General Assembly Resolutions and Reports, Wednesday, July 17

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These are the ministry reports on the schedule for Wednesday, July 17
1303 -- CBP/Chalice Press
1313 -- Higher Education and Leadership Ministries
1314 -- National Benevolent Association
1316 -- North American Pacific/Asian Disciples

These are the resolutions on the schedule for Wednesday, July 17. 
Follow their progress on the Business Page.

1335 -- Disciples Center for Public Witness as a Recognized Organization
           
Submitted by: Administrative Committee of the General Board of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
            The center has grown to include partnerships ecumenically and with Disciple congregations in Georgia, Indiana, New York and Washington D.C. as well as the Capital Region and various Disciple ministries, spanning all expressions of the church in its relationships.

1324 -- Reflection on Christian Theology and Polity, the Christian Doctrine of Discovery, and the Indigenous Voice
           
Submitted by: several sources - see the resolution for complete list
            In this Item for and Reflection and Research, the Church is called to engage in reflection, prayer, and education about the Christian Doctrine of Discovery and its effect on Disciples theology and polity, and explore how the Church might become accountable to indigenous persons.

1332 -- Encouraging a Fuller Experience of the Holy Land
           
Submitted by: Bethany Beach Christian Church, Bethany Beach, Delaware
            The resolution encourage travelers to be in contact with the Division of Overseas Ministries for information about a balanced approach to visiting the region.

1334 -- General Nominating Committee
           
Submitted by: General Nominating Committee
            Moderators for election: Glen Miles, moderator; Joan Bell-Haynes, first vice moderator; Tony Rodriguez, second vice moderator. At-large members of the General Board  (Names and biographical information are in full text of resolution.)

1320 --Time & Place Committee Report
           
Submitted by: General Board
            The committee recommends the 2017 General Assembly be held in Indianapolis July 8 - 12, 2017.

For full information about the business going on (including info on what Resolutions are and what they do)  you can visit the Business page on the General Assembly website.