Metro Name Change 1927

Subjects: Corporate Records
Description: The 1927 name change of Metropolitan Methodist Church from its original name of the North Woodward Methodist Episcopal Church to the Metropolitan Methodist Episcopal Church.
Date: March 14, 1927
Format: Text/pdf
Original Format: Corporate Document
Language: English
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Transcript: No. 57607
State of Michigan)
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County of Wayne)
(Seal)
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CERTIFIED COPY
I, Edgar M. Branigin, County Clerk, do hereby certify that I have compared the foregoing annexed copy with the original thereof and that it is a true and correct transcript therefrom, and of the whole of such original.
In Testimony Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the seal of the Circuit Court of said Count of Wayne, at Detroit, this (blank) day of (JUN 29 1967), 19(blank).
EDGAR M. BRANIGIN, County Clerk
(Illegible Signature), Deputy Clerk

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Certificate of Amendment to Articles of Association of the North Woodward Methodist Episcopal Church
Postoffice Address, Detroit, Mich.

We, the undersigned, being two-thirds of the members of the quarterly conference of the North Woodward Methodist Episcopal Church of Detroit, Michigan, and being a corporation organized and existing under the laws of the State of Michigan, do hereby certify as follows:
That at a regular meeting of the quarterly conference of said The North Woodward Methodist Episcopal Church held in the City of Detroit on Monday, the 8th day of November, 1926, IT WAS RESOLVED by more than a two-thirds vote of all of the members of said quarterly conference that Article No. I of the Articles of Association of said corporation be, and the same is amended so as to read as follows:

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The name assumed by this corporation and by which it shall be known in law is THE METROPOLITAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH, of Detroit, Michigan.
IN WITNESS THEREOF, we hereunto sign our names this 14th day of March, A.D. 1927.

Signatures of (listed where legible):
Charles B. Allen
Edward M. Smith
S. Christian
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M. McFadden
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Fred R. Johnson
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R. S. Radcliff

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State of Michigan)
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County of Wayne)
On this 14th day of March, A. D. 1927, before me, a Notary Public in and for said county, personally appeared Charles B. Allen, Edward M. Smith, William Christian…Radcliffe
known to be (sic) to be the persons named in and who executed the foregoinginstrument, andseverally acknowledged that they executed the same freely and for the intents and purposes therein mentioned.
(Signature of Georgia L. Daly), Notary Public, Wayne County, Michigan
My commission expires Feb 6, 1931
I, Howard A. Field, District Superintendent of the Detroit District of the Detroit Annual Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, the same being the District in which the church mentioned in the foregoing amendment to the Articles of Association is now located, do hereby certify that such amendment to the Articles of Association is made by and with my consent and concurrence.
Dated at Detroit, Michigan, this 16th day of March, A. D. 1927.
(Signature of Howard A. Field), District Superintendent

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RECEIVED JUL -7 1967
MICHIGAN DEPT. OF TREASURY
COMP. DIV.

FILED
JUL 27 1967
(Signature of Allison ------)
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