|Presbytery||2009 Vote||2001 Vote|
|Detroit||141-92 (replace)||48%-52% (keep)|
|Lehigh||60-46 (replace)||45%-55% (keep)|
Lehigh has sent out a special letter about the 2 min per side, until one side runs out of speakers or 50 minutes. Their agenda shows a 5:00 starting time for debate.
Detroit has an interesting agenda:
CONSIDERATION OF AMENDMENT B 4:40 Description of the process and expectations. Moderator (15) 4:55 The Constitutional history and consequences (15) Stated Clerk 5:10 Presentation of the cases (20) Pro: (5) The Rev Mary Austin Con: (5) The Rev. Johnie Bennett Pro: (5) Elder John Lovegren (Detroit, Jefferson Avenue) Con (5) Elder Francile Anderson (Waterford, Community) 5:30 Recess to Kaleidoscope Bible Study Groups 5:40 Convene Small group discussion (Kaleidoscope Bible Study) (60) 6:40-7:40 p.m. (Special order of the day) WE SHARE GOD’S BOUNTY Dinner & Fellowship—Table and room reservations available for small groups 7:40 Small groups reconvene (30) “I intend to vote (yes/no) because _______.” “I am not sure how I will vote because ______.” “Other “I” statements or “pass.” 8:10 Reconvene in Plenary (Special Order of the Day) 8:10 D. Coordinating Cabinet: Rev. Sue Ellis Melrose Debate on whether we shall approve Amendment B. (limited to 2 minutes) (30) 8:40 Vote by ballot