LCC: Convention – Synod Wants Your Questions

LCC's "Info Digest" has sent out the following update regarding the "special convention": LCC Special Convention Update! CANADA – Voting and alternate delegates as well as some advisory delegates to Lutheran Church–Canada’s 2017 convention were asked to complete an email survey regarding their availability and willingness to continue their service as delegates to a Special Convention called... Continue Reading →

LCC: Convention Considerations – Rev Clifford has Questions

In LCC: Convention Considerations – Carl Asks “Who Decides?”  I posted "Carl Vehse"'s question about the problem with the proposed amendment in that it didn't assign responsibility for declaring a "Force Majure" to anyone. Rev. Robert Clifford had a question of his own, which follows: A further question I have is this: If the Special Convention... Continue Reading →

LCC: Convention Considerations – Carl Asks “Who Decides?”

In LCC: Constitutional Considerations – Full Disclosure Please I posted "Carl Vehse"'s comment about what would be quorum for the October "Special Convention", and the fact that the Board left out the specific Bylaw details pertaining to holding conventions and special conventions. It seems Carl's had some extra time on his hands, because he made... Continue Reading →

LCC: Constitutional Considerations – Full Disclosure Please

In LCC: Constitutional Considerations I discussed counting delegates for a quorum, and what would happen if the entire CCMS was sent to the Committee on Adjudication. "Carl Vehse" once again weighed in with an interesting analysis in a comment on that article, and I'm quoting the comment in full here. The 24 congregation-appointed delegates was merely... Continue Reading →

LCC: Constitutional Considerations

In LCC’s Special Convention: Time’s Up (To Get Church Delegates in Place) I discussed a number of considerations about the October 2020 special convention the Board is calling to allow them to reschedule the 2021 regular convention. Counting Delegates for Quorum If The CCMS Is Subject To An Adjudication Case  Counting Delegates for Quorum Today... Continue Reading →

LCC’s Special Convention: Time’s Up (To Get Church Delegates in Place)

Here's a summary of where things are with Synod's planned October special convention. Synod plans to hold a virtual convention on Saturday, October 17, 2020 in order to amend the Statutory Bylaws so the Board can move the regular convention in exigent circumstances. This is a laudable goal which should be supported in a manner in... Continue Reading →

LCC Wants to Hold A Special Convention: Synod Responds

Well that was fast. The original series of posts just finished today when I received an update: "LCC releases additional documents pertaining to 2020 Special Convention". This publication has links to Special Convention – Overture 1.01, Special Convention – CCMS Rulings, Special Convention – Bulletin #1 I'll discuss each in turn below. Overture 1.01 "Bulletin... Continue Reading →

CEF/DIL Lightning Round: April 30, 2019

ASC's April Hearing Earlier this month the ASC held another hearing related to the upcoming panel hearing into alleged financial misconduct by ABC District and related people. Sources have it that this hearing was another attempt by a non-party group to delay the proceeding until some later date. When the ASC posts the result of... Continue Reading →

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