During this 2017 annual conference season, there are five constitutional amendments that will be voted on by the members of the annual conferences. A two-thirds vote by the aggregate total of all annual conference members is needed to ratify the amendments for them to take effect.
The Renewal and Reform Coalition (Good News, The Confessing Movement, UM Action, Transforming Congregations, Renew, and Lifewatch) has agreed on the attached analysis of these five amendments. The Coalition is endorsing three of the amendments and not taking a position on the other two. We have listed the pros and cons for those two amendments and trust the annual conference members to make their own decision.
Please pass this analysis on to your annual conference members and to your annual conference renewal groups.