II. The Assemblies of the Church

C. The Classis

Supplement, Article

a. When great distances or other weighty reasons make it impractical for a church to send three delegates to the classis, a council may opt to send two delegates.
b. The gender of delegates to a classis shall be consistent with the decisions of that classis concerning the supplement to Article 3-a of the Church Order. Delegates who believe the seating of women delegates is in violation of the Word of God may record their protest on the appropriate credentials. Their names, along with their protests, shall be included in the of cial record of each classis meeting. If a classis so desires, it may also invite emerging churches to delegate three of cebearers to the meetings of classis.

(Acts of Synod 1997, p. 621)
(Amended Acts of Synod 2007, p. 612)
(Amended Acts of Synod 2009, p. 613)
(Amended Acts of Synod 2015, p. 657)