2016 Wesleyan Discipline: 3370–3371
3370. Ordained Ministers. An ordained minister who is retired because of age or incapacitated by infirmity, and who was on either the appointed list, on reserve or on educational leave at the time of retirement or incapacitation, shall be placed on the retired list (2016 Wesleyan Discipline:1240:I:B). A retired ordained minister shall be a voting member of the district conference (2016 Wesleyan Discipline:317; 2016 Wesleyan Discipline:1083:1). When special circumstances are present, the district conference may place an ordained minister without appointment on the retired list. 3371. Commissioned Ministers. A commissioned minister who is retired shall be a nonvoting member of the district conference (2016 Wesleyan Discipline:1083:3; 2016 Wesleyan Discipline:3059).