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 National Conference Constitution


The purpose the Annual National Conference for the Evangelical Catholic Church is to "discuss and address matters of her needs."  Canon 25.1

All members of this Church body are invited to either participate or witness the work of the National Conference.

When in session, the Presiding Bishop shall sit as Presider of the Conference.  All clergy shall be seated as members of the House of Clergy, all Religious shall be seated as members of the House of Religious, all laity who are canonical members of this Church shall be seated as members of the House of Laity and all Bishops shall be seated as members of the House of Bishops.

When voting on a question before the Conference, the members of each House shall cast their votes and the majority from within each House shall determined its Yea or Nay vote. A tied vote within any House shall be recorded as a Nay vote.

The Presiding Bishop shall cast the deciding vote in the event of a tie between the four houses.


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