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Tenth Biennial Convention of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada
July 21 - 24, 2005
Winnipeg, Manitoba

In Mission for Others

First Reading Constitution Amendments

Please note text to be removed is italic while new text is bolded.

  1. That a new Article IX (Full Communion Provisions) Section 1, be inserted into the ELCIC Constitution and that the current Articles IX to XX be renumbered to Articles X to XXI.

    Section 1. Ordered ministers of churches with which this church has a full communion agreement, who are serving in this church under the provisions of that full communion agreement, shall have the same rights and privileges as the equivalent order of ministry in this church.

  2. That the ELCIC Constitution, Article XI (National Church Council), Section 1 first sentence be amended as follows:

    Section 1. There shall be a National Church Council comprised composed of the officers of this church, who shall serve as the officers of the council; and additional members from the synods allocated on the basis of proportional representation according to baptized membership and other representatives from full communion agreements.

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