Monday, July 12, 2010

Resolution 8-09 Passes

Resolution 8-09, To Develop Process for Developing Quadrennial Mission and Ministry Emphases, passes 781-380.

Resolved, That the Synod adopt a process for identifying Synod-wide mission and ministry emphases on a cycle consistent with the national convention schedule; and be it further

Resolved, That the congregations, schools, and agencies of the Synod be encouraged to embrace the mission and ministry emphases between conventions by developing individual ministry goals that can be carried out by each entity, thus providing a common focus for the entire LCMS as it engages in ministry together; and be it finally

Resolved, That Bylaws, 3.5.1, 3.5.2, 4.2.1 (d), and 4.4.2 (a) be amended to facilitate the regular development of mission and ministry emphases as shown (“2007 Handbook Convention Version,” TB, pp. 239, 248, 311, 313).

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