Section 3. There may be three (3) messengers from each church which is in friendly cooperation with the association, in sympathy with its purpose and work and a financial contributor during the past association year. It is recommended that one of these be the pastor.

Section 4. Each contributing church may send one (1) additional messenger for each fifty (50) resident members (or major fraction thereof) above the first one hundred (100) resident members, according to the resident membership reported on the Annual Church Profile at the time of the plenary session.

Section 5. No church may appoint more than fifteen (15) messengers.

Section 6. Alternates appointed by the church will be seated as visitors unless they are setting in for an absentee messenger from the same church.