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SECTION 50
Application for incorporation
Religious Corporations (RCO) CHAPTER 51, ARTICLE 3-A
§ 50. Application for incorporation. An unincorporated Apostolic
Episcopal Church, or a congregation acknowledging the historic apostolic
eastern confession and order in this state, may apply to the bishop who
is the ecclesiastical administrator of Metropolitan Synod Apostolic
Episcopal Church for permission and sanction to incorporate such church.
When such permission aforesaid has been obtained in writing over the
signature and seal of such bishop, such church may become an
incorporated church by executing, acknowledging and filing a certificate
of incorporation as hereinafter provided.

Any religious order, biblical seminary for the preparation of
candidates for the ministry, leading to ordination and the granting of
credentials of ecclesiastical degrees of orders in sacred theology, or
religious society established for evangelical efforts or the relief of
the poor and needy, which is intended to be an auxiliary organization of
the Apostolic Episcopal Church, where a chapel for the conduct of
worship is provided, shall be deemed a congregation to all intents and
purposes, and may be incorporated in the manner prescribed in this
article as a congregation of the Apostolic Episcopal Church.