2016 Wesleyan Discipline: 715
From Wesleyan Discipline
715. Ad Interim Procedures. If a pastoral charge is left without a pastor between sessions of the district conference due to death, resignation or removal, the local board of administration and the local church conference shall follow the regular procedures for securing a new pastor with all arrangements subject to the approval of the district board of administration (cf. 2016 Wesleyan Discipline:1233:39).