judicial council decisions

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Bishop LaTrelle Easterling, left, greets the Rev. Joey Heath-Mason immediately after ordaining him as a full elder. Photo by Alison Burdett, Baltimore-Washington Conference.

Court docket reflects busy conference season

Decisions of law by bishops, conference requests for rulings and two decision requests by the Council of Bishops are on the United Methodist Judicial Council’s fall agenda.
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Following the announcement of a Judicial Council ruling that found several parts of the Traditional Plan unconstitutional, church officials confer during a pause in the Feb. 26 plenary session of the 2019 General Conference in St. Louis. Photo by Paul Jeffrey, UMNS.

Wrap-up: Judicial Council at GC2019

Highlights of the rulings by the United Methodist Judicial Council during the Feb. 23-26 special General Conference.
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The Rev. David Meredith and the church counsel for the United Methodist West Ohio Conference are asking the United Methodist Judicial Council to review a March decision by a jurisdictional appeal court. File photo by Kathy L. Gilbert.

Court asked to review gay pastor appeal decision

Docket for the United Methodist Judicial Council’s October meeting includes appeal ruling on the Rev. David Meredith, reviews of bishops’ decisions of law.

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