Judicial Council

Spring 2022 Docket

Critical Note

  • Download revised Brief Submission Form for full instructions and hard copy mailing address.
  • Deadlines for Submission of Briefs and Reply Briefs for Docket item 0522-01 [¶ 2608.1]:
    • Monday, June 13, 2022: Deadline for electronic filing of Briefs (transmit by 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time USA [UTC–7 hours])
    • Friday, June 24, 2022: Deadline for electronic filing of Reply Briefs (transmit by 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time USA [UTC–7 hours])
  • Digital files for electronic filing should be transmitted to Rev. Dr. Kabamba Kiboko, Judicial Council Secretary, at [email protected].
  • Hard copies should be mailed to:
    Rev. Dr. Kabamba Kiboko, Judicial Council Secretary
    c/o L. Smith, 1215 Shady Lane, Durham, NC 27712
  • Correspondence for the Judicial Council should be directed to the Secretary: Rev. Dr. Kabamba Kiboko, Judicial Council Secretary, at [email protected].

Docket 0522-01

IN RE:  Question concerning the legality of an Annual Conference Resolution which declares that the Bulgaria-Romania Provisional Annual Conference, part of the Central and Southern Europe Central Conference, "withdraws from and severs all ties, legal or otherwise, with The United Methodist Church as of 1 May 2022 and immediately becomes an annual conference of the Global Methodist Church,…. This resolution is not made on the basis of ¶ 572 of the Discipline of The United Methodist Church."
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