General Conference 2008 Legislation Tracking

Petition 80165<< Back

Sacramental Privilege of Deacon (80165-MH-¶328)
Petition Status:Calendar Item
Petition Text:Submitted TextADCA p. 1439
References:Book of Discipline: ¶328
Committee:Ministry and Higher Education
Financial Implications:No
Submitted by:
Douglas Damron
Loveland, OH, USA

Calendar Item Status<< Back

Sacramental Privilege of Deacon (MH38-¶328-A)
Calendar Item Status:Committee Voted (Printed in DCA p. 2269)
Calendar Item No:1208
Petitions on Calendar:80165
Consent Calendar:Not assigned to a Consent Calendar.
Committee Motion:Recommendation to Adopt
Committee Vote:
For: 59Against: 19Not Voting: 1
Vote Date and Time:4/26/2008 9:00 PM
Legislative Committee Report: The Petition is adopted as amended as follows:
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Plenary Action Status<< Back

Last Vote Action:Vote on Main Motion
This motion was Adopted, with 568 votes for and 282 votes against.
Plenary Motions:
5/2/2008 8:25 PM
Amend the Main Motion REJECTED 345-472
Substitute new sentence after the phrase
...and hopes of t he world.
"For the sake of extending the mission and ministry of the church, a district superintendent may, in special circumstances, request that the bishop grant local sacramental authority to deacons whose primary appointment is beyond the local church."
5/2/2008 8:34 PM
Commit or Refer REJECTED 244-594
Refer to the Ordained Ministry Study Commission
5/2/2008 8:36 PM
Vote on Main Motion ADOPTED 568-282