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April 2014 Presbyterian Mission Agency Board Meeting Papers

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A.100 - Finance Committee Agenda

A.101 - Finance Committee Minutes - February 2014 - March 25, 2014 Conference Call

A.102 - Discussion and Approval of 2014 Revised mission Program Budget

A.103 - Discussion and Approval of 2015 - 2016 Mission Budgets  (Revision 4-24-2014)

A.104 - Financial Reports to the 221st General Assembly (2014) (Revision 4-24-14)

A.106 - Stony Point Report and Recommendation (Revision 4-24-14)

A.107 - Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mortgage Corporation-Election to the Board of Directors

A.108 - Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mortgage Corporation-Concurrence of the Election of Officers

A.109 - World Mission Contingency Expense

A.110 - Refund Advanced to Ghost Ranch for Sewer & Roof

A.111 - Corresponding Members 

E.101 - Corporate Committee Minutes - February 2014

E.102 - Manse Allowance

E.103 - Authorization of Contract Signors

F.101 - Corporation Minutes - February 2014




B.100 - Justice Committee Agenda (Revised 4-22-14)

B.101 - Justice Committee Minutes - February 2014

B.102 - Comment to Overture 37 - on Support for the IMCK Endowment and the Endowment Concept

B.103 - Comment to Overture 40 -- On Turning Attention to the Plight of the Church that is Suffering Due to Sectarian Violence and Persecution in Egypt and Other Parts of the World (Revised 4-23-14)

B.104 - 2014 Proxy Voting Recommendation

B.105 -Comment to Overture 55 -- on Authorizing a Consultative process to provide Guidance for the Church's response to the Dramatic Changes Taking Place in Cuba

B.106 - Comment to Overture 66 - Providing a Trauma Crisis Counseling Consultation to Train in Best Practice in Caring for Survivors of Homicide Victims

B.107 - Comment to Overture 065 - On Endorsing the Women of Faith for the 1,000 Days Movement

B.108 - Comment to Overture 15 – On Entering a Two-Year Season of Reflection on the Plight of Unwanted Children, and Appointing a Special Committee on Abortion Review (in partnership with ACSWP)

B.109 - Comment to Overture 013 - Two State Solution in Israel Palestine

B.110 - Comments to Overture 007 - Reduce Gun Violence and Overture 038 - Gun Violence Prevention

B.111 - Comment to Overture 016 - Protect Children from Sexual Exploitation

B.112 - Comment to Overture 044 - The Uses of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (Drones)

B.113 - Comment to Overture 049 - Food Sovereignty

B.114 - Comment to Overture 064 - Divestment from Fossil Fuel Companies

B.115 - Comments to Overture 041 - Removing Cuba from the List of State Sponsors of Terrorism and Overture 048 - Lifting all Travel Restrictions for U.S. Citizens Traveling to Cuba

B.116 - Comment to Overture 050 Affirming the Importance of Sustainable Development and the Precautionary Principle

B.117 - Comment to Overture 022 - Middle East Peacemaking

B.118 - Comments to Overture 14 - Divestment from Caterpillar, Hewlett-Packard, and Motorola Solutions and Overture 61 - Adopting the Mission Responsibility Through Investment (MRTI) Recommendation on Divestment

B.119 - Comment to Overture 026 - National Moratorium on the Imposition of the Death Penalty

B.120 - Comment to Overture 30 - Calling for a Boycott of All Hewlett-Packard Products 

B.121 - Comment to Overture 68 - Helping to Remedy the Tragic Conditions in the Democratic Republic of the Congo




C.100 - Leadership Committee Agenda

C.101 - Leadership Committee Minutes - February 2014

C.102 - Comment on Overture 51 -- On Distinguishing Between Biblical Terms for Israel and Those Applied to the Modern Political State of Israel in Christian Liturgy



D.100 - Worshiping Communities Committee Agenda (Revised 4-22-14)

D.101 - Worshiping Communities Committee Minutes - February 2014

D.102 - 2014 Sam & Helen R Walton Award Allocation

D.103 - Comment to Overture 025 - Ordain Commissioned Ruling Elders

D.104 - Comment to Overture 011 - the Church's Role in Legal Marriage and Services of Christian Convenant

D.105 - Comment to Overture 069 - Celebrating the 500th Birthday of John Knox


 G.100 - Audit Committee Agenda


H.100 - Executive Committee Agenda (Revised 4-21-14)

 H.101 - Approval of Executive Committee Minutes

H.102 - Appointment by the Chair

H.103 - GA Attendance Rationale (Revised 4-21-14)

H.104 - A Resolution to Develop a Church-wide Anti-Racism Policy

H.105 - A Review of Efforts Regarding Cultural Proficiency and Creating a Climate for Change in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)

H.106 - Comment on a “Resolution to Educate Against and Help Prevent Voter Suppression from the Advocacy Committee for Racial Ethnic Concerns” (Revision 4-11-14)

H.107 - A Resolution to Define and Interpret Standards for PC (USA) Racial Ethnic Schools and Colleges

H.108 - A Resolution to Support Hotel and Hospitality Workers through the Adoption and Just Policies and Principles in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)

H.109 - A Self-Study Report

H.110 - The Gospel from Detroit:  Renewing the Church’s Urban Vision

H.111 - Human rights Resolution on Sexual Violence Against Military Personnel within the U.S. Military Services

H.112 - Ministerial Compensation and the Theology of Compensation:  Incentives and Solidarity

H.113 - Comment to the 221st GA (2014) - Overture 053 “A Resolution of Spiritual and Material Support for the Persecuted Church—From the Presbytery of Upper Ohio Valley.”