Memorandum Number 1155


October 29, 2010

Request from the New York Annual Conference for a Declaratory Decision Regarding an Annual Conference Policy That Affirms that Article XXI of the Articles of Religion in ¶ 103 Takes Precedence Over ¶ 2702 That Prohibits Same Sex Marriage for Clergy

Deferred until April 2011.

NOTE: Implementation of the Annual Conference policy is stayed pending Judicial Council review.

Beth Capen recused herself and did not participate in any of the proceedings related to this decision.

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