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Media Resource Librarian (80479-LC-¶254)

Amend ¶254 as follows:
  
254. Other Ministry Group Coordinators-In order to fulfill the mission of the local church, the charge conference may elect annually a coordinator or ministry group chairperson for any or all of these areas: Christian unity and interreligious concerns, church and society, community volunteers, education, evangelism, higher education and campus ministry, missions, prayer advocacy, religion and race, status and role of women, earth advocacy, stewardship, and worship, and Church Media Resource Librarian.
Where desirable, the charge conference may combine...

Rationale

Prior to the 1996 Discipline a church media resource library was encouraged in all churches to further mission and ministry.   It is important for the church to remain current with media in order to share the Gospel in today’s world.