That the Assembly
amend Proposal # 11 (Admission of Ministers from Another Denomination), by the addition of another clause as follows:
In determining whether this Regulation applies, or in making the decision provided for in Regulation x.x.1.h, among other factors to which the Synod or Assembly shall have full regard is any mutual understanding, written or unwritten, between the Uniting Church and its international and / or ecumenical Partners concerning the receiving of Ministers from such Partners.
And renumber the proposed regulation x.x.1.i to x.x.1.j .
The proposal is brought by the National Directors of UnitingWorld and Multi-Cultural and Cross-Cultural Ministry and the Secretary for Christian Unity, to ensure that the Uniting Church continues to receive Ministers sent by the Uniting Church’s Partner Churches or in furtherance of the Uniting Church’s ecumenical commitments. Arising from its history of partnership, the