The Doctrines And Discipline Of The Methodist Episcopal Church by Methodist Episcopal ChurchThe Doctrines And Discipline Of The Methodist Episcopal Church by Methodist Episcopal Church

The Doctrines And Discipline Of The Methodist Episcopal Church

byMethodist Episcopal Church

Paperback | October 12, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...and crystallize the same into successful opposition to the organized traffic in intoxicating liquors, the General Conference hereby authorizes the organization of "The Temperance Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church," under the following Constitution: Constitution 8 2. Article I. The object of this Society is to promote voluntary total abstinence from all intoxicants and narcotics by the members of the Church, Sunday School, and Epworth League, and the speedy enactment of statutory and constitutional laws prohibiting the traffic in alcoholic liquors. § 8. Article II. The management of the Society shall be vested in a Board of Managers, consisting of a Bishop, who shall be President, and fifteen persons residing in the territory in, near or convenient of access to Chicago, who shall be nominated by th Bishops and elected by the General Conference. The Board of.Managers shall meet annually, and at such annual meetings may fill vacancies in the Board, caused by death, resignation or other reason. § 4. Article III. The Officers of the Board shall be, a President, Vice-President, Secretary, and Treasurer. The President shall be chosen out of its own number by the Board of Bishops. The other Officers shall be elected by the Board of Managers at the first meeting thereof, which shall be held within two months after the adjournment of the General Conference, at which said Board shall have power to fill any vacancies in these offices other than that of President. The central office of the Society shall be located at Chicago, Illinois. The Board of Managers shall have power to enact such By-laws as it may deem necessary for its own government, and to employ such representatives of its work as it may deem necessary. § 5....
Title:The Doctrines And Discipline Of The Methodist Episcopal ChurchFormat:PaperbackDimensions:134 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.29 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217330347

ISBN - 13:9780217330343