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Questions & Answers Regarding Current Issues of Unity Facing the Church

The following document addresses issues raised regarding the unity of the church, the authority of the General Conference, and its relationship to other levels and entities of the world church in connection with the current discussion on ordination to the

study and discussion, the committee has formulated recommendations for General Conference administration that have been refined, adopted at the Annual Council, and then included in the Working Policy. However [...] 28 Fundamental Beliefs and the baptismal vows have been mutually agreed upon by the world church. This keeps the church unified internationally. In the same way a union conference has the delegated authority [...] may be reviewed at a General Conference Session or an Annual Council.” The 1990 General Conference Session addressed a report and recommendations that were referred to it by the General Conference Executive

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