March 2 deadline for resolutions

2/16/2015

March 2 is the deadline for all Resolutions to be considered by the 2015 session of the South Georgia Annual Conference. The Resolutions Committee will consider only those resolutions received by March 2.

Resolutions should be sent to Rev. Wayne Moseley, Chair, 10 Timber Trail Suite #101, Richmond Hill, GA 31324 or coastalds@sgaumc.com. A copy should be sent to Rev. Craig Hutto, Conference Secretary, PO Box 420, Waynesboro, GA 30830 or hcraighuttojr@gmail.com. A digital copy should also be sent to Mrs. Kara Witherow at kara@sgaumc.com

Standing Rule 3.1.4. RESOLUTIONS AND PETITIONS

Resolutions from individuals or churches to the Annual Conference shall be referred to the Committee on Resolutions and shall be signed by at least five persons unless coming from an Administrative Board/Council.

Petitions to the General Conference of The United Methodist Church from individuals, churches and Annual Conference Committees/Commissions/Boards/Agencies, etc., which desire Annual Conference endorsement shall be referred to the Committee on Resolutions.

Typed copies of the resolutions and petitions shall be sent by the established deadline to the Chair of the Committee on Resolutions and the Secretary of the Annual Conference. (See 3.3.3 for more information.)

Standing Rule 3.3.3. COMMITTEE ON RESOLUTIONS

A Quadrennial Committee on Resolutions shall be named for the Annual Conference. It shall be composed of seven persons: three clergy and three laity, and a District Superintendent as Chairperson. The Committee on Nominations shall nominate the Committee, and the Conference shall elect. All resolutions from individuals or churches to the Annual Conference shall be referred to this Committee and shall be signed by at least five members unless coming from an Administrative Board/Council. Petitions going to General Conference through the Annual Conference shall be referred to this Committee. Action by the Conference upon the report of the Committee shall come no later than the next-to-the last day. Copies of resolutions shall be sent by the established deadline to the Chair of the Committee on Resolutions and the Secretary of the Annual Conference. The Committee shall receive, study and report on each Resolution to the Annual Conference with a recommendation to: "Concur", "Non-concur", "Revise", or "Refer". Resolutions coming to the conference after the established deadline will require the suspension of the rules to be properly before the conference. Also, the resolution presenters are responsible for printing 1200 copies for distribution. These late resolutions shall be distributed after the rules have been suspended and no later than the day before action is to be taken. (See 3.1.4 for more information.)