2016 Wesleyan Discipline: 1233:10
From Wesleyan Discipline
- (10) To serve the district conference as a committee on pastoral relations and ministerial appointments, being responsible:
- (a) To review all pastoral agreements between churches and ministers of the district (cf. 2016 Wesleyan Discipline:690-722).
- (b) To receive a report from the district board of ministerial development concerning matters related to district conference appointments and relations as set forth in 2016 Wesleyan Discipline:1390:10.
- (c) To submit to the district conference a comprehensive report covering all the churches and ministers of the district: recommending any necessary changes in the boundaries of the pastoral charges or in the classification of churches (2016 Wesleyan Discipline:1180:24-25; cf. 2016 Wesleyan Discipline:4720–4750); recommending the appointment of pastors for all churches for the coming year (cf. 2016 Wesleyan Discipline:510:1), including the approval, alteration or veto of pastoral agreements already made by the churches and ministers (2016 Wesleyan Discipline:323:2), and the appointment of pastors or the delegation of responsibility for such appointment for churches otherwise without pastors (2016 Wesleyan Discipline:1180:26), and recommending the appointment and/or classification of all other ordained ministers (2016 Wesleyan Discipline:3075:5), commissioned or licensed ministers, special workers and the licensing of ministerial students as set forth in 2016 Wesleyan Discipline:1180:26 and 2016 Wesleyan Discipline:1240 (cf. 2016 Wesleyan Discipline:3015:1).