• Key point 6-06.4. Church officers and directors can be removed from office in the manner authorized by the church's governing documents. It is common for church bylaws to give the membership the authority to remove officers and directors who engage in specified misconduct or change their doctrinal position.
• Key point 6-09.2. Church members have such legal authority as is vested in them by their church's governing documents, and in some cases by state nonprofit corporation law.
Church Officers, Directors, and Trustees
* A Georgia court ruled that a church's entire board had properly been dismissed by the church members at a duly called special business meeting. A church's original articles of incorporation named an initial board of directors, and specified that the affairs of the corporation would be managed by the board of directors. A few years later church members ...