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South Africa Provisional to Become Annual Conference (81430-CC-NonDis-!)

      The Arica Central Conference moves that the South Africa Provisional Conference is granted the status of Annual Conference. We further move that the thus created Annual Conference becomes an Episcopal Area.
      

Rationale

We believe that the needs of the United Methodists within South Africa can better be met if the supervision of the work there is done locally.  We believe also that after the trial period of seven years the South Africa Provisional Conference is now ready to become an Annual Conference...