Brief guide to General Assembly: Here’s what to expect

The 222nd (2016) General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) formally convenes June 18 at the Oregon Convention Center in downtown Portland, Oregon. It’ll be a sleepless sprint for the next week to the finish on June 25. Here’s a little of what to expect. Nuts & bolts: Assembly theme: “The Hope in Our Calling” from Ephesians 1:18. Participants: 594 commissioners and 198 advisory delegates (from 171 presbyteries). Business: Presbyterians can use https://www.pc-biz.org/#/ to track the business coming to the assembly’s 14 committees and (as the week progresses) to see what action was taken on particular items. Docket: Here are … Continue reading Brief guide to General Assembly: Here’s what to expect