Deer Flat operates as a "Society" under the Free Methodist Book of Discipline (available in the church library) and the Bylaws of The Deer Flat Free Methodist Church, Inc. Deer Flat is incorporated in the state of Idaho. A nominee for the Board of Directors must be an official member in good standing, give regularly (tithe), attend regularly and complete the Leadership Development Course.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The Board of Directors consists of nine elected leaders and is chaired by the Lead Pastor. Each director serves a three year term. They provide oversight for the affairs of the church in cooperation with the staff and the membership of the church.