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Less than 300 miles from Bethlehem, an Armenian family in Syria lives as refugees in their own city. Yet they are not alone—the Jinishian Memorial Program (JMP) is bringing laughter to war-traumatized children at a Christmas party. We’re providing fuel for winter. We help give life-saving care to the injured.
The substitute motion is a form of amendment applied when the desire is to amend a motion in several different, nonconsecutive places. It also is used when the text to be amended is longer than a paragraph.
This document includes The Ranking Motions and Some Common Additional Motions. This was distributed as an orange laminated card.
Download this editable Word version of Presbyterian Women's fourth-quarter 2014 newsletter for PW leaders.
The PW quarterly newsletter highlights recent news from Presbyterian Women at the churchwide level. Find information from the September 2014 meeting of the Churchwide Coordinating Team, news about the 2015 Churchwide Gathering, details about new resources, highlights of conferences and events, and what’s on the horizon for Presbyterian Women. This issue is dated November 2014–January 2015 and reflects news reported through October 15, 2014.
Note: This resource is also distributed as a print piece, mailed with enclosures. This download includes electronic copies of some of the inserts.
Note 2: For an editable Word document, click here.
Puede descargar la propuesta de enmiendas a la Constitución aprobada por la 221a Asemblea General (2014) y recomendada a los presbiterios para su voto.
2014 Proposed Amendments to the Constitution (PDF)
Proposed Amendments to the Constitution
Approved By The 221st General Assembly (2014)
Approval of Belhar requires 114 affirmative votes; all other amendments require 86 affirmative votes
Affirm. Neg. No Action 14-1 Confession of Belhar: Amending The Book of Confessions 61 12 14-A Renunciation of Jurisdiction: Amending G-2.0509 49 28 1 14-B.1 Final Assessment: Amending G-2.0607 75 1 14-B.2 Accommodations: Amending G-2.0610 75 1 14-C Child Protection Policy: Amending G-3.0106 77 14-D Minimum Composition of Presbytery: Amending G-3.0301 77 14-E Interreligious Stance: Amending G-5.0102 72 4 14-F Marriage ...
The new 2014-2015 version of the popular Biblical Witness to Peacemaking is now available. This list of daily scripture readings related to peacemaking themes can be used in church newsletters, weekly worship bulletins, church websites, or anywhere else to encourage Presbyterians to engage in scriptural study and reflection related to peacemaking.
The 221st General Assembly (2014) was held in Detroit, Michigan
PART I - JOURNAL
Published by the Office of the General Assembly
100 Witherspoon Street
Louisville, KY 40202-1396
Proceedings of the 221st General Assembly (2014) of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Including Reports of Assembly Committees
01 Business Referrals
02 Bills and Overtures
03 General Assembly Procedures
08 Mission Coordination
12 Board of Pensions, PILP, Presbyterian Publishing Corporation, and Presbyterian Foundation
13 Theological Issues
06 Church Polity and Ordered Ministries
10 Civil Union and Marriage
09 Social Justice Issues
07 Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations
14 Congregational ...