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The Historical Development of the PCA Book of Church Order

Chapter 19 : The Licensure of Candidates for the Gospel Ministry and Internship

Paragraph 15 : Restrictions

19-15. Restrictions.
The intern may be asked by the moderator of a Session temporarily to chair the meeting of the Session. In such cases the moderator shall supervise this activity and may overrule the intern or re-assume the chair at will. The intern is not a member of Session and may not vote in the meetings unless he has previously been ordained a Ruling Elder and elected to the Session by the congregation. Normally, he shall serve in an advisory capacity to the Session and Diaconate when he has been called to work out his internship by a congregation. He shall have the right to conduct funerals. An intern may not administer the Sacraments. He may serve on committees of the church he serves.


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Background and Comparison :
PCA 1973, Adopted text
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Continuing Presbyterian Church 1973, Proposed text
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PCUS 1933
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PCUS 1879

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PCUS 1869 draft
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PCUS 1867 draft
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COMMENTARY :
F.P. Ramsay, Exposition of the Book of Church Order
(1898)
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