ANNOUNCEMENTS

223rd General Assembly | June 16-23

Jun 18, 2018 | GA/Synod

CONGREGATIONAL LEADERS BE IN THE KNOW FOR YOUR CHURCHES

GA News Subscription for
GA 223 June 16-23, 2018 in St. Louis

What’s happening at General Assembly this year? When GA 223 meets in St. Louis June 16-23, the General Assembly Newsroom will publish the GA Newspaper every day. A team of crackerjack reporters will fan out through the committees and events, to bring all the news right to your inbox. Subscription is easy and FREE!

As congregational leaders, you are the “front line” responders to help your people understand what the Assembly ACTUALLY did, and the whole scope of news.  What we hear repeatedly is that pastors who can’t be at the Assembly are frequently asked questions about GA that they are not prepared to answer – by subscribing to the daily paper, they will be well-equipped to respond when parishioners (and others) ask.

Here’s the deal: click on the link below. It will take you to the sign-up page to receive the GA NEWS delivered free to your inbox each morning of the Assembly. What you will receive is a pdf of the actual newspaper printed each day at the Assembly.

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GA PROCESS OVERVIEW

GA PROGRAM HANDBOOK (pdf)


TROPICAL FLORIDA COMMISSIONERS

Commissioners and advisory delegates from all 170 PC(USA) presbyteries, and other delegates and observers from around the world, will converge at the General Assembly 223.  This year there are 538 commissioners elected by the presbyteries.   Half of them are teaching elders and the other half are ruling elders.   There are many overtures for the fourteen committees to review, discuss and vote on, ranging from general assembly procedures, church polity, per capita, ecumenical relations, and environmental, immigration, middle east, and social justice issues.

Tropical Florida commissioners and assignments are:

Rev. Dr. Christopher Benek | Middle East Issues
YAAD-Zak Myers | Theological & Church Growth
RE-Manny Perez | Social Justice Issues
Rev. Jennifer Stroud | Ecumenical & Interfaith Relations

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