2016 Wesleyan Discipline: 6280
6280. Commission Certificate for a Minister (cf. 2016 Wesleyan Discipline:3059:1).
This certifies that _______________, having been judged worthy and well qualified for such a ministry, and having been duly elected by the _____________ District Conference of The Wesleyan Church, has been set apart this day, by the laying on of hands and prayer, to service as a commissioned minister in The Wesleyan Church so long as _____________ spirit, practice, and ministry are in keeping with the Scriptures and The Discipline of The Wesleyan Church, and _______________ is hereby empowered and fully authorized to administer the sacraments of baptism and the Lord’s Supper, to solemnize matrimony, and to feed the flock of Christ, taking oversight thereof, not as lord over God’s heritage, but as being an example to the same.
By the order and in behalf of the district conference of the ___________ District of The Wesleyan Church, this ______ day of __________, A.D. ________.
_________________________ General Superintendent _________________________ District Superintendent _________________________ District Secretary
(The following may be placed on front or back of certificate.)
This certificate is valid only when accompanied by a currently dated pocket certificate of standing.