Actions of the General Assembly on Thursday, June 13

The Assembly voted  to answer Overture 33, Erect Ad Interim Committee on the Book Jesus Calling, in the affirmative as amended. The vote was 947-834-20. Rather than establishing a study committee, the amended language is to request reports from the permanent committees of Mission to the World and PCA Discipleship Ministries (CDM). Read the amended language here.

The Assembly reconvened at 8:00 a.m. and heard the reports of the committees of commissioners for the PCA Foundation and PCA Discipleship Ministries (CDM). The Assembly voted to accept the recommendations of those reports.

The Assembly heard the report of the Administrative Committee. The Assembly voted to accept most of the recommendations from the Committee of Commissioners on the Administrative Committee as part of an omnibus motion. Recommendation 1, the election of Stated Clerk Bryan Chapell, was pulled from the omnibus and passed by a vote of 892-259-22.

The Assembly voted to accept in omnibus the recommendations from the Overtures Committee on all overtures EXCEPT 1, 3, 7, 13, 14, 17, 26, 28, and 33.

The Assembly voted to accept the recommendation on Overture 17, Amend BCO 13-6, 21-4, and 24-1 to Require Background Checks for Church Office, in the affirmative as amended. Read the amended language here. 

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