2016 Wesleyan Discipline: 4200
From Wesleyan Discipline
4200. The General Conference shall cause a corporation to be formed and maintained for The Wesleyan Church such as will enable it to receive, own, encumber, sell, transfer, and otherwise dispose of property, and such as will facilitate the management of its legal and corporate affairs as may be directed by the General Conference from time to time (2016 Wesleyan Discipline:1590:5). Said corporation shall be known and incorporated under the name of The Wesleyan Church Corporation.