The General Assembly shall meet in the month of June, every fourth year, at such time and place determined by a General Assembly Commission composed of the general superintendents and an equal number of persons chosen by the Board of General Superintendents. The General Assembly Commission shall have power, in case of an emergency, to change the time and place of the meeting of the General Assembly.


The Board of General Superintendents in consultation with the Executive Committee of the General Board is authorized, when appropriate, to select a simultaneous site(s) for the General Assembly. Voting from such simultaneous sites will be recognized as official voting along with the votes of the delegates at the primary site.


The General Assembly shall open with devotional and inspirational services. Provision shall be made for transaction of business and other inspirational services. The General Assembly shall set the time of adjournment. (25.4)