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The Historical Development of the PCA Book of Church Order

Chapter 23 : The Dissolution of the Pastoral Relation

Paragraph 2 :

23-2. The Presbytery may designate a minister as honorably retired when the minister by reason of age wishes to be retired, or as medically disabled when by reason of infirmity is no longer able to serve the church in the active ministry of the Gospel. A minister medically disabled or honorably retired shall continue to hold membership in his Presbytery. He may serve on committees or commissions if so elected or appointed.

[DIGEST: This paragraph dates to 1982 [M10GA, 10-89, Item 5, p. 113], with subsequent changes effected in 1989 [M17GA, 17-6, Item 4, p. 44].]

ANTECEDENT TEXTS:
PCA 1973, Adopted text, as printed in the Minutes of General Assembly,
[no comparable text in this chapter]

Continuing Presbyterian Church 1973, Proposed text,
[no comparable text in this chapter]

PCUS 1879,

[no comparable text in this chapter]

PCUS 1869 draft,
[no comparable text in this chapter]

PCUS 1867 draft, Chapter VI, Section 5
[no comparable text in this chapter]

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

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