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Petition 20544<< Back

Preamble to UMC Social Principles (20544-CA-¶159)
Petition Status:Calendar Item
Petition Text:Submitted TextADCA p. 186
References:Book of Discipline: ¶159
Committee:Church and Society A
Financial Implications:No
Submitted by:
Pacific Northwest Annual Conference (Annual Conference)
John J. Shaffer
Stanwood, WA, USA

Calendar Item Status<< Back

Preamble to UMC Social Principles (CA1-¶159-A-G)
Calendar Item Status:Committee Voted (Printed in DCA p. 2028)
Calendar Item No:51
Petitions on Calendar:20544
Consent Calendar:Not assigned to a Consent Calendar.
Committee Motion:Recommendation to Adopt
Committee Vote:
For: 42Against: 29Not Voting: 2
Vote Date and Time:4/26/2012 4:30 PM
Legislative Committee Report:Click here to view full text
Legislative Committee Minority Report: Amend the Book of Discipline by addition of the following sentence at the beginning of the third paragraph of the Preamble to the Social Principles (Part 4, page 98, 2008 Book of Discipline):

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Plenary Action Status<< Back

Last Vote Action:Vote on Main Motion
This motion was Adopted, with 632 votes for and 302 votes against.
Plenary Motions:
5/1/2012 11:24 AM
Amend the Main Motion by Substitution ADOPTED 407-383
Amend the Book of Discipline by addition of the following sentence at the beginning of the third paragraph of the Preamble to the Social Principles (Part 4, page 98, 2008 Book of Discipline):
  
We affirm our unity in Jesus Christ while acknowledging diversity in applying our faith in different cultural contexts as we live out the gospel.  

5/1/2012 11:30 AM
Amend the Main Motion ADOPTED 521-371
Amend as follows:
  
We affirm our unity in Jesus Christ while acknowledging differences diversity in applying our faith in different cultural contexts as we live out the gospel.  
  

5/1/2012 11:54 AM
Amend Amendment ADOPTED 493-435
Amend by addition at the end of paragraph:
  
We stand united in declaring our faith that God's grace is available to all, that neither belief nor practice  nothing can separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus.
5/1/2012 11:57 AM
Amend the Main Motion ADOPTED 532-414
Amend by addition at the end of paragraph:
  
We stand united in declaring our faith that God's grace is available to all, that neither belief nor practice  nothing can separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus.
5/1/2012 11:59 AM
Vote on Main Motion ADOPTED 632-302

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