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Frequency and Notice of Board Meetings: Writing Congregational Bylaws
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Sample Provisions

Example 1: The Governing Council shall hold a minimum of five (5) meetings between annual congregational meetings. The first of these meetings shall be in July.

Example 2: The Church Board shall meet at least once a month. The president, the minister, or four members of the Board may call additional Board meetings.

Example 3: Regular meetings of the Board of Trustees shall be held at a location and on dates and times determined by the Board of Trustees. Special meetings of the trustees may be called by the Chair, or by the Secretary on the written request of any two (2) trustees. Written notice of both regular and special meetings shall be mailed to each trustee at least four (4) days before the date of the meeting, but such notice may be waived.

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