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S.C. delegates will re-vote on women’s equity amendment in 2018

Proposed Constitutional Amendment I will be taken up at 2018 Annual Conference May 14, 2018 Delegates to the 2018 South Carolina Annual Conference, meeting June 3-6 in Greenville, will take a second vote on a proposed amendment to the UMC constitution addressing women’s equity issues. The secretary of the General Conference announced last week that …

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UMC bishops announce results of five constitutional amendments

Two amendments dealing with gender and other equity issues fail WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church has completed canvassing the votes of annual conferences on the five constitutional amendments that were approved by the 2016 General Conference. Three of the amendments – Amendment III, Amendment IV and Amendment V – received at least …

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10 resolutions to be presented at 2018 Annual Conference

Ten resolutions will be presented to South Carolina lay and clergy delegates to the 2018 Annual Conference, scheduled for June 3-6 at the TD Convention Center in Greenville. Five resolutions – presented by United Methodist individuals, boards or affiliated organizations – address social issues. Five resolutions – presented by Bishop L. Jonathan Holston and the …

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