Pastor, Church & Law
Church Property & AdministrationVolume 2
Dig deeper with Richard Hammar in this volume as he establishes the legal definition of the church, and the relationship between the law and the Church. Topics covered include: inspection of records, federal reporting requirements, selection and liability of directors and officers, incorporation, church organization, zoning laws, and more.
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The civil courts often have been called upon to define the term church in the context of zoning laws. There rarely is a question about the status of a building used by a congregation for regular worship services. However, many churches do much more than conduct worship services. Some operate a preschool, ...
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