Petition 80394

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Covenant Relationships (80394-LC-¶2551.1b)

Amend ¶ No. 2551.1b     
b)  The covenant relationship shall not require that a  No United Methodist congregation shall will pay rent to another United Methodist church. However, each congregation should be expected to pay a mutually agreed share of building expenses.   . . .

Rationale

This addition allows local United Methodist churches other than those in covenant relationships addressed by the paragraph to pay or charge rent in appropriate cases.