The General Assembly is the governing body of the whole church and the highest court of appeal in judicial matters. It consists of approximately 150 voting commissioners, including the moderator and stated clerk of the previous assembly and such ministers and ruling elders as are commissioned by their respective presbyteries. The 80th General Assembly is called to convene at St. Mary's College, Moraga, California beginning on Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at 7:00 PM, with a terminus no later than 5:00 PM, Tuesday, June 11, 2013.
General Assembly News and Reports
The Seventy-ninth General Assembly met in Wheaton, Illinois, June 6-11, 2012. Click on one of the links below to read more about the General Assembly.
General Assembly Papers
General Assembly papers are thoughtful and weighty treatises on important matters but do not have the force of constitutional documents, namely, our Confession of Faith and Catechisms and Book of Church Order. Click here to access the papers.
The following documents provide the procedural framework for meetings of the General Assembly:
- Tony Curto, moderator of the 79th General Assembly
- George Cottenden, stated clerk