GS 2004 art 65

GS 2004 Article 65 – Synodical Correspondence

Committee 1 presented its proposal on theletter from the church at Burlington-East re: synodical correspondence.  After a round of discussion, the following was adopted:

1. Material

Letter from the church at Burlington-East re: synodical correspondence

2. Admissibility

This letter is declared admissible.

3.    Observation

The church at Burlington-East proposes to dispense with the procedure of acknowledging synodical correspondence and conveying the decision of synod with respect to it.

4.    Consideration

Synod considers this practice common courtesy. It also encourages interaction from the churches with the material of the broader assemblies.

5.    Recommendation

Synod decide not to accede to the proposal of the church at Burlington-East.