The Thirtieth Constituency Meeting of the Greater Sydney Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
The program will commence on Sabbath, 27 August with a praise and inspirational program including the closing of Sabbath from 3:30pm until 5:45pm.
The seating of delegates and the Constituency Meeting, to include the presentation of administration and departmental reports and financial statements for the years 2018 to 2021, will commence at 7:00pm until 9:00pm and will continue on Sunday 28 August from 9am to 4pm. The Officers, Executive Committee, Appointments Committee, Nominating Committee and Constitution Committee of the Conference for the next quadrennium will be elected at this Constituency Meeting.
Meals: Friday dinner & Sabbath lunch will be served for delegates.
All members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church are part of a constituency, which is defined as a group of voters in a specified region who elect representatives from the local church.
Every four years representatives elect conference leadership, receive reports from conference ministries and entities (Adventist Book Store, Aged Care and Education), and vote on general decisions and church business. Reports on audited finances, church membership, and other statistics are also received and voted upon. Constituency meeting delegates will also vote on any proposed changes to the Conference constitution.
A quadrennial overview for all branches of the Conference will be compiled into a Constituency Meeting report booklet. Delegates will receive a hard copy to review prior to the meeting. The Conference President, General Secretary and Chief Financial Officer will give their reports at the Constituency meeting. Departmental leaders and directors will provide account for their department/ministries via a Q&A panel during the meeting.
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In preparation of the Constituency Meeting, four (4) town hall meetings will be held.
The purpose of each meeting is to:
All three Conference officers will be present at each meeting.
The Constituency Town hall meetings are for any church member to attend. The Session will be for delegates (individuals selected by their local church to attend as representatives) and pastors only.
Chief Financial Secretary