Memorandum Number 1139


October 30, 2009

Review of a Decision of Law by Bishop John R. Schol of the Baltimore-Washington Annual Conference Regarding the Authority of "Adventure Guides" Who Are Not Elders to Conduct Local Church or Charge Conferences in Light of ¶ 246.5


This matter is remanded to the Baltimore-Washington Annual Conference with direction to provide a complete set of minutes of the clergy session to the secretary of the Judicial Council within 30 days of this decision. Consideration of this matter is deferred to the Spring 2010 meeting.

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