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



     ¶ 225. 1. Class leaders shall be elected in the last quarter of the conference year. The preacher in charge may nominate and the class shall elect the leader by ballot, and if any person not nominated by the preacher receive a majority of the votes, he shall be declared elected. Any member of the society shall be eligible to election as leader.

     2. Each leader should carefully inquire how each soul in his class prospers; not only how each observes the outward rules, but how he grows in the knowledge and love of God.

     3. The leaders should consult with those who have the charge of their circuits.

     4. Let the preacher in charge see that improper leaders are changed by a new election.

     5. The leaders should frequently meet one another’s classes.