Report
10 Ascension CCB, OC Amend RAO 15-6.s by Adding New Paragraphs Dealing with the Content of Minority Reports
11 Central Carolina MNA Change Boundaries of Central Carolina Presbytery
12 Philadelphia Metro West CCB, OC Amend BCO 31-2; 32-2 to Clarify that Investigation Shall Precede Process
13 Mississippi Valley MNA Endorse Lifeline Children’s Services
14 Evangel MTW Revise MTW Manual
15 Session of New Covenant PCA CCB, OC Revise RAO 11-2 to Disallow Electronic Communications Regarding Voting at the General Assembly
16 Westminster CCB, OC Amend BCO 7 by Addition to Disqualify Same-sex Attracted Men from Ordination
17 Pacific Northwest- REVISED CCB, OC, AC Overture 17 Pacific NW Revised – Amend RAO 9-3
18 Pacific Northwest CCB, OC Amend BCO 24-1 to Clarify that a Session Has Discretion on the Timing of Some Parts of the Exam of Officer Nominees
19 Pacific Northwest-REVISED CCB, OC Amend BCO 38-1 and 42-2 to Allow Appealing a Censure in a Case without Process
20 Pacific Northwest CCB, OC Amend BCO 31-10 and 33-4 on Pre-trial Non-Disciplinary Suspensions
21 Pacific Northwest CCB, OC Amend BCO 42-6 and Vote Required for Maintaining Censure during an Appeal
22 Pacific Northwest-REVISED CCB, OC Amend BCO 32-20 Regarding Time Considerations for Offenses
23 Gulf Coast CCB, OC Amend BCO 17 by Adding a Clause Which Prohibits Ordination for Men Who Self-Identify as “Gay Christians,” “Same-sex Attracted Christians,” “Homosexual Christians,” or Like Terms
24 Tennesse Valley AC Reduce Registration Fee for Ruling Elders to $250
25 Southeast Alabama SJC BCO 34-1 Request to Assume Original Jurisdiction over TE Greg Johnson
26 Philadelphia Metro West CCB, OC Amend BCO 10 to Permit Telecommunication Meetings
27 Platte Valley CCB, OC Amend BCO 36 to Require Public Excommunication
28 Philadelphia Metro West CCB, OC Amend BCO 31-2 to Describe Sequence of Discipline Investigation
29 Philadelphia Metro West CCB, OC Add BCO Appendix of Investigation Suggestions
30 Lowcountry CCB, OC Amend BCO 21 & 24 to Clarify Moral Requirements for Church Office
31 Northwest Georgia CCB, OC Amend BCO 22 Process for Assistant to Associate Pastor
32 Central Indiana OC, AC Form Study Committee for Biblical Ethics in Digital Media
33 Pacific Northwest CCB, OC Amend BCO 38-1 re Confession Document for Case Without Process
34 Pacific Northwest CCB, OC Amend BCO 38-1 re Confession Timing for Case Without Process
35 Pacific Northwest CCB, OC Amend BCO 38-1 re Counsel for Case Without Process
36 Chesapeake OC, AC Appoint Study Committee re White Supremacy
37 Eastern Pennsylvania CCB, OC Amend BCO 21-4 and 24-1 Clarifying Moral Requirements for Church Office
38 Calvary OC, CDM Commend Human Sexuality Report
39 Fellowship AC Reduce Registration Fee for Ruling Elders to $250
40 Tennessee Valley CCB, OC Amend BCO 32-13 and 35-5 to Allow Victim Protection Provisions
41 Tennessee Valley CCB, OC Amend BCO 35-1 to Expand Potential Witness Eligibility
42 Susquehanna Valley-REVISED MNA Adjust Boundaries of Susquehanna Valley Presbytery
43 Hills and Plains OC, AC Form Study Committee for Biblical Ethics in Digital Media
44 Philadelphia Metro West MNA Transfer Berks County, Pennsylvania, to Philadelphia Metro West Presbytery
45 Metro Atlanta OC, CDM, AC Seek Asian American Flourishing
46 Metropolitan New York OC, CDM, AC Seek Asian American Flourishing
47 Chesapeake OC, AC Form Study Committee on Critical Race Theory
48 Korean Capital OC Repudiate Anti-Asian Racism

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