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2019 Conference Petitions

 

Legislation Report

Results of the Hearing Groups from the June 15 legislative work of the 2019 Mountain Sky Annual Conference:

MSC-01: Minimum Compensation
99.4% approval in Hearing Group  •  With Amendments
Approved on Consent Calendar

Line 15: Add after “conference parsonage standards”
… as found in Section 5 of the approved Plan of Union of the Mountain Sky Conference.

Line 25: Add after “the following factors”
… to be negotiated among the District Superintendent, Pastor, and the Staff-Parish Relations Committee:

Line 55: Strike “maximum” and add minimum

 

MSC-02: Superintendent and Treasurer Compensation
99.3% approval in Hearing Group  •  No Amendments
Approved on Consent Calendar

 

MSC-03: The Calculation and Payment of General and Jurisdictional Apportionments by the Local Church/Charge
Appendix to MSC-03

90.8 % approval in Hearing Group  •  No Amendments
Approved on Consent Calendar

 

MSC-04: Flathead Lake United Methodist Bylaws
100% approval in Hearing Group  •  No Amendments
Approved on Consent Calendar

 

MSC-05: Permission to Sell Camp on the Boulder Property
100% approval in Hearing Group  • No Amendments
Approved on Consent Calendar

 

MSC-09: Moving Towards God’s Good Future
95.2% approval in Hearing Group  •  No Amendments
Approved on Consent Calendar

 

MSC-10: All Are Welcome
97.8%  approval in Hearing Group  •  With Amendments
Decision of Law Requested by Joel Kershaw – 30 days to respond
Approved on Consent Calendar

Line 31: Add
Resolved, That we will embrace and support the desires of churches who choose not to perform same sex marriages or desire not have LGBTQIA+ persons as clergy as requested by the local church without repercussions or decreased level of support from the annual conference.

 

MSC-12: Western Jurisdiction College of Bishops
to Convene Special Western Jurisdiction Conference
Members agreed to hear the late petition
Adopted by at least 80% of members present and voting

 

GC-01: Organizational Restructure of The United Methodist Church
57.4% approval in Hearing Group  •  No Amendments
Approved by majority in plenary, but not at the 80% threshold for adoption


Contact information: petitions@mtnskyumc.org