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Travel

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Docket and Schedules

Events

Volunteer

 Overtures 

Overtures to the 2021 General Assembly will be posted as they are received.

OVERTURE PRESBYTERY ASSIGNED COMMITTEE

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(To read an overture, click on the title below)

1 Potomac CCB, OC Amend BCO 8-7 Regarding Chaplains
2 Central Georgia SJC BCO 34-1 request for General Assembly to Assume Original Jurisdiction in Missouri Presbytery Issue
3 Heritage MTW Amend MTW Manual
4 Savannah River SJC That the General Assembly Assume Original Jurisdiction of the Case Investigated by the Missouri Presbytery Referenced in Its Report Received at the May 18, 2019, Stated Meeting
5 Calvary CCB, OC Amend BCO 20-4; 24-3; 24-4 Regarding Election of Pastor, Associate Pastor, and Officers
6 Covenant CCB, OC Amend BCO 24-1 Allowing Some Session Discretion on the Timing of Portions of the Examination of Elder and Deacon Candidate Nominees
7 Lowcountry CCB, OC Amend BCO 17 by Adding a Clause Which Prohibits Ordination for Men Who Self-Identify as “Gay Christians,” “Same-sex Attracted Christians,” and/or “Homosexual Christians”
8 Catawba Valley MNA Change the Presbytery Boundary Between the Catawba Valley Presbytery and the Central Carolina Presbytery
9 Ascension CCB, OC Amend RAO 15-6.s.2), 3) Regarding the Number of Members of the Overtures Committee Required to File a Minority Report
10 Ascension CCB, OC Amend RAO 15-6.s by Adding New Paragraphs Dealing with the Content of Minority Reports
11 Central Carolina MNA Change Boundaries of Central Carolina Presbytery
12 Philadelphia Metro West CCB, OC Amend BCO 31-2; 32-2 to Clarify that Investigation Shall Precede Process
13 Mississippi Valley MNA Endorse Lifeline Children’s Services
14 Evangel MTW Revise MTW Manual
15 Session of New Covenant PCA CCB, OC Revise RAO 11-2 to Disallow Electronic Communications Regarding Voting at the General Assembly
16 Westminster CCB, OC Amend BCO 7 by Addition to Disqualify Same-sex Attracted Men from Ordination
17 Pacific Northwest CCB, OC Revise RAO 9-3 to Clarify Funding for Ad Interim Committees
18 Pacific Northwest CCB, OC Amend BCO 24-1 to Clarify that a Session Has Discretion on the Timing of Some Parts of the Exam of Officer Nominees
19 Pacific Northwest CCB, OC Amend BCO 38-1 and 42-2 to Allow Appealing a Censure in a Case without Process
20 Pacific Northwest CCB, OC Amend BCO 31-10 and 33-4 on Pre-trial Non-Disciplinary Suspensions
21 Pacific Northwest CCB, OC Amend BCO 42-6 and Vote Required for Maintaining Censure during an Appeal
22 Pacific Northwest CCB, OC Vacate BCO 32-20 to Clarify that There is No “Statute of Limitations” for Offenses
23 Gulf Coast CCB, OC Amend BCO 17 by Adding a Clause Which Prohibits Ordination for Men Who Self-Identify as “Gay Christians,” “Same-sex Attracted Christians,” “Homosexual Christians,” or Like Terms

*For the 2019 Overtures, click here.

 Travel 

The 2021 General Assembly is hosted by the Missouri Presbytery.

General Assembly will be located at:

America’s Convention Complex
701 Convention Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63101

 

America's Convention Complex

Rental Cars
  • Avis has provided the PCA discount number T121200
  • For reservations go to www.avis.com or call (800) 331-1600
  • Up to 30% discounts are available depending on demand (vehicles in less demand have the greater discounts). Better discounts are available on the Avis site versus other travel websites.
Flights

Special Opportunity with Delta Airlines

The PCA Administrative Committee (AC) has arranged a small discount for those who wish to use Delta. You may receive a discount between 2-10%. Using this code may benefit the ministry of the Administrative Committee by helping us with future travel needs.

  • Reservations and ticketing are available at Delta.com.
  • When booking online, select Book a Trip, click on Advanced Search and enter Meeting Code (NMU6P) in the box provided on the Search Flights page.
  • Be sure to enter your SkyMiles number and you will earn points on the flight.

 

Visitor's Bureau
  • For helpful information, click here.

 Apps 

Download the PCA GA App in June!

*The GA App will be updated before General Assembly begins.

All the General Assembly documents will be available to registered commissioners on ShareFile on the following dates:

  • Commissioner Handbook – May 2021
  • Supplement to the Commissioner Handbook – Early June 2021
  • Onsite Reports – as completed

Download the Citrix Files app for all your ShareFile needs below today!

If you are a registered commissioner and need your login, please email ac@pcanet.org.

 Docket and Schedules 

Coming Soon!

 Events 

  • Food functions will be added as we receive them. If you are interested in hosting a food function, please fill out the Food Function Reservation Form.
  • Seminars

 Volunteer 

The Administrative Committee has the following volunteer needs in preparing for the 48th PCA General Assembly. Please volunteer your time, gather your friends and family, and come to serve the church together. 

Floor Clerks

A Call for Floor Clerks

Serve the Assembly as a volunteer Floor Clerk! Each year we need about 40 responsible men to distribute materials, participate in the counting of votes, and otherwise keep the flow of business moving. Will you commit to serve your fellow elders this year? We need you!

  • Dates: Wednesday, June 30 – Friday, July 2
  • Location: onsite at General Assembly
  • To volunteer: notify the Stated Clerk of your Presbytery and sign-up here – coming soon!

 

Loading and Unloading

Loading and Unloading the Truck

We need 10+ able bodied men and women or a youth group to help load the Administrative Committee Truck on Wednesday, June 23rd, and unload the truck on Tuesday, July 6th, in Lawrenceville, GA.

  • Date: Wednesday, June 23rd – load truck
  • Date: Tuesday, July 6th – unload truck
  • Location: PCA Office Building, Lawrenceville, GA
  • To volunteer: contact us via e-mail at events@pcanet.org.

 

Ushers and Communion Elders

Ushers and Communion Elders

Teaching and Ruling Elders are encouraged to serve the Assembly as volunteer ushers and in serving communion.

  • Dates: Wednesday, June 30 – Thursday, July 1
  • Location: onsite at General Assembly
  • To volunteer: please sign-up here – coming soon!
Seminar Room Host

As a seminar room host, you will:

  1. Serve as the liaison for each seminar speaker in your assigned room with the seminar staff and tech team.
  2. Present the seminar sponsorship (if applicable – a script will be given ahead of time).
  3. Introduce the speaker.
  4. Keep the speaker on time – give time warnings as the end of the seminar approaches.

As the Seminar Room Host, you’ll need to serve in your room the entire seminar block – arriving at least 30 minutes prior to the first seminar time, and staying at least 10 minutes after the last seminar.  Seminar Room Hosts do not need to be commissioners, and may be men or women. 

To volunteer: please sign-up here – coming soon!

Additional opportunities may be available onsite. Please contact Summer Rojas by e-mail at events@pcanet.org or by phone at (678) 825-1000.

Get In Touch

PCA Administrative Committee

1700 North Brown Road
Suite 105
Lawrenceville, GA 30043

678-825-1000

ac@pcanet.org