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Committee on the Office of the General Assembly

Meeting Papers


Committee on the Office of the General Assembly
Meeting Papers
September 25-27, 2019


First Plenary [A]
Item A-02    Approval of the COGA Agenda (pdf) as of September 24, 2019
Item A-03    Approval of COGA Minutes from Previous Meetings
Item A-03a  COGA Meeting - April 23,  2019 (pdf)
Item A-03b  COGA Conference Call - May 16, 2019 (pdf)
Item A-03c  COGA Conference Call - May 28, 2019 (pdf)
Item A-03d  COGA Conference Call - June 20, 2019 (pdf)
Item A-03e  COGA Conference Call - August 15,  2019 (pdf)
Item A-04    Report from the COGA Moderator
Item A-05    Report from the Co-Moderators of the 223rd General Assembly (2018)
Item A-06    Update on PMA Board
Item A-07    Update on GACEIR
Item A-08    Update on Stated Clerk Nomination Committee
                        - Stated Clerk Position Description - Draft (pdf)
Item A-09    Update on PC(USA) A-Corp Board 

Second Plenary [B]
Item B-01    Skill Inventory & Needs Assessment for Future COGA Members

Third Plenary [C]
Item C-01    Executive Session for Personnel Matters

Fourth Plenary [D]
Item D-01    Report from the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS), PHS Board,  and COGA Leaders
Item D-02    PHS Task Force Report (pdf)
Item D-03    PHS By-Law Changes

Fifth Plenary [E]
Item E-01    Report from Eileen Lindner on Property and Wealth Transfer

Sixth Plenary [F] - Work Group Meetings
Item F-01    Mid Councils - Room 4601
Item F-02    Session's Annual Statistical Report (pdf) - Room 4424
Item F-03    General Assembly Cost Reduction Review (pdf)  Room 4000

Seventh Plenary [G] - 224th General Assembly (2020)
Item G-01     Hands & Feed Update
Item G-02    Staffing and Planning Update (pdf)
Item G-03    GA Per Diem Recommendation (pdf)
Item G-04    Preliminary Docket (pdf)
Item G-05    Proposed Committee Structure (pdf)
Item G-06    Worship Planning
Item G-07    Standing Rules - Proposed Revisions
Item G-08    Organization for Mission Conversation - Proposed Revisions
Item G-09    Updates from Special Committees

Eighth Plenary [H]
Item H-01    Morning Worship

Reports from Working Groups
Item H-02    Mid Councils
Item H-03    Session's Annual Statistical Report (pdf)
Item H-04    General Assembly Cost Reduction (pdf)

Item H-05    Office of the General Assembly Strategic Planning Update (pdf)
Item H-05a  OGA Priorities Report (pdf)
Item H-06a  Personnel Updates (pdf)
Item H-06b  Proposed Universal Employee Handbook (pdf)
Item H-07    Financial Update (pdf)
Item H-08   PMAB, A-Corp and COGA Coordination
Item H-09   Follow-up from 223rd General Assembly - List of Referrals (pdf)
Item H-10    Update on Mid Council Leaders Gathering
Item H-11    Report from the Stated Clerk of the General Assembly

Ninth Plenary [I]
Item I-01    Expense Reimbursement Excel (xls)   Adobe Acrobat (pdf)

Items for Information Only
Info-01     COGA Manual of Operations (pdf)
Info-02    Manual of the General Assembly (pdf)
Info-03    Update from Mid Council Ministries (pdf)

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