CONSTITUTION OF KIRK CHURCH
We, the undersigned, hereby associate ourselves together for the purpose of becoming incorporated under the Laws of the State of Florida, applicable to corporations not for profit, under the following Charter:
ARTICLE I . NAME AND LOCATION (1) Name: The name of the corporation shall be THE KIRK OF DUNEDIN, INC. (2) Location: The principal office of the corporation is located at 2686 Bayshore Boulevard, Dunedin, Florida, 34698.
ARTICLE II – PURPOSE
The purpose of The Kirk of Dunedin, Inc., a community church, is to present the gospel of Jesus Christ, encourage the study of the Holy Scriptures, nurture His followers in the faith, and provide an avenue for fellowship, growth, and service in the Kingdom of God.
ARTICLE III – QUALIFICATIONS OF MEMBERS
Membership in the Church shall be open to any person who has made a public profession of faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and who has been baptized, and who shall promise to share in the life and work of the Church. The procedures for application for membership, and the rules governing how members are accepted are delineated in the Bylaws.
ARTICLE IY – TERM OF EXISTENCE
This corporation shall have perpetual existence.
ARTICLE V – NAMES OF RESIDENT SUBSCRIBERS
The name and residence of each original subscriber to these Articles of Incorporation is as follows:
ARTICLE VI . OFFICERS
(1) The Church Council: The powers of this corporation shal1 be vested in the Congregation’ congregational meetings shall be called and conducted in such manner as provided in this Charter and the Bylaws. The Congregation shall elect the Church Council, composed of ordained Elders. The Church Council ii the governing body of the Church. The number of members, method of election, terms of office, powers and limitations, quorum requirements, meeting dates, and responsibilities of the Church Council are specified in the Bylaws’
(2) The Moderator: The Church Council shall elect a Moderator to preside at Congregational and Church Council meetings. The Council shall also elect one or more vice Moderators (not a Minister) who shal1 act in absence of the Moderator’ (3) Trustees: The Trustees represent the Church Council and the Congregation in financial, legal and property matters. The number of Trustees, method of election’ terms of office, and duties are specified in the Bylaws.
BYLAWS – to be added…