Nominations for

National Officers and

National Council Members

Nominations are called for:
  • Assistant National Superintendent - Church Development (for a 4 year term)

  • National Secretary (for a 4 year term)

  • Five (5) National Council Members (for a 2 year term)

elections for which will be held during National Conference 2020 on Friday 6 November as part of ConneXion 2020.

Before nominating a partner/member using this nomination form you are asked to pray and to read this "National Roles Election Pack Nov 20" leaflet.

 

 

 

This outlines

  • Our processes and requirements for nomination that will help us discern who God is calling to serve the church as national officers and Council member.

  • Role Descriptions for the positions to be elected at National Conference 2020. These outline the nature and expectations of, and the giftings, skills etc. required for, each of these national resourcing roles.

  • The Communication Guidelines that are to be followed throughout the nomination, election and post-election phases. 

Closing Date for Nominations

In accordance with the National Constitution

Nominations for

  • Assistant National Superintendent - Church Development AND

  • National Secretary

close at 12:00 noon on Sunday 6 September (National Constitution para 422 (2) a))

 

Nominations for National Council Member close at 12:00 noon on Saturday 3 October (National Constitution para 422 (2) b))

Those not being elected at this National Conference

Please note that the following National Officers were elected in 2018 for a 4 year term which will end in 2022 and therefore are not being elected at this Conference.

  • National Superintendent

  • Assistant National Superintendent -Pastoral Care

  • Director Ministerial Development

Nomination Process 

Submitting nominations

Nominations can be submitted (National Constitution para 422 (1)) by

  • WMCNZ churches

  • Ordained Ministers (Pastors) of the WMCNZ

  • Licensed Ministers (Pastors) of the WMCNZ

  • Commissioned Ministers (Pastors) of the WMCNZ

  • Supply Ministers (National Constitution para 351)

  • Lay Pastors appointed by the National Superintendent to lead a WMCNZ church (National Constitution para 216 (2) and 218)

  • Lay representatives and lay observers from each church to the National Conference (National Constitution para 216, 219 and 222)

  • Currently serving National Council members

After Nomination

Nominees have the opportunity to accept or decline the nomination.

The National Council will follow a discernment process to determine which of the nominees it believes have the gifts, calling and readiness to assume the role for which they have been nominated. Council will present to the members of conference (National Constitution para 402) one or more nominations for each of the National Officers to be elected by the National Conference, no later than 2 weeks before the Conference is convened, for member’s prayerful consideration. (National Constitution para 423-429)

Election

The names of those who have accepted nomination for National Council Member along with the names of those  National Council nominate for National Officers will be placed on the ballot for the elections which will be held during the National Conference on Friday 6 November.

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219 Burswood Dr

Botany

Auckland 2013

T: 09 271 6460

E: natsecretary@wesleyan.nz

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Highland Park

Auckland 2143

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