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Ratio Disciplinæ, Or The Constitution of the Congregational Churches

by Thomas Cogswell Upham

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Published by Shirley and Hyde .
Written in English


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§ Church Property Disputes—Supreme Court Rulings § State and Lower Federal Court Rulings § Congregational Churches § Hierarchical Churches—the Compulsory Deference Rule § Hierarchical Churches—Neutral Principle of Law § Church Property Disputes—Dispute Resolution Procedures. What is a Constitutional Amendment in the United Methodist Church? A: A Constitutional Amendment is any piece of legislation that proposes a change to Part I of our Book of Discipline (Paragraphs ), otherwise known as the Constitution. How is a Constitutional Amendment adopted? A: Constitutional Amendments must first garner a 2/3 majority vote of the General Conference.

Evidence for actions that can result in congregational discipline is obtained by voluntary confession to the elders or by witnesses of the violation. A minimum of two witnesses is required to establish guilt, based on their understanding of Deuteronomy and .   To: The members of Capitol Hill Baptist Church From: Jonathan Leeman, for the CHBC elders Date: J The elders of Capitol Hill Baptist propose the following motion to the members of CHBC: We recommend removing the following phrase from article 5, section 2, of our church constitution: “A majority of the.

The threefold purpose of church discipline is to glorify God by maintaining purity in the local church (1 Cor. ), to edify believers by deterring sin (1 Tim. ), and to promote the spiritual welfare of the offending believer by calling him or her to a biblical standard of doctrine and conduct (Gal. ). 2 To distinguish local churches from the denomination, upper-case ‘Church’ will be used for the latter. Page references to the Book of Reports to Assembly appear here in the form RepA/1, those in the Record of Assembly as RecA/1. Paragraphs in Mission Council papers appear with month and year as MC//N, its minutes as MC//Min7/1.


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Abstract. A revision of his: Ratio disciplinæ fratrum Nov-Anglorum; edited by Thomas C. Uphamcf. of access: Internet. Ratio Disciplinæ (Account of the Discipline) Historical Introduction The Ratio Disciplinæ or church constitution of the Unitas Fratrum holds a unique place in history.

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