Petition 60193

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Transfers (60193-MH-ΒΆ347.1-G)

Amend ¶ 347.1

1. From Other Annual Conferences – Ordained clergy or provisional members from other annual conferences of The United Methodist Church may be received by transfer into provisional or full membership with the consent of the bishops involved. Consultation with the chairperson or executive committee of the Board of Ordained Ministry shall be held prior to the transfer. Recommendation by the executive committee of the Board of Ministry and approval of the clergy session shall take place prior to the transfer.

Rationale

The petition requires approval of the request to transfer a clergyperson from another annual conference into provisional or full membership by the Executive Committee of the Conference Board of Ministry and the clergy session of the annual conference, keeping in line with ¶ 33 Article II of the 2012 Book ...

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