Petition 80298

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Apportionment Formula (80298-LC-¶247.14)

Amend ¶247.14 as follows:
As soon as practicable after the session of annual conference, each district superintendent or designated agent shall notify each local church in the district what amounts have been apportioned, or a formula by which it can determine the amount apportioned, to it for World Service, conference benevolences and other general Church, jurisdictional, and annual conference funds.

Rationale

This will enable conferences to use a percentage of a local church’s current income as a basis for determining apportionments.  This will allow local churches to budget their amount of apportionments.  The conferences can still project the amount of apportionments they will receive from local churches and budget accordingly.  Since...