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ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION

ARTICLE I – NAME

  • The name of this corporation shall be PEACE EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH.

ARTICLE II – PURPOSE AND RIGHTS

  • The purpose of this corporate body shall be that of a religious organization; more specifically, that of a Christian congregation established and maintained for the express purpose of disseminating the Gospel truth according to the confessional standard of the Lutheran Church, the Book of Concord of the year 1580. This corporate body may receive, acquire, hold title to, and manage such real estate and other property as it may need to accomplish said purpose and may sell or dispose of such real estate and other property of any part thereof; and this corporate body shall have all the rights and powers that are granted by the laws of the State of Kansas to religious corporations.

ARTICLE III – MEMBERSHIP

  • Membership in this corporate body may be held by all who have the qualifications for membership specified in the Constitution and the By-Laws of this corporate body.

ARTICLE IV – OFFICERS

  • The Officers of this corporate body shall be a President, a Secretary, a Financial Secretary, and a Treasurer, and such other officers, boards and committees as the Constitution and the By-Laws of this corporate body may specify. The term of office of the President, Secretary, Financial Secretary, and Treasurer shall be one year; that of the other officers as specified by the By-Laws of this corporate body.

ARTICLE V – MEETINGS

  • The annual meeting of this corporate body shall be held each year in January, and such other meetings may be held as are provided for in the Constitution and the By-Laws.

ARTICLE VI – CONSTITUTION AND BY-LAWS

  • This Corporate body may adopt such a Constitution and such By-Laws as may appear necessary to accomplish the purpose of this corporate body.

ARTICLE VII – AMENDMENTS

  • Amendments to these Articles of Incorporation may be made at any time at a regular meeting of this corporate body, provided that such amendments have been made in writing and submitted in a previous meeting, and that they are not inconsistent with the Constitution or the laws of the United States or of the State of Kansas and that two-thirds of the voting members present at such meeting have voted therefore.