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Students Appointed as Local Pastors (80309-MH-¶318.3)

Amend ¶318.3 as follows:
  
¶ 318.3 Students Appointed as Local Pastors
Those eligible to be appointed as student local pastors shall be  Students enrolled as pre-theological or theological students in a college, university, or school of theology listed by the University Senate (a) who have met the provisions of ¶315, and (b) who shall make appropriate progress in their educational program as determined by the board of ordained ministry may be appointed as part-time or full-time local pastors.

Rationale

Clarity on eligibility of students for appointments as local pastors.