Judicial Council

February Special Session 2019 Docket

Docket No. 0219-1

IN RE: Administrative Appeal of Rev. Eric Seise from the Southeastern Jurisdictional Committee on Appeals. View PDF


Docket No. 0219-2 (Docket No. 1018-2 [Cont.])

IN RE: Petition for Declaratory Decision from the Standing Committee on Central Conference Matters regarding the constitutionality, meaning, application, and effect of ¶ 408.1(b) in relation to ¶¶ 30, 542.2, 543.17, and 2201.2 of The Book of Discipline 2016. View PDF


Docket No. 0219-3 (Docket No. 1018-4 [Cont.])

IN RE: Appeal of the Counsel for the Church of the West Ohio Annual Conference from the decision of the North Central Jurisdictional Committee on Appeals. View PDF


Docket No. 0219-4 (Docket No. 1018-6 [Cont.])

IN RE: Review of a Bishop’s Decision of Law in the Greater New Jersey Annual Conference concerning if the bishop, committee(s) or agency(ies) have the authority to join and participate in a lawsuit filed against the New Jersey State Board of Education and Acting Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Education. View PDF


Docket No. 0219-5 (Docket No. 1018-7 [Cont.])

IN RE: Review of a Bishop’s Decision of Law in the Greater New Jersey Annual Conference concerning if it is permissible to schedule “Church Superconferences” at locations other than the involved local churches. View PDF


Docket No. 0219-6 (Docket No. 1018-8 [Cont.])

IN RE: Review of a Bishop’s Decision of Law in the Baltimore-Washington Annual Conference concerning if the clergy session must (a) exclude a portion of the report of the Board of Ordained Ministry based on a policy that is not compliant with The Book of Discipline 2016 and (b) exclude from consideration two candidates who acknowledged in writing that they are married to persons of the same gender. View PDF


Docket No. 0219-7 (Docket No. 1018-9 [Cont.])

IN RE: Review of a Bishop’s Decision of Law in the North Texas Annual Conference concerning if (a) the term “in our churches” in ¶ 341.6 include property outside the walls of a church building and (b) the annual conference can interpret the meaning of a clause in The Book of Discipline 2016. View PDF


Received on or after February 22, 2019

Docket No. 0219-8 

IN RE: Petition for Declaratory Decision from the Council of Bishops regarding the constitutionality of legislative Petitions 90052 and 90078. View PDF


Docket No. 0219-10

IN RE: Petition for Declaratory Decision from the Legislative Committee of the General Conference regarding the constitutionality of legislative petitions as amended and/or approved by the Legislative Committee. View PDF


Legislative Committee Item Details, Feb. 25

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