Petition 81476

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Appointments (81476-SU-¶416.1)

Amend ¶416.1 by adding at the end:
  
After setting the appointments, the bishop shall at the time the appointments are announced at the Annual Conference shall present the appointments in salary order from the highest to the lowest.

Rationale

This was a common practice in the North Georgia Conference. The appointment process was not shrouded in secrecy that fosters mistrust among the clergy. Also, it would immediately identify those individuals who are jumped unfairly over those who have no political connection or ambition. It is grossly unfair to serve...