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Applications Sought for General Assembly Stated Clerk

Date 04 May 1996 20:36:42


95370 Applications Sought for General Assembly Stated Clerk 
                      by Jerry L. Van Marter 
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--Application forms for Stated Clerk of the General Assembly 
will be available after Oct. 23, according to the Stated Clerk 
Review/Nomination Committee.  Completed applications must be postmarked no 
later than Jan. 16, 1996. 
     The nine-member Stated Clerk Review/Nomination Committee was elected 
by this year's General Assembly.  Its task is to conduct the end-of-term 
review for the incumbent Stated Clerk, the Rev. James E. Andrews, and to 
nominate a candidate to succeed him to next year's General Assembly in 
     Andrews, having served three four-year terms, is ineligible for 
     The committee is composed of three persons nominated by the Committee 
on the Office of the General Assembly (COGA), one person nominated by the 
General Assembly Council (GAC) and five persons nominated by the General 
Assembly Nominating Committee.  Those five must include one stated clerk of 
a presbytery or synod, two elders and two ministers who have been 
commissioners to a General Assembly. 
     Committee members (and their presbyterys) are 
     * from COGA: Brian D. Ellison (Olympia) 
                                      Robert E. Adcock (Grace) 
                                      The Rev. Harriet Nelson (Redwoods) 
     * from GAC :   The Rev. Sandy Peirce (Sacramento) 
     * at-large:    The Rev. John Bartholomew (St. Augustine) 
                                      The Rev. Bryant George (National 
                                      The Rev. Patricia Pabst (Pueblo) 
                                      Emily Spicer (Cincinnati) 
                                      Richard Virkus (Monmouth)  
     Staff to the committee is Margy Wentz, stated clerk of the Synod of 
Southern California and Hawaii.  She said the committee welcomes comments 
on the committee's work.  Such correspondence should be mailed to the 
Stated Clerk Review/Nomination Committee, 3521 Conata, Duarte, CA 91010, or 
faxed to (818) 357-0207. 

For more information contact Presbyterian News Service
  Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Louisville, KY 40202
  phone 502-569-5504            fax 502-569-8073  
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