2016 Wesleyan Discipline: 744
From Wesleyan Discipline
744. Lay Assistant to the Pastor. Lay members may also serve as paid assistants. While the local church conference creates the position, the local board of administration employs the person subject to the recommendation of the pastor.
- (1) The lay assistant must be a member of the local church where employed.
- (2) Employment shall be for one year at a time.
- (3) Employment of a licensed or commissioned special worker shall be subject to review by the district board of administration and appointment by the district conference.