Petition 80330

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Clergy (80330-SU-¶422)

Amend ¶422 as follows:
  
¶ 422. Personnel
1.
To work with pastors clergy  and diaconal ministers . . .
4. To cooperate with the BOM in its efforts to provide or arrange support services and liaison for pastors  clergy at times of changing conference relationships or termination.

Rationale

The term clergy should be used in order to include all clergypersons—elders, deacons, and local pastors.