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Mission 2020, VP candidates, and a proposed change to voting protocal for Vision 2020 recommendations

Classes should be formed with the intentionality of including all gifts in the body of Christ.

Delegates nominated Phil Assink, Dale Buettner, Brad Kautz, and Patricia Sealy for the office of General Synod vice president.

“I promise to serve you, I promise to listen, I promise to speak in truth, obviously in the command of love,” he told delegates.

If two-thirds of classes approve, only a simple majority will be needed for any amendments that next year’s General Synod proposes in response to the Vision 2020 Team’s work.

“You all—we all—have made this a very, very different General Synod.” —Christa Mooi, Vision 2020 Team member

 

Sundays at General Synod are quieter days.

Delegates offered their feedback on the scenarios to the Vision 2020 Team

The alternative-funding committe brought a new, percentage-based method of denomination funding before synod. It passed and will replace the current per-member method.

A new funding method, a celebration of Transformed & Transforming, and another look at the Vision 2020 scenarios 

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