Following the confirmation of minutes of the previous meeting, business shall include the following: 1. Act upon any required changes in the membership roll (see chapter 7). Confirm the election of organizational officers and other ministry participants. A person may be appointed to care for the preparation of the Lord's Supper.Grant approval to candidates for Primitive Methodist ministry, as well as Local Preachers. Ministers of music, song leaders, choir directors and organists shall be appointed by, and subject to, the Quarterly Conference.Both these documents can be downloaded from this website or obtained from EMMU.- "INTENTION TO NOMINATE A CANDIDATE" (can be downloaded from this website or obtainable from EMMU) must be submitted by Superintendent Ministers to reach EMMU before 31 July.It administers mainly the spiritual activities, delegating others, such as financial, social, and educational, to boards, organizations, committees and ministries.(See item 605, the option for Local Church Elders.) The following, who shall be approved members in good standing, shall comprise the Quarterly Conference: Pastors, Local Preachers, Local Church Elders, Deaconesses, the Station Steward, Church Clerk, one (1) representative from each approved organization, the youth director, and as members at large, a number of church members equal to one fourth (1/4) of the membership of the Quarterly Conference. It is recommended that the Quarterly Conference meet every three months. Special Appointments and Committees Missionary Secretary-Treasurer. A secretary-treasurer may be appointed to receive, record and disburse all contributions received for missions.- The EMMU will send to the applicant the necessary forms to be completed and submitted to EMMU no later than 31st October.All other procedures and requirements are the same as for candidates for Word and Sacrament and Word and Service Successful applications for transfer are required to complete a minimum of two years but not more than 4 years on trial and have to complete and participate in all aspects of probationer training. See Chapter 11 (Methodist Order of Deacons) of the Yearbook for academic requirements or contact the Warden of the Diaconate Order, Deacon Vernon van Wyk 0824690601 All other candidating procedures are the same as for Word and Sacrament.
Instruction classes All of our Pastors shall see that junior and/or adult membership classes be organized for all individuals wishing to join the church.
- The applicant`s denomination must be part of the traditional mission churches.