General Conference 2008 Legislation Tracking

Petition 80271<< Back

Mission of the UMC (80271-FO-¶120)
Petition Status:Calendar Item
Petition Text:Submitted TextADCA p. 917
References:Book of Discipline: ¶120
Committee:Faith and Order
Financial Implications:No
Submitted by:
Council of Bishops (General Agency)
Ernest S. Lyght
Washington, DC, USA
Task Force to Study the Episcopacy
Carolyn Briscoe
Washington, DC, USA

Calendar Item Status<< Back

Mission of the UMC (FO1-¶120-A)
Calendar Item Status:Committee Voted (Printed in DCA p. 2049)
Calendar Item No:171
Petitions on Calendar:80271
Consent Calendar:Not assigned to a Consent Calendar.
Committee Motion:Recommendation to Adopt
Committee Vote:
For: 48Against: 22Not Voting: 0
Vote Date and Time:4/25/2008 8:16 PM
Legislative Committee Report: The Petition is Adopted As Submitted.

Plenary Action Status<< Back

Last Vote Action:Vote on Main Motion
This motion was Adopted, with 776 votes for and 102 votes against.
Plenary Motions:
4/29/2008 3:23 PM
Amend the Main Motion REJECTED 295-548
Amend discipline ¶120
At the end of the first paragraph bolded statement "for the transformation of the world..."
Add "through sharing and living out the Gospel".
4/29/2008 3:31 PM
Amend the Main Motion REJECTED 193-690
Add bolded text -  
for the salvation of souls and the transformation of the world....
4/29/2008 3:32 PM
Vote on Main Motion ADOPTED 776-102