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Petition 90037<< Back

CoWF - Traditional Plan #6 - Composition of Board of Ordained Ministry - Par. 635.1a (90037-TC-¶635.1a-G)
Petition Status:Calendar Item
Petition Text:Submitted TextADCA p. 185
References:Book of Discipline: ¶635
Committee:The Committee
Financial Implications:No
Submitted by:
Commission on a Way Forward (General Agency)
Thomas A. Lambrecht
Spring, TX, USA

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CoWF - Traditional Plan #6 - Composition of Board of Ordained Ministry - Par. 635.1a (TC5-¶635.1a-A-G)
Calendar Item Status:Committee Voted (Printed in DCA p. 383)
Calendar Item No:6
Petitions on Calendar:90037
Consent Calendar:Not assigned to a Consent Calendar.
Committee Motion:Move to Adopt
Committee Vote:
For: 461Against: 359Not Voting: 0
Vote Date and Time:2/25/2019 10:37 AM
Legislative Committee Report:

The Petition stands as submitted.


Plenary Action Status<< Back

Last Vote Action:Vote on Main Motion
This motion was Adopted, with 438 votes for and 384 votes against.
Plenary Motions:
2/26/2019 3:10 PM
Amend the Main Motion ADOPTED 428-391

Amend by addition ¶ 635.1.a:

Members shall be nominated by the presiding bishop after consultation with the chairperson of the board, the executive committee, or a committee elected by the board of the previous quadrennium, and with the cabinet. Prior to being nominated for membership on the Board of Ministry by the bishop, any individual must certify to the bishop that he or she will uphold, enforce, and maintain the Book of Discipline in its entirety, including but not limited to all qualifications for ordination (¶¶304, 330, 335, 336). Additionally, the bishop must certify to the annual conference secretary that he or she only has nominated individuals who will uphold, enforce, and maintain the Book of Discipline in its entirety, including but not limited to the qualifications for ordination (¶¶304, 330, 335, 336). To ensure adequate board membership . . .

2/26/2019 4:53 PM
Vote on Main Motion ADOPTED 438-384