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Minutes of Presbytery Annual Meeting

Minutes – November 2016 Presbytery FINAL (20170125) (uploaded 27 January 2017)

 

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Presbytery Nominating Committee (please note changes)

Following the Church Law meeting on Monday 31 October 2016 membership rules relating to the election of chairs was amended and the composition of committees may be different.

Call for nominations for Presbytery 2016 (uploaded on 2 November 2016)

Addendum Call for Nominations for Presbytery 2016 (uploaded 25 October 2016)

2016-17 Nomination form for Members of Body Appointed by UCWA (uploaded on 2 November 2016)

Composition of Presbytery Committees with nominations (updated 04 November)

Officers of Presbytery (uploaded on 2 November 2016)

2016-17 Nomination form for Officers of Presbytery (uploaded on 2 November 2016)

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Proposals:

Proposal 1 Business Committee (uploaded 4 November)

Proposal 2 Candidates for Ministries Committee – Justine Wall (uploaded 4 November)

Proposal 3 Candidates for Ministries Committee – Anne McAndrew (uploaded 4 November)

Proposal 4 Church Law (uploaded 4 November)

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Reports:

R1 – Candidates for Ministries Commission (uploaded 28 October, updated 31 October)

R2 – Church Law (uploaded 4 November 2016)

R3 – Commission for Education for Discipleship and Leadership (CEDAL) (uploaded 21 October 2016)

R4 – Congregational Community Services Commission (uploaded 21 October 2016)

R5 – First Third Working Group (uploaded 21 October 2016)

R5.1 – First Third Ministry Review Extract (uploaded 4 November 2016)

R6 – Liturgy Committee (uploaded 21 October 2016)

R7 – n/a

R8 – Multicultural Ministries Commission (updated 27 October 2016)

R9 – n/a

R10 – Pastoral Relations and Placements Commission (uploaded 21 October 2016)

R11 – Perth College of Divinity Inc. (uploaded 26 October)

R11(a) – Perth College of Divinity Inc. Review (uploaded 26 October)

R12 – Rural Ministry Working Group (uploaded 21 October 2016)

R13 – Safe Church Awareness Training (uploaded 21 October 2016)

R13.1 – Safe Church – Supplementary Report – Professional Standards (uploaded 4 November 2016)

R14 – Strategy and Mission Planning Commission (uploaded 28 October 2016)

R15 – Royal Commission Synod Task Group (uploaded 21 October 2016)

R16 – Uniting Church Mission Fellowship (uploaded 21 October 2016)

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Church Structures

CS1 – Towards the separation of Synod and Presbytery November 2016 (uploaded 2 November 2016)

CS2 – UCA Governance Chart November 2016 (uploaded 2 November 2016)

CS3 – UCA Organisation Chart November 2016 (uploaded 2 November 2016)     ________________________________________________________________________

Rules of the Presbytery

To be enacted at the rising of the Presbytery on 5 November 2016:

 

Rules of the Presbytery table of contents (uploaded 3 November 2016)

1.1  Introduction to the rules of Presbytery (uploaded 3 November 2016)

1.2. Enactment amendment and repeal of rules (uploaded 3 November 2016)

2.1. Membership of Presbytery (uploaded 3 November 2016)

2.2. Presbytery Meetings (uploaded 3 November 2016)

2.3. Presbytery regions (uploaded 3 November 2016)

2.4. Officers of the Presbytery (uploaded 3 November 2016)

2.5. Election of Presbytery bodies (uploaded 3 November 2016)

3.1. Presbytery Standing Committee (uploaded 3 November 2016)

3.2. Pastoral Relations Committee (uploaded 3 November 2016)

3.3. Candidates for the Ministries Committee (uploaded 3 November 2016)

3.4. Property Committee (uploaded 3 November 2016)

3.5. Commission for Education for Discipleship and Leadership (uploaded 3 November 2016)

4.1. Congregational Community Services Committee (uploaded 3 November 2016)

4.2. Rural Ministry Committee (uploaded 3 November 2016)

4.3. First Third Committee (uploaded 3 November 2016)

4.4. Multicultural and Cross-cultural Ministries Committee (uploaded 3 November 2016)

4.5. Liturgy Committee (uploaded 3 November 2016)

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By-Laws of the Synod

Presented in September 2016, to be enacted following the rising of the Presbytery:

1.1 Introduction to By-laws (uploaded 3 November 2016)

1.2 Enactment amendment and repeal of By-laws (uploaded 3 November 2016)

1.3 UCA Property Trust WA (uploaded 3 November 2016)

2.1 Membership of Synod (uploaded 3 November 2016)

2.2 Synod meetings (uploaded 3 November 2016)

2.3 Election of Synod bodies (uploaded 3 November 2016)

2.4 Ecumenical Affairs Commission (uploaded 3 November 2016)

2.5 Social Justice Commission (uploaded 3 November 2016)

2.6 Uniting World WA (uploaded 3 November 2016)

2.8 Resources Commission Resources Division (uploaded 3 November 2016)

3.1 Placements Commission (uploaded 3 November 2016)

3.4 Covenanting Commission (uploaded 3 November 2016)

3.5 Ministerial Benefits Committee (uploaded 3 November 2016)

4.3 Uniting Church Adult Fellowship (uploaded 3 November 2016)

5.2 Standing Committee (uploaded 3 November 2016)

5.3 Business Committee (uploaded 3 November 2016)

5.4 Nominating Committee (uploaded 3 November 2016)

5.5 Church Law Committee (uploaded 3 November 2016)

6.2 Moderator (uploaded 3 November 2016)

6.3 General Secretary (uploaded 3 November 2016)

7.5 Ministerial Support Fund (uploaded 3 November 2016)

Additional Changes in the By-laws (uploaded 3 November 2016)

Schedule of changes to By-laws (uploaded 3 November 2016)

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Useful links:

Presbytery meeting motor vehicle travel expense form

https://assembly.uca.org.au/resources/regulations#regulations

Manual for meetings

Technology Cheat Sheet (updated 28 October 2016)