Petition 81066

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General Agency Support (81066-FA-¶618.1a5)

Amend ¶618.1.a.(5) as follows:
  
The conference treasurer shall remit each month to the treasurer of the General Council on Finance and Administration the amount received during the month for the General Board of Discipleship, General Board of Global Ministries, General Board of Higher Education and Ministry, United Methodist Communications, General Board of Church and Society, General Commission on Religion and Race, General Commission on Christian Unity and Inter-religious Concerns, General Commission on the Status and Role of Women, and General Commission on United Methodist, General Administration Fund, the Episcopal Fund...

Rationale

This supports legislation designed to give conferences the option of apportioning either the World Service Fund or by each agency under World Service.  A listening study conducted by GCFA found that over 90% of all United Methodists have little or no idea what money given to apportionments does.  A more...