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DAC page 620, insert the following text after "Therefore, be it resolved . . . during the 2009-2012 quadrennium; add to ordination of elders on DCA pages 548, 560, 572 after "to administer the Holy Sacraments," the phrase "to order the life of the church."
  
The new text shall read:
"Name, take authority, as an elder
      to preach the word of God,
      to administer the Holy Sacraments,
      and to order the life of the Church,
  in the name of the Father, and of the Son,  
      and of the Holy Spirit.  Amen.