Norwich Congregational Church

UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST • NORWICH, VERMONT

By-laws

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In accordance with Article XII of the by-laws, adopted February 10, 2013, the following by-laws will be suspended for the period between February 7, 2016, and the Annual Meeting in 2017:

 

  • Article VI.  Relationship Among Church Bodies and with the Congregation;
  • Article VII. Church Council, Paragraphs 1 and 2;
  • Article VIII. Boards; and
  • Article IX. Committees, Paragraphs 1-7.

 

In addition, for the period of the suspension, when the current, unsuspended by-laws refer to “Church Council,” they will be interpreted to refer to the “Deacon Leaders” under the Ministries Model.  Also, when the current, unsuspended by-laws refer to “Trustees” or “Board of Trustees,” they will be interpreted to refer to the “Stewardship Ministry” under the Ministries Model.

 

During the period of the suspension, it is intended that the by-laws be interpreted in a way both to support the trial implementation of the Ministries Model and to ensure the mission and legal operation of the Church.