Info on RCAC “Women as Elders” for Discussion
As we “Launch Out into the Deep” for 2020, we as a church family are
re-visiting the topic of women as elders. From a national standpoint, we
as a denomination are open to both positions of leadership (egalitarian &
complementarian), and leave the decision to the local church. As a
church of 43 years, the question becomes, who is God calling us to be
Along with the preaching series for 2020, the framework that we’ll use to
discuss this question will be laid out as follows:
- Questionnaire on February 1/2 (due February 23, 2020)
- Town Hall #1 (Sunday March 8)
- Town Hall #2 (Sunday May 31)
- Special AGM (Call by the Board when necessary)
- RCAC Annual General Meeting: Sunday October 18
“The Roles of Men & Women in Ministry” adopted at the 2016 General
Assembly for The Christian and Missionary Alliance in Canada, as well
as its Chinese translation, is available on our website.
Paper copies of the above documents will also be distributed with the
questionnaire on Feb 1/2. Extra copies of the document will be available
in the foyer and in the office beginning Feb 1.
Pray with us as we go deeper in this time of discernment as a church
family. We desire to hear, listen, understand and communicate with the
utmost respect for the Spirit’s leading.
Committee Members: Erik Mak (Chair), Julian Chow, Pastor Simon, Pastor Karen, Elaine Au, Charlene Tang & Salina Tse