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Bishop Goodpaster responds to the Judicial Council decision on “Plan UMC”

July, 2016

Bishop Larry Goodpaster of Western North Carolina discusses how the 2012 United Methodist General Conference, meeting in Tampa, Fla., might find

A UMNS photo by Mike DuBose.

Bishop Larry Goodpaster of Western North Carolina discusses how the 2012 United Methodist General Conference, meeting in Tampa, Fla., might find "a way forward" after the church's Judicial Council ruled that a proposed plan for restructuring was unconstitutional.

by Art McClanahan
May 4, 2012

Bishop Larry Goodpaster responded to the decision of the Judicial Council (no. 1210) which said of “Plan UMC,” “it [is] constitutionally unsalvageable.” His remarks came at the beginning of the Friday evening session.