And (of local interest), a quick summary of the overtures from the Presbytery of Long Island.
Wednesday evening, 6/18, the overture for an Authoritative Interpretation was approved by the GA:
- [10-03] On Issuing an Authoritative Interpretation of W-4.9000 to Affirm Pastoral Discretion in Performing Marriage Ceremonies—From the Presbytery of Heartland (Long Island concurred)
- According to the June 20 New York Times article, “Presbyterians Vote to Allow Same-Sex Marriages”, this interpretation will take effect when the General Assembly closes on Saturday.
Friday evening, 6/20, the overture to petition the US government was approved by the GA:
- [11-03] On Removing Cuba from the List of State Sponsors of Terrorism—From the Presbytery of Long Island.