Journal of the Central Texas Conference, First Annual Session, Methodist Episcopal Church South Page: 4
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1. The District Steward, the Recording Steward and the Lay Leader of
each charge are ex-officio members of the District Conference. Besides
these, each charge is entitled to four delegates.
2. The Presiding Elders are a standing committee to nominate all the
boards and regular standing committees at each session of the Conference.
3. The Presiding Elders are required by Conference resolution to send
to the Secretary of the Conference, immediately after the meeting of their
respective boards of District Stewards, a copy of the assessments made on
each charge, and these assessments are to be recorded by the Secretary as
the official assessment against the several charges of the Conference.
4. A Teller shall be elected quadrennially at the session following the
General Conference, whose duty it shall be to receive all funds collected for
the purpose known as Conference Collections which may be brought to the
Annual Conference, and turn the same over to the several Annual Conference
Boards as soon as practicable after the Conference meets. He shall be
assisted by a representative of the Conference Boards.
5. The Treasurer of each of the Conference Boards shall forward in
duplicate all receipts for moneys paid him by the pastor during the interim
between the sessions of the Conference, and the Treasurer shall forward the
receipts of the Secretary of the Auditing Committee, and the Auditor forward
the duplicate receipts to the Pastors.
6. The Presiding Elder of each district shall appoint an editor of the
statistical reports of his district, whose duty it shall be to collect all the
statistical reports from the preachers in charge within the district and see
that they are correctly made out. And when the District Editors shall have
collected and edited these reports, they shall turn them over to the Statisti-
cal Secretary of the Conference, during the first day of the Conference
7. The Chairman of Committee on Admissions shall make written report
to be filed with the Secretary of the Conference, concerning each one
admitted into the Conference. This report shall embrace: full name; name
of parents; date and place of birth, conversion and license to preach; date
of marriage; name of wife, and such other facts of his life as may be deemed
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Methodist Episcopal Church, South. Journal of the Central Texas Conference, First Annual Session, Methodist Episcopal Church South, periodical, November 1910; Waco, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth49824/m1/4/: accessed April 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church.