Download White Book

The papers that form the White Book are the working papers of the 2016 General Assembly. They are not officially part of our decision-making until they are agreed to at the Assembly. They are for Commissioners only and are not for distribution outside of our Church.

Printed copies of the White Book will be mailed out by the Assembly Administrator only to those Commissioners who requested it at the time of enrolling for General Assembly online at Copies will be available at Assembly for registered Observers and Associates.

To download the White Book, click on the link below. You will be prompted to enter the user name and password you were emailed by the Assembly Administrator. (If you didn’t receive an email, please email and the details will be resent to you.)

Download General Assembly 2016 White Book with late reports (file updated 2 Nov 2016). Note:The only Late Papers added to the White Book are: the Nominating Committee report (E9) and two late memorial minutes  (four pages for Nominating Committee and two pages for memorial minutes.)

Late Papers and Supplementary Information

Supplementary Information

PCANZ Annual Report

The Presbyterian Church Annual Report, including financial statements for year ending 30 June 2016, forms part of the White Book papers, and can be downloaded or viewed here: Download Presbyterian Church Annual Report year ending 30 June 2016. The supplementary Note to Annual Accounts should be read in conjunction with the Annual Report.

    Late Papers

    Nominating Committee report (E9)

    Additional Information

    Beneficiary Fund 

    The Council of Assembly report recommends changes to the Beneficiary Fund. Commissioners wanting further information are invited to consider resources that have been prepared to explain the changes to Fund members and annuitants. These resources are not part of the White Book, but are freely available on the Church's website. Read more