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16:5-15.  Manner of incorporation of Lutheran Church Congregation; organizational meeting;  notice
    The incorporation of a Lutheran Church Congregation shall be secured in the  following manner:

    An organization meeting or a special meeting of the members of the congregation, or of the intended charter members of the congregation, shall be called either by the council of the congregation or by 5 or more of the said intended charter members.  Notice of any such meeting shall be given at least 10 days previous to the date of the meeting by posting such notice in a conspicuous place on or near to the premises where the congregation customarily  conducts its public worship or, instead of such posting, notice may be given by  ordinary mail addressed to each confirmed member of the congregation in good  standing, at least 10 days before the date of the meeting, or to each of the  intended charter members of the congregation, as the case may be.  If the  congregation shall have by-laws or other rules and regulations pertaining to  the giving of notice of an organization or special meeting of the congregation,  such by-laws, rules and regulations shall be complied with.  The said notice  shall state that the purpose, or one of the purposes, of the meeting is to  decide whether the congregation shall be incorporated.

     L.1957, c. 82, p. 155, s. 3.  Amended by L.1962, c. 53, s. 8.