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The Petition is adopted as amended as follows:
    3. The trial shall be convened as provided in ΒΆ 2709 with the pool of thirty-five or more persons to consist of clergy in full connection named by the College of Bishops  chosen by lot, the names drawn randomly in the presence of the counsels for the church and the respondent to assure that all appointees fit the disciplinary requirements, in approximately equal numbers from each episcopal area within the jurisdictional or central conference. Special consideration should be given so that the pool includes persons representative of racial, age, ethnic, and gender diversity.