Federal Court Rulings

Key Point 8-08.03. Several federal courts have addressed the coverage of church employees under the


Key point 6-09.02. Church members have such legal authority as is vested in them by

Loans to Directors

Key point 6-07.10. Church board members may be personally liable, under state nonprofit corporation law,

Tort Liability

Key point 6-07.01. Church board members may be personally liable for their own torts (conduct


Key point 6-06.02. Officers and directors must be legally authorized to act on behalf of

State Law

Key point 6-04.01. Churches may have a number of reporting requirements under state law. One


Key point 6-03.01. Church members generally have no right to inspect church records unless such
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