Pre-Conference Manual

SUNDAY

Action Calendar I – Rules of Order and Plan of Organization

  • ACTION ITEM #101 – PASSED 793 – 43

Action Calendar II – Conf. Missions Programming Agencies

  • ACTION ITEM #s 201B, 202, 203, 205, 206, 207, 208, 209, 210, 211, 212, 213 – PASSED 811-44

Action Calendar III – Conference Ministries

  • ACTION ITEM #s 301, 303, 304, 305, 306 – PASSED 860 – 22

Action Calendar IV: Clergy & Congregational Support

  • ACTION ITEM #s 401, 402, 403, 404, 405, 406 – APPROVED, majority

Action Calendar V – Resolutions  

  • ACTION ITEM #s 504, 507, 508, 510 – PASSED 772 – 81

MONDAY

Action Item #102: Standing item; Domestic Violence definitions – PASSED with amendment 947 – 14.

The vote concluded Action Calendar I – Rules of Order and Plan of Organization.

ACTION ITEM #201A: Board of Conference, Camp and Retreat Ministries – Pictured Rocks United Methodist Camp PASSED 640 – 310.

ACTION ITEM #201C: Board of Conference, Camp and Retreat Ministries – FAILED 765 – 1131.

ACTION ITEM #204: Board of Global Ministries – PASSED 854 – 84.

ACTION ITEM #302: Episcopal Office and Operations – APPROVED 835 – 109.

ACTION ITEM #501: Resolutions – Disavowal of the Traditional Plan – Indefinite postponement – PASSED 788 – 127.

ACTION ITEM #502: Firearms and Child Safety – APPROVED 608 – 351.

ACTION ITEM #503: Abolition of ICE – Tabled by majority vote, language amended, FAILED 470 – 482.

ACTION ITEM #505: Climate Crisis Emergency – PASSED 599 – 327 with amendment to remove replace “her” with “it”. 

ACTION ITEM #506: Resolution: Disapproval of the Traditional Plan – TABLED.


TUESDAY

ACTION ITEM #506: Resolution: Disapproval of the Traditional Plan  

  • Amendment to modify language for clarity – PASSED 684 – 180.
  • Amendment to add additional language – FAILED 378 – 486.

ACTION ITEM #506 PASSED as initially amended – 595 – 280, or 68% – 32%.

    * Bishop Laurie to add a Decision of Law within 30 days *

ACTION ITEM #509: Close the Iowa Drone Center – FAILED 222 – 594.

Nominations – 2019 Annual Conference Ballot: Administration, Benevolence Agencies, District Organizations – APPROVED 757 – 30.