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District Lay Nomination Form
Standing Rules III.D.3
Church Membership. All nominees shall have been professing members of
The United Methodist Church for at least two years preceding their nomination
and must be members of churches in the Virginia Annual Conference and shall
have been active participants in The United Methodist Church for at least
four years preceding their election. They also must be active members within
The United Methodist Church at the time of holding General Conference and
jurisdictional conference. The four year participation and two year membership
requirements may be waived for young persons under twenty-five years of age. Such
persons must be members of The United Methodist Church and active participants at
the time of election.