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I. As to Probationers.

1. Who are admitted on trial?

2. Who else is in the class of the first year? 3. Who remain on trial?

4. Who else is in the class of the second year? 5. Who are discontinued?

II. As to Conference Membership.

6. Who are admitted into full connection? (¶¶720-722.)

7. Who else is in the class of the third year? 8. Who are readmitted?

9. Who are received by transfer from other Conferences? (¶¶674, 675.)

10. Who are received from other Churches as traveling preachers?

11. Who are located this year?

12. Who have withdrawn or been expelled? 13. Who are transferred to other Conferences? (¶¶673, 674.)

14. What preachers have died during the year?

III. As to Orders.

15. Who are the deacons of one year?

16. Who else is in the class of the fourth

year?

17. What traveling preachers and what local preachers have been elected deacons? (¶¶676, 691.)

18. What traveling preachers and what local preachers have been ordained deacons? (9742.)

19. What traveling preachers and what local preachers have been elected elders? (¶¶676, 701, 723, 742.).

20. What traveling preachers and what local preachers have been ordained elders? (¶742.)

IV. As to Conference Relations.

21. Are all the preachers blameless in their life and official administration? (¶673.) 22. Who are supernumerary? (¶¶724-726.) 23. Who are superannuated? (¶¶732-737.)

V. As to Statistics.

24. What is the number of districts, of pastoral charges, and of societies in this Conference?

25. How many have been licensed to preach, and what is the number of local preachers and of members? (¶¶670, 684, 685.)

26. How many adults and how many infants have been baptized during the year?

(¶685.)

27. What is the number of Epworth Leagues and of Epworth League members?

28. What is the number of Sunday schools,

of Sunday school officers and teachers, and of Sunday school scholars enrolled during the year?

29. What is the number of Woman's Missionaries Societies, and what is the number of members of the same?

30. What is the number of Wesley Brotherhoods and of Wesley Brotherhood members?

31. What is the number of members enrolled in the Fellowship of Stewardship?

32. What are the educational statistics? (¶¶817-819.)

33. What are the orphanage statistics? 34. What are the hospital statistics?

VI. As to Finances.

35. What has been contributed for the following causes: Foreign Missions? Home and Conference Missions? Church Extension? Education? The American Bible Society? General Conference expense? By the Woman's Missionary Societies? From the Golden Cross Enrollment?

36. What has been contributed for the support of the ministry? For Bishops? For Presiding Elders? For preachers in charge? For Conference claimants? For Superannuate Endowment Fund?

37. What is the grand total contributed for all purposes from all sources in this Conference this year?

VII. As to Church Property.

38. What is the number of houses of worship? their value? and the amount of indebtedness thereon?

39. What is the number of parsonages? their value? and the amount of indebtedness thereon?

40. What amount of insurance is carried on church property, and what amount has been paid out in premiums?

41. How many churches and parsonages have been damaged or destroyed during the year? What is the amount of damage and what has been collected thereon? 42. What is the number of superannuate homes, and what is their value?

VIII. Miscellaneous Questions.

43. Who is elected Conference Lay Leader? 44. Where shall the next session of the Conference be held?

45. Where are the preachers stationed this year? (9712.)

Ques. 7. What method is recommended in the examination of the life and official administration of the preachers?

953. Ans. 1. The Conference shall proceed with open doors unless, by vote, it order otherwise.

954. Ans. 2. Let the name of every preacher be called, and let his Presiding Elder, or some other member of the Conference, state whether or not there be any complaint against him; and if there be none, the President shall, without vote, declare his character passed. (¶¶673, 674.)

¶55. Ans. 3. If there be a complaint, and the preacher has been advised of it, let it be stated to the Conference, and let the accused have the privilege of replying. He shall then retire, and the Conference shall determine by vote whether his character shall pass.

¶56. Ans. 4. If a trial be necessary, it shall be conducted according to the provisions of Chapter VI., Section II.

¶57. Ans. 5. But if the complaint be wholly on account of habitual failure in official administration, and any member of the Conference object to the passage of his character, wholly on this account, the question, "Shall his character pass?" shall be put on this point alone. And if a majority of the Conference refuse to pass his character because he is not blameless in official administration, the Conference shall grant him an honorable location; but the Conference shall not proceed under this provision

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