28: Methodist Council part 2


RESOLUTIONS

  • 28/1. The Conference receives the General Report of the Council.

SECTION F Definition of replacement projects

  • 28/2. The Conference receives the Report. 
  • 28/3. The Conference amends Standing Order 973

SECTION G Use of investment property

  • 28/4. The Conference receives the Report. 
  • 28/5. The Conference directs that where a commercial lease is being entered into of Methodist premises that are no longer required for model trust purposes, the restrictions on the sale and consumption of alcohol will be amended to allow a lease for any class of use other than drinking establishments or nightclubs. 
  • 28/6. The Conference directs that where a commercial lease is being entered into of Methodist premises that are no longer required for model trust purposes, the restrictions on commercial gambling be amended to allow for the sale of scratch cards and lottery tickets as part of a tenant's business, but not for a lease to a betting shop or equivalent. 
  • 28/7. The Conference directs that where a full repairing lease for a period of 10 years or more is being entered into of Methodist premises that are no longer required for model trust purposes, there be no requirement for the managing trustees to undertake a quinquennial inspection of the leased premises. 
  • 28/8. The Conference directs the Law and Polity Committee to bring the necessary Standing Order amendments to the 2016 Conference.

SECTION H Ministries Committee

  • 28/9. The Conference receives the Report. 

SECTION J TERM OF MEMBERSHIP FOR MINISTRIES COMMITTEE

  • 41/1. The Conference adopts the Report.
  • 41/2. The Conference amends Standing Order 32A0 as set out in the Report 

SECTION H Ministries Committee

  • 28/10. The Conference adopts the further replies to replies to M7, M8, M9 (2013). 
  • 28/11. The Conference adopts the further replies to Resolution 7/4 and M12 (2011).

MEMORIALS

  • M2. Review of ministerial training
  • M3. The Northampton District Synod, Representative Session
  • M4. The York and Hull District Synod, Representative Session
  • M5. The South East District Synod, Representative Session
  • M6. Review of ministerial training
  • M7. Review of Fruitful Field

SECTION I Recording pioneering fresh expressions

  • 28/12. The Conference receives the Report.

SECTION J Corporate Risk Register

  • 28/13. The Conference receives the Report. 
  • 28/14. The Conference delegates to the Council, working with the Strategy and Resources Committee, the responsibility for ongoing monitoring of corporate risks.