Petitions, Elections & Legislation

 


October Detailed Agenda (PDF, 10/18/22)

Approval of Agenda
No Discussion or Amendments proposed
Vote on as originally presented |
Agenda Passed - 98.4% approval


OCTOBER 2022 AC LEGISLATIVE ITEMS


2022 Session Rules

Motion for Suspension of Rules
Vote on the Motion as originally presented | 81.1% Yes
Motion to Amend Rules to add Aaron Gray to the Endorsement Process
Vote on the Motion as originally presented: Yes - 273 | No - 56   
Rules Passed - 83.0% approval

2022 GPP (marked-up version)
2022 GPP (final edits)

Vote as originally presented: Yes - 300 | No - 5
Guiding Policies and Procedures Passed - 98.4% approval

2022 Treasurer Report
2023 Budget Presentation to AC 

Vote as originally presented: Yes - 221 | No - 86
Budget Passed - 72% approval

2022 Nominations Report (updated 11/20/22, with approvals from MSC Roundtable to Episcopacy Committee)
2023 Conference Benefit Funding Plan (final report)
2022 MSC Board of Trustees to AC (final report)
2022 Insurance Task Force Report with Trustee Response (final report)

October 2022 Petitions 

MSC40 - Minimum Clergy Compensation

Motion submitted to strike through lines 14-17. On line 90 in the Study Leave/Sabbatical portion of this petition it cites ¶351.2 and ¶352 of the 2016 Book of Discipline pertaining to formation and spiritual growth leave. The actual locations of these policies in the book of discipline are ¶350.3 and ¶351 respectively.
Motion to Call the Question: Yes - 197 | No - 109
Amendment Passed - 64% approval
Vote as Amended:  Yes - 310 | No - 18
Amended Petition Passed - 94.5% approval

MSC41 - Superintendents and Treasurer Compensation

No Discussion or Amendments proposed
Vote as Originally Presented: Yes - 272 | No - 41 
Petition Passed - 86.9% approval

MSC42 - Closure Of Ellicott United Methodist Church Updated 10/12/22

No Discussion or Amendments proposed
Vote as Originally Presented: Yes - 336 | No - 1 
Petition Passed - 100% approval

MSC43 - Disaffiliation Of Stratmoor Hills United Methodist Church

No Discussion or Amendments proposed
Vote as Originally Presented: Yes - 323 | No - 18
Petition Passed - 95% approval

MSC44 - Rescind MSC27, Resolution in Support of the Protocol of Reconciliation and Grace Through Separation Updated 10/12/22
Addendum 1 (MSC44) - A Statement About the Protocol of Reconciliation & Grace through Separation

No Discussion or Amendments proposed
Vote as Originally Presented: Yes - 262 | No - 30
Petition Passed - 89.7% approval

MSC45 - Disaffiliation of Chugwater United Methodist Church

No Discussion or Amendments proposed
Vote as Originally Presented: Yes - 325 | No - 15
Petition Passed - 96% approval

MSC46 - Articles of Incorporation by Luccock Park Methodist Camp Association Board of Trustees 
Addendum 1 (MSC46) - Bylaws of Luccock Park United Methodist Church Camp Association

No Discussion or Amendments proposed
Vote as Originally Presented: Yes - 280 | No - 1
Petition Passed - 99.6% approval

MSC47 - Closure of United Church of Walsenburg Updated 10/12/22

No Discussion or Amendments proposed
Vote as Originally Presented: Yes - 272 | No - 64
Petition Passed - 81% approval

MSC48 - Closure of Leroy UMC - Fleming, CO Updated 10/12/22

No Discussion or Amendments proposed
Vote as Originally Presented: Yes - 332 | No - 5
Petition Passed - 99% approval

MSC49 - Disaffiliation of Mosca United Methodist Church

No Discussion or Amendments proposed
Vote as Originally Presented: Yes - 326 | No - 15
Petition Passed - 96% approval

MSC50 - Disaffiliation of Monte Vista United Methodist Church

No Discussion or Amendments proposed
Vote as Originally Presented: Yes - 321 | No - 19
Petition Passed - 94% approval

MSC51 - Disaffiliation of Genoa United Methodist Church

No Discussion or Amendments proposed
Vote as Originally Presented: Yes - 321 | No - 19
Petition Passed - 94% approval

MSC52 - Disaffiliation of Cheraw United Methodist Church

No Discussion or Amendments proposed
Vote as Originally Presented: Yes - 328 | No - 13
Petition Passed - 96% approval

MSC53 - Closure of Carpenter UMC - Carpenter, WY

No Discussion or Amendments proposed
Vote as Originally Presented: Yes - 332 | No - 5
Petition Passed - 99% approval

 

JUNE 2022 AC LEGISLATIVE ITEMS


2022 AC Detailed Agenda - June
2022 Session Rules (Final Draft 6/9/22)

2022 June Petitions

MSC38 - Amendment of Flathead Lake Camp Articles of Incorporation
FLUMC State of Montana Certificate of Incorporation
State of Montana Certificate of Amendment to the Certificate of Incorporation
Flathead Camp Bylaws (October, 2019)

Vote as Originally Presented: Yes - 323 | No - 3 
Petition Passed

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MSC39 - An Invitation to Grace-filled Ministry

Vote as Originally Presented: Yes - 309 | No - 19
Petition Passed


JUNE 2022 Additional Reference Items


Elections will include:
https://www.mtnskyumc.org/become-a-conference-lay-leader
 
FAQs Regarding Church and Conference Disaffiliations From Wespath
https://www.wespath.org/assets/1/7/5857.pdf

Legislative Deadline is set before each part of Annual Conference:

For June Session, deadline is May 5th, 2022 for* 
  • Session Rules
  • Clergy Session Business of the Annual Conference (BAC) - 
  • Laity Session Co-Lay Leader Election 
  • Other items as assigned 
For October Session, deadline is extended to September 23, 2022 for*
  • Guiding Policies and Procedures (GPP) - 
  • Budget 
  • Nominations Report 
  • Petitions & Resolutions 
  • Other items as assigned 

 2022 Petition Form

  • To submit a petitions form, please download and fill out the Word document and submit via email. 
  • Please email the Word document to: Rev. Pat Bell (petitions@mtnskyumc.org)
  • For Background information on Petitions, click HERE.