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Hello. You've reached the United Methodist Judicial Council. For a clarification of Decision 920, press 1.


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For a synopsis of the original decision, press 1. For a summary of the briefs filed in the request for clarification, press 2. For a definition of the term "self-avowed practicing homosexual," press 3.


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For a synopsis of the context of the term, including the meaning behind the word "shall," press 1. To receive a written transcript of a dialogue between liberal and orthodox scholars concerning the question of sexual orientation, press 2. To request an autographed photo of Bishop Elias Galvan, press 3. For clarification of the original definition of the term, "self-avowed practicing homosexual," as clarified by the 2000 General Conference in response to a request for clarification of a 1999 decision by the Judicial Council in response to a request for clarification of the action of the 1996 General Conference in response to the action of the Pacific Northwest Annual Conference requesting clarification of the language as contained in the 1992 Book of Discipline, press 4.


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For clarification concerning the conflict between "self-avowed practicing homosexual" and "clergy member in good standing," press 1. For clarification of this clarification, press 2. For clarification of the clarification of this clarification, press 3. For further clarification of the clarification of the clarification concerning the apparent conflict between "self avowed practicing homosexual" and "clergy member in good standing," as clarified in Judicial Council Decision 920 in response to a request for clarification of the language in the 2000 Book of Discipline, press 4. To request further clarification, or to file a brief requesting a declaratory decision clarifying the previous decision in response to the request for clarification of the actions of the 2000 General Conference in response to the clarification issued in a decision by the Judicial Council concerning the term, "self-avowed practicing homosexual," press 5.


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For a detailed explanation of the status of the present request for clarification of Judicial Council Decision 920 in response to a request for clarification of the action of the 2000 General Conference in response to the request for clarification of the language of the 1996 Book of Discipline clarifying the 1995 decision of the Judicial Council in response to a request for clarification of the action of the 1992 General Conference in response to the request for clarification of the language of the 1988 Book of Discipline, press 6 6 6.


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James Gibson Marshallville United Methodist Church http://www.iosjpatmos.org/marshallville_umc  Incarnational Order of St. John of Patmos http://www.iosjpatmos.org

 

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