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Guideline Leaflet C04: Approved Governing Document

The Baptist Union has worked with the Charity Commission to agree a model constitution for Baptist churches.  This constitution is called the Approved Governing Document.  This leaflet contains the text of the Approved Governing Document.

File type: PDF
File size: 419kb
Created: 14/09/2012 (last updated 07/2021)
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