Doctrines and Discipline of the Free Methodist Church of North America - 1939 Edition



     ¶ 224. 1. District elders, and evangelists appointed by the general or annual conferences or licensed by an annual conference, or pastors, may organize bands of young people who are members of Our church, for evangelistic or charitable work.

     2. The rules and regulations of such bands shall be subject to the approval of the annual conference to which the leader belongs, or within the bounds of which he holds his membership.

     3. All bands shall be under the direction of district elders, evangelists or pastors by whom organized. No band leader shall appoint or hold meetings where they will interfere with the regular work of any preacher duly appointed to a circuit or district, without his consent.

     4. Those who labor successfully in a band for one year may be licensed by the quarterly conference from year to year, as band workers.