Petition 80307

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Education of Full-Time Local Pastors (80307-MH-¶318.1c)

Amend ¶318.1(c) as follows:
318.1(c) who, unless they have completed the Course of Study, or other approved theological education, shall (i) complete four courses per year in a Course of Study school or (ii) shall have made progress in the correspondence curriculum prescribed by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (¶ 1421.3d) ; , or (iii) be enrolled as a pre-theological or theological student in a college, university or school of theology approved by the University Senate.

Rationale

To include all forms of approved education for full-time local pastors.