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Judicial Council decisions

October 31, 2012

The Judicial Council recently met to discuss and rule on GC and Annual Conference decisions.  At the Wisconsin Annual Conference in 2012 a question came up concerning the formation of a Clergy Covenant task force.  Bishop Lee’s decision was upheld by the Judicial Council.  See the link under Coucil roundup for more information.

Fall 2012 Judicial Council roundup

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill. (UMNS) — A United Methodist bishop can be placed in  involuntary retirement. That was among the rulings by the denomination’s top  court at its Oct. 24-27 session. The Judicial Council also reviewed various  bishop rulings on sexuality matters. Read story and post a comment

Judicial Council upholds security of appointment

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill. (UMNS) — The United Methodist Church’s top court has  struck down legislation approved by General Conference, the denomination’s top  lawmaking assembly, that would have weakened job security for clergy. Read story and post a comment





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