UMC Bishops pose five questions to Judicial Council on Traditional Plan

UMC Bishops pose five questions to Judicial Council on Traditional Plan

For Immediate Release
June 26, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. -  The Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church (COB) has asked the Judicial Council for a declaratory decision as to the constitutionality, meaning, application and effect of certain petitions adopted as the Traditional Plan by the 2019 General Conference held in St. Louis, Missouri, in February.

Although the Judicial Council addressed the constitutionality of all of the petitions adopted at the 2019 General Conference in Decision 1378, the COB has identified numerous issues regarding the Traditional Plan that need to be addressed for the benefit of The United Methodist Church.

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