2018 Regional Assembly Business Items and Resolutions- Dates and Instructions

From the NWRCC By-Laws

ARTICLE VIII -  REGIONAL ASSEMBLY

All business items, other than resolutions, must be received by the Regional Office at least sixty (60) days prior to the Assembly (March 19, 2018).  Resolutions must be received seventy-five (75) days prior to the Assembly (March 4, 2018).  Any business item received later than these dates requires authorization by the Executive Board to go before the Assembly.  Congregations must be notified of non-emergency business items at least thirty (30) days prior to the assembly (April 20, 2016).

Assembly business items include: 1) nominations for elected leaders, 2) resolutions, 3) reports and policy, 4) study documents.  

Resolutions: The Board of Directors, a congregation or other institutions officially related to the Region may file resolutions.  In addition, any ten or more members of congregations may submit resolutions, which, when accepted by the Resolutions Committee, shall be included in the agenda.

FORMAT FOR RESOLUTIONS:
1.    Name of Resolution (definitive title)
2.    Theological Rationale
3.    Other Supporting Evidence (the Whereas clauses)
4.    Desired Action (We recommend, or Be it resolved that . . .)
5.    Author’s name(s) and Church relationship

Send to:  NWRCC, PO Box 23819, Federal Way, WA 9809.  Fax: 253-656-5715.  Email: asaladino@disciplesnw.org

If you would like examples of past resolutions, please contact the Regional Office.