2021 National Assembly

National Assembly Agenda

Saturday, June 12, 2021

1310 Taylor Ave, Winnipeg, MB R3M 3Z6

10:00am – 4:00pm CDT

Meeting called to order – welcome and instructions

Motion to appoint parliamentarians

Motion to approve ballot team

Motion to approve minute review committee

Motion to approve agenda as presented

Moderator’s Report

National Director’s Report

Motion to approve the audited financial statements as presented:

Consolidated Legacy Financials

CCMBC Non-Consolidated Financials

CCMBC Pension Plan

Motion to approve KPMG as auditors for:

Legacy

CCMBC

CCMBC Investments

CCMBC Pension Plan

Partner Reports

Legacy

MB Seminary

Multiply

Agency Reports

MCC

ICOMB

MDS

MWC

Motion to approve the CCMBC General Operating Bylaws as presented.

Motion to approve the MB Church of Canada Collaborative Unified Strategic Plan as presented.

Motion to approve the 2021 CCMBC budget as presented.

Motion to approve the 2022 CCMBC Pro Forma budget as presented.

Motion to approve the revision of Article 8 “Christian Baptism” for the inclusion in the Confession of Faith of the Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches.

Motion to approve the Membership Regulation Policy as presented.

Motional to approve the National Credentialing Policy as presented.

Elections by ballot

Executive Board

MB Seminary

Motion to destroy ballots on the approval of the minutes by the Executive Board Secretary

Motion to adjourn

 

Rules of Order 

 

  1. We strive for unity and respect, involving the participation of all assembled, as we deliberate decisions that shape the future of our conference.
  2. Delegates should stand to speak at a nearby microphone or indicate you want to speak by using the “raise hand” function in Zoom. Please use the following protocol: 
  3. Wait for acknowledgement by the moderator.
  4. State your name, church and community you come from.
  5. Address the moderator. Delegates may not dialogue with each other on the floor.
  6. Keep remarks to the point. Avoid repeating statements already made by another delegate.
  7. Take care to confine remarks to the motion or resolution under discussion.
  8. A delegate may speak to an issue more than once, unless there are other delegates who wish to address an issue. A delegate should not ask for the floor more than 3 times on one issue. The mover of a motion may answer questions to a motion as often as they are raised.
  9. Individuals other than delegates may be permitted to speak, subject to the decision of the moderator. The assembled delegates may, by a simple majority vote, override the decision of the chair.
  10. Only delegates are permitted to vote.
  11. For online delegates, the “Digital Voting Policy for Conventions of the Conference” will be followed. Additional instructions may be provided by the Moderator regarding any other meeting procedures required by online delegates.
  12. In general, Robert’s Rules of Order will be followed.

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