Plymouth UCC Articles of Incorporation

Subjects: Corporate Records
Description: The Articles of Incorporation for the Plymouth Congregational Church of Detroit.
Date: December 18, 1959
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Original Format: Corporate Document
Language: English
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Transcript: Form 3 (Ecclesiastical Corporation) Articles of Association
We, the undersigned, desiring to become incorporated under the provisions of Act No. 327, P. A. 1931, as amended, do hereby make, execute and adopt the following articles of association, to wit:
First, The name assumed by this corporation and by which it shall be known in law, is Plymouth Congregational Church of Detroit.
Second, The location of said church or society shall be in the City of Detroit, county of Wayne, and state of Michigan.
Mailing address of registered office 514 Garfield; Detroit, Michigan.
Third, The time for which said church or society shall worship and labor together according to the discipline, rules and usage of the Congregational Church in the United States of America (or other jurisdiction are the case may be), as from time to time authorized and declared by the (left blank) (Here insert the name of the higher ecclesiastical body or bodies, if any, authorized to determine such question).
Fifth (here insert any desired additional provisions authorized by the Act).
This church acknowledges Jesus Christ as its head, and finds in the Holy Scriptures interpreted by the Divine Spirit through reason, faith and conscience, its guidance in matters of faith and discipline. The Government of this church is vested in its members, who exercise the right of control in all its affairs, subject in legal matters to the Articles of Incorporation granted it by the laws of the State of Michigan.
While this church is amenable to no ecclesiastical judicatory, it accepts the obligations of mutual council, comity and cooperation involved in the free fellowship of the Congregation Christian churches, and pledges itself to share their common aims and work.
Form 3

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In witness whereof, we, the parties hereby associating for the purpose of giving legal effect to these articles, hereunto sign out names and places of residence:
Done at the City (City or Village) of Detroit (Name of City or Village) county of Wayne and state of Michigan, this 18th day of December, 1959.
(Signatures); (Residences)
(No.); (Street); (City); (State)
(Signature of Harvey D. Shaw), 18475 Waxford Ave.; Detroit 34, Michigan
(Signature of M. C. Graham), 6638 Theodore Ave. Detroit 11, Michigan
(Signature of Lucius J. May), 4645 Fulerton Ave. Detroit 38, Michigan

STATE OF MICHIGAN)
)SS
County of Wayne)
On this 18th day of December. 1959, before me personally appeared* Harvey D. Shaw, M. C. Graham and Lucius J. May to me known to be the persons described in and who executed the foregoing instrument, and acknowledged that they executed the same as their free act and deed.
(Signature of Marian E. Swan) (Signature of Notary)
Marian E. Swan (Print or type name of notary)
Notary Public for Wayne County, State of Michigan.
My commission expires February 8, 1963
*All parties signing should appear before the Notary.

RECEIVED
DEC 2- 1959
MICHIGAN CORPORATION AND SECURITIES COMMISSION

MICHIGAN CORPORATION AND SECURITIES COMMISSION
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RECEIVED
DEC 30 1959
MICHIGAN CORPORATION AND SECURITIES COMMISSION

Form 3--5-58--5M
ORIGINAL
(Ecclesiastical Corporation)
MICHIGAN
Articles of Association
OF
Plymouth Congregational Church
of Detroit (Please type or print corporate name)
Under Act No. 327, Public Acts of 1931, as amended.
(This blank prepared by Michigan Corporation and Securities Commission.)

FILED
DEC 30 1959
(Signature of Commissioner), Commissioner, Michigan Corporation & Securities Commission

MAIL THREE SIGNED AND ACKNOWLEDGED COPIES TO:
Michigan Corporation & Securities Commission
P. O. Box 898; Lansing 4, Michigan
Fees $20.00
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