2016 Wesleyan Discipline: 782:31
From Wesleyan Discipline
- (31) To recommend an annual budget to the local church conference, to assist the pastor in securing the money necessary to fund the adopted budget, and to authorize expenditures within the limits of the adopted budget (2016 Wesleyan Discipline:655:12; cf. 2016 Wesleyan Discipline:865-868); or to assume, if such authority is delegated by the local church conference (2016 Wesleyan Discipline:655:12), authority to adopt the annual budget and authorize all expenditures within the limits of the budget and any expenditures not provided for in the annual budget; to provide for annual audits of all funds (cf. 2016 Wesleyan Discipline:863).