Petition 81189

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Name Change (81189-DI-¶630)

Amend ¶630 as follows:
  
 630. Conference Board of Laity-1. There shall be in every annual conference a conference board of laity  lay ministry or other equivalent structure to provide for these functions and maintain connectional relationship.77  It shall provide for the ministry of the laity related
to the objectives of the General Board of Discipleship as set forth in ¶¶ 1101-1127.
2. The purpose of the conference board of laity  lay ministry shall be:

Rationale

“Conference Board of Lay Ministry” is a more accurate description of the role and work of the Board, as seen by the use of the word “ministry” throughout Paragraph 630.