17 May GS 2001 art 89
GS 2001 Article 89 – Book of Praise: Letters from br. D. Teitsma
Committee 3 presented its proposal concerning the letters from br. D. Teitsma with suggestions and concerns about the Book of Praise. The following was adopted:
Letters from brother D. Teitsma containing some suggestions and concerns regarding the Book of Praise.
- 2.1. Brother D. Teitsma interacts with matters dealt with by Regional Synod West December 2000, and provides information, suggestions and concerns re: an overture by the Church at Abbotsford presented at that Regional Synod.
- 2.2. Brother Teitsma also makes a proposal to have the book, “Op Weg Naar Een Englse Reformatorische Psalmbundel” (Report by deputies to Synod Homewood-Carman 1958) translated and made available.
- 3.1. The letters from brother D. Teitsma contain suggestions and concerns that should have come on the agenda of Synod in the ecclesiastical way: via Classis and Regional Synod (CO Article 30).
- 3.2. Brother D. Teitsma could direct various suggestions and concerns to the Standing Committee for the Book of Praise for consideration.
Synod declare the letters from brother D. Teitsma inadmissible.