Statement of Faith Concerning:
Scripture, Godhead, man/fall/redemption, new birth, water baptism, infilling of the Holy Spirit, sanctification, divine healing, resurrection, return of the
Lord, hell/retribution, communion, laying on of hands, blessings of the believer
Members and Membership:
What are the voting privileges of members?
The Governing Body:
Senior Overseer, Local Presbytery, General Overseers, etc.
What are the terms, process of selection, and responsibilities of church leadership?
Meeting of the Local Presbytery:
Example: Determined by Senior Overseer
Appointment of Ministering Elders, Deacons and Deaconess by the approval of the Senior Overseer;
Protocol for allegations by Ministering Elders concerning members of Local
Presbytery and the specific guidelines they must meet
Non-Governmental Positions of Ministering Elders, Deacons and
Deaconess: Specific responsibilities and parameters of each group
Selected by the Senior Overseer from outside the local Church. Holds the Senior Overseer accountable financially and morally. Any allegations
brought against a member of the Local Presbytery that is left unresolved within the local governing process, the Outside Presbytery renders a decision
as to guard the local church and restore the leadership and spiritual health of the Local Presbytery member International Presbytery:
Provision for the Local Presbytery to create an International Board of Presbyters
Description, responsibilities and powers of various officers