Voting Rights & Termination of Members

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SECTION V: VOTING RIGHTS OF MEMBERSHIP

Every Active Member shall have the right to vote on matters submitted to the Church in a business meeting, which includes the following matters: the annual budget of the Church, the election of the Trustees, the merger or dissolution of the Church, the acquisition of real property and related indebtedness, amendments to the Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws of the Church, and the calling or removing of a Senior Pastor. Each active member 16 years of age and older is entitled to one vote. Voting by proxy is prohibited.

SECTION VI: TERMINATION OF MEMBERSHIP

Members shall be removed from the Church roll for the following reasons:

1.  Death

2.  Transfer of membership to another church.

3.  By personal request of the member.

4.  Dismissal by the Church's ordained Pastors, Deacons, and the Leadership Team according to the following conditions:

SECTION VII: RESTORATION OF MEMBERSHIP

Members dismissed by the Pastors, deacons, and Leadership Team shall be restored by the same according to the spirit of 2 Corinthians 2:7-8 when their life-styles are judged to be in accordance with the membership covenant.