Supreme Court holds that Methodist ministers are office-holders, not employees. This was 13 and 14 February 2013.
 From the FB group this description, ‘A group for Methodist presbyters who aren’t District Chairs or Connexional Officers. A place where one can, metaphorically, kick off one’s shoes before the first, sink into a battered old armchair, and chew the fat with colleagues, safe in the knowledge that it really IS “in band”, and you don’t have to watch what you say.’
 February 23, 1743, John Wesley set out the rules of the Methodist societies -“a company of men, having the form and seeking the power of godliness, united in order to pray together, to receive the word of exhortation, and to watch over one another in love, that they may help each other to work out their salvation.”
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