Petition 81039

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District Union (81039-CO-¶657.4)

Amend ¶657.4 as follows:
  
4.    The district conference may incorporate a district union, under the laws of the state in which it is located, to hold and administer district real and personal property, receive and administer church extension and mission funds for use within the district, and exercise such other powers and duties as may be set forth in its charter or articles of incorporation as authorized by the annual conference having jurisdiction over said district. If a district union is so incorporated, it shall also assume the power and duties of the district board of trustees (¶2517.2). All such district unions chartered or incorporated by districts of the churches....

Rationale

To clarify the role of the District Union and eliminate overlapping authorities.