2016 Wesleyan Discipline: 965
965. The local church conference, at one of its officially announced sessions, shall elect by ballot (cf. 2016 Wesleyan Discipline:820–823), from among its members who meet the leadership qualifications (2016 Wesleyan Discipline:260-268; 2016 Wesleyan Discipline:558), the number of lay delegates to the district conference assigned by the district board of administration and a sufficient number of alternate delegates who shall serve for the regular annual session and for any reconvened session. General regulations covering this office are given in 2016 Wesleyan Discipline:815 and in 2016 Wesleyan Discipline:1100–1109.