Sunday School Presentation on GA219

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  1. Open in Prayer

What is General Assembly?

  • 712 Elected Comissioners
  • 200 Advisory Delegates

What Were the Big Issues

  • Middle East Peace
  • Ordination Standards
  • Civil Unions and Christian Marriage
  • Governance (Form of Government)
  • Doctrinal Statements (Belhar & Heidelberg)
  • Leaders (Linda Valentine & Seminary Presidents)
  • Grow Christ's Church Deep & Wide
  • Social Justice Resolutions
  • International Peacemaking

“We say to a generation of people every day, by the ways that we engage in church and community, ‘I don’t care about your needs or yearnings. I sort of like this mountain I’m living on.’” —The Rev. Bruce Reyes-Chow, moderator of the 218th General Assembly (2008)