Discipline ¶2538

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  ¶ 2538. Incorporated Local Church Property-Notice and Authorization-Prior to the purchase by a local church corporation of any real estate, a resolution authorizing such action shall be passed by the charge conference in corporate session, or such other corporate body as the local laws may require, with the members thereof acting in their capacity as members of the corporate body, by a majority vote of those present and voting at any regular or special meeting called for that purpose; provided that not less than ten days’ notice of such meeting and the proposed action shall have been given from the pulpit or in the weekly bulletin of the local church; and provided further, that written consent to such action shall be given by the pastor and the district superintendent; and provided further, that all such transactions shall have the approval of the charge conference.