Hartford Memorial Baptist Name Change

Subjects: Corporate Records
Description: Record of the amendment to the Articles of Incorporation of the Hartford Avenue Baptist Church, changing the corporation's name to the Hartford Memorial Baptist Church.
Date: March 5, 1981
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Original Format: Corporate Document
Language: English
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Michigan Department of Commerce - Corporation and Securities Bureau
Date Received: OCT 26 1981
FILED: NOV -2 1981
Administrator, Michigan Department of Commerce, Corporation & Securities Bureau
Corporation Number: 771-086

(See Instructions on Reverse Side)
Certificate of Amendment to the Articles of Incorporation
(FOr Use by Ecclesiastical Corporations)

The undersigned persons who control the temporal affairs of the above named corporation, for the purpose of amending the Articles of Incorporation of the corporation, do hereby execute the following Certificate of Amendment, pursuant to the provisions of Section 182, Act 327, Public Acts of 1931, as amended:
1. The name of the corporation is Hartford Avenue Baptist Church of Detroit, Michigan.
The location of the registered office is 18700 James Couzens Drive, Detroit, Michigan 48235.
2. Article 1 of the Articles of Incorporation is hereby amended to read as follows: (Any article being amended is required to be set forth in its entirety.)
This corporation shall be known in law and designated as the Hartford Memorial Baptist Church of Detroit, Michigan
3. The necessary number of members as required by statute, at a meeting held on the 4th day of March, 1981, voted in favor of the amendment.
4. The following is a COPY OF THE CALL FOR THE MEETING.
(The call notifying the members of the meeting should be copied here, using the wording as it appeared in the church bulletin, paper, notice, or as it was announced from the pulpit. Minutes of meeting are not required.)
There will be a meeting of the joint board (Deacons/Trustee) and members on March 4, 1981 at 7:00 p.m. in the Hill Memorial Chapel to discuss and vote on, among other things, the Church’s name change.

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5. The number of members present at such meeting: 50
6. The number of members in favor of the amendment: Unanimous

Signed this 5th day of March, 1981, by persons controlling the temporal affairs:
(Signature of Charlies G. Adams), Charles G. Adams, Resident Agent & Pastor

State of Michigan, County of Wayne.
On this 5th day of March, 1981, before me personally appeared** Charles G. Adams 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.
**All persons signing should appear before the Notary.
(Signature of Benjamin S. Estill), Benjamin S. Estill, Notary Public for Wayne County, State of Michigan. My commission expires November 14, 1984.

C&S 117 (Rev 4/79) Information and Instructions; Certificate of Amendment - Ecclesiastical Corporations
1. This form may be used by ecclesiastical corporations only.
2. Section 182, Act 327 P. A. of 1931, as amended, provides that the articles of any ecclesiastical corporation may be amended at any meeting of the members of such corporation called for that purpose pursuant to the by-laws, by the affirmative vote of a majority of the members entitled to vote thereon present at such meeting, unless a different majority is required by the rules of discipline or by the church policy in any particular case.
3. The Certificate is required to be signed in ink by the person or persons controlling the temporal affairs of the corporation. All parties signing the Certificate are required to appear before a notary. Please print or type each name under each signature and designate the capacity in which each signs..i.e., officer, director or trustee, etc.
4. One original copy is required. A true copy will be returned by the Corporation and Securities Bureau to the person submitting the Certificate of Amendment for filing.
5. Filing fee.............$10.00 (Make fee payable to State of Michigan)
6. Mail form and fee to: Michigan Department of Commerce
Corporation and Securities Bureau
Corporation Division
P.O. Box 30054
Lansing, MI 48909
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