Ray Of Hope Church Of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Inc.
The Church in Central New York founded and consistently fostered by the GLBTQIS community. October 31, 2017 - 34th Anniversary.  Our 35th Year in Ministry.

ARTICLE 14 CHANGES IN CHURCH POLICIES

14.01 Church Policies. 
Certain policies may be adopted by the Council or by the Members from time to time and may be incorporated as a part of these By Laws, by reference. Even if so incorporated, they may be changed by the Council or by the Members as ordinary items of business at any meeting where such action is properly before the assemblage, without following the procedures required to amend these By-Laws.



ARTICLE 15 INDEMNIFICATION

15.01 Indemnification of Council Members.

The Church shall be required to indemnify its Council members and the Director of the Vocational Ministry Training Program in accordance with the non-exclusive provisions established in NPCL 721-26, as amended July 23, 1987, and thereafter, from any and all expenses arising out of any and all demands, claims, or causes of action either third party or derivative. Such indemnification shall not be limited by any applicable insurance purchased by the Church.



ARTICLE 16 FISCAL YEAR

16.01 Fiscal Year.

The fiscal year of this corporation shall end on December 31 of each calendar year.



ARTICLE 17 ADOPTION AND AMENDMENTS

17.01 Adoption of By-laws. 

These by-laws shall become effective immediately upon adoption by a two-third vote of a quorum of the Members at a special meeting called for that purpose. 

17.02 Amendments. 

The Council shall prepare such amendments as are deemed necessary to be incorporated into these by-laws and submit them to the Members at a Special Congregational Meeting called for that purpose or at the annual congregational meeting.

17.03 Required Vote.

Changes to these by-laws may be made only upon the affirmative vote of two-thirds of the Members in attendance at any congregational meeting that has been called to order after the Clerk has declared the presence of a quorum.

 

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