The government of the Church of the Nazarene is a combination of episcopacy and congregationalism. Six elected representatives serve on the Board of General Superintendents. This board is charged with the responsibility of administering the worldwide work of the Church of the Nazarene. The Board of General Superintendents also interprets the denomination’s book of polity, the Manual of the Church of the Nazarene.
The official sourcebook of church government and bylaws, history, doctrine, ritual, and policy of the Church of the Nazarene. Contains all new legislation enacted by the delegates to the 2013 General Assembly.
The Manual is available below in PDF.