Remits 1 – 4

Remits 1 – 4

Nora Sanders, the General Secretary for the United Church of Canada, announced the results of the Remits recently voted on by Presbyteries and Congregations. All four remits received the majority approval from both Presbyteries and Congregations. These changes to the church structure must now be ratified at the next General Council in July 2018 before becoming effective. The full letter from Nora Sanders is available online.

These remits dealt with:

  • Remit 1: Three Council Model;
  • Remit 2: Elimination of Transfer and Settlement;
  • Remit 2: Elimination of Transfer and Settlement;
  • Remit 4: Funding a New Model.

A more detailed explanation of the remits is found here.