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RELIGIOUS CORPORATIONS

Accounting and bookkeeping, property held in trust, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.24

Affidavits

Cathedral corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.35

Churches (corporations), Minn. Statutes 2004 315.35

Congregations (corporations), Minn. Statutes 2004 315.35

Diocesan councils, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.23

Ecclesiastical or religious conferences, associations, or consociations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.23, 2004 315.50

Incorporation meeting notices, posting, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.03

Parish corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.35

Presbyteries, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.12, 2004 315.23

Real property, sale or encumbrance, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.12

Synods, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.23

United congregations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.36

Affiliated nonprofit organizations

Clergy, teachers, employees, or functionaries, Minn. Statutes 2004 317A.909

Application of law

Charitable trusts, registration and reporting, Minn. Statutes 2004 501B.36

Estates law not limited, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.12

Existing churches or societies, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.05

Insurance laws, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.40, 2004 317A.909

Nonprofit corporations law, Minn. Statutes 2004 317A.021, 2004 317A.051

Private foundations law, Minn. Statutes 2004 317A.113

Articles of incorporation

Duration of corporation, Minn. Statutes 2004 300.13

Existing churches or societies, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.31 to 2004 315.33

Trustees, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.06

Assets

Diversion, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.365

Sale, lease, transfer, or other disposition, Minn. Statutes 2004 317A.051

Associations, see Ecclesiastical or religious conferences, associations, or consociations under this topic

Beneficiaries of corporate personnel

Personnel benefits, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.40, 2004 317A.909

Benefits, personnel benefits, Minn. Statutes 2004 317A.909

Benevolent, charitable, religious, or missionary work

Diocesan corporations, powers, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.16

Bequests, see Devises and bequests under this topic

Bishops, see Clergy under this topic

Board of directors

Appointments by, peace officers, Minn. Statutes 2004 317A.909

Private cemetery associations, see under CEMETERY ASSOCIATIONS

Buildings and facilities

Buildings held in trust, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.14

Trustees, powers, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.04, 2004 315.05

Bylaws, powers of corporation regarding, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.09

Camp meeting associations, public rallies, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.41 to 2004 315.43

Camps and recreation grounds, trustees, powers, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.05

Capital stock, shares, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.41

Cathedral corporations

Affidavits, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.35

Certificates of incorporation, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.20, 2004 315.35

Consolidation and reorganization, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.34 to 2004 315.36

Governing provisions, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.20

Incorporation, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.20

Notice given, consolidation and reorganization, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.35, 2004 315.36

Powers of corporation, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.20

Resolutions by, consolidation and reorganization, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.35

Cemeteries owned or operated by, see Private cemeteries under CEMETERIES

Cemetery associations, see Private cemetery associations under CEMETERY ASSOCIATIONS

Certificates and certification

Acknowledgment, certificate of, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.03

Certificates of incorporation, see same under this topic

Existing churches or societies, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.32

Incorporation procedures, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.01

Certificates of incorporation

Alternate incorporation method, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.21

Cathedral corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.20, 2004 315.35

Churches (corporations), Minn. Statutes 2004 315.30, 2004 315.35

Congregations (corporations), Minn. Statutes 2004 315.30, 2004 315.35

Diocesan corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.16, 2004 315.30

Diocesan councils, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.23

Duration of corporation, Minn. Statutes 2004 300.13

Ecclesiastical or religious conferences, associations, or consociations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.23, 2004 315.30

Existing churches or societies, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.22

Parish corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.15, 2004 315.30, 2004 315.35

Presbyteries, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.23, 2004 315.30

Property corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.365

Protestant Episcopal church parish corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.17

Surviving corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.365

Synods, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.23, 2004 315.30

United congregations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.36

Certified copies, real property, sale or encumbrance, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.12

Chancellor of diocese, see Clergy under this topic

Charitable trusts, see CHARITABLE TRUSTS

Children of corporate personnel

Personnel benefits, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.40, 2004 317A.909

Church conferences, see Ecclesiastical or religious conferences, associations, or consociations under this topic

Churches (buildings)

Buildings held in trust, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.14

Trustees, powers, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.04, 2004 315.05

Churches (corporations)

Affidavits, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.35

Canons (church laws), Minn. Statutes 2004 315.27

Certificates of incorporation, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.30, 2004 315.35

Compliance certificates, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.27

Consolidation and reorganization, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.34 to 2004 315.36

Incorporation, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.27

Notice given, consolidation and reorganization, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.35, 2004 315.36

Property corporations, merger or consolidation, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.365

Resolutions by, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.27, 2004 315.35

Rights, powers, and privileges, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.28, 2004 315.29

Clergy

Appointments by, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.15, 2004 315.16

Certificates and certification, trustees, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.01

Compensation and salaries, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.05

Dwellings, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.05

Notice given, trustees, elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.06

Personnel benefits, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.40, 2004 317A.909

Representation, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.16

Trustees, see same under this topic

Clerk

Appointment, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.05

Compensation and salaries, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.05

Duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.05 to 2004 315.07

Notice given, trustees, elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.06

Removal, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.05

Collector, appointment and duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.05

Colleges, diocesan corporations, powers, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.16

Compensation and salaries, peace officers, Minn. Statutes 2004 317A.909

Conferences, see Ecclesiastical or religious conferences, associations, or consociations under this topic

Congregations (corporations)

Affidavits, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.35

Canons (church laws), Minn. Statutes 2004 315.27

Certificates of incorporation, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.30, 2004 315.35

Compliance certificates, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.27

Consolidation and reorganization, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.34 to 2004 315.36

Incorporation, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.27

Notice given, consolidation and reorganization, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.35, 2004 315.36

Property corporations, merger or consolidation, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.365

Resolutions by, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.27, 2004 315.35

Rights, powers, and privileges, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.28, 2004 315.29

United congregations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.36

Consociations, see Ecclesiastical or religious conferences, associations, or consociations under this topic

Consolidations

Cathedral corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.34 to 2004 315.36

Church conferences, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.26, 2004 315.50

Churches (corporations), Minn. Statutes 2004 315.26, 2004 315.34 to 2004 315.36

Congregations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.26, 2004 315.34 to 2004 315.36

Nonprofit corporations law, election of application, Minn. Statutes 2004 317A.051

Parish corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.26, 2004 315.34 to 2004 315.36

Property corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.365

Religious societies (corporations), Minn. Statutes 2004 315.34 to 2004 315.36

United congregations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.36

Constitution, trustees, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.06

Contributions to, collection authorized, Minn. Statutes 2004 317A.909

Conveyances by, see Real property under this topic

Conveyances to

Before 1907, quieting title, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.39

Certain conveyances, validation, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.121

Confirmation, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.02

Corporate names

Adoption, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.01, 2004 315.02

Certification, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.02

United corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.36

Definitions, religious societies, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.08

Dependents of corporate personnel

Personnel benefits, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.40, 2004 317A.909

Devises and bequests

Authority to accept

Cathedral corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.20

Diocesan corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.10

Diocesan councils, property held in trust, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.24

Ecclesiastical or religious conferences, associations, or consociations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.24

Lands and buildings held in trust, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.14

Parish corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.10

Powers of corporation regarding, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.10

Presbyteries, property held in trust, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.24

Protestant Episcopal church parish corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.17

Surviving corporations, rights, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.365

Synods, property held in trust, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.24

Trustees, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.04

Diocesan corporations

Certificates of incorporation, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.16, 2004 315.30

Incorporation, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.16

Members, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.16

Powers of corporation, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.10

Property corporations, merger or consolidation, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.365

Records, members, appointment, resignation, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.16

Rights, powers, and privileges, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.28, 2004 315.29

Who may incorporate, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.16

Diocesan councils

Affidavits, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.23

Annual meetings, time, place, notice, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.25

Canons (church laws), Minn. Statutes 2004 315.23, 2004 315.27

Certificates of incorporation, recording, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.23

Compliance certificates, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.23, 2004 315.27

Consolidation, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.26

Incorporation, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.23, 2004 315.27

Officers, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.23

Property held in trust, rights, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.24

Resolutions by, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.23, 2004 315.27

Dissolution, reincorporation after

Real and personal property rights, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.13

Duration, perpetual duration, Minn. Statutes 2004 300.13

Dwellings for ministers, rectories, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.05, 2004 315.14

Ecclesiastical or religious conferences, associations, or consociations

Affidavits, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.23, 2004 315.50

Affiliate religious corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.50

Annual meetings, time, place, notice, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.25

Canons (church laws), Minn. Statutes 2004 315.23, 2004 315.27

Certificates of incorporation, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.23, 2004 315.30

Compliance certificates, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.23, 2004 315.27

Consolidation and reorganization, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.26, 2004 315.50

Corporate names, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.50

Employees, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.40

Incorporation, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.23, 2004 315.27

Mergers, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.50

Officers, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.23

Payments by, personnel benefits, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.40

Property held in trust, rights, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.24

Resolutions by, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.23, 2004 315.27

Rights, powers, and privileges, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.28, 2004 315.29

Subordinate religious corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.50

Employees

Insurance law, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.40

Personnel benefits, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.40, 2004 317A.909

Encumbrances, see Real property under this topic

Endowment funds, creation, maintenance, investment, management, and disbursement authority, Minn. Statutes 2004 317A.909

Evidence, existing churches or societies, articles of incorporation, alteration or amendment, presumptive evidence, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.32

Existing corporations

Articles of incorporation, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.31 to 2004 315.33

Board of trustees, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.05, 2004 315.22, 2004 315.32

Certificates and certification, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.32

Incorporation or reincorporation, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.13, 2004 315.21, 2004 315.22

Meetings, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.32

Officers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.32

Reorganization, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.13

Resolutions by, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.32

Trustees, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.05, 2004 315.22

Functionaries, personnel benefits, Minn. Statutes 2004 317A.909

Gifts to, authority to accept

Cathedral corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.20

Diocesan corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.10

Diocesan councils, property held in trust, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.24

Ecclesiastical or religious conferences, associations, or consociations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.24

Parish corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.10

Powers of corporation regarding, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.09, 2004 315.10

Presbyteries, property held in trust, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.24

Protestant Episcopal church parish corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.17

Surviving corporations, rights, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.365

Synods, property held in trust, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.24

Trustees, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.04

Governing boards, approvals by, streets and roads, laying through religious corporation property, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.42

Grants to, authority to accept

Cathedral corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.20

Diocesan corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.10

Diocesan councils, property held in trust, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.24

Ecclesiastical or religious conferences, associations, or consociations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.24

Lands and buildings held in trust, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.14

Parish corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.10

Powers of corporation regarding, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.09, 2004 315.10

Presbyteries, property held in trust, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.24

Protestant Episcopal church parish corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.17

Synods, property held in trust, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.24

Trustees, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.04

Hospitals, trustees, powers, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.05

Improvements to property, trustees, powers, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.04, 2004 315.05

Incorporation

Alternate method, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.21

Camp meeting associations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.41

Cathedral corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.20

Certification, filing, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.01 to 2004 315.03

Congregations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.27

Diocesan corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.16

Effective date, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.01 to 2004 315.03

Existing churches or societies, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.13, 2004 315.22

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.01

Names, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.01, 2004 315.02, 2004 315.36

Notice, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.01, 2004 315.03

Parish corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.15

Pre-1877 churches or societies, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.02

Protestant Episcopal church parish corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.17

Reincorporation, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.13, 2004 315.21

Requirement, quieting title lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.39

Sunday school assemblies, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.41

Trustees, see same under this topic

Indebtedness, trustees, powers, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.04

Insurance law, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 317A.909

Interpretation of law

Real property, sale or encumbrance, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.12

Land, see Real property under this topic

Lawsuits

Diocesan corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.10

Parish corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.10

Powers of corporation regarding, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.09

Real property, quieting title, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.39

Trustees, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.04

Leases

Cathedral corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.20

Protestant Episcopal church parish corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.17

Trustees, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.04

Legacies, surviving corporations, rights, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.365

Liens liens, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.24

Management, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.05, 2004 315.09

Meetings

Existing churches or societies, special meetings, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.32

Property corporations, mergers or consolidations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.365

Mergers

Church conferences, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.50

Nonprofit corporations law, election of application, Minn. Statutes 2004 317A.051

Property corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.365

Ministers, see Clergy under this topic

Missions, trustees, powers, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.05

Money, trustees, powers, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.05

Mortgages

Cathedral corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.20

Diocesan corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.10

Parish corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.10

Powers of corporation regarding, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.09, 2004 315.10

Protestant Episcopal church parish corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.17

Trustees, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.04

Names, corporate, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.01, 2004 315.02, 2004 315.36

Nurses' homes and training schools

Trustees, powers, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.05

Orders

Real property, quieting title, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.39

Records, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.05

Trustees, powers, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.05

Parish corporations

Affidavits, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.35

Canons (church laws), Minn. Statutes 2004 315.27

Certificates of incorporation, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.15, 2004 315.30, 2004 315.35

Compliance certificates, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.27

Consolidation and reorganization, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.26, 2004 315.34 to 2004 315.36

Incorporation, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.15, 2004 315.27

Members, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.15, 2004 315.16

Notice given, consolidation and reorganization, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.35, 2004 315.36

Pastors, see Clergy under this topic

Powers of corporation, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.10

Property corporations, merger or consolidation, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.365

Protestant Episcopal church parish corporations, see same under this topic

Records, members, appointment, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.15

Resolutions by, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.27, 2004 315.35

Rights, powers, and privileges, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.15, 2004 315.28, 2004 315.29

Subdivision of dioceses, effect, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.15

Who may incorporate, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.15

Parsonages, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.05, 2004 315.14

Pastors, see Clergy under this topic

Payments by, personnel benefits, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.40, 2004 317A.909

Peace officers hired by, appointment and duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 317A.909

Personal property

Cathedral corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.20

Churches (corporations), rights, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.29

Congregations, rights, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.29

Diocesan corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.10, 2004 315.16, 2004 315.29

Ecclesiastical or religious conferences, associations, or consociations, rights, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.29

Existing churches or societies, incorporation or reincorporation, rights, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.22

Holding, limitation of rights, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.11

Parish corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.10, 2004 315.29

Powers of corporation regarding, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.09

Presbyteries, rights, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.29

Protestant Episcopal church parish corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.17

Reincorporation after dissolution, rights, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.13

Synods, rights, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.29

Transfer of property, consolidations, effect, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.26

Trustees, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.04

Personnel benefits, Minn. Statutes 2004 317A.909

Pews, renting, trustees' powers, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.05

Posting (notices), trustees, elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.06

Powers of corporation, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.09

Presbyteries

Affidavits, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.12, 2004 315.23

Annual meetings, time and place, notice, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.25

Canons (church laws), Minn. Statutes 2004 315.23, 2004 315.27

Certificates of incorporation, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.23, 2004 315.30

Compliance certificates, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.23, 2004 315.27

Consolidation, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.26

Incorporation, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.23, 2004 315.27

Officers, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.23

Property held in trust, rights, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.24

Resolutions by, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.23, 2004 315.27

Rights, powers, and privileges, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.28, 2004 315.29

Prima facie evidence, conveyance of property, existing churches or societies, incorporation or reincorporation, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.22

Property corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.365

Property held in trust

Surviving corporations, rights, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.365

Property taxes, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 317A.909

Protestant Episcopal church parish corporations

Annual meetings, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.18, 2004 315.19

Articles of incorporation, amendments, filing, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.19

Bylaws, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.18

Cathedral corporations, see same under this topic

Certificates and certification, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.19

Certificates of incorporation, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.17

Electors, duties, qualifications, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.18

Incorporation, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.17

Powers of corporation, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.17

Rectors, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.17 to 2004 315.19

Resolutions by, annual meeting, time, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.19

Vestry members, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.17, 2004 315.18

Wardens, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.17, 2004 315.18

Proxies (persons), Minn. Statutes 2004 315.16

Real property

Cathedral corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.20

Churches (corporations), Minn. Statutes 2004 315.26, 2004 315.29

Congregations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.26, 2004 315.29

Diocesan corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.10, 2004 315.16, 2004 315.29

Diocesan councils, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.24, 2004 315.26

Ecclesiastical or religious conferences, associations, or consociations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.24, 2004 315.26, 2004 315.29

Existing churches or societies, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.22

Holding, limitation of rights, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.11

Lands held in trust, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.14

Parish corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.10, 2004 315.26, 2004 315.29

Powers of corporation regarding, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.09, 2004 315.10, 2004 315.12

Presbyteries, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.24, 2004 315.26, 2004 315.29

Property corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.365

Protestant Episcopal church parish corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.17

Reincorporation after dissolution, rights, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.13

Sale, conveyance, or encumbrance, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.04, 2004 315.10, 2004 315.12, 2004 315.17, 2004 315.20, 2004 315.24, 2004 315.26

Streets and roads through, approval, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.42

Synods, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.24, 2004 315.26, 2004 315.29

Transfer of property, consolidations, effect, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.26

United congregations, rights, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.36

Records and record keeping

Clerk, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.05, 2004 315.07

Parish corporations, lay members, appointments, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.15

Real property, sale or encumbrance, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.12

Register of worshipers, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.07

Trustees' actions, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.05, 2004 315.32

Rectories

Buildings held in trust, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.14

Trustees, powers, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.05

Reincorporation

Existing corporations, rights, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.13, 2004 315.21

Religious affiliation, determination, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.01

Religious societies (corporations)

Affidavits, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.35

Ceasing to exist, reincorporation after, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.13

Certificates of incorporation, recording, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.35

Consolidation and reorganization, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.34 to 2004 315.36

Notice given, consolidation and reorganization, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.35, 2004 315.36

Resolutions by, consolidation and reorganization, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.35

Reorganizations

Cathedral corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.34 to 2004 315.36

Churches (corporations), Minn. Statutes 2004 315.26, 2004 315.34 to 2004 315.36

Congregations (corporations), Minn. Statutes 2004 315.26, 2004 315.34 to 2004 315.36

Existing religious corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.13, 2004 315.21, 2004 315.22

Parish corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.26, 2004 315.34 to 2004 315.36

Religious societies (corporations), Minn. Statutes 2004 315.34 to 2004 315.36

United congregations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.36

Reserve funds, creation, maintenance, investment, management, and disbursement authority, Minn. Statutes 2004 317A.909

Rights, powers, and privileges, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.01

Rules

Powers of corporation regarding, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.09

Records, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.05

Trustees, powers, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.05

Sale of property, see Real property under this topic

Schools, diocesan corporations, powers, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.16

Seal, trustees, powers, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.04

Seminaries, diocesan corporations, powers, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.16

Shares, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.41

Slips (seating), renting, trustees, powers, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.05

Solicitation of charitable funds, see under CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS

Stocks, shares, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.41

Sunday school assemblies, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.41 to 2004 315.43

Surviving corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.365

Surviving spouses of corporate personnel

Personnel benefits, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.40, 2004 317A.909

Synods

Affidavits, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.23

Annual meetings, time and place, notice, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.25

Canons (church laws), Minn. Statutes 2004 315.23, 2004 315.27

Certificates of incorporation, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.23, 2004 315.30

Compliance certificates, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.23, 2004 315.27

Consolidation and reorganization, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.26

Incorporation, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.23, 2004 315.27

Officers, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.23

Property corporations, merger or consolidation, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.365

Property held in trust, rights, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.24

Resolutions by, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.23, 2004 315.27

Rights, powers, and privileges, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.28, 2004 315.29

Teachers, personnel benefits, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.40, 2004 317A.909

Town cemeteries, sale or lease to, Minn. Statutes 2004 365.26

Transfers of money or property

Dissolution requirements, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.37, 2004 315.38

Surviving corporations, rights, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.365

Treasurer, appointment and duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.05

Trust funds, creation, maintenance, investment, management, and disbursement authority, Minn. Statutes 2004 317A.909

Trustees

Actions by, validation, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.02

Appointment, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.01

Appointments by, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.05

Certification, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.01, 2004 315.02

Designation, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.01

Election by worshipers, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.01, 2004 315.06

Governing boards, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.05, 2004 315.22, 2004 315.32, 2004 315.36

Lands and buildings held in trust, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.14

Meetings, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.06

Powers, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.04, 2004 315.05, 2004 315.12

Qualifications, determined by worshipers, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.01

Quorum, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.06

Record keeping, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.05

Term, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.06

Vacancies, filling, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.06

Trusts, acting as, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.24

United congregations, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.36

Vicar general of the diocese, see Clergy under this topic

Witnesses, incorporation procedures, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.01

Worshipers

Certificates and certification, incorporation, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.01

Notice given, election to incorporate, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.01, 2004 315.03

Register, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.07

Signatures, incorporation, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.01

Votes and voting, Minn. Statutes 2004 315.01, 2004 315.05

Young Men's or Young Women's Christian Association, Minn. Statutes 2004 297A.61 to 2004 297A.70, 2004 315.44 to 2004 315.48