2016 Wesleyan Discipline: 5110:1–2
From Wesleyan Discipline
- (1) A local judicial committee shall consist of not fewer than three covenant members (cf. 2016 Wesleyan Discipline:5054), which shall be selected by the local board of administration (cf. 2016 Wesleyan Discipline:5105:3), as the occasion may arise, from its own membership or the membership of the local church (Disc. 2016 Wesleyan Discipline:782:12; 2016 Wesleyan Discipline:970). The committee shall serve from the time of its appointment until it shall hear and determine the matter.
- (2) The local board of administration shall designate the chair or may request the district superintendent to do so (cf. 2016 Wesleyan Discipline:5105:3). The chair of the local judicial committee shall be the presiding officer and shall conduct the proceedings in accord with this General Board Policy for Church Discipline and Ministerial Restoration.