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The certificate of incorporation
Religious Corporations (RCO) CHAPTER 51, ARTICLE 13
§ 265. The certificate of incorporation. If the meeting shall decide
that such unincorporated church shall become incorporated, the presiding
officer of such meeting and the two inspectors of election shall execute
a certificate setting forth the name of the proposed corporation, the
number of trustees thereof, the names of the persons elected as
trustees, the terms of office for which they were respectively elected,
and the county or town, city or village in which its principal place of
worship is, or is intended to be located. The name of such church as
adopted shall bear the words "in connection with the General Assembly of
Spiritualists." On the filing and recording of such certificate, after
it shall have been acknowledged or proved as hereinbefore provided, the
persons qualified to vote at such meeting and those persons who shall
thereafter, from time to time be qualified voters at the corporate
meetings thereof, shall be a corporation by the name stated in such
certificate, and the persons therein stated to be elected trustees of
such church shall be the trustees thereof for the terms for which they
were respectively elected and until their respective successors shall be