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2020 GNJ Annual Conference Virtual Session - Shared screen with speaker view
Soomin Lee
02:19:13
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David Wehrle
02:23:41
4 My request to call the question was not acknowledged yesterday. Are we to post to all panelists or to all panelists and attendees?
Tom OHearn
02:31:24
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Debra Whitten
02:31:28
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Brian Mickle
02:31:29
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Debra Whitten
02:37:25
4: May we know the presumed conflict of interest?
Hillary A Crute
02:39:14
how do I speak for the amendment
David Wehrle
02:45:27
4 Why can't I see the request to "call the question" here?
Jane Rehmke
02:46:04
4. What is the “conflict of interest”
E. Robin Mitchell
02:52:09
4 Point of order
Ryan Clements
02:52:56
Please note that if you would like to make a speech for (1) or against (2), propose an amendment (3), or other question (4) you must use the chat with the corresponding number. Please do not raise your hand for any of the above.
David Wehrle
02:54:44
4 Is someone monitoring this feed? Many of us are communicating via other means about the lack of response to our requests, and we are losing confidence in this process.
David Wehrle
02:55:47
Thank you.
Soomin Lee
02:56:16
Bishop has been informed of all messages on the chat in a matter of seconds. Thank you for your concern.
grace rapp
03:30:08
4 did we second?
Erik Ostrow
03:31:20
4 what were the numbers of the last vote?
Lyssette Perez
04:39:55
Bendiciones a la Pastora Rosario felicitaciones.
Marian Whetstone
04:40:07
Blessings Rachel!
Margaret Frances Preston
04:40:10
blessings on these gifted and faithful servant-leaders
Judy Colorado
04:40:11
I commend our pastor Nova Villa Vitug Thomas that God will bless her as she is being ordained today.
David Mertz
04:40:15
Marissa, you give me hope for the Church.
Barbara Miller
04:40:32
God's riches blessings upon you today and always as you minister in the name of Jesus!
Thomas Lank
04:40:49
Welcome to the Order of Deacons, Cricket!
Katelyn Hillis
04:40:49
Congratulations to our commissioned elders! What a great group of pastors! What hope for the Church of God!
Patricia Piazza
04:40:54
God bless all of these faithful children of God that they may pursue their calling with courage in all they do!2
Katelyn Hillis
04:40:54
Congrats Cricket!
Virginia Cetuk
04:41:01
I give God thanks for everyone one of you. May God richly bless you and bless countless others through you.
Kaleigh Tomich Corbett
04:41:04
Hooray Marissa and Jess!! So excited for the future of the church having both of you in it.
Gabrielle Corbett
04:41:11
So proud of you Rachael!! You are such a gift to the church, and this world. I am so grateful for the honor of getting to be an even small part of your ministry! You rock, go forth and transform the world!! <3 <3 <3
Judy Colorado
04:41:16
May the Holy Spirit envelope her for new visions, courage, strength, wisdom and grace! We celebrate with her!
Patricia Piazza
04:41:16
Hooray Cricket!!
Corinne Arthur
04:41:25
Rev. Cricket continue in God's grace and be blessed
Erik Ostrow
04:41:26
For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline.(2 Timothy 1:7)
Alma Matos
04:41:29
Pastoa Rosario, muchas bendiciones en esta nueva jornada.
Katelyn Hillis
04:41:38
Congratulations Rachel!!! Thankful for your ministry!!
Margaret Frances Preston
04:41:43
Congratulations Rachel!
Jennifer Lovallo
04:41:51
Amen!
LARK MCCALMAN
04:41:51
God bless you Cricket, you did it
Patricia Piazza
04:41:52
Hooray Rachel!!
David Lehmkuhl
04:41:54
Another blessing to from the Callendar family!
Gabrielle Corbett
04:41:58
De Colores Rosario!!! You are such a gift, and a blessing to the Church. Congratulations!! <3 <3 <3
Jennifer Lovallo
04:42:02
God bless you Rachel!
Deborah Selm-orr
04:42:02
Another Callendar in Ministry! God Bless
Kevin Davis
04:42:04
Blessings on this new chapter, Cricket!
Judy Colorado
04:42:07
Fot Nova Villa Vitug Thomas- we celebraste with you as your hurch
Kaleigh Tomich Corbett
04:42:07
yay rachel!!!! yay Cricket!!!
Dianna Stone
04:42:34
Congratulations to you, Pastor Dianna Stone, on your Ordination. May God continue to guide and bless you now and forever.
Jennifer Lovallo
04:42:46
Amen! God bless you Eun Ok!
Patricia Piazza
04:42:47
Hooray Eun Ok!!
Sharon Yarger
04:42:56
God's blessings be upon you, Cricket!
Robb Shoaf
04:42:57
Congratulations Eun Ok!!
Corinne Arthur
04:42:59
Rev Peggy Holder may God bless you and keep you. Continue in God's grace.
Scott Bostwick
04:43:01
Congratulations Eun Ok!
Gabrielle Corbett
04:43:02
Blessings to you Eun Ok! You are a blessing in this district and I’m so happy for you!! <3
Scott Bostwick
04:43:07
Congratulations Rachel!
Todd Lattig
04:43:10
Congrats Eun Ok
Leo Park
04:43:17
Eun Ko!! Congrates!!
Katelyn Hillis
04:43:18
Congrats Eun Ok!
Leo Park
04:43:37
Min Ho, congrates!!!
Jennifer Lovallo
04:43:39
Amen! God bless you Min Ho!
Scott Bostwick
04:43:40
Congratulations Min Ho!
Patricia Piazza
04:43:42
Hooray Min Ho!!
Katelyn Hillis
04:43:46
Min Ho, congratulations!
David Tillisch
04:43:50
Praise God!
Todd Lattig
04:43:51
Congratulations Min Ho!!!
Katelyn Hillis
04:44:27
Thankful for your ministry, Peggy!
Lyssette Perez
04:44:28
Blessings on Peggy.
Jennifer Lovallo
04:44:32
Amen! God bless you Peggy!
Patricia Piazza
04:44:35
Hooray Peggy!!
Todd Lattig
04:44:36
Congratulations to you, my sister, Peggy!!! ❤️ Blessings upon you!
Merlene Taylor
04:44:41
Congratulations Peggy!
David Lehmkuhl
04:45:24
Thank you Joseph for your campus ministry at Rutgers!
Todd Lattig
04:45:38
Congratulations Joseph!!!
Debra Whitten
04:45:39
Congratulations, Joseph. May your continue to minister as you have always in the Spirit and in Truth!!!
Jennifer Lovallo
04:45:40
Amen! God bless you Joseph!
Margaret Frances Preston
04:45:40
Praise God for Joseph - God is using you in extraordinary ways; continued blessings on you, your family, your ministry. You are a gift to the church! \
Leo Park
04:45:41
Congratulations Joseph Jung
Patricia Piazza
04:45:42
Hooray Joseph!!
Katelyn Hillis
04:45:42
Amen Joseph! Way to go at Rutgers!
Jane Ehlers
04:46:06
Yay Joe!! Grateful for your leadership.
Katelyn Hillis
04:46:19
Juyeon, congratulations!
Kaleigh Tomich Corbett
04:46:22
yay juyeon!!!
Leo Park
04:46:34
Juyeon, Congrates!!
Todd Lattig
04:46:36
Congratulations Juyeon!!!
Jennifer Lovallo
04:46:38
Amen! God bless you Juyeon!
Patricia Piazza
04:46:42
Hooray Juyeon!!
Gabrielle Corbett
04:46:46
Juyeon!!! Congratulations! We’re so thrilled to have you on the Palisades district! You rock!!
Caroline Smallwood
04:47:26
What a Blessing for the Church! Congratulations Marissa !
Leo Park
04:47:34
Hee Young, Congrates!!!
Jennifer Lovallo
04:47:37
Amen! God bless you Hee Young!
Katelyn Hillis
04:47:37
Hee Young, Amen!
Patricia Piazza
04:47:39
Hooray Hee Young!!
Debra Whitten
04:48:09
Funny and congrats, Hee Young!
Jennifer Lovallo
04:48:33
Amen! God bless you Jisun!
Leo Park
04:48:34
Congratulations Jisun!!
Katelyn Hillis
04:48:35
Amen Jisun!
Patricia Piazza
04:48:36
Hooray Jisun!!
Scott Bostwick
04:48:54
Congratulations Jisun!
Jacqueline Pillot
04:48:56
yay Jisun!
Lyssette Perez
04:48:59
Rosario eres una bendición para nuestra conferencia y denominación. Que Dios te colme de muchas bendiciones.
Kaleigh Tomich Corbett
04:49:10
ROSARIO!!! <3 Blessings upon you!!! YAY!
Katelyn Hillis
04:49:10
Way to go, Rosario! Thank you for your ministry!
Jennifer Lovallo
04:49:27
Amen! God bless you Rosario!
Charles Nielsen
04:49:28
Congratulations Rosario!
Jacqueline Pillot
04:49:29
yay Rosario!
Patricia Piazza
04:49:30
Hooray Rosario!!
Kathleen Stone
04:49:37
ROSARIO! What a journey you've been on and the Church is so lucky.
Kaleigh Tomich Corbett
04:49:51
MARISSA!!!! YAY!!!!!!
Katelyn Hillis
04:50:01
Marissa, congratulations!
Margaret Frances Preston
04:50:02
Praise God for Marissa - and continued blessings on you. You are a gift to the church and God is using you mightily!
David Mertz
04:50:14
Marissa, you give me hope for the Church.
Jennifer Lovallo
04:50:28
Amen! God bless you Marissa!
Corinne Arthur
04:50:30
Marissa!!! God bless you. Bless your ministry.
Jacqueline Pillot
04:50:31
yay Marissa!
Dianna Stone
04:50:33
Congratulations, Pastor Dianna Stone on your Ordination! May God continue to bless you always! From Mel and Florence - Whitehouse United Methodist Church
Patricia Piazza
04:50:33
Hooray Marissa!!
Katelyn Hillis
04:51:05
WAY TO GO JESS!!!! You are amazing!!! And I am so proud to be colleagues and friends!
David Lehmkuhl
04:51:19
Yay, Jess! You are an amazing person and pastor.
Jennifer Lovallo
04:51:26
Amen! God bless you Jessica!
Thomas Lank
04:51:28
Congratulations, Jess! Speak with holy boldness!
Patricia Piazza
04:51:29
Hooray Jessica!!
Lyssette Perez
04:51:32
Blessings Jess. You made it.
Charles Robert Mitchell
04:51:36
Continue to be who God created you to be in your call, Jess!
Emily Wilton
04:51:44
Yes, Jess!!!
Patricia Piazza
04:52:25
Amen!
Debra Whitten
04:52:59
May all of these continuing ministering but through this new avenue find rich blessings as they seek to bless and lead others to God’s Glory!!!
Katelyn Hillis
04:53:44
Nova, congratulations! It is a privilege to know you. Serve boldly, my friend!
Jennifer Lovallo
04:53:59
Amen! God bless you Nova! God bless the churches of the Philippines!
Judy Colorado
04:58:05
To Pastor Nova Villa Vitug Thomas being ordained today- may the work of God through the empowering of the Holy Spirit be upon you -
Jennifer Lovallo
05:00:58
Amen! God bless you Yoseb!
Gabrielle Corbett
05:01:02
Yoseb!! I’m so proud of you!! Congratulations!!! May God continue to bless you and your ministry!
Katelyn Hillis
05:01:13
Yoseb, congratulations! Im stand for you today!
Leo Park
05:01:15
Congratulations Yoseb!!
Patricia Piazza
05:01:42
Hallelujah! Congratulations Yoseb!
Myounghun Yun
05:01:42
Congratulations, Yoseb!
Kenneth Sloane
05:02:02
Prayers of strength for all these ordained and commissioned for the great and challenging work before you, as well as the great joy in serving God and loving your people!
Jennifer Lovallo
05:02:24
Amen! May God bless you Hyun Hui!
Leo Park
05:02:25
Congratulations Hyun Hui!!!
Katelyn Hillis
05:02:39
Hyun Hui congratulations!
Patricia Piazza
05:02:46
Hallelujah! Congratulations Hyun Hui!
Merlene Taylor
05:02:47
Congratulations Michael Reed! Blessings on your Ministry!
Scott Bostwick
05:02:48
Congratulations Hyun Hui!
Myounghun Yun
05:02:50
Congratulations Hyunhui MSN!!!
Barbara Miller
05:03:15
May God fill you all with the Holy Spirit and bless your ministry from this day forth!
Gabrielle Corbett
05:03:33
May God Bless you Seunghyun!!! I’m so proud of you! Congratulations!!! <3
Jennifer Lovallo
05:03:40
Amen! God bless you Seunghyun!
Myounghun Yun
05:03:58
Congratulations, Seunghyun!!
Leo Park
05:03:59
Congratulations Seunghyun!!!
cheryl fox
05:03:59
Pastor Lee, Blessings as you continue to minister to the World!
Patricia Piazza
05:04:04
Hallelujah! Congratulations Seunghyun!
Katelyn Hillis
05:04:29
Seunghyun congratulations!!!
Charles Robert Mitchell
05:04:44
Congrats, Josh! Proud of you.
Katelyn Hillis
05:04:45
Way to go, Josh! Amen!
Jennifer Lovallo
05:04:52
Amen! God bless you Joshua!
Patricia Piazza
05:05:12
Hallelujah! Congratulations Joshua!
Kevin Davis
05:05:23
God's continued blessings, Josh!
Erik Ostrow
05:05:37
Congrats & God bless, Josh!
Corinne Arthur
05:05:39
Congratulations to all the ordained. God bless your ministry for and to the world.
Katelyn Hillis
05:05:53
Miso, congratulations! God bless you and your ministry!
Gabrielle Corbett
05:06:02
Miso I am so proud of you! congratulations!!!
Leo Park
05:06:04
Congratulations Miso!!
Scott Bostwick
05:06:10
Congratulations Miso!
Jennifer Lovallo
05:06:14
Amen! God bless you Miso!
Todd Lattig
05:06:26
Congratulations Miso! Woohoo!
Robb Shoaf
05:06:31
Miso, you are a blessing to us all!
Lois Hart
05:06:35
God bless you and congratulations Pastor Hyun Hui Kim from West Grove UMC! Your ministry has been a gift and blessing to all of us.
Patricia Piazza
05:06:35
Hallelujah! Congratulations Miso!
Katelyn Hillis
05:07:20
WAY TO GO MICHAEL!!! I’m so excited for your ministry and Im standing for you today, my friend!
Jessica Stenstrom
05:07:23
Congratulations Pastor Michael. Your ministry has touched so many. Praying continued blessings over you and your ministry. We are so proud of you, here at Pearson!
Jacqueline Pillot
05:07:25
yay Michael
Jennifer Lovallo
05:07:45
Amen! God bless you Michael!
Charles Robert Mitchell
05:07:54
Congrats, Michael!
Todd Lattig
05:07:55
Rock on Michael!!! May God continually bless others through your faithful servant leadership!
Wade Jackson
05:08:00
Congratulations Michael. God's blessings on you and your ministries.
Patricia Piazza
05:08:03
Hallelujah! Congratulations Michael!
David Lehmkuhl
05:08:19
So excited for your ministry in Trenton!
Katelyn Hillis
05:08:32
YES!!!
Gabrielle Corbett
05:08:48
DIANNA! Rock on sister!! Congratulations! God Bless you!
Katelyn Hillis
05:08:52
Congratulations Dianna! I am so glad to you know. Standing for you today, friend!!!!!
Jacqueline Pillot
05:08:53
yay Dianna!
Kathleen Stone
05:08:55
Oh Diana....here's to many more selfies.
Charles Nielsen
05:08:58
Congratulations Dianna!
Wayne Jones
05:09:09
Congratulations Dianna!!
Jennifer Lovallo
05:09:17
Amen! God bless you Dianna!
Todd Lattig
05:09:20
DIANNA!!!! Love you so much am so excited for your ordination! May God continue to bless you and others through you my BFF and sister in Christ!
Kathleen Meredith
05:09:22
Congratulations, Dianna!!!
Kathleen Stone
05:09:33
And the church is so lucky to have you Dianna, sister of another mother!
Patricia Piazza
05:09:43
Hallelujah! Congratulations Dianna!!
Kevin Davis
05:09:46
Congratulations, and God's blessing, Dianna!
Dianna Stone
05:09:49
Woo hoo!!! Congratulations Pastor Dianna. We love you at Whitehouse UMC. God's favor on you always!!! Mel and Florence
Merlene Taylor
05:09:58
Congratulations to all those ordained Today!
Debra Whitten
05:10:04
Blessings and congratulations, Dianna!!!
Thomas Kitson
05:10:11
Bless you Diana!
Katelyn Hillis
05:10:15
Congratulations Nova!! Blessings!!
Kathleen Schulz
05:10:31
Way to go, Diana!!
Jennifer Lovallo
05:10:38
Amen! God bless you Nova!
Jo-Anne Winzer
05:10:57
YAY Dianna, your continued enthusiasm for and love of God will brighten and lift so many more lives!! God's continued blessings on you.
Patricia Piazza
05:10:59
Hallelujah! Congratulations Nova!
LARK MCCALMAN
05:11:11
Congrats Nova
Sue Brogan
05:11:19
Woohoo, Nova!!! So happy for you today! We are so lucky to have had your service at Vincent UMC in Nutley.
Todd Lattig
05:11:48
God continually bless others through you Nova! Congratulations!!!
Jennifer Lovallo
05:11:55
Amen! God bless all of our newly ordained and commissioned clergy!!
Jacqueline Pillot
05:12:26
yay nova!
Patricia Piazza
05:12:51
Praise God for all your work to come to this time and place! You are all blessed to serve in such a time as this! God keep you strong and faithful!
Hillary A Crute
05:14:11
diana stone: I remember your declaration at an Emmaus weekend that God was calling you to pastor. I will never forget you saying that you needed to work on your associate, bachelor, and then MDiv to ordination. I admired your committment then and I honor your call now! Welcome to the Order of Elders Sister and Friend!
Judy Colorado
05:18:25
Amen!
Michael O'Shea
05:37:14
If comments are sent to only all panelists, I think most of us will not see it. Please use all panelists and attendees to assure transparency.
Gyuchang Sim
05:44:44
4. Question of Law on nepotismOct. 6, 2020Question of LawIn reference to the resolution of Nepotism in the preconference booklet, what is the application, meaning and effect of BOD paragraph 2702.1.c. in the case of the employment of the resident bishop’s spouse at A Future with Hope, Nehemiah Properties, and the GNJ conference office where the bishop has a direct supervision to the positions of the organizations as a CEO of the GNJUMC and/or a trustee of the organizations such that is in violation of the federal, state, and local laws as conflicts of interest and/or nepotism?Further, what is the application meaning and effect of BOD paragraph 2702.1.c. in the case of appointing a son of the resident bishop, to the Christ Church Jersey City, which the GNJUMC has approved its redevelopment of the church property by the Nehemiah Properties, where the spouse of the resident bishop was hired and served as a director, and the resident bishop who supervises the business of such projects in the GNJUMC as a CEO
Gyuchang Sim
05:45:10
Further, what is the application, meaning and effect of BOD paragraph 2702.1.c. in the case of employment of a daughter-in-law of the resident bishop as a director at the Drew School of Theology where the resident bishop of the GNJUMC is a trustee and has a privilege to recommend up to three trustees every year to the university board of trustees and the employment of trustee’s family member is in violation of the bylaws of the university, the article II and section 4, as conflicts of interest and in violation of the federal, state, and local laws as conflicts of interest and/or nepotism?Submitted by,Gyuchang SimLay member at largesimgc@bellatlantic.net
Gyuchang Sim
05:46:22
4. chat window does not allow to post full text?
Michael O'Shea
05:46:37
4 - question - Shouldn't we consider this and Dr. Costello's 2 pieces of legislation be considered at the same time. All 3 are laying claim to the same funds
Tom OHearn
05:52:56
3 - I would like to Amend lines 30 and 33 on page 37 of “A Resolution in Support of Black Lives Matter” as follows:Change line 30 on page 37 from:30 • To say the names of and tell the stories of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Maurice Gordon, AhmaudTo the following:30 • To listen to and remember the names and stories of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Maurice Gordon, AhmaudChange line 33 on page 37 from:33 Jr., Tamir Rice, Walter Scott, Tony McDade and countless others whose murders were grounded inTo the following:33 Jr., Tamir Rice, Walter Scott, Tony McDade and countless others, many of whose murders were grounded in
Leo Park
05:53:47
3. making amendment: I want to make an amendment to change "A Resolution in Support of Black Lives Matter" to "A Resolution in Support of Black Lives Matter Movement"
KarenBeth Tilden
05:54:48
4 2nd Leo Park’s amendment
Gyuchang Sim
05:55:02
1
Debra Whitten
05:55:04
1
Erik Ostrow
05:55:05
1
Dawn Maffetone
05:55:06
1
Todd Lattig
05:55:13
1
Kenneth Sloane
05:56:08
1
Jack Shaw
06:01:54
4. can we see amendment again?
Mark Tarmann
06:04:45
4 can the line amendments be address separately?
Peter Dewes
06:06:49
1- Amendment to have line 30 read "to Say, To tell the and to listen to" from Peter Dewes
Gyuchang Sim
06:07:11
1
Larry Oksten
06:07:13
1
Zachary Taylor
06:07:15
1
Todd Lattig
06:07:16
1
Catherine Jordan-Latham
06:19:48
4- motion to extend the annual conference session
Ronell Howard
06:20:25
1
KarenBeth Tilden
06:20:41
4 2nd to extend and finish legislation
Jacqueline Pillot
06:20:41
4-2nd a motion to extend annual conference
Sarah Borgstrom Lee
06:26:54
4. Did we actually pass the Black Lives Matter legislation itself?
Wendy Dorfman
06:27:25
yes
David Lehmkuhl
06:35:13
Sarah, it was easy to be confused about the vote because the bishop was holding a vote on the whole resolution but the tech staff had one of the amendments on the screen at the time.
Dawn Maffetone
06:39:12
4- Have we voted on the shared ministries formula?
Dawn Maffetone
06:39:33
1
Erik Ostrow
06:39:35
1
Jacqueline Pillot
06:39:35
1
mcwilliam Colon
06:39:37
1
Wendy Dorfman
06:39:38
1
Debra Whitten
06:39:38
1
Mark Tarmann
06:39:38
1
Todd Lattig
06:39:38
1
Erik Ostrow
06:40:22
4- Same question as Dawn about the Shared Ministry legislation on page 32.
Jack Shaw
06:40:58
we voted on the whole budget which included the formula
Mark Tarmann
06:42:10
4 Nepotism-were the positions in question subject to a due process of review on the basis of qualification prior to appointment?
Zachary Taylor
06:44:27
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Debra Whitten
06:44:27
1
STUART SNEATH
06:54:42
Rosa rocks!
Dawn Maffetone
06:54:59
Love Bob !!
Esther Canty-Barnes
06:55:01
Great Lay Leasder
Kathleen Schulz
06:55:13
Wonderful to get to know you and work with you, Rosa!!
Debra Whitten
06:55:14
Thanks to all who have service in the Spirit of God!!!
Eleanor Hartley
06:55:22
yeah Rosa!
KarenBeth Tilden
06:55:40
thank you Bob Dietz for your service on CF&A!
Susan Victor
06:56:03
Thanks Rosa for all your dedication and service.
Joel Thompson
06:57:44
1. I Second adjournment