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Columbia Union Conference
2012 Special Constituency Meeting
Information Guide


About the Constituency Meeting
On Sunday, July 29, the Columbia Union Conference will convene a special
constituency meeting to consider a request from the union executive committee to approve ministerial ordination without regard to gender.
 
Who Should Attend
The meeting is only open to the 325 delegates appointed by the eight conferences that comprise the Columbia Union Conference territory.
 
Meeting Agenda
The meeting will begin with prayer and praise. Following the call to order, delegates will hear presentations from General Conference, North American Division and Columbia Union Conference Executive Committee representatives. After discussing the recommendation, they will be asked to vote their convictions about how the union should proceed using a secret ballot. 
 
During the Meeting
We will live stream the meeting beginning at 10 a.m. During the discussion period, streaming will be suspended to encourage open dialogue among the delegates. The Visitor magazine staff will also share significant updates and quotes via Facebook and Twitter.
 
Watch the Meeting – www.columbiaunion.org/2012SpecialConstituency
Facebook – www.facebook.com/ColumbiaUnionVisitor
Twitter – www.twitter.com/VisitorNews     Use - #ColumbiaUnion

How to Get Session Results
Following the meeting, we will release a statement and full report via email, our website and in the August Visitor.
 
Email News – Sign up at www.columbiaunion.org/emailnews
Columbia Union Website – www.columbiaunion.org
Questions – Please email visitor@columbiaunion.net
Media Inquiries – Email cryan@columbiaunion.net
 
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