Policy Statement to Consecrate Senior Clergies as Bishops

  • Senior most Pastors with vast experience in Church Administration are consecrated as Bishops, on the Recommendation of Christian Leadership and on the approval of the Senate of the Jerusalem Synod.
  • To stimulate the Evangelistic and Missionary zeal in the Churches and to lead the Pastors.
  • To facilitate the formation of networks between the Churches.
  • Bishops are to promote Mission and Evangelism for the holistic understanding and practice of Mission.
  • Bishops are to explore opportunities and development of Christian response to the contemporary challenges of the changing society in the context of Mission.
  • Bishops are to organize and promote the relationship with the people of other faiths through dialogue.
  • Bishops are to encourage, develop, support and strengthen people’s participation in God’s mission for peace and justice.