The Apostle Paul says we hold this treasure – meaning the Gospel – in earthen vessels. The same can be said for our polity. Any polity is an imperfect vessel in which we seek to hold the perfect will of God for the church. However, I firmly believe that the document that is before you is a significant improvement over the current Form of Government.
There’s no question: The bread-and-butter of Presbyterian camps and conference centers is, not surprisingly, Presbyterians. In other words, the core usage is for classic church-related programming such as summer youth camps and church retreats, leadership training, and spiritual development.