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Translated version of A Way Forward coming July 30

By: by Heather Hahn | UMNS

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Delegate Pierre Kasongo (right) and other members of the Tanganyika delegation vote on legislation while listening to a translation of the 2016 General Conference proceedings. The Commission on General Conference said translations of the Way Forward proposals are coming. File photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS.

Expect to see the Commission on a Way Forward’s proposals later this month. The organizers of General Conference, the denomination’s top lawmaking assembly, announced that they expect the needed translation work to be completed by July 30.

The report is being translated from English to the three other official languages of General Conference  — French, Kiswahili and Portuguese.

“As a matter of equity throughout the international church, it was deemed important to ensure that the report become available in all four languages at the same time,” said a statement by the Rev. Gary W. Graves, secretary of General Conference.

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