Journals of the General Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church: 1796-1836, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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Carlton & Porter, 1855 - Methodist Church
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Page 306 - No member shall speak more than twice to the same question, without leave of the House ; nor more than once, until every member choosing to speak shall have spoken.
Page 192 - Resolved, by the Delegates of the Annual Conferences in General Conference assembled, That they disapprove, in the most unqualified sense, the conduct of two members of the General Conference, who are reported to have lectured in this city recently upon, and in favor of, modern abolitionism.
Page 210 - ... said Church as shall from time to time be duly authorized by the General Conference of the ministers and preachers of the said Methodist Episcopal Church, or by the Annual Conferences authorized by the said General Conference, to preach and expound God's holy word therein...
Page 481 - We declare that we are as much as ever convinced of the great evil of slavery : therefore no slaveholder shall be eligible to any official station in our Church hereafter, where the laws of the state in which he lives will admit of emancipation, and permit the liberated slave to enjoy freedom.
Page 15 - ... made the same acknowledgment, freely and with her own consent, without being induced thereto through fear or threats of her said husband. In testimony whereof I have hereto set my hand and seal, the day and year first above written.
Page 405 - Provided, nevertheless, that upon the concurrent recommendation of three-fourths of all the members of the several annual conferences, who shall be present and vote on such recommendation, then a majority of twothirds of the General conference succeeding shall suffice to alter any of the above restrictions...
Page 89 - ... 1. The general conference shall not revoke, alter, or change our articles of religion, nor establish any new standards or rules of doctrine contrary to our present existing and established standards of doctrine. 2. They shall not allow of more than one representative for every five members of the annual conference, nor allow of a less number than one for every seven.
Page 89 - The General Conference shall have full powers to make rules and regulations for our Church, under the following limitations and restrictions, viz. 1. The General Conference shall not revoke, alter, or change our articles of religion, nor establish any new standards or rules of doctrine contrary to our present existing and established standards of doctrine.
Page 20 - Always present at the time of bathing. Only one shall bathe at a time ; and no one shall remain in the water above a minute.
Page 459 - Whereas, in the event of a separation, a contingency to which the declaration asks attention as not improbable, we esteem it the duty of this General Conference to meet the emergency with Christian kindness and the strictest equity ; therefore, Resolved, by the delegates of the several Annual Conferences in General Conference assembled, 1.

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