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Thursday 13th July 2006 - Evening Session


Article 51 - Re-opening

The Chairman opened the evening session of Synod and invited all present to sing Hymn 46:1 and 2.


Article 52 - Address of Delegate from Sister Churches in Indonesiag

The Chairman gives Rev. Umbu Hapu Pariamalinya from the Gereja-Gereja Reformasi di Indonesia Propinsi Nusa Tenggara Timur (GGRI-NTT) the opportunity to address synod (refer Appendix 1; address). The Chairman thanks him.

Br B Bosveld, on behalf of deputies, responds to this (refer Appendix 1; address).


Article 53 - Gereja-Gereja Reformasi di Indonesia Propinsi Nusa Tenggara Timur (Refer Article ....)

I. Material:

12f(i) - Deputies Report on Indonesian/Philippines Churches

II. Discussion:

Some rounds of discussion take place on the proposal of Deputies.

III. Amendment:

An amendment to the deputies recommendations is proposed, namely to insert a new recommendation after Recommendation 5.

5.1 To investigate the need, the desirability (from our sister churches in Sumba, Savu, Timor) and the possibility of sending a minister to them with the mandate:

5.1.1 generally to help at the seminary,

5.1.2 and specifically to help train better students at a senior level of theology.

5.1.3 and to assist in the development of reformed leadership.

DEFEATED


Article 54 - The Reformed Free Churches of the Philippines and the Free Reformed Churches of the Philippines (Refer Article ....)

I. Material:

12f(i) - Deputies Report on Indonesian/Philippines Churches

II. Discussion:

A round of discussion takes place on the proposal of Deputies.


Article 55 - Gereja Gereja Reformasi Calvin (GGRC) (Refer Article ....)

I. Material:

12f(i) - Deputies Report on Indonesian/Philippines Churches

II. Discussion:

A round of discussion takes place on the proposal of Deputies.


Article 56 - Adjournment

Rev J Smith invites all present to sing Hymn 5: 1-4 and leads in prayer. The Chairman adjourns Synod.




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