Each year the General Assembly sends referrals to the synods, presbyteries and sessions. Referrals include items that the courts are asked to study and report back to the particular committee, reports for information and legislative decisions.

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Synods

Referral Letters

Study and Report (reports requiring responses)

Information and Action Items

Legislation – Book of Forms

Remits Adopted

  • Section 176.1.10 re equalizing ministers
  • Section 252 re deposition of ministers
  • Section 365-375 re censure

Correspondence re 2020 General Assembly

Presbyteries

Referral Letters

Study and Report (reports requiring responses)

Information and Action Items

Remits under the Barrier Act

  • Remit A
    Book of Forms section 108-108.3 re length of term service for elders
    (A&P 2019, p. 5, 261, 31)
  • Remit B
    Definition of Marriage
    (A&P 2019, p. 5, 51)
  • Remit C
    Ordination of LGBTQI Persons (married or single)
    (A&P 2019, p. 5, 52)

Legislation – Book of Forms

Remits Adopted

  • Section 176.1.10 re equalizing ministers
  • Section 252 re deposition of ministers
  • Section 365-375 re censure

Correspondence re 2020 General Assembly

Sessions

Referral Letters

Study and Report (reports requiring responses)

Information and Action Items

Legislation – Book of Forms

Remits Adopted

  • Section 176.1.10 re equalizing ministers
  • Section 252 re deposition of ministers
  • Section 365-375 re censure

Correspondence re 2020 General Assembly