2016 Wesleyan Discipline: 2388:1
From Wesleyan Discipline
- (1) To maintain records on all students for the various ministries recognized by The Wesleyan Church, whether enrolled in educational institutions or in correspondence courses (2016 Wesleyan Discipline:3170:1-3), and including students of the lay minister’s course of study (2016 Wesleyan Discipline:3210:4; 2016 Wesleyan Discipline:3420), commissioned minister’s course of study (2016 Wesleyan Discipline:3059:1b; 2016 Wesleyan Discipline:3210:3); the pre-ordination course of study (2016 Wesleyan Discipline:3040:2; 2016 Wesleyan Discipline:3051:1; 2016 Wesleyan Discipline:3070:3; 2016 Wesleyan Discipline:3210:1), the courses of study for specialized ministries (2016 Wesleyan Discipline:3210:2), and the special worker’s courses of study (2016 Wesleyan Discipline:3210:5; 2016 Wesleyan Discipline:3460-3470). The records shall include transcripts, grades, courses finished, and current standing. The Agency shall exchange needed information with the educational institutions and the local and district boards directing the students, issuing an annual report concerning progress for the year and current standing to each student, a similar report on each student of the lay minister’s course of study to the local board of administration of the local church where membership is held, and a similar report on each student recognized by the district to the home district board of ministerial development prior to the session of the district conference (cf. 2016 Wesleyan Discipline:1387:2; 2016 Wesleyan Discipline:1390:2; 2016 Wesleyan Discipline:3040:2; 2016 Wesleyan Discipline:3460).