By-Laws of the Synod of Western Australia and Rules of the Presbytery of Western Australia


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Contents

  • Part 1 – General
  • Part 2 and 3 – The Synod and Synod Commissions
  • Part 4 – Networks
  • Part 5 – Synod Committees
  • Part 6 – Church Office and Officers
  • Part 7 – Special Purpose Funds
  • Part 8 – Community Services Agencies
  • Part 9 – Schools and Colleges

 

By-Laws of Synod

PART 1 (enacted 5 November 2016)

S 1.1    Introduction

S 1.2   Enactment, Ammendment and Repeal of By-Laws

S 1.3   UCA Property Trust WA

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PART 2 and 3   The Synod and Synod Commissions (enacted 5 November 2016)

S 2.1   Membership of Synod

S 2.2   Synod Meetings

S 2.3   Election of Synod Bodies

S 2.4   Ecumenical Affairs Commission

S 2.5   Social Justice Commission

S 2.6   UnitingWorld WA

S 2.7    UnitingCare WA

S 2.8  S 2.8 Resources Commission Resources Division Final (28022017)

S 3.1   S 3.1 Placements Commission (28022017)

S 3.4   Covenanting Commission

S 3.5   S 3.5 Ministerial Benefits Committee (01032017)

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PART 4    Networks (enacted 5 November 2016)

S 4.3   Uniting Church Adult Fellowship

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PART 5    Synod Committees (enacted 5 November 2016)

S 5.2   S 5.2 Standing Committee (01032017)

S 5.3   Business Committee

S 5.4   Nominating Committee

S 5.5   Church Law Committee

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PART 6    Church Office and Officers (enacted 5 November 2016)

S 6.2   Moderator

S 6.3  General Secretary

6.5   Moderatorial Nominating Committee

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PART 7    Special Purpose Funds (enacted 5 November 2016)

S 7.5   Ministerial Support Fund

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PART 8    Community Services Agencies

S 8.1   UnitingCare Crossroads Amended July 2012

S 8.3   Uniting Church Homes ta Juniper – Approved at Synod 2015 and Dissolution Amended on 6 July 2016

S 8.2   Good Samaritan Industries — 21 September 2008

S8.4   UnitingCare West

S8.5   Beananging Kwuurt Institute — 13 August 2007

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PART 9    Schools and Colleges

9.1    Perth Theological Hall 5 August 2006

S 9.2 Methodist Ladies College Constitution (uploaded 9.12.2016)

S 9.3 Penrhos College Constitution (uploaded 9.12.2016)

S 9.4 Presbyterian Ladies College Constitution (uploaded 9.12.2016)

S 9.5 Scotch College Constitution (uploaded 9.12.2016)

S 9.6 St Stephens School (Under Repair) (uploaded 9.12.2016)

S 9.7 Wesley College Constitution (uploaded 9.12.2016)

S 9.8 Tranby College Constitution (uploaded 9.12.2016)

S 9.9 Trinity College Constitution (uploaded 9.12.2016)

 

 Rules of the Presbytery of Western Australia

Table of contents

Presbytery Table of Contents (Rev November 2016) (13122016) (Uploaded 11.01.2017)

PART 1

P 1.1 Introduction (Rev November 2016) (uploaded 14.12.2016)

P 1.2 Enactment Amendment and Repeal of Rules (Rev November 2016) (uploaded 14.12.2016)

PART 2

P 2.1  Membership of the Presbytery (Rev November 2016) (uploaded 14.12.2016)

P 2.2 Presbytery Meetings (Rev November 2016) (uploaded 14.12.2016)

P 2.3 Presbytery Regions (Rev November 2016) (uploaded 14.12.2016)

P 2.4  Officers of the Presbytery (Rev November 2016) (uploaded 14.12.2016)

P 2.5  Election of Presbytery Bodies (Rev November 2016) (uploaded 14.12.2016)

PART 3

P 3.1  Presbytery Standing Committee (Rev November 2016) (uploaded 14.12.2016)

P 3.2   Pastoral Relations Committee (Rev November 2016)(01032017)

P 3.3 Candidates for the Ministries Committee (Rev November 2016) (uploaded 14.12.2016)

P 3.4  Property Committee (Rev November 2016) (uploaded 14.12.2016)

P 3.5 Commission for Education for Discipleship and Leadership (Revised 30 November 2016) (uploaded 14.12.2016)

P 3.6  Strategy and Mission Planning Commission (01032017) –  At the 2016 November meeting of the Presbytery of Western Australia, permission was granted for the Strategy and Mission Planning Commission to continue operating under the existing rules as below with the understanding that new rules for SMPC would be brought to through the appropriate courts of the church to the May 2017 Meeting of the Presbytery of Western Australia.

PART 4

P 4.1 Congregational Community Services Committee (Rev November 2016) (uploaded 14.12.2016)

P 4.2 Rural Ministry Committee (Rev October 2016) (uploaded 14.12.2016)

P 4.3  First Third Committee (Rev November 2016) (uploaded 14.12.2016)

P 4.4 Multicultural and Cross-Cultural Ministries Committee (Rev November 2016) (uploaded 14.12.2016)

P 4.5  Liturgy Committee (Rev November 2016) (uploaded 14.12.2016)

 

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