Annual Conference business included a time of silence for confession and repentance, approval of Eder Financial articles of organization, interim reports from study committees, and reports from agencies, committees, and delegates to ecumenical events.
Read a summary of the celebrations, reports, new and unfinished business at Annual Conference 2023 in Cincinnati, Ohio.
New Business Item #6, a resolution of lament and for action, was adopted by the Mission and Ministry Board by unanimous consent at its spring meeting, and forwarded to the 2023 Annual Conference for adoption. The delegate body spent quite a bit more than the scheduled time working with this resolution, mostly trying out amendments to improve it. In the end, the resolution was passed by a large margin.
The business items for the Church of the Brethren’s Annual Conference on July 10-14 in Omaha, Neb., are now posted online. The Conference is returning to a full business agenda complete with queries and other new business after several years in which the compelling vision took precedence.