A032: Reduction in size of the Partners in Mission and EcoJustice Committee (carried)
Subject: Reduction in size of the Partners in Mission and EcoJustice Committee
Moved by Mrs. Susan Winn, Diocese of Montreal
Seconded by Archdeacon Peter Fenty, Diocese of Toronto
Be it resolved that this General Synod:
amend paragraph c) of section 39 of the Constitution to read:
c) The Partners in Mission and Ecojustice Committee shall consist of eleven members:
i) six members shall be elected by the General Synod and five members shall be appointed by the Primate
ii) at least five of the members elected by the General Synod shall be members of the General Synod and at least one of those shall be a member of the Council of the General Synod
iii) at least one member shall be an indigenous person and at least one member shall be a youth or young adult
iv) one member shall be nominated by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada
v) one member shall be nominated by an overseas partner Church designated by the Committee.
Source: the Council of General Synod
Submitted by the Acting General Secretary
Does this motion contain within it any financial implications? Yes __ No __
If yes, has the General Synod Expenditures Committee considered the implications?
Yes __ No __
EXPLANATORY NOTE/BACKGROUND INFORMATION:
The Partners in Mission and Ecojustice Committee and the Council of the General Synod recommend that the number of members of the Committee be reduced from 21 to 11.
PROCEDURE REQUIRED FOR ADOPTION:
This resolution must be passed by a two-thirds majority in each Order at this session of the General Synod.