Constitution

“We, the elders and deacons of Scandia Bible Church, with the knowledge and consent of the congregants of Scandia Bible Church, do adopt the following Articles, to which we voluntarily and solemnly submit ourselves….”

Constitution, Articles of Incorporation, and By-Laws for Scandia Bible Church (1999)


PREAMBLE

ARTICLE I: Name

ARTICLE II: Purpose

ARTICLE III: Convenant

ARTICLE IV: Articles of Faith

ARTICLE V: Membership

ARTICLE VI: Church Discipline

ARTICLE VII: Ordinance

  1. General Statement
  2. Baptism
  3. The Lord’s Supper

ARTICLE VIII: Officers

  1. General Statement
  2. Elders
  3. Deacons
  4. Appointment of Officers
    1. General Statement
    2. Procedure of Appointment
      1. Nomination
      2. Election
      3. Ordination
  5. Review of Officers
  6. Support of Elders

ARTICLE IX: Official Board and Legal Officers

ARTICLE X: Church Meetings

  1. Annual Business Meeting
  2. Other Meetings
  3. Form of Meetings

ARTICLE XI: Constitutional Authority

  1. Nature
  2. Deficiencies
  3. Amendments

 

 

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