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YELLOW NAME BADGE – Can vote on all matters1
- Lay Members elected by their local church, charge or district;
- Lay Members by virtue of an office they hold such as District Lay Leader, District President of UMM and UMW, Conference Lay Leader, Conference President of UMM and UMW, etc.
- Diaconal Ministers and Deaconesses (according to the 2016 Book of Discipline and/or 2016 Florida Annual Conference Standing Rules)
BLUE NAME BADGE – Can vote on all matters
FD – Full Deacon RD – Retired Deacon
FE - Full Elder RE – Retired Elder
GREEN NAME BADGE - Can vote on all matters except constitutional amendments and clergy relationships
AM – Associate Member PL – Part-time Local Pastor
FL – Full-time Local Pastor RA – Retired Associate Member
PD – Provisional Deacon RP – Retired Probationary / Provisional Member PE – Provisional Elder
SALMON NAME BADGE – Can vote on all matters except constitutional amendments, clergy relationships, and delegates to General and Jurisdictional Conference (color used only in election years)
FL – Full-time Local Pastor who has not completed Course of Study
PD – Provisional Deacon who has not completed educational requirements
PE – Provisional Elder who has not completed educational requirements
PL – Part-time Local Pastor who has not completed Course of Study
TAN NAME BADGE – No voting privileges on any matters.
RL – Retired Local Pastor
GRAY NAME BADGE - No voting privileges on any matters.
AF – Affiliate Member OF – Full Member Other Denomination
OA – Associate Member Other Annual Conf OP – Probationary Member Other Annual Conf
OD – Deacon Member Other Annual Conf RO – Retired Other Conf/Denomination
OE – Elder Member Other Conf/Denomination SY – Lay Supply
WHITE NAME BADGE (Obtained at Guest Services) – Guests of the annual conference; no voting privileges on any matters. This includes all non-voting guests such as clergy spouses, lay member spouses, guests of the conference, exhibitors, staff, and reserve lay members2 (who have not officially replaced a lay member from their church).
1 Except elections for clergy delegates to the General, Jurisdictional and Central Conferences; Matters of ordination, character, and conference relations of clergy (unless a lay member of the Conference Board of Ordained Ministry and/or Committee on Investigation (par. 602.6))
2 A Reserve Lay Member who is officially replacing the Lay Member from their church must complete a “Laity Credentials Form.” Forms can be obtained at the Registration Desk. They will be given their materials and name badge once this form is completed, signed by the pastor or district office representative, and submitted to the Registration Desk.