The General Council is the highest policy making body of the Church and the final appellate body in all disciplinary matters affecting members of the General Council for which purpose the Council may appoint an appellate Committee.

It is responsible for electing the Chairman, the General Secretary, the International Missions Director and the members of the Executive Council.

Where necessary, it has the duty of impeaching members the General Council accused of misconduct, should the Executive Council fail to do so. It again approves reports submitted by the various organs of the Church.