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Presbytery Digest
A summary of actions and information from the meetings of Pittsburgh Presbytery

May 14, 2015 meeting of Pittsburgh Presbytery:

Opened with a service of worship, with the Rev. Dr. Sheldon W. Sorge preaching on the topic “Big Decisions,” and the Rev. Dr. Douglas E. Portz leading a litany of sending for the sabbatical of Dr. Sorge June 6 through September 6, 2015.

Received:

The results of the votes on the Proposed Constitutional Amendments are as follows: 

 

 

Yes

No

Abstain

14-A

Renunciation of Jurisdiction

179

49

6

14-B-1

Final Assessment

193

33

8

14-B-2

Accommodations

191

27

13

14-C

Child Protection Policy

227

4

2

14-D

Minimum Composition of a Presbytery

215

11

5

14-E

Interreligious Stance

177

46

11

14-F

Marriage

122

110

3

Announced:

Approved:

Approved the following Temporary Pastor Positions:

Approved the following Moderators of Session

The Rev. Dr. Sheldon W. Sorge, General Minister to Pittsburgh Presbytery thanked the presbytery for its support of his sabbatical leave and he thanked the Executive Committee for its work as a spiritual community as well as a board of directors.


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