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[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=”] ZOMI AGAPE CHURCH
CONSTITUTION AND BY-LAWS

CONSTITUTION

Article I. Name: The Church which is Interdenominational in nature which we the members founded on March 29, 2015 is and shall be called Zomi Agape Church (ZAC).

Article II. Site: Zomi Agape Church (ZAC) officially locates and operates at the heart of Bowling Green, Kentucky, USA.

Article III. Members: Zomi Agape Church (ZAC) is and shall be consisted by any Zomi people male and feamale with the same faith who joins the Church individually or as family.

Article IV. Administration: The Church’s (ZAC) Administrative Bodies shall be:

1. Ministers.
2. Board of Deacons.

Article V. Funding and Maintaining: Zomi Agape Church (ZAC) shall financially maintain by the Tithes and any kinds of Offerings offered by the member believers.

Article VI. Purposes:
1. To worship God in Zomi Language.
2. To promote Zomi language, culture and literature.
3. To help Zomi people better in times of joy and sorrows.
4. To promote Zomi mission work worldwide.

Article VII. Statement of Faith:
1. The Scripture:
We believe in the Holy Bible inspired by God in its original writings of all the 66 books. So its inerrant and complete authoritative for believers for faith and conduct. (2Timothy 3:16; 2Peter 1:21).

2. The True God:
We believe in the triune God Head namely God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit. They are one and equal the same in God’s nature and essence. They worked together in the work of salvation though each one takes part in a different ways. (Exodus 20:2, 3; 1Corinthians 8:6; Revelation 4:11).

3. The Holy Spirit:
The Holy Spirit is a person, who is the same and equal with God the Father and with God the Son in nature and essence. They worked together in the creation of the universe. He hinders the works of Satan until the plan of God are fulfilled. He reveals and convicts sin, righteousness and judgement. He leads and guides in the preaching of the gospel and He sanctifies and seals the believers until the end of time. (John 1:33; Luke 1:35; Genesis 1:1-3; Acts 5:30-32; Ephesians 1:13, 14; Mark 1:8; Acts 11:16; Luke 24:49; Romans 8:14, 26, 27).

4. The Devil or Satan:
God created Satan as an angels but out of pride and arrogance he became rebellion to God and became the prince of this darken world and wicked Devil. Thus we believe that Satan is destined to eternal punishment of the Lake of Fire in Hell. (Matthew 4:1-11; 2Corinthians 4:4; Revelation 20:10).

5. Creation:
We believe that heaven and earth and everything in it do not exist by itselves but created by God accordingly written in the book of Genesis. Even human beeing is not existed by itself but created by God and we believe that all mankind on the earth are all the descendants of the first created men Adam and Eve. (Genesis 1:2; Colossians 1:16, 17; John 1:3).

6. The Fall of Man:
Though God created man sinless, Adam the first created men out of his own free will did sinned against God and fell from his first stage a sinless perfection. Thus all and every human beeings inhabited the sinful nature from Adam and became sinners by nature and workout daily sins. Thus we believe that no human kind is escapable from the wrath of God and His judgement. (Genesis 3:16; Romans 3:3, 10-19; 5:12, 19; 1:18, 32).

7. The Virgin Birth:
Jesus was born by the Virgin Mary after the overshadowing work of the Holy Spirit. No one was ever born in such a mysterious birth and neither will happen it again. Thus we believe that Jesus is the Son of God and also God the Son of the Trinity God Head. (Genesis 3:15; Isiah 7:14; Matthew 1:18-25; Luke 1:35; John 1:14).

8. Salvation:
By the mediation work of the Son of God, God declared the way of Salvation a redemption from sin by grace alone. Thus, we believe that we are saved by grace through faith alone on the sinless sacrificial work of Jesus Christ the Son of God. (John 1:29; Ephesians 2:8; Acts 15:11; Romans 3:24; John 3:16; Matthew 18:11; Philippians 2:7, 8; Hebrews 2:14-17; Isiah 53:4-7; 1John 4:10; 1Corinthians 15:21; 1Peter 2:24).

9. The Resurrection and Priesthood of Jesus Christ:
We believe that Christ Jesus the Lord resurrected from the dead by His glorified body. He ascended to heaven and seated at the right hand of God as a High Priest and prays for us. (Matthew 28:6-7; Luke 24:39; John 20:27; 1Corinthians 15:4; Mark 16:6; Luke 24:2-6, 51; 1John 2:1; Hebrews 2:17; 5:9, 10).

10. Grace and New Birth:
We believe that every sinners should be born-again to be saved. Born-again means a new birth or regeneration in Christ Jesus. Its not a gradual occurances but a prompt and instant event at the moment we believe in Jesus. When a sinner is born-again he or she immediately receives the gift of God which is eternal life and the nature of God. A regeneration in Christ happens according to the Word of God and by the unfathomable work of the Holy Spirit upon the free choice of sinners. (John 3:3; 2Corinthians 5:17; 1John 5:1; Acts 16:20-33; 2Peter 1:4; Romans 6:23; Ephesians 2:1, 5; Colossians 2:13; John 3:8).

11. Justification:
We believe in Justification which is God by the authority of divine justice reckons “Just” the believer while he or she is yet sinner. The justified believer gets forgiveness from God immediately and it is not by our own merit but by the blood of our Savior. (Romans 3:24; 4:5; 5:1, 9; Galatians 2:16; Philippians 3:9).

12. Sanctification:
` We believe in Sanctification which is God separates the believers from sin and of the world. There are three stages of Sanctification. First, God separates the believer from sin and the world at the moment he or she is born-again. Second, the Holy Spirit Sanctifies the believer day by day through the Word of God and thirdly God will completely Sanctify believers by removing them out from the mids of sin and of the world which will be fulfilled when He cames again.
(Hebrews 10:10-14; 3:1; John 17:17; 2Corinthians 1:3; Ephesians 5:25-27; 1Thessalonians 4:3, 4; 5:23-24; 1John 3:2; Jude 24, 25; Revelation 22:11).

13. Security of the Saints:
We believe that God keeps safe those who truly born-again believers for the sake of Jesus Christ. (Philippians 1:6; John 10:28, 29; Romans 8:35-39; Jude 1).

14. Baptism and the Lord’s Supper:
Baptism is to show that we identify ourselves with the Lord in His death, burial and resurrection. Thus we believe that we take an immersion into water as baptism. (Acts 8:36, 38, 39; John 3:23; Romans 6:3-5; Matthew 3:16; Colossians 2:12; 1Corinthians 11:23-28; Matthew 28:18-20; Acts 2:41-42).
The Lord’s Supper is a memorial service of the Lord’s death to be taken in His remembrance until He comes again. Thus, we believe that the Lord’s Supper should be participated by born-again, baptized believers after taking a self examination. (1Corinthians 11:23-28; Acts 2:41-42).

15. The Church:
There are two different kinds of Church. One is Visible Church which is a congregation of the same faith group worship together in one locality and the other being Invisible Church which is the body of all born-again believers that united in Christ. (Acts 5:11; 8:1; 9:31; 14:31; 1Timothy 3:14; Matthew 16:18; Ephesians 1:23; Galatians 1:6).

16. Civil Government:
We believe that God establishes Rulers and Authorities. Thus, we believe that unless its absolutely conflicting to the will of God, we should obey Rulers and Authorities. (Romans 13:17; 1Samuel 23:3; Exodus 18:21; Acts 5:29; Matthew 22:21; Daniel 3:17, 18).

17. Rapture and Subsequent Events:
The Lord will come for His saints before the Millennium which is called the “Rapture”. The date and time is unknown but it could be any moment. The dead in Christ will rise first in their glorified bodies and the living saints will be changed glorified taken up all together in the cloud to meet with the Lord in the air. (1Thessalonians 4:13-18; 1Corinthians 15:41-44; 51-54; Philippians 3:20, 21; Revelation 3:10).
There will be a seven years of Great Tribulation on earth after the Rapture. Then, we believe that the Lord will be revealed with all His power and glory to sit on the thrown of King David and reign on earth a one thousand years. (Daniel 9:25-27; Matthew 24:28-31; Luke 1:31-33; Isiah 9:6, 7; Acts 9:29, 30; Revelation 20:1-4, 6).

18. Heaven:
Heaven is not a phenomenon. It is real and existing. We believe that there will reveal a new Heaven and New Earth in the end. (Isiah 65:17; 66:22; John 14:1-3; 2Peter 3:13; Revelation 21:1; Luke 23:3; 2Corinthians 12:4, 5, 12; Revelation 2:7).

19. Hell and Lake of Fire:
Hell is not a phenomenon. It is real and existing. We believe there is a Lake of Fire in Hell wherein Stan and his followers are to be thrown in the end. (Matthew 18:9; Mark 9:47; Luke 16:23; Revelation 19:20; 20:10, 14, 15).

20. The Righteous and the Wicked:
There is totally a difference between the righteous and the wicked. Those who are Justified in Christ, Sanctified by the Holy Spirit are reckoned righteous in the sight of God and those unrepentant unbelievers are reckoned wicked in the sight of God. This difference is there not only in this earthly life but worse the more in life after death. Thus we believe that the righteous gets eternal life with the heavenly bliss and the wicked gets eternal pain and agony in the Lake of Fire consciously. (Matthew 3:18; Genesis 18:23; Romans 6:17, 18; 1John 5:19; Romans 7:6; 6:23; Proverbs 14:32; Luke 16:15; Matthew 25:34-41; John 8:21; Revelation 20:14, 15).

BY-LAWS

I. Preamble: We, the Members of Zomi Agape Church (ZAC) established this By-laws to excute, run and manage what is stated in our Church’s Constitution.
II. Membership: Those who initiated for Membership under the terms of Article III of our Constitution and blessed by our Ministers in a ceremony of acceptance shall be recognized as our Church Members.
III. Social Benefits of Membership:

1. Any Members who is Baptized and with the age of 18yrs. and above shall have the Right to Vote in the Church’s (ZAC) decision makings.
2. The Church (ZAC) shall present a new Rice Cooker (worth $150.00) to any new Members either single or family as a token of a Warm Welcome.
3. The Church (ZAC) shall present $200.00 to the Weddings of any of our Members as a token of a share joy.
4. The Church (ZAC) shall present $100.00 and conduct prayers and encouragement services in times of our Members’ grievance lose of their own parents and siblings as a token of share sorrows.
5. The Church (ZAC) shall present $50.00 to any new born baby family of our Members as a token of welcome and a share love.
6. The Church (ZAC) shall pay half the costs of our Members who came to transfer from other places or States as a token of welcome home and a share of encouragement..
7. The Church (ZAC) shall pay $5000.00 at the last rites of any of our beloved Members as a token and a share of burden and tribute.
8. The termination of any Membership shall automatically follow the termination of any presume benefits.

IV. Termination:
1. Those who left the Church (ZAC) after their own decisions and have no more contacts shall be Terminated from their Membership.
2. Those who moved and have no more contacts shall be Terminated from their Membership.

V. Administrative Bodies and Duties:
1. The Church (ZAC) shall have one Senior and one Assistant Pastors at all times.
2. The Church (ZAC) shall have 12 Deacons at all times.
3. Ministers’ main tasks and Duties shall be Spiritual matters.
4. Deacons’ main tasks and Duties shall be Material matters.

VI. Orther Departments: The Church (ZAC) shall have the fowllowing departments according to its needs.
1. Women Department.
2. Youth Department.
3. Mission Department.
4. Sunday School Department.
5. Worship Team.
6. Media Department.
7. Each Department shall have their Presidents, Secretaries and Treasurers.

VII. Funding and Maintaining:
1. The Church (ZAC) shall have a regular collections of Tithes and other Offerings such as Sunday Worship Offerings, First Fruits Offerings, Building Funds and Missipn Funds either in Public Meetings or in other times and places.
2. The Church (ZAC) shall maintain a Business Account in three persons’ names.
3. The Church (ZAC) shall have a hard record of all assets movable and unmovable.

VIII. Pays and Payables: All Salaries and other Expenses shall be determined and managed by the Board of Deacons.

IX. Election:
1. The process of Electing a Minister shall be:
a. The Board of Deacons shall send out applications and call for interviews.
b. Hearing of applicants preach in the Church.
c. Appointment made in a special Church meeting with prayer.

2. The process of Election for Deascons shall be:
a. It shall be an Annually Election of 12 Members for the Posts of:
01). President
02). Vice President
03). Secretary
04). Assistant Secretary
05). Treasurer
06). Auditor
07). Building Fund Treasurer
08). Mission Fund Treasurer
09). One Member
10). One Member
11). One Member
12). One Member

b. It shall be conducted by a Secret Ballot Voting.
c. Any Church Members who is baptized and with the age of 18yrs and above, who are present at the event shall participate in the Votings.
d. First, get a list of 24 Members Electables.
e. Second, Vote for the designated Posts which shall be assigned according to vote numbers from higher to lower.
f. The still needed Members shall be assigned out of the remaining electants whose vote numers from higher to lower.
3. The process of other Departments’ Elections shall be the same as of the Deacons’ and it could be done at their own space and time or together at the time of Election for the Deacons.

X. Amendment: This By-laws is Amendable at the Church’s (ZAC) Annual Meeting by the 51% Votes of the Attendance.

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CONSTITUTION AND BY-LAWS

CONSTITUTION

Article I. Name: The Church which is Interdenominational in nature which we the members founded on March 29, 2015 is and shall be called Zomi Agape Church (ZAC).

Article II. Site: Zomi Agape Church (ZAC) officially locates and operates at the heart of Bowling Green, Kentucky, USA.

Article III. Members: Zomi Agape Church (ZAC) is and shall be consisted by any Zomi people male and feamale with the same faith who joins the Church individually or as family.

Article IV. Administration: The Church’s (ZAC) Administrative Bodies shall be:

1. Ministers.
2. Board of Deacons.

Article V. Funding and Maintaining: Zomi Agape Church (ZAC) shall financially maintain by the Tithes and any kinds of Offerings offered by the member believers.

Article VI. Purposes:
1. To worship God in Zomi Language.
2. To promote Zomi language, culture and literature.
3. To help Zomi people better in times of joy and sorrows.
4. To promote Zomi mission work worldwide.

Article VII. Statement of Faith:
1. The Scripture:
We believe in the Holy Bible inspired by God in its original writings of all the 66 books. So its inerrant and complete authoritative for believers for faith and conduct. (2Timothy 3:16; 2Peter 1:21).

2. The True God:
We believe in the triune God Head namely God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit. They are one and equal the same in God’s nature and essence. They worked together in the work of salvation though each one takes part in a different ways. (Exodus 20:2, 3; 1Corinthians 8:6; Revelation 4:11).

3. The Holy Spirit:
The Holy Spirit is a person, who is the same and equal with God the Father and with God the Son in nature and essence. They worked together in the creation of the universe. He hinders the works of Satan until the plan of God are fulfilled. He reveals and convicts sin, righteousness and judgement. He leads and guides in the preaching of the gospel and He sanctifies and seals the believers until the end of time. (John 1:33; Luke 1:35; Genesis 1:1-3; Acts 5:30-32; Ephesians 1:13, 14; Mark 1:8; Acts 11:16; Luke 24:49; Romans 8:14, 26, 27).

4. The Devil or Satan:
God created Satan as an angels but out of pride and arrogance he became rebellion to God and became the prince of this darken world and wicked Devil. Thus we believe that Satan is destined to eternal punishment of the Lake of Fire in Hell. (Matthew 4:1-11; 2Corinthians 4:4; Revelation 20:10).

5. Creation:
We believe that heaven and earth and everything in it do not exist by itselves but created by God accordingly written in the book of Genesis. Even human beeing is not existed by itself but created by God and we believe that all mankind on the earth are all the descendants of the first created men Adam and Eve. (Genesis 1:2; Colossians 1:16, 17; John 1:3).

6. The Fall of Man:
Though God created man sinless, Adam the first created men out of his own free will did sinned against God and fell from his first stage a sinless perfection. Thus all and every human beeings inhabited the sinful nature from Adam and became sinners by nature and workout daily sins. Thus we believe that no human kind is escapable from the wrath of God and His judgement. (Genesis 3:16; Romans 3:3, 10-19; 5:12, 19; 1:18, 32).

7. The Virgin Birth:
Jesus was born by the Virgin Mary after the overshadowing work of the Holy Spirit. No one was ever born in such a mysterious birth and neither will happen it again. Thus we believe that Jesus is the Son of God and also God the Son of the Trinity God Head. (Genesis 3:15; Isiah 7:14; Matthew 1:18-25; Luke 1:35; John 1:14).

8. Salvation:
By the mediation work of the Son of God, God declared the way of Salvation a redemption from sin by grace alone. Thus, we believe that we are saved by grace through faith alone on the sinless sacrificial work of Jesus Christ the Son of God. (John 1:29; Ephesians 2:8; Acts 15:11; Romans 3:24; John 3:16; Matthew 18:11; Philippians 2:7, 8; Hebrews 2:14-17; Isiah 53:4-7; 1John 4:10; 1Corinthians 15:21; 1Peter 2:24).

9. The Resurrection and Priesthood of Jesus Christ:
We believe that Christ Jesus the Lord resurrected from the dead by His glorified body. He ascended to heaven and seated at the right hand of God as a High Priest and prays for us. (Matthew 28:6-7; Luke 24:39; John 20:27; 1Corinthians 15:4; Mark 16:6; Luke 24:2-6, 51; 1John 2:1; Hebrews 2:17; 5:9, 10).

10. Grace and New Birth:
We believe that every sinners should be born-again to be saved. Born-again means a new birth or regeneration in Christ Jesus. Its not a gradual occurances but a prompt and instant event at the moment we believe in Jesus. When a sinner is born-again he or she immediately receives the gift of God which is eternal life and the nature of God. A regeneration in Christ happens according to the Word of God and by the unfathomable work of the Holy Spirit upon the free choice of sinners. (John 3:3; 2Corinthians 5:17; 1John 5:1; Acts 16:20-33; 2Peter 1:4; Romans 6:23; Ephesians 2:1, 5; Colossians 2:13; John 3:8).

11. Justification:
We believe in Justification which is God by the authority of divine justice reckons “Just” the believer while he or she is yet sinner. The justified believer gets forgiveness from God immediately and it is not by our own merit but by the blood of our Savior. (Romans 3:24; 4:5; 5:1, 9; Galatians 2:16; Philippians 3:9).

12. Sanctification:
` We believe in Sanctification which is God separates the believers from sin and of the world. There are three stages of Sanctification. First, God separates the believer from sin and the world at the moment he or she is born-again. Second, the Holy Spirit Sanctifies the believer day by day through the Word of God and thirdly God will completely Sanctify believers by removing them out from the mids of sin and of the world which will be fulfilled when He cames again.
(Hebrews 10:10-14; 3:1; John 17:17; 2Corinthians 1:3; Ephesians 5:25-27; 1Thessalonians 4:3, 4; 5:23-24; 1John 3:2; Jude 24, 25; Revelation 22:11).

13. Security of the Saints:
We believe that God keeps safe those who truly born-again believers for the sake of Jesus Christ. (Philippians 1:6; John 10:28, 29; Romans 8:35-39; Jude 1).

14. Baptism and the Lord’s Supper:
Baptism is to show that we identify ourselves with the Lord in His death, burial and resurrection. Thus we believe that we take an immersion into water as baptism. (Acts 8:36, 38, 39; John 3:23; Romans 6:3-5; Matthew 3:16; Colossians 2:12; 1Corinthians 11:23-28; Matthew 28:18-20; Acts 2:41-42).
The Lord’s Supper is a memorial service of the Lord’s death to be taken in His remembrance until He comes again. Thus, we believe that the Lord’s Supper should be participated by born-again, baptized believers after taking a self examination. (1Corinthians 11:23-28; Acts 2:41-42).

15. The Church:
There are two different kinds of Church. One is Visible Church which is a congregation of the same faith group worship together in one locality and the other being Invisible Church which is the body of all born-again believers that united in Christ. (Acts 5:11; 8:1; 9:31; 14:31; 1Timothy 3:14; Matthew 16:18; Ephesians 1:23; Galatians 1:6).

16. Civil Government:
We believe that God establishes Rulers and Authorities. Thus, we believe that unless its absolutely conflicting to the will of God, we should obey Rulers and Authorities. (Romans 13:17; 1Samuel 23:3; Exodus 18:21; Acts 5:29; Matthew 22:21; Daniel 3:17, 18).

17. Rapture and Subsequent Events:
The Lord will come for His saints before the Millennium which is called the “Rapture”. The date and time is unknown but it could be any moment. The dead in Christ will rise first in their glorified bodies and the living saints will be changed glorified taken up all together in the cloud to meet with the Lord in the air. (1Thessalonians 4:13-18; 1Corinthians 15:41-44; 51-54; Philippians 3:20, 21; Revelation 3:10).
There will be a seven years of Great Tribulation on earth after the Rapture. Then, we believe that the Lord will be revealed with all His power and glory to sit on the thrown of King David and reign on earth a one thousand years. (Daniel 9:25-27; Matthew 24:28-31; Luke 1:31-33; Isiah 9:6, 7; Acts 9:29, 30; Revelation 20:1-4, 6).

18. Heaven:
Heaven is not a phenomenon. It is real and existing. We believe that there will reveal a new Heaven and New Earth in the end. (Isiah 65:17; 66:22; John 14:1-3; 2Peter 3:13; Revelation 21:1; Luke 23:3; 2Corinthians 12:4, 5, 12; Revelation 2:7).

19. Hell and Lake of Fire:
Hell is not a phenomenon. It is real and existing. We believe there is a Lake of Fire in Hell wherein Stan and his followers are to be thrown in the end. (Matthew 18:9; Mark 9:47; Luke 16:23; Revelation 19:20; 20:10, 14, 15).

20. The Righteous and the Wicked:
There is totally a difference between the righteous and the wicked. Those who are Justified in Christ, Sanctified by the Holy Spirit are reckoned righteous in the sight of God and those unrepentant unbelievers are reckoned wicked in the sight of God. This difference is there not only in this earthly life but worse the more in life after death. Thus we believe that the righteous gets eternal life with the heavenly bliss and the wicked gets eternal pain and agony in the Lake of Fire consciously. (Matthew 3:18; Genesis 18:23; Romans 6:17, 18; 1John 5:19; Romans 7:6; 6:23; Proverbs 14:32; Luke 16:15; Matthew 25:34-41; John 8:21; Revelation 20:14, 15).

BY-LAWS

I. Preamble: We, the Members of Zomi Agape Church (ZAC) established this By-laws to excute, run and manage what is stated in our Church’s Constitution.
II. Membership: Those who initiated for Membership under the terms of Article III of our Constitution and blessed by our Ministers in a ceremony of acceptance shall be recognized as our Church Members.
III. Social Benefits of Membership:

1. Any Members who is Baptized and with the age of 18yrs. and above shall have the Right to Vote in the Church’s (ZAC) decision makings.
2. The Church (ZAC) shall present a new Rice Cooker (worth $150.00) to any new Members either single or family as a token of a Warm Welcome.
3. The Church (ZAC) shall present $200.00 to the Weddings of any of our Members as a token of a share joy.
4. The Church (ZAC) shall present $100.00 and conduct prayers and encouragement services in times of our Members’ grievance lose of their own parents and siblings as a token of share sorrows.
5. The Church (ZAC) shall present $50.00 to any new born baby family of our Members as a token of welcome and a share love.
6. The Church (ZAC) shall pay half the costs of our Members who came to transfer from other places or States as a token of welcome home and a share of encouragement..
7. The Church (ZAC) shall pay $5000.00 at the last rites of any of our beloved Members as a token and a share of burden and tribute.
8. The termination of any Membership shall automatically follow the termination of any presume benefits.

IV. Termination:
1. Those who left the Church (ZAC) after their own decisions and have no more contacts shall be Terminated from their Membership.
2. Those who moved and have no more contacts shall be Terminated from their Membership.

V. Administrative Bodies and Duties:
1. The Church (ZAC) shall have one Senior and one Assistant Pastors at all times.
2. The Church (ZAC) shall have 12 Deacons at all times.
3. Ministers’ main tasks and Duties shall be Spiritual matters.
4. Deacons’ main tasks and Duties shall be Material matters.

VI. Orther Departments: The Church (ZAC) shall have the fowllowing departments according to its needs.
1. Women Department.
2. Youth Department.
3. Mission Department.
4. Sunday School Department.
5. Worship Team.
6. Media Department.
7. Each Department shall have their Presidents, Secretaries and Treasurers.

VII. Funding and Maintaining:
1. The Church (ZAC) shall have a regular collections of Tithes and other Offerings such as Sunday Worship Offerings, First Fruits Offerings, Building Funds and Missipn Funds either in Public Meetings or in other times and places.
2. The Church (ZAC) shall maintain a Business Account in three persons’ names.
3. The Church (ZAC) shall have a hard record of all assets movable and unmovable.

VIII. Pays and Payables: All Salaries and other Expenses shall be determined and managed by the Board of Deacons.

IX. Election:
1. The process of Electing a Minister shall be:
a. The Board of Deacons shall send out applications and call for interviews.
b. Hearing of applicants preach in the Church.
c. Appointment made in a special Church meeting with prayer.

2. The process of Election for Deascons shall be:
a. It shall be an Annually Election of 12 Members for the Posts of:
01). President
02). Vice President
03). Secretary
04). Assistant Secretary
05). Treasurer
06). Auditor
07). Building Fund Treasurer
08). Mission Fund Treasurer
09). One Member
10). One Member
11). One Member
12). One Member

b. It shall be conducted by a Secret Ballot Voting.
c. Any Church Members who is baptized and with the age of 18yrs and above, who are present at the event shall participate in the Votings.
d. First, get a list of 24 Members Electables.
e. Second, Vote for the designated Posts which shall be assigned according to vote numbers from higher to lower.
f. The still needed Members shall be assigned out of the remaining electants whose vote numers from higher to lower.
3. The process of other Departments’ Elections shall be the same as of the Deacons’ and it could be done at their own space and time or together at the time of Election for the Deacons.

X. Amendment: This By-laws is Amendable at the Church’s (ZAC) Annual Meeting by the 51% Votes of the Attendance.

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