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1357IN RE: Review of a Bishop’s Decision of Law in the Western Pennsylvania Annual Conference concerning if the statement in Petition 307 is aspirational in nature and is a true statement in accordance with The Book of Discipline 2016 ¶¶ 17, 103, 104. IN RE: Review of a Bishop’s Decision of Law in the Western Pennsylvania Annual Conference concerning if the statement in Petition 611 is a) a true statement, b) aspirational in nature, and c) in violation of provisions of The Book of Discipline 2016. October 27 2017 Memorandum
1356IN RE: Review of a Bishop’s Decision of Law in the South Carolina Annual Conference concerning if Decision 1340 of the Judicial Council or some part of the Book of Discipline 2016 render it out of order for an annual conference to petition the General Conference for enabling legislation to allow the Annual Conference to alter its relationship with the General Conference. October 27 2017 Memorandum
1355IN RE: Review of a Bishop’s Decision of Law concerning if the Greater New Jersey Annual Conference is required to retroactively pay full salary and benefits to a clergy member who was placed on involuntary leave of absence. October 27 2017 Decision
1354IN RE: Petition for Declaratory Decision from the California-Pacific Annual Conference regarding the legality of the language added to The Book of Discipline 2016 ¶ 161.G) stating “…and considers this practice incompatible with Christian teaching,” in particular if it violates the First and Second Restrictive Rules (Constitution ¶¶ 17-18). October 27 2017 Memorandum
1353IN RE: Petition for Declaratory Decision from the College of Bishops of the Africa Central Conference concerning if the General Council on Finance and Administration complied with Judicial Council Decision 1298. October 27 2017 Memorandum
1352IN RE: Review of a Bishop’s Decision of Law in the Baltimore-Washington Annual Conference concerning if, under The Book of Discipline 2016 ¶ 324.14, the Conference Board of Ordained Ministry has the authority to create a new category of candidates who are approved by the requisite three fourths majority of the Board members, but not brought forward for a vote of the clergy session. October 27 2017 Decision
1351IN RE: Review of a Bishop’s Decision of Law in the Iowa Annual Conference regarding the complaint procedure involving a clergy member who was reported to have publicly declared to be “a self-avowed practicing homosexual.” October 27 2017 Decision
1350IN RE: Petition for Declaratory Decision from the Greater New Jersey Annual Conference concerning the constitutionality, application, meaning, and effect of The Book of Discipline 2012 ¶¶ 355, 362.2, 363, 636, and 2701 regarding the placing of a clergy member on involuntary leave of absence without a fair process hearing. October 27 2017 Memorandum
1349IN RE: Review of a Bishop’s Decision of Law in the Greater New Jersey Annual Conference concerning if the cabinet’s process for initiating part-time appointments meets the requirements of The Book of Discipline 2016 ¶ 338. October 27 2017 Decision
1348IN RE: Petition for Declaratory Decision from the Alaska Conference regarding the constitutionality of the relevant portion of ¶ 2008 of The Book of Discipline 2016. October 27 2017 Memorandum
1347IN RE: Petition for Declaratory Decision from the Denmark Annual Conference regarding the legality of the language added to The Book of Discipline 2016 ¶ 161.G) stating “…and considers this practice incompatible with Christian teaching,” in particular if it violates the First and Second Restrictive Rules (Constitution ¶¶ 17-18). October 27 2017 Memorandum
1346IN RE: Review of a Bishop’s Decision of Law regarding the authority of the Western Jurisdictional Conference to adopt rules and the effect of those rules on nominations to the jurisdictional pool. October 27 2017 Memorandum
1345In Re: Request for Reconsideration of Judicial Council Decision 1341 October 27 2017 Memorandum
1344IN RE: Review of a Bishop’s Decision of Law in the Northern Illinois Annual Conference concerning (a) If the Conference Board of Ordained Ministry is required to ascertain whether a candidate meets the qualifications for candidacy and ordained ministry, including whether or not she or he is exhibiting “fidelity in marriage and celibacy in singleness” or is a “self-avowed practicing homosexual”, and (b) if the Conference Board of Ordained can legally recommend to the clergy session a candidate whom they believe to be in violation of the fidelity, celibacy, or definition of marriage standard April 28 2017 Decision
1343IN RE: Review of a Bishop’s Decision of Law in the New York Annual Conference, as remanded by Judicial Council Decision 1330, concerning if the Conference Board of Ordained Ministry is required to ascertain whether a candidate meets the qualifications for candidacy and ordained ministry, including whether or not she or he is exhibiting “fidelity in marriage and celibacy in singleness” or is a “self-avowed practicing homosexual.” April 28 2017 Decision
1342IN RE: Petition for Declaratory Decision from the General Conference concerning if Judicial Council Decision 1318 applies to Petition No. 60805 in regard to complaints against bishops. April 28 2017 Memorandum
1341IN RE: Petition for Declaratory Decision from the South Central Jurisdictional Conference concerning the application, meaning, and effect of ¶¶ 304.3, 310.2d, 341.6, 2702.1a), b), and d) of The Book of Discipline, 2012 in regard to the nomination, election, consecration, and/or assignment as bishop of a person who claims to be a “self-avowed practicing homosexual” or is a spouse in a same-sex marriage or civil union. April 28 2017 Decision
1340IN RE: Review of a Bishop’s Decision of Law regarding the Untitled Resolution passed by the Northeastern Jurisdictional Conference. April 28 2017 Decision
1339IN RE: Review of a Bishop’s Decision of Law in the West Michigan Annual Conference, as remanded by Memorandum 1335, concerning (a) if a Wesley Foundation is considered a conference board or agency by the West Michigan Plan of Organization and the Book of Discipline (¶ 610, ¶ 701), and (b) if a local pastor appointed as campus minister of a Wesley foundation under ¶ 344.1a is ineligible for nomination to the Conference Leadership Team because of the membership requirement established by the West Michigan Plan of Organization. April 28 2017 Decision
1338IN RE: Review of a Bishop’s Decision of Law regarding the authority of the Western Jurisdictional Conference to adopt rules and the effect of those rules on nominations to the jurisdictional pool. April 28 2017 Memorandum
1337Review of a Bishop’s Decision of Law in the Illinois Great Rivers Annual Conference concerning whether the Conference Board of Ordained Ministry and the Cabinet have the authority to change the trial court’s penalty by adding additional requirements and timelines that are not a part of the trial court’s decision. October 28 2016 Decision
1336Request from the Texas Annual Conference for a Declaratory Decision on (a) the constitutionality of lay members on the Board of Ordained Ministry voting on the final disposition of penalty as a consequence of a church trial (¶¶ 33 Article II, 2711.1, 2711.3), and (b) the legality of a final disposition of penalty as a consequence of a church trial being handed down without the respondent being afforded a 30-day period for appeal (¶¶ 2713.5, 2715.1). October 28 2016 Memorandum
1335Review of a Bishop’s Decision of Law in the West Michigan Annual Conference concerning (a) if a Wesley Foundation is considered a conference board or agency by the West Michigan Plan of Organization and the Book of Discipline (¶¶ 610, 701), and (b) if a local pastor appointed as campus minister of a Wesley foundation under ¶ 344.1a is ineligible for nomination to the Conference Leadership Team because of the membership requirement established by the West Michigan Plan of Organization. October 28 2016 Memorandum
1334Review of a Bishop’s Decision of Law in the Texas Annual Conference concerning if, during the disposition of the penalty imposed by the trial court, a respondent maintains the fair process rights guaranteed by the Book of Discipline (particularly, the right to be heard; ¶ 2701.2 of the 2008 Discipline) before a final decision is made. October 28 2016 Decision
1333Review of a Bishop’s Decision of Law in the West Ohio Annual Conference concerning whether the decision of the Conference Board of Ordained Ministry to not verify an appointment to extension ministry violates any or all of the following provisions of The 2012 Book of Discipline: ¶¶ 344, 344.1d), 428.9, 2701. October 28 2016 Decision
1332Rev. Errol Leslie v. Florida Annual Conference October 28 2016 Decision
1331Review of a Bishop’s Decision of Law in the New England Annual Conference concerning questions related to the trial court decision in Florida Annual Conference v. Rev. Errol Leslie (¶ 33 Article II, ¶ 2719.1). October 28 2016 Decision
1330Review of a bishop’s Decision of Law in the New York Annual Conference concerning if the Conference Board of Ordained Ministry is required to ascertain whether a candidate meets the qualifications for candidacy and ordained ministry, including whether or not she or he is exhibiting “fidelity in marriage and celibacy in singleness” or is a “self-avowed practicing homosexual.” October 28 2016 Decision
1329Review of a Bishop’s Decision of Law in the Northern Illinois Annual Conference concerning (a) if the Conference Board of Ordained Ministry is required to ascertain whether a candidate meets the qualifications for candidacy and ordained ministry, including whether or not she or he is exhibiting “fidelity in marriage and celibacy in singleness” or is a “self-avowed practicing homosexual,” and (b) if the Conference Board of Ordained Ministry can legally recommend to the clergy session a candidate whom they believe to be in violation of the fidelity, celibacy, or definition of marriage standard. October 28 2016 Decision
1328IN RE: Review of a Bishop’s Decision of Law in the Greater New Jersey Annual Conference concerning a rule change to allow the Committee on Nominations to make nominations of officers to agencies that elect their own officers. October 28 2016 Decision
1327Review of a Bishop's Decision of Law in the New England Annual Conference concerning the constitutionality and legality of a resolution titled “Action of Non-Conformity With the General Conference of The United Methodist Church.” October 28 2016 Decision
1326Review of a Bishop's Decision of Law in the Northwest Philippines Annual Conference Regarding the Constitutionality of Choosing by Lot the Delegates to General and Central Conferences. October 28 2016 Memorandum
1325Request for Reconsideration of Judicial Council Decision 1321 October 28 2016 Memorandum
1324Request for Reconsideration of Judicial Council Decision 1319 October 28 2016 Memorandum
1323Request for Reconsideration of Judicial Council Decision 1314. October 28 2016 Memorandum
1322Referral from General Conference on Petition 60069 May 20 2016 Memorandum
1321Request from the General Conference for a Review of Judicial Council Decisions 542 and 544, as well as ¶¶ 16, 33, 304, and 2702 May 20 2016 Decision
1320Request for a Declaratory Decision from the General Conference regarding the meaning, application and effect of Petition 61057 May 19 2016 Decision
1319Request for a Declaratory Decision from the General Conference Regarding the Meaning, Application, and Effect of ¶¶ 542.1 and 542.2 in terms of the Time and Place of a Central Conference Meeting May 19 2016 Decision
1318Referral from Judicial Administration Legislative Committee Regarding ¶¶ 363.1, 2701.5 and 2706.5c3 May 18 2016 Decision
1317Inquiry from the Committee on Correlation and Editorial Review Regarding Petition 60274, Calendar Item 5, Approved by the 2016 General Conference May 18 2016 Memorandum
1316: Request for a Declaratory Decision from the California – Pacific Annual Conference Regarding the Constitutionality of ¶¶ 2702.1(a) and 2702.1(b) in Light of the Authority Given the Annual Conference in ¶ 33. May 09 2016 Memorandum
1315Appeal of the Opinions and Decision of the Western Jurisdiction Committee on Appeals in the Matter of Filimone Havili Mone May 09 2016 Decision
1314Review of a Bishop’s Decision of Law in the East Ohio Annual Conference Regarding the Rights of an Elder in Light of ¶¶ 358.3 and 362 and in Comparing ¶ 16.7 and ¶ 20 May 09 2016 Decision
1313Review of a Bishop’s Decision of Law in the Desert Southwest Annual Conference Regarding the Duties and Responsibilities of the Conference Lay Leader in Light of ¶¶424.6, 605.5 and 607.6. May 09 2016 Decision
1312Request for a Declaratory Decision from the Northeastern Jurisdiction College of Bishops Regarding the Meaning, Application, and Effect of ¶ 404.2 in Light of ¶¶ 40 and 48 and Regarding the Constitutionality of ¶ 404.2 May 09 2016 Decision
1311Review of a Bishop’s Decision of Law in the California-Pacific Annual Conference Regarding the Authority of the Bishop to Establish a Task Force and Regarding the Constitutionality of ¶ 414.1 and ¶ 415.1 May 09 2016 Decision
1310Request for a Declaratory Decision from the Council of Bishops Regarding Legislation Called “Plan UMC Revised” Proposed for the 2016 General Conference May 09 2016 Decision
1309Request for Reconsideration of Memorandum 1300 May 09 2016 Memorandum
1308Review of a Bishop’s Decision of Law in the North Georgia Annual Conference Regarding a Question Concerning the Process for the Discontinuation of a Licensed Local Pastor October 24 2015 Decision

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