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STRUCTURE FOR 1995 GENERAL ASSEMBLY PROPOSED
05 May 1996 07:36:10
95055COMMITTEE STRUCTURE FOR 1995 GENERAL ASSEMBLY PROPOSED
by Jerry L. Van Marter
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--The Committee on the Office of the General
Assembly will recommend that 17 committees be established to
process the work of the 207th General Assembly (1995).
One of the first actions of the Assembly when it convenes in
Cincinnati on July 15 will be to adopt a committee structure to
handle the more than 700 items of business that will come before
it. Each commissioner will be assigned to one of the committees.
The proposed committees:
Bills and Overtures
General Assembly Procedures
Rules of Discipline
Pensions and Benefits
Theological Issues and Institutions
Mission Priorities and Budgets
Church Orders and Denominational Programs
Social Justice and Peacemaking
Social Witness Issues
Racial Ethnic Justice.
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