Kindom Building for the 21st Century
“But strive first for the kingdom of God and His righteousness.” Matthew 6:33
June 16-23, 2018
Important Dates to Remember
February 16, 2018 - 120 Day Deadline
- Overtures proposing an amendment to the Constitution or requiring an interpretation by the General Assembly of the Book of Order must be delivered to the Stated Clerk.
- Concurrences to any overture with constitutional implications shall be received.
- All reports of entities, commissions, and committees of the General Assembly shall be delivered to the Stated Clerk.
April 17, 2018 - 60 Day Deadline
- All papers intended for consideration by the General Assembly that are forwarded to the Stated Clerk and postmarked less then 60 days, but no later than 45 days prior to the convening of the General Assembly, shall be reviewed by the Stated clerk, who shall determine whether or not to refer them tot h Assembly Committee on Business Referral.
May 2, 2018 - 45 Day Deadline
- All other overtures and communications intended for consideration by the General Assembly shall by forwarded to the Stated Clerk, postmarked no later then forty-five days before the convening of the General Assembly.
- Resource material, including advice and counsel memoranda from advocacy and advisory committees … shall be submitted to the Stated Clerk, postmarked no later than forty-five days before the convening of the assembly meeting…
WELCOME TO THE 223rd GENERAL ASSEMBLY (2018)
Get plans in motion now for the 223rd General Assembly (2018) of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), June 16–23, in St. Louis, Missouri.
Commissioners and advisory delegates from all 170 PC(USA) presbyteries, and other delegates and observers from around the world, will converge on the America’s Convention Center in downtown St. Louis for celebrations, deliberations, and inspirations in support of the denomination’s biennial gathering.
The Presbytery of Giddings-Lovejoy will serve as host to the 223rd General Assembly (2018), united under the theme “Renewing the Vision: Kindom Building for the 21st Century,” from Mathew 6:25-33, and will include rich worship services, the election of the Moderator and Vice Moderator or Co-Moderators, action on a plethora of overtures, and much more. View the proposed docket.
General proceedings and worship during assembly will be live-streamed, and this website will provide up-to-date information leading up to the gathering on travel, registration, and various other details. Bookmark the page and check back often.
REGISTRATION & LODGING
Rooms have been blocked at seven hotels in downtown St. Louis. Reservations are made through the GA registration process. All attendees who register in advance (including observers) are eligible to request reservations in one of the assembly hotels.
DINING & MEALS
Many of the optional events scheduled during the assembly include a meal. Tickets will be available for purchase with registration.
On Sunday, June 19, all assembly registrants are invited to worship with St. Louis area congregations that are making special arrangements to welcome them. Transportation is provided to churches and most of the churches are providing lunch to their assembly guests that day. Participants will be able to sign up as they register.