PROCEDURES 2018 superseded Procedures for Cooperative Ventures 2012 from March 2019. The document holds the procedural information for Uniting Congregations. An edition incorporating corrections (2021) may be found below. It was printed in October 2021, and a copy sent to each local church. The supplementary “Guidelines” (section 9) are listed in the printed publication but are now found only on the website – see below.
Annual statistical information (membership and financial) is now gathered online from May to September. Only the Financial Review Certificate is accessed from this website.
Records from past Biennial Forums are also below.
- PROCEDURES 2018 with corrections 2021
- Summary of changes Dec 2018
- 9.1.1 Act of Commitment 1967-1982
- 9.1.2 Statement of Accord 1984
- 9.1.3 The Faith We Affirm Together (1994)
- 9.1.4 Milestones of the Journey
- 9.2.1 Schedule of Record
- 9.2.2 Deed of Trust
- 9.2.3 Covenant Agreement (sample)
- 9.2.4 Letter of Appointment
- 9.2.5 Code of Ethics
- 9.2.6 Dissolution Form (sample)
- 9.3.1 Guidelines for the Cooperative Ventures Removal Fund
- 9.3.2 Guidelines for Resourcing the Partners
- 9.3.3 Guidelines for Ministry Appointments
- 9.3.4 Guidelines on Dissolution
- 9.3.5 Guidelines for the withdrawal or accession of a national Partner
- 9.3.6 Guidelines for a Local Church Review
- 9.3.7 Guidelines for a CV Induction Service
- 9.3.8 Guidelines for employing people in the local church
- 9.3.9 Guidelines for a Ministry Appointment Review