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Court docket details proposed plans for UMC

Posted: July 30 2018 at 12:11 PM

The Commission on a Way Forward's final report has been made public in English along with details of proposed legislation to go to the 2019 General Conference Special Session. The Judicial Council published the documents on its October 2018 docket. 

The Council of Bishops had asked the Judicial Council, the denomination's top court, to rule on whether the proposed legislation for the One Church, Connectional Conference, and Traditional plans passes the constitutional test, which put them on the docket. The legislation initially wasn't going to be released until after it was translated in the four official languages of General Conference. Click here to read the story. Click here to find the full docket.

The Commission on a Way Forward has produced a series of videos as a resource to assist annual conferences preparing for the 2019 Special Session of General Conference. Click here for the first set of videos. Click here for the second set of videos.

Save the Dates: The NIC General Conference Delegation will be holding listening and conversation sessions this fall. You can choose to attend any one of the locations. 

October 6

9:00 am Rockford District (Freeport: First)

1:00 pm Dekalb District (Sterling: Wesley)

October 20

9:00 am Chicago NW District (Park Ridge)

1:00 pm Chicago Southern District (Chicago: St. Mark)

November 10

9:00 am Elgin District (Barrington)

1:00 pm Aurora District (Bethany Fox Valley) *note new location 

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