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SECTION 19
Corporations for organizing and maintaining mission churches and Sunday schools
Religious Corporations (RCO) CHAPTER 51, ARTICLE 2
§ 19. Corporations for organizing and maintaining mission churches and
Sunday schools. Ten or more members of two or more incorporated churches
may become a corporation for the purpose of organizing and maintaining
mission churches and Sunday schools, and of acquiring property therefor,
by executing a certificate stating the name of such corporation, the
city in which its principal office or church or school is or is intended
to be located; the number of trustees to manage its affairs, which shall
be three, six or nine, and the names of the trustees for the first year
of its existence, which certificate shall be acknowledged or proved and
filed as hereinbefore provided. Whenever a mission church established
by such corporation becomes self-sustaining, such mission church may
become incorporated and shall be governed under the provisions of this
chapter for the incorporation and government of a church of the
religious denomination to which such mission church belongs, and thereon
such parent corporation may convey to such incorporated church the
property connected therewith.