Bills and Overtures Committee

Composition: 9 members elected by Foothills Presbytery.

The Bills and Overtures Committee receives all overtures and amendments which have been referred to Presbytery and provides advice to the Presbytery regarding the action on such overtures and amendments.

Responsibilities:

  1. Provide regular opportunities for theological conversation and for the discussion of difficult and timely issues that may come before the Presbytery and the larger church
  2. Receive all overtures and Constitutional Amendments which have been referred to Presbytery and provide advice to the Presbytery regarding action on such overtures. Presbytery shall vote on all such overtures and amendments to the Constitution.
  3. Voting on Amendments to the Constitution of the Presbyterian Church (USA) shall be done by secret ballot and the committee in cooperation with the Stated Clerk and the Coordinating Council will assure this is done in an effective way.
  4. Select a Ruling Elder and Teaching Elder member to serve on Presbytery’s Examinations Commission.