Program & Arrangements Committee Policy

Catered Meal Event Guidelines

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Following are the Program & Arrangements Committee guidelines for planning and scheduling meal events:

Catered Meals sponsored by Church of the Brethren, Inc., Bethany Theological Seminary, Brethren Benefit Trust, or On Earth Peace will be considered automatically approved.

Catered Meal events sponsored by non-agency groups must be approved by Program and Arrangements Committee of Annual Conference.  The following criteria will be used:

  1. The group should not duplicate the ministries of an Annual Conference agency.
  2. The event will exhibit a commitment to follow Jesus.
  3. The event will help to unite, strengthen, and equip the Church of the Brethren to follow Jesus.
  4. The event will honor the New Testament and Annual Conference statements.

Approved by P&AC on August 5, 2020