(a) gives thanks to God for the faith and courageous witness of the Christian churches in Asia and assures our brothers and sisters of our solidarity with them in the Gospel witness,
(b) give thanks for the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) as it accompanies the churches in Asia in their common witness and service,
(c) welcomes the appointment of Svenja von Dietze, Angus Brownlie and Tess Keam, three young Australians below the age of 25, to the General Committee and other commissions of CCA and assure them of our prayers in the leadership they are called to offer,
(d) welcomes the review undertaken by the CCA and prays for its implementation,
(e) assures the CCA of our ongoing commitment to work alongside the churches in Asia, most of which service our Lord Jesus Christ in environments that require costly, sacrificial witness to the Gospel.
Archbishop Peter Jensen seconded the motion by leading the Synod in prayer.
Archbishop Roger Herft moved, Archbishop Peter Jensen seconding, 20 Sept 10