15-01: To Amend Convention Balloting - allowing the use of electronic and other methods of voting at District conventions. Adopted.
15-02: To Realign the Circuits of the New Jersey District - reconfiguring Circuits #2, #3, #4, and #6 to meet Synodical guidelines for aggregate communicant membership. The names of all District Circuits have been updated. Adopted.
15-03: To Process Board of Directors Voting by Email - amend the district’s bylaws to allow for virtual meetings. It received 56% of the vote; however, adoption required a two-thirds vote, thus the resolution failed.
15-04: To Investigate Means to Encourage and Assist Pastors to Remain in New Jersey upon Their Retirement. Adopted 61 votes in favor, 11 against.
15-05: To Perpetuate CHEF Funds in New Jersey - if the New Jersey District dissolves into a larger district, the resolution allowed for the Christian Heritage Endowment Fund to be available for churches only of the New Jersey District upon the district dissolving. It was learned during debate that CHEF bylaws already speak to this potentiality. The resolution failed.
15-06: To Increase Nominations for District President. Adopted 60 votes in favor, 10 against.
15-07: To Update District Bylaws from Convention Resolutions and to Bring Into Compliance with Synod Language - updating the New Jersey District bylaws to be in written compliance with changes brought about by the most recent LC-MS Convention and the resolutions before the convention of the New Jersey District. Adopted 67 votes in favor, 2 votes against.
Omnibus Resolution A: Sending an overture regarding the use of resources from the sale of closed New Jersey District churches for Word and Sacrament ministry to the Board of Directors for further study. Adopted.
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