General Council & Committees
- General Council of SACC
The General Council has responsibility for the vision, direction and overall stewardship of the resources of SACC.
Each Member Church may appoint up to three representatives to the General Council which meets at least twice a year.
Appointments will generally be for a two year term with a possible extension of two years. In addition, the head of church is especially invited to be a part of the General Council.
People are also appointed by the Member Churches to various standing committees, whose focus is especially on one or more of the Priorities as described in 2015 Onwards.
Read more by clicking on one of the following:
- Executive Committee
- Community for Ecumenical Learning, a Standing Committee of SACC
- Community for Local Ecumenism, a Standing Committee of SACC
- Ecumenical Partners for Justice and Peace, a Standing Committee of SACC and formerly known as Committee for Christian World Service
Since being [re]formed in 2008, each of the three SACC Standing Committees have continued to change focus, energy and vision on account of various factors. Earlier this year, each committee, in consultation with the Executive Committee, considered the direction of their responsibility for the various Priorities, with reference to 2015 Onwards, to which many people contributed last year.
The result is a description of key focal areas and relationships for 2016-2018, plus a new name for each of the three Standing Committees:
Appointments to SA Council of Churches: Q&A and Constitution
Why do we have a Council of Churches in South Australia? What is the current focus for SACC? What is the purpose of General Council? What can newly appointed members expect to assist them in participating and in fulfilling their role meaningfully? And more!
Review of General Council
The aim of the review is to learn more about the ways in which the relationship of General Council to the Member Churches is meaningful and discover any new possibilities which exist for the churches on their journey together through General Council.
All who have been appointed by their Churches as well as friends on the journey are invited to respond. You may find the Q & A at least of interest/help by way of background to SACC General Council.