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§  51-a. Application for incorporation. An unincorporated congregation  of the Holy Orthodox Church in America, or a congregation  acknowledging  the  historic  apostolic eastern confession and order in this state, may  apply to the ecclesiastical administrator of American Patriarchal Synod,  Holy Orthodox Church for permission and  sanction  to  incorporate  such  church. When such permission aforesaid has been obtained in writing over  the  signature  and  seal  of  such patriarch, such church may become an  incorporated church by executing, acknowledging and filing a certificate  of incorporation as hereinafter provided.    Any  religious  order,  biblical,  seminary  for  the  preparation  of  candidates  for  the ministry, leading to ordination and the granting of  credentials of ecclesiastical degrees of orders in sacred  theology,  or  religious  society  established for evangelical efforts or the relief of  the poor and needy, which is intended to be an auxiliary organization of  the Holy Orthodox Church of the American Patriarchate,  where  a  chapel  for  the  conduct of worship is provided, shall be deemed a congregation  to all intents and purposes, and  may  be  incorporated  in  the  manner  prescribed in this article as a congregation of the American Patriarchal  Orthodox Church.

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > New-york > Rco > Article-3-c > 51-a

§  51-a. Application for incorporation. An unincorporated congregation  of the Holy Orthodox Church in America, or a congregation  acknowledging  the  historic  apostolic eastern confession and order in this state, may  apply to the ecclesiastical administrator of American Patriarchal Synod,  Holy Orthodox Church for permission and  sanction  to  incorporate  such  church. When such permission aforesaid has been obtained in writing over  the  signature  and  seal  of  such patriarch, such church may become an  incorporated church by executing, acknowledging and filing a certificate  of incorporation as hereinafter provided.    Any  religious  order,  biblical,  seminary  for  the  preparation  of  candidates  for  the ministry, leading to ordination and the granting of  credentials of ecclesiastical degrees of orders in sacred  theology,  or  religious  society  established for evangelical efforts or the relief of  the poor and needy, which is intended to be an auxiliary organization of  the Holy Orthodox Church of the American Patriarchate,  where  a  chapel  for  the  conduct of worship is provided, shall be deemed a congregation  to all intents and purposes, and  may  be  incorporated  in  the  manner  prescribed in this article as a congregation of the American Patriarchal  Orthodox Church.

State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > New-york > Rco > Article-3-c > 51-a

§  51-a. Application for incorporation. An unincorporated congregation  of the Holy Orthodox Church in America, or a congregation  acknowledging  the  historic  apostolic eastern confession and order in this state, may  apply to the ecclesiastical administrator of American Patriarchal Synod,  Holy Orthodox Church for permission and  sanction  to  incorporate  such  church. When such permission aforesaid has been obtained in writing over  the  signature  and  seal  of  such patriarch, such church may become an  incorporated church by executing, acknowledging and filing a certificate  of incorporation as hereinafter provided.    Any  religious  order,  biblical,  seminary  for  the  preparation  of  candidates  for  the ministry, leading to ordination and the granting of  credentials of ecclesiastical degrees of orders in sacred  theology,  or  religious  society  established for evangelical efforts or the relief of  the poor and needy, which is intended to be an auxiliary organization of  the Holy Orthodox Church of the American Patriarchate,  where  a  chapel  for  the  conduct of worship is provided, shall be deemed a congregation  to all intents and purposes, and  may  be  incorporated  in  the  manner  prescribed in this article as a congregation of the American Patriarchal  Orthodox Church.

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