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§  429.  Corporate  meetings.  1.  Each  church  shall  determine  the  requirements for a quorum in their by-laws.    2. The action of the meeting upon any  matter  or  question  shall  be  decided in a manner provided by the by-laws.    3.  The  first  named of the following persons who are present at such  meeting shall preside thereat: the minister of such church, a  qualified  voter  designated  by  the  minister,  or  voter  elected thereto at the  meeting. The presiding officer of the meeting shall receive  the  votes,  be  the  judge of qualifications of voters and declare the result of the  votes cast on any matter.    4. At each annual corporate  meeting,  successors  to  those  trustees  whose  terms of office then expires, shall be elected from the qualified  voters for a term of three years thereafter.    5. If at any meeting of the church the actions of the minister are  to  be  voted  upon  because  of  disagreements  with the congregation, or a  change in his teachings from the doctrines of the Assemblies of God,  or  his  conduct,  the  minister  shall  not  chair such meeting. A district  official is to be invited to chair such a meeting. The minister, being a  member of said congregation, may speak at such meeting.    6. Only the members of the church at  its  annual  meeting,  or  at  a  special  meeting  called  for  that  purpose,  have the power to call or  remove its pastor.

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > New-york > Rco > Article-20 > 429

§  429.  Corporate  meetings.  1.  Each  church  shall  determine  the  requirements for a quorum in their by-laws.    2. The action of the meeting upon any  matter  or  question  shall  be  decided in a manner provided by the by-laws.    3.  The  first  named of the following persons who are present at such  meeting shall preside thereat: the minister of such church, a  qualified  voter  designated  by  the  minister,  or  voter  elected thereto at the  meeting. The presiding officer of the meeting shall receive  the  votes,  be  the  judge of qualifications of voters and declare the result of the  votes cast on any matter.    4. At each annual corporate  meeting,  successors  to  those  trustees  whose  terms of office then expires, shall be elected from the qualified  voters for a term of three years thereafter.    5. If at any meeting of the church the actions of the minister are  to  be  voted  upon  because  of  disagreements  with the congregation, or a  change in his teachings from the doctrines of the Assemblies of God,  or  his  conduct,  the  minister  shall  not  chair such meeting. A district  official is to be invited to chair such a meeting. The minister, being a  member of said congregation, may speak at such meeting.    6. Only the members of the church at  its  annual  meeting,  or  at  a  special  meeting  called  for  that  purpose,  have the power to call or  remove its pastor.

State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > New-york > Rco > Article-20 > 429

§  429.  Corporate  meetings.  1.  Each  church  shall  determine  the  requirements for a quorum in their by-laws.    2. The action of the meeting upon any  matter  or  question  shall  be  decided in a manner provided by the by-laws.    3.  The  first  named of the following persons who are present at such  meeting shall preside thereat: the minister of such church, a  qualified  voter  designated  by  the  minister,  or  voter  elected thereto at the  meeting. The presiding officer of the meeting shall receive  the  votes,  be  the  judge of qualifications of voters and declare the result of the  votes cast on any matter.    4. At each annual corporate  meeting,  successors  to  those  trustees  whose  terms of office then expires, shall be elected from the qualified  voters for a term of three years thereafter.    5. If at any meeting of the church the actions of the minister are  to  be  voted  upon  because  of  disagreements  with the congregation, or a  change in his teachings from the doctrines of the Assemblies of God,  or  his  conduct,  the  minister  shall  not  chair such meeting. A district  official is to be invited to chair such a meeting. The minister, being a  member of said congregation, may speak at such meeting.    6. Only the members of the church at  its  annual  meeting,  or  at  a  special  meeting  called  for  that  purpose,  have the power to call or  remove its pastor.

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