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RELIGIOUS CORPORATIONS

Accounting and bookkeeping, property held in trust, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.24

Affidavits

Diocesan councils, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.23

Ecclesiastical or religious conferences, associations, or consociations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.23, 2011 315.50

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.35

Incorporation meeting notices, posting, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.03

Presbyteries, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.12, 2011 315.23

Real property, sale or encumbrance, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.12

Synods, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.23

United congregations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.36

Affiliated nonprofit organizations

Clergy, teachers, employees, or functionaries, Minn. Statutes 2011 317A.909

Articles of incorporation

Existing churches or societies, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.31 to 2011 315.33

Trustees, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.06

Assets

Diversion, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.365

Sale, lease, transfer, or other disposition, Minn. Statutes 2011 317A.051

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

Beneficiaries of corporate personnel, personnel benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.40, 2011 317A.909

Benefits, personnel benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 317A.909

Benevolent, charitable, religious, or missionary work, diocesan corporations, powers, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.16

Bequests, see Devises and bequests, authority to accept under this topic

Bishops, see Clergy under this topic

Board of directors, see Private cemetery associations under CEMETERY ASSOCIATIONS

Buildings and facilities

Buildings held in trust, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.14

Trustees, powers, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.04, 2011 315.05

Bylaws, powers of corporation regarding, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.09

Camp meeting associations, public rallies, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.41, 2011 315.42

Camps and recreation grounds, trustees, powers, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.05

Capital stock, shares, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.41

Cathedral corporations

Affidavits, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.35

Certificates of incorporation, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.20, 2011 315.35

Consolidation and reorganization, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.34 to 2011 315.36

Governing provisions, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.20

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 2011 315.03

Certificates of incorporation, see same under this topic

Existing churches or societies, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.32

Incorporation procedures, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.01

Certificates of incorporation

Alternate incorporation method, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.21

Cathedral corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.20, 2011 315.35

Churches (corporations), Minn. Statutes 2011 315.30, 2011 315.35

Congregations (corporations), Minn. Statutes 2011 315.30, 2011 315.35

Diocesan corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.16, 2011 315.30

Diocesan councils, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.23

Ecclesiastical or religious conferences, associations, or consociations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.23, 2011 315.30

Existing churches or societies, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.22

Parish corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.15, 2011 315.30, 2011 315.35

Presbyteries, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.23, 2011 315.30

Property corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.365

Protestant Episcopal church parish corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.17

Surviving corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.365

Synods, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.23, 2011 315.30

United congregations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.36

Certified copies, real property, sale or encumbrance, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.12

Chancellor of diocese, see Clergy under this topic

Charitable trusts, see CHARITABLE TRUSTS

Children of corporate personnel, benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.40, 2011 317A.909

Church benefits boards, Minn. Statutes 2011 317A.909

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

Churches (buildings)

Buildings held in trust, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.14

Trustees, powers, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.04, 2011 315.05

Churches (corporations)

Affidavits, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.35

Canons (church laws), Minn. Statutes 2011 315.27

Certificates of incorporation, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.30, 2011 315.35

Compliance certificates, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.27

Consolidation and reorganization, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.34 to 2011 315.36

Incorporation, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.27

Property corporations, merger or consolidation, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.365

Resolutions by, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.27

Rights, powers, and privileges, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.28, 2011 315.29

Clergy

Appointments by, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.15, 2011 315.16

Certificates and certification, trustees, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.01

Compensation and salaries, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.05

Dwellings, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.05

Personnel benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.40, 2011 317A.909

Trustees, see same under this topic

Clerk

Appointment, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.05

Compensation and salaries, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.05

Duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.05 to 2011 315.07

Removal, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.05

Collector, appointment and duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.05

Colleges, diocesan corporations, powers, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.16

Congregations (corporations)

Affidavits, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.35

Canons (church laws), Minn. Statutes 2011 315.27

Certificates of incorporation, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.30, 2011 315.35

Compliance certificates, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.27

Consolidation and reorganization, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.34 to 2011 315.36

Incorporation, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.27

Property corporations, merger or consolidation, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.365

Resolutions by, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.27

Rights, powers, and privileges, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.28, 2011 315.29

United congregations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.36

Consolidations

Cathedral corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.34 to 2011 315.36

Church conferences, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.26, 2011 315.50

Churches (corporations), Minn. Statutes 2011 315.26, 2011 315.34 to 2011 315.36

Congregations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.26, 2011 315.34 to 2011 315.36

Nonprofit corporations law, election of application, Minn. Statutes 2011 317A.051

Parish corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.26, 2011 315.34 to 2011 315.36

Property corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.365

Religious societies (corporations), Minn. Statutes 2011 315.34 to 2011 315.36

United congregations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.36

Constitution, trustees, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.06

Contributions to, collection authorized, Minn. Statutes 2011 317A.909

Conveyances by, see Real property under this topic

Conveyances to

Before 1907, quieting title, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.39

Certain conveyances, validation, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.121

Confirmation, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.02

Corporate names

Adoption, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.01, 2011 315.02

Certification, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.02

United corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.36

Definitions, religious societies, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.08

Dependents of corporate personnel, personnel benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.40, 2011 317A.909

Devises and bequests, authority to accept

Cathedral corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.20

Diocesan corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.10

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.24

Lands and buildings held in trust, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.14

Parish corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.10

Powers of corporation regarding, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.10

Protestant Episcopal church parish corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.17

Surviving corporations, rights, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.365

Trustees, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.04

Diocesan corporations

Certificates of incorporation, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.16, 2011 315.30

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.16

Powers of corporation, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.10

Property corporations, merger or consolidation, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.365

Rights, powers, and privileges, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.28, 2011 315.29

Diocesan councils

Affidavits, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.23

Annual meetings, time, place, notice, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.25

Canons (church laws), Minn. Statutes 2011 315.23, 2011 315.27

Certificates of incorporation, recording, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.23

Compliance certificates, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.23, 2011 315.27

Consolidation, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.26

Incorporation, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.23, 2011 315.27

Officers, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.23

Property held in trust, rights, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.24

Resolutions by, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.23, 2011 315.27

Dissolution, reincorporation after

Real and personal property rights, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.13

Dwellings for ministers, rectories, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.05, 2011 315.14

Ecclesiastical or religious conferences, associations, or consociations

Affidavits, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.23, 2011 315.50

Annual meetings, time, place, notice, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.25

Canons (church laws), Minn. Statutes 2011 315.23, 2011 315.27

Certificates of incorporation, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.23, 2011 315.30

Compliance certificates, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.23, 2011 315.27

Consolidation and reorganization, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.26, 2011 315.50

Employees, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.40

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.50

Incorporation, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.23, 2011 315.27

Officers, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.23

Payments by, personnel benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.40

Property held in trust, rights, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.24

Resolutions by, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.23, 2011 315.27

Rights, powers, and privileges, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.28, 2011 315.29

Employees

Insurance law, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.40

Personnel benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.40, 2011 317A.909

Encumbrances, see Real property under this topic

Endowment funds, creation, maintenance, investment, management, and disbursement authority, Minn. Statutes 2011 317A.909

Evidence, existing churches or societies, articles of incorporation, alteration or amendment, presumptive evidence, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.32

Existing corporations

Articles of incorporation, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.31 to 2011 315.33

Board of trustees, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.05, 2011 315.22, 2011 315.32

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.32

Incorporation or reincorporation, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.13, 2011 315.21, 2011 315.22

Reorganization, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.13

Trustees, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.05, 2011 315.22

Functionaries, personnel benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 317A.909

Gifts to, authority to accept

Cathedral corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.20

Diocesan corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.10

Diocesan councils, property held in trust, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.24

Ecclesiastical or religious conferences, associations, or consociations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.24

Parish corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.10

Powers of corporation regarding, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.09, 2011 315.10

Presbyteries, property held in trust, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.24

Protestant Episcopal church parish corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.17

Surviving corporations, rights, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.365

Synods, property held in trust, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.24

Trustees, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.04

Governing boards, approvals by, streets and roads through religious corporation property, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.42

Grants to, authority to accept

Cathedral corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.20

Diocesan corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.10

Diocesan councils, property held in trust, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.24

Ecclesiastical or religious conferences, associations, or consociations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.24

Lands and buildings held in trust, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.14

Parish corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.10

Powers of corporation regarding, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.09, 2011 315.10

Presbyteries, property held in trust, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.24

Protestant Episcopal church parish corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.17

Synods, property held in trust, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.24

Trustees, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.04

Hospitals, trustees, powers, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.05

Improvements to property, trustees, powers, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.04, 2011 315.05

Incorporation

Alternate method, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.21

Camp meeting associations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.41

Cathedral corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.20

Certification, recording, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.01 to 2011 315.03

Congregations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.27

Diocesan corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.16

Effective date, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.01 to 2011 315.03

Existing churches or societies, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.13, 2011 315.22

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.01

Names, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.01, 2011 315.02, 2011 315.36

Notice, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.01, 2011 315.03

Parish corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.15

Pre-1877 churches or societies, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.02

Protestant Episcopal church parish corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.17

Reincorporation, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.13, 2011 315.21

Requirement, quieting title lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.39

Sunday school assemblies, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.41

Trustees, see same under this topic

Indebtedness, trustees, powers, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.04

Insurance law, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2011 317A.909

Land, see Real property under this topic

Lawsuits

Diocesan corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.10

Parish corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.10

Powers of corporation regarding, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.09

Real property, quieting title, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.39

Trustees, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.04

Leases

Cathedral corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.20

Protestant Episcopal church parish corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.17

Trustees, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.04

Legacies, surviving corporations, rights, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.365

Liens liens, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.24

Management, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.05, 2011 315.09

Meetings

Existing churches or societies, special meetings, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.32

Property corporations, mergers or consolidations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.365

Mergers

Church conferences, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.50

Nonprofit corporations law, election of application, Minn. Statutes 2011 317A.051

Property corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.365

Ministers, see Clergy under this topic

Missions, trustees, powers, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.05

Money, trustees, powers, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.05

Mortgages

Cathedral corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.20

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.10

Powers of corporation regarding, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.09, 2011 315.10

Protestant Episcopal church parish corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.17

Trustees, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.04

Names, corporate, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.01, 2011 315.02, 2011 315.36

Nonprofit corporations law, Minn. Statutes 2011 317A.021, 2011 317A.051

Nurses' homes and training schools, trustees, powers, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.05

Orders

Real property, quieting title, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.39

Records, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.05

Trustees, powers, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.05

Parish corporations

Affidavits, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.35

Canons (church laws), Minn. Statutes 2011 315.27

Certificates of incorporation, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.15, 2011 315.30, 2011 315.35

Compliance certificates, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.27

Consolidation and reorganization, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.26, 2011 315.34 to 2011 315.36

Incorporation, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.15, 2011 315.27

Members, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.15, 2011 315.16

Pastors, see Clergy under this topic

Powers of corporation, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.10

Property corporations, merger or consolidation, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.365

Protestant Episcopal church parish corporations, see same under this topic

Records, members, appointment, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.15

Resolutions by, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.27

Rights, powers, and privileges, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.15, 2011 315.28, 2011 315.29

Subdivision of dioceses, effect, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.15

Who may incorporate, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.15

Parsonages, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.05, 2011 315.14

Pastors, see Clergy under this topic

Payments by, personnel benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.40, 2011 317A.909

Personal property

Cathedral corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.20

Churches (corporations), rights, generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.29

Diocesan corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.10, 2011 315.16, 2011 315.29

Existing churches or societies, incorporation or reincorporation, rights, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.22

Holding, limitation of rights, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.11

Parish corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.10, 2011 315.29

Powers of corporation regarding, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.09

Protestant Episcopal church parish corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.17

Reincorporation after dissolution, rights, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.13

Transfer of property, consolidations, effect, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.26

Trustees, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.04

Personnel benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 317A.909

Pews, renting, trustees' powers, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.05

Posting (notices), trustees, elections, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.06

Powers of corporation, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.09

Presbyteries

Affidavits, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.12, 2011 315.23

Annual meetings, time and place, notice, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.25

Canons (church laws), Minn. Statutes 2011 315.23, 2011 315.27

Certificates of incorporation, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.23, 2011 315.30

Compliance certificates, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.23, 2011 315.27

Consolidation, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.26

Incorporation, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.23, 2011 315.27

Officers, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.23

Property held in trust, rights, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.24

Resolutions by, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.23, 2011 315.27

Rights, powers, and privileges, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.28, 2011 315.29

Private foundations law, Minn. Statutes 2011 317A.113

Property corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.365

Property held in trust, surviving corporations, rights, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.365

Property taxes, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2011 272.02, 2011 317A.909

Protestant Episcopal church parish corporations

Annual meetings, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.18, 2011 315.19

Articles of incorporation, amendments, recording, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.19

Bylaws, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.18

Cathedral corporations, see same under this topic

Certificates and certification, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.19

Certificates of incorporation, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.17

Electors, duties, qualifications, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.18

Incorporation, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.17

Powers of corporation, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.17

Rectors, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.17 to 2011 315.19

Resolutions by, annual meeting, time, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.19

Vestry members, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.17, 2011 315.18

Wardens, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.17, 2011 315.18

Proxies (persons), Minn. Statutes 2011 315.16

Real property

Cathedral corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.20

Churches (corporations), Minn. Statutes 2011 315.26, 2011 315.29

Congregations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.26, 2011 315.29

Diocesan corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.10, 2011 315.16, 2011 315.29

Diocesan councils, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.24, 2011 315.26

Ecclesiastical or religious conferences, associations, or consociations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.24, 2011 315.26, 2011 315.29

Existing churches or societies, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.22

Holding, limitation of rights, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.11

Lands held in trust, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.14

Parish corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.10, 2011 315.26, 2011 315.29

Powers of corporation regarding, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.09, 2011 315.10, 2011 315.12

Presbyteries, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.24, 2011 315.26, 2011 315.29

Property corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.365

Protestant Episcopal church parish corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.17

Reincorporation after dissolution, rights, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.13

Sale, conveyance, or encumbrance, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.04, 2011 315.10, 2011 315.12, 2011 315.17, 2011 315.20, 2011 315.24, 2011 315.26

Streets and roads through, approval, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.42

Synods, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.24, 2011 315.26, 2011 315.29

Transfer of property, consolidations, effect, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.26

United congregations, rights, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.36

Records and record keeping

Clerk, duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.05, 2011 315.07

Parish corporations, lay members, appointments, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.15

Real property, sale or encumbrance, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.12

Register of worshipers, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.07

Trustees' actions, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.05, 2011 315.32

Rectories

Buildings held in trust, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.14

Trustees, powers, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.05

Reincorporation, existing corporations, rights, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.13, 2011 315.21

Religious affiliation, determination, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.01

Religious societies (corporations)

Affidavits, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.35

Ceasing to exist, reincorporation after, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.13

Certificates of incorporation, recording, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.35

Consolidation and reorganization, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.34 to 2011 315.36

Reorganizations

Cathedral corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.34 to 2011 315.36

Churches (corporations), Minn. Statutes 2011 315.26, 2011 315.34 to 2011 315.36

Congregations (corporations), Minn. Statutes 2011 315.26, 2011 315.34 to 2011 315.36

Existing religious corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.13, 2011 315.21, 2011 315.22

Parish corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.26, 2011 315.34 to 2011 315.36

Religious societies (corporations), Minn. Statutes 2011 315.34 to 2011 315.36

United congregations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.36

Reserve funds, creation, maintenance, investment, management, and disbursement authority, Minn. Statutes 2011 317A.909

Rights, powers, and privileges, generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.01

Rules

Powers of corporation regarding, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.09

Records, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.05

Trustees, powers, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.05

Sale of property, see Real property under this topic

Schools, diocesan corporations, powers, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.16

Seminaries, diocesan corporations, powers, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.16

Shares, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.41

Slips (seating), renting, trustees, powers, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.05

Solicitation of charitable funds, see under CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS

Stocks, shares, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.41

Sunday school assemblies, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.41, 2011 315.42

Surviving corporations, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.365

Surviving spouses of corporate personnel

Personnel benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.40, 2011 317A.909

Synods

Affidavits, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.23

Annual meetings, time and place, notice, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.25

Canons (church laws), Minn. Statutes 2011 315.23, 2011 315.27

Certificates of incorporation, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.23, 2011 315.30

Compliance certificates, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.23, 2011 315.27

Consolidation and reorganization, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.26

Incorporation, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.23, 2011 315.27

Officers, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.23

Property corporations, merger or consolidation, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.365

Property held in trust, rights, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.24

Resolutions by, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.23, 2011 315.27

Rights, powers, and privileges, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.28, 2011 315.29

Teachers, personnel benefits, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.40, 2011 317A.909

Town cemeteries, sale or lease to, Minn. Statutes 2011 365.26

Transfers of money or property

Dissolution requirements, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.37, 2011 315.38

Surviving corporations, rights, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.365

Treasurer, appointment and duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.05

Trust funds, creation, maintenance, investment, management, and disbursement authority, Minn. Statutes 2011 317A.909

Trustees

Actions by, validation, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.02

Appointment, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.01

Appointments by, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.05

Certification, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.01, 2011 315.02

Designation, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.01

Election by worshipers, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.01, 2011 315.06

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.06

Governing boards, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.05, 2011 315.22, 2011 315.32, 2011 315.36

Lands and buildings held in trust, duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.14

Powers, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.04, 2011 315.05, 2011 315.12

Qualifications, determined by worshipers, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.01

Record keeping, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.05

Trusts, acting as, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.24

United congregations, generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.36

Vicar general of the diocese, see Clergy under this topic

Witnesses, incorporation procedures, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.01

Worshipers

Certificates and certification, incorporation, duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.01

Election to incorporate, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.01, 2011 315.03

Register, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.07

Signatures, incorporation, duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.01

Votes and voting, Minn. Statutes 2011 315.01, 2011 315.05

Young Men's or Young Women's Christian Association, Minn. Statutes 2011 297A.61 to 2011 297A.70, 2011 315.44 to 2011 315.48