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Christmas Covenant and Connectional Table U.S. Regional Conference legislation relationship clarified

The Connectional Table
The United Methodist Church

March, 16, 2020

Chicago, IL — Over the past several weeks, the Connectional Table (CT) has received many questions about the relationship between the CT's U.S. Regional Conference (USRC) legislation and legislation referred to as the Christmas Covenant. To provide clarification, a statement has been released outlining the relationship between these two pieces of legislation. That statement and an explanatory chart can be found at:

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