Journal of the Central Texas Conference, Fourth Annual Session, Methodist Episcopal Church South Page: 4
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4 CENTR IL TEXAS CONFERENCE JOURNAL
1. The District Steward, the Recording Steward and the Lay
Leaders of each charge are ex-officio members of the District
Conference. Besides these, each charge is entitled to four dele-
2. The Presiding Elders are a standing committee to nomi-
nate all the boards and regular standing committees at each ses-
sion of the Conference.
3. The Presiding Elders are required by Conference resolu-
tions 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 as-
sessments 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 fol-
lowing the General Conference, whose duty it shall be to receive
all funds collected for the purpose known as Conference Collec-
tions 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 for-
ward in duplicate all receipts for moneys paid him by the pastors
during the interim between the sessions -of the Conference, to
the Secretary of the Auditing Committee, and the Auditor for-
ward 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 Statistical Sec-
retary 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 re-
port 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
8. The appointment of any member of the Conference to the
presiding eldership shall automatically vacate his membership
on any of the quadrennial Boards, to take effect at the opening
of the ensuing session.
9. There shall be a Board of Adjustment whose duty it shall
be to ascertain the aggregate amount of all assessments and
collections sought, and if need be to correct this amount and by
this final amount to suggest, if necessary, an alteration to any
Board or Committee in the appropriation sought by the same.
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Methodist Episcopal Church, South. Journal of the Central Texas Conference, Fourth Annual Session, Methodist Episcopal Church South, periodical, November 1913; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth49826/m1/4/: accessed April 30, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church.