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Judicial Council

Nine persons elected by General Conference who rule on questions of constitutionality in church law and practice. Source: Sharing God's Gifts Glossary of United Methodist Terms Read More

jurisdiction

The five geographic areas in the United States, each composed of several annual conferences as determined by the General Conference: North Central, Northeastern, South Central, Southeastern and Western. Source: Sharing... More

Jurisdictional Conference

The quadrennial meeting of clergy and lay delegates from the annual conferences within the boundaries of one of five U.S. jurisdictions: North Central, Northeastern, South Central, Southeastern and Western.... Read More