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1038. The minimum requirements for an established district are:

(1) Thirty churches.
(2) Two thousand members.
(3) The holding of all property in trust for The Wesleyan Church as required in 4610, or steps taken to accomplish the same (4140; 4590–4630; 4650–4880).
(4) A reasonable degree of spiritual, organizational, and financial stability.
(5) A recommendation by the General Superintendent.