Recommended District Affliated Church Bylaws
The suggested bylaws for General Council churches offers a suggested format for those seeking to develop bylaws as they move from District affiliated status to General Council affiliated status, and for those churches seeking to revise their bylaws to bring them up-to-date. Download HERE
The safety of Children in our churches must be a priority each and every week. As such, we need to be aware of the laws in our State in regards to the reporting guidelines for possible child abuse. Please download the file listed below and take time to re-familiarize yourself with the law and procedures regarding this matter. This document is put out my the USC Children's Law Center and is very comprehensive, and at the same time, easy to understand. Please note that Ministers are considered in the mandatory reporting class and are considered "Institutional Providers".
Title: The Dead Sea Scrolls Bible: The Oldest Known Bible Translated for the First Time in English
Summary: An indispensable edition of the Bible translated into English from Hebrew for reading the earliest known writings of the Old Testament without depending on their being filtered through the Greek language. These writings approximate the time of the first Greek translation of the Bible from the Hebrew, namely, the Septuagint.
Authors: Abegg, Jr., Martin; Flint, Peter; Ulrich, Eugene, Translators and Commentators. The Dead Sea Scrolls Bible: The Oldest Known Bible Translated for the First Time in English. New York, NY: HarperCollins Publishers, 1999
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