Editor’s note: Proposed changes to the Constitution and Bylaws were printed in the Sept. 15 issue of the B&R with follow up Questions and Answers regarding the changes in the Sept. 29 issue. The Q&A also can be found at https://baptistandreflector.org/tbc-constitution-and-bylaws-frequently-asked-questions/.
Baptist and Reflector
BRENTWOOD — Messengers at the annual meeting of the Tennessee Baptist Convention on Nov. 17 approved four recommendations regarding the convention’s Constitution and Bylaws. See list of recommendations in box.
The first three recommendations dealt primarily with issues that occurred in 2020 when the annual meeting had to be canceled due to COVID-19.
Recommendation one, amending the constitution, passed with two-thirds majority on first reading. It will need two-thirds approval by messengers to the 2022 annual meeting.
Recommendation two, amending the bylaws, passed with two-thirds vote and does not require a second reading next year. [Read more…]