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Judicial Council October 2018 Docket

 

Judicial Council of The United Methodist Church

October 2018 Docket

Docket No. 1018-1
IN RE: Petition for Declaratory Decision from the Council of Bishops regarding the constitutionality, meaning, application, and effect of ¶¶ 2718.3 and 2718.4 of The Book of Discipline 2016. Read More

Docket No. 1018-2
IN RE: Petition for Declaratory Decision from the Standing Committee on Central Conference Matters regarding the constitutionality, meaning, application, and effect of ¶ 408.1(b) in relation to ¶¶ 30, 542.2, 543.17, and ¶2201.2 of The Book of Discipline 2016. Read More

Docket No. 1018-3
IN RE: Appeal of the Rev. David Wayne Meredith from the decision of the North Central Jurisdictional Committee on Appeals. Read More

Docket No. 1018-4
IN RE: Appeal of the Counsel for the Church of the West Ohio Annual Conference from the decision of the North Central Jurisdictional Committee on Appeals. Read More

Docket No. 1018-5
IN RE: Petition for Declaratory Decision from the Upper New York Annual Conference regarding the constitutionality and legality of mandatory registration fees for non-delegates at the called session of General Conference. Read More

Docket No. 1018-6
IN RE: Review of a Bishop’s Decision of Law in the Greater New Jersey Annual Conference concerning if the bishop, committee(s) or agency(ies) have the authority to join and participate in a lawsuit filed against the New Jersey State Board of Education and Acting Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Education. Read More

Docket No. 1018-7
IN RE: Review of a Bishop’s Decision of Law in the Greater New Jersey Annual Conference concerning if it is permissible to schedule “Church Superconferences” at locations other than the involved local churches. Read More

Docket No. 1018-8
IN RE: Review of a Bishop’s Decision of Law in the Baltimore-Washington Annual Conference concerning if the clergy session must (a) exclude a portion of the report of the Board of Ordained Ministry based on a policy that is not compliant with The Book of Discipline 2016 and (b) exclude from consideration two candidates who acknowledged in writing that they are married to persons of the same gender. Read More

Docket No. 1018-9
IN RE: Review of a Bishop’s Decision of Law in the North Texas Annual Conference concerning if (a) the term “in our churches” in ¶ 341.6 include property outside the walls of a church building and (b) the annual conference can interpret the meaning of a clause in The Book of Discipline 2016. Read More

Docket No. 1018-10
IN RE: Petition for Declaratory Decision from the New England Annual Conference regarding the constitutionality and legality of mandatory registration fees for non-delegates at the called session of General Conference. Read More

Docket No. 1018-11
IN RE: Petition for Declaratory Decision from the East Ohio Annual Conference regarding the constitutionality and legality of mandatory registration fees for non-delegates at the called session of General Conference. Read More

Docket No. 1018-12
IN RE: Petition for Declaratory Decision from the Council of Bishops regarding the constitutionality of three sets of legislative petitions known as the One Church Plan, Connectional Conference Plan, and Traditional Plan. Read More

Docket No. 1018-13
IN RE: Petition for Declaratory Decision from the Commission on the General Conference regarding the meaning, application, and effect of ¶¶ 13, 14, 15, 34, 35, 36, and 511 of The Book of Discipline 2016 in relation to a violation of the General Conference Rules of Order. Read More

Docket No. 1018-14
IN RE: Petition for Declaratory Decision from the Pacific Northwest Annual Conference regarding the constitutionality and legality of mandatory registration fees for non-delegates at the called session of General Conference. Read More