Report of the Committee to Study the Propriety of the Reception of Illegal Aliens into Church Membership

Submitted to the Seventy-fourth General Assembly (2007)

The Seventy-fourth General Assembly adopted the following actions relative to this report.

  1. That sections 1-5 of the report be sent to presbyteries and sessions for information. And that every OPC publication of this report include this statement: "General Assembly papers are thoughtful and weighty treatises on important matters but do not have the force of constitutional documents, namely, our Confession of Faith and Catechisms and Book of Church Order."
  2. That section 6 of the report be sent to presbyteries and sessions as advice.
  3. That the Committee be dissolved, with thanks.

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