BYLAWS - House of Jesus Christ ULC - 4/4/94 BYLAWS HOUSE OF JESUS CHRIST UNIVERSAL LIFE CH

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BYLAWS - House of Jesus Christ ULC - 4/4/94 BYLAWS HOUSE OF JESUS CHRIST UNIVERSAL LIFE CHURCH ARTICLE I NAME The name of this organization shall be: "HOUSE OF JESUS CHRIST UNIVERSAL LIFE CHURCH" (herein after referred to as the Congregation), a Congregation of the Universal Life Church, herein known as ULC. ARTICLE II OBJECT The object of this congregation shall be: To facilitate the service to mankind under the principals set forth by our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ; To assist anyone who would seek to know Him in achieving their salvation through His grace and in His Name; To develop and maintain programs, both spiritual and physical, and religious or non-sectarian, to provide for the human needs of any and all of God's Children who may seek shelter, aid, or assistance in their physical circumstance in accordance with the principals of the universal human brotherhood as set forth by Jesus; And to do anything a church may do for its members and for the community of man not otherwise specifically excluded under the laws of the United States or the State of Louisiana. ARTICLE III MEMBERSHIP 1. Members. There shall be two classes of membership of this congregation. The first class of members shall be known as voting members; the second class of members shall be known as associate members and shall have no vote. Associate membership shall be further subdivided into two types. The first type of associate members shall be known as individual members. The second type of associate members shall be known as as allied members. 2. Qualifications. The voting members of this congregation shall be the persons who from time to time are the members of the Board of Directors. Death, resignation, or the removal of any director as provided in these by-laws, automatically terminates his membership as a voting member of this congregation. Page 1 BYLAWS - House of Jesus Christ ULC - 4/4/94 Election of a successor director as provided in these by-laws shall operate to elect the directors to voting membership in the congregation. 3. Associate Members (a) Individual Members. Any person who contributes funds or other property to this congregation, is an individual associate member of this congregation, unless he is, or becomes, a voting member of this congregation. Election of a person as a voting member shall terminate his membership as an individual associate member of this congregation. (b) Allied Members. Any organization which contributes funds or other property to this congregation and which, upon application, is recognized as same by an appropriate authority of this congregation, is an associate member of this congregation. 4. Voting and other rights. Each voting member of this congregation shall be entitled to one vote. Associate members shall not be entitled to vote, and no notice of any meeting of the members of this congregation need be given to any associate members. 5. Meetings. This congregation may hold regular meetings at such time and place as may from time to time be designated by the President of the Board, and any such general meetings may be open to the associate membership. 6. Liabilities of members. No person who is now, or who later becomes, a member of this congregation shall be personally liable to its creditors for any indebtedness of liability, and any and all creditors of this congregation shall look only to the assets of the congregation for payment. ARTICLE IV BOARD OF DIRECTORS The congregation shall have not less than three nor more than seven directors and collectively they shall be known as the Board of Directors. The number may be changed only by amendment of this Bylaw, or by the repeal of this Bylaw and the adoption of a new Bylaw, by the vote or written assent of the members entitled to exercise a majority of the voting power, or the vote of a majority of the voting members present at a meeting of the members duly called at which a quorum is present, and not otherwise, but at no time shall the number of directors be reduced to less than three (3). 1. Powers of Directors. Subject to the limitations of the the Congregation Charter, other sections of the bylaws, and of Louisiana Law, all powers of the congregation shall be controlled by the Board of Directors. Without limiting the general powers, the Board of Directors shall have the following powers: Page 2 BYLAWS - House of Jesus Christ ULC - 4/4/94 (a) To select and remove all other officers, agents, and employees of the congregation, prescribe such powers and duties for them as may not be inconsistent with the law, the Congregation Charter, or the Bylaws, fix their compensation, and require from them security for faithful service. (b) To borrow money and incur indebtedness for the purposes of the congregation, and for that purpose to cause to be executed and delivered, in the congregation name, promissory notes, mortgages, pledges, or other evidence of debt and securities. 2. Election and Term of Office. The term of office of each director of this congregation shall be for three (3) years or until a successor is elected and assumes the duties of the office. Successors for directors whose terms of office are then expiring shall be elected at the annual meeting of the voting members in the year such terms expire. A director may succeed himself in office. 3. Meetings (a) Annual Meetings. An annual meeting of the Directors of this congregation shall be held on the First Saturday of April of each year at the principal office of this congregation, or at any other time and at any other place as determined by a resolution of the Board of Directors. No notice of any such annual meeting need be given if it is held on the First Saturday of April at the principal office of the Congregation; otherwise, written notice of the annual meeting shall be delivered personally to each voting member, or sent to each voting member by mail or other form of written communication, charges prepaid and addressed to him at his address as it is shown on the records of the congregation, or if it is not shown on the on the records or is not readily ascertainable, at the place where meetings of the members are regularly held. Any notice shall be mailed at or delivered at least five (5) days before the date of the meeting. (b) Special meetings. Special meetings of the Directors of this congregation for any purpose or purposes may be called at any time by the president of the congregation or by any two directors. Written notice of the time and place of special meetings of the members shall be given in the same manner as the annual meetings of the Directors The transactions of any meetings of the Directors of this congregation, however called and noticed, shall be as valid as though had at a meeting held after regular call and notice if a quorum is present and if either before or after the meeting, each of the voting members not present signs a written Waiver of Notice, or a Consent to holding this meeting, or an approval of the minutes of the meeting. All the waivers, consents, or approvals shall be filed with the congregation records or be made a part of the minutes of the meeting. (c) Quorum. A quorum for any meeting of the Board of Directors Page 3 BYLAWS - House of Jesus Christ ULC - 4/4/94 shall be a majority of the voting members of the Board. 4. Termination of Board Membership. Any Director who fails to attend three (3) consecutive regular meetings of the Board without prior approval of a majority of the Board of Directors shall cease to be a Director and at the fourth such regular meeting his office shall be declared vacant and filled as in these bylaws provided, however, that if at such fourth meeting evidence is presented establishing that the absence was necessitated by good cause, a majority of the Directors, excluding the vote of the subject Director, may waive the provisions of this section. ARTICLE V OFFICERS 1. Number and Titles. The officers of the congregation shall be a President, Secretary, and Treasurer, and such other offices as may be designated and appointed from time to time by the Board. 2. Qualification, Election, and Term of Office. The President, and Secretary shall be elected from among its voting members at the Annual meeting of the voting members in each calendar year. Such officers shall serve until their successors are elected and installed and assume the duties of their office. The treasurer may be appointed by the Board from the membership of the congregation and shall serve at the discretion of the Board. 3. Duties of President. The President shall preside at all meetings of the members of the congregation and of the Board of Directors. He shall appoint all standing committees. He shall be an ex-officio member of any Committees, except the nominating committee. He may create, and appoint the membership of Special Committees and advisory boards. He shall represent the congregation on all appropriate occasions. 4. Duties of Secretary. The Secretary shall keep an accurate record of the transactions of all business meetings of the voting members of the congregation and of the Board of Directors. He shall be responsible for posting notice, and notifying voting members by mail, of all meetings and affairs to be voted on. He shall maintain a membership book of all members of the congregation together with the address and the voting qualifications of each, and shall record therein the fact and date of termination, if any, of the membership of any such member. He shall also perform such other duties as may be imposed by law, the Congregation Charter, or by these Bylaws, or as may be prescribed from time to time by the Board of Directors. 5. Duties of Treasurer. (a) The Treasurer shall (i) Receive and safely keep all money and other property Page 4 BYLAWS - House of Jesus Christ ULC - 4/4/94 of the congregation entrusted to his care, and shall disburse same under the direction of the Board of Directors; (ii) Render a financial report quarterly for filing with International Headquarters and at such other times as may be requested by the Board, including an Annual Report and Financial Statement which shall be subject to be audited and certified as provided in Article VI of these Bylaws; (iii) Keep a complete account of the finances of the Congregation on books which shall be open for inspection at any reasonable time by the Directors; (iv) Perform other such duties as may be imposed by law, the Congregation Charter, or by these Bylaws, or as may from time to time be prescribed by the Board of Directors. (b) The Treasurer may, with the approval of the Board, appoint an Assistant Treasurer, but such appointee shall not be an officer of the Congregation. (c) The Treasurer shall, if the Board so requires, be bonded at the expense of the Congregation, and the Assistant Treasurer, if any, shall likewise be bonded at the expense of the Congregation if the Board so requires. ARTICLE VI CONGREGATION RECORDS, REPORTS, AND SEAL The Congregation shall keep at its principal office, or at such other place as the Board of Directors may order, a book of minutes of all meetings of Directors and of all annual and business meetings of voting members, with the time and place of holding, whether regular or special, and if special, how authorized, the notice given, the names of those present at Directors' meetings, the number of voting members present at members' meetings and the proceedings thereof. 1. Books of Account. The Congregation shall keep and maintain adequate and correct accounts of all its properties and business transactions, including accounts of its assets, liabilities, receipts, disbursements, gains, and losses. 2. Records Available to Assessor. On request of an assessor, the Congregation shall make available at the International Headquarters of the Church or at a place mutually acceptable to the assessor and the Church a true copy of business records relevant to the amount, cost, and value of property, subject to local assessment, which it owns, claims, possesses, or controls within the Parish 3. Inspection of Records by Directors. The books of account shall at all reasonable times be open to inspection by any Director. Every Director shall have the absolute right at any reasonable time to inspect all books, records, documents of every kind, Page 5 BYLAWS - House of Jesus Christ ULC - 4/4/94 and the physical properties of the Congregation. Such inspection may be made in person or by agent or attorney, and the right of inspection includes the right to make extracts. 4. Annual Report and Financial Statement. The Board of Directors may provide for the preparation and submission to the members a written annual report including a financial statement. Such report shall summarize the Congregation's activities for the preceding year and activities projected for the forthcoming year; the financial statement shall consist of a balance sheet as of the close of business of the Congregation fiscal year, contain a summary of the receipts and disbursements, be prepared in such a manner and form as is sanctioned by sound accounting practices, and be certified by the President, Secretary, Treasurer, or a Certified Public Accountant. 5. Congregation Seal. The Board of Directors may adopt, use, and at will alter a Congregation Seal, which shall be in the form of a circle, containing the words UNIVERSAL LIFE CHURCH, and the words HOUSE OF JESUS CHRIST; the seal may also include the Congregation Number and/or the word "SEAL". Such Seal shall be affixed to all Congregation Instruments, but failure to affix it shall not affect the validity of such instrument. 6. Fiscal Year. The fiscal year of the church shall be from January 1 to December 31. 7. Bylaws. These Bylaws become effective immediately upon their adoption unless the directors in adopting them provide that they are to become effective at a later date. 8. Certification and Inspection. The original, or a copy of the Bylaws as amended or otherwise altered to date, certified by the Secretary of the Congregation, shall be recorded and kept in a book which shall be kept in the principal office of the Congregation, and such book shall be open to inspection by the voting members at all reasonable times during office hours. All official Congregation documents shall be kept in a safe place in the principal office of the congregation, with certified true copies to be filed at International Headquarters of the Universal Life Church. ARTICLE VII AMENDMENT 1. These Bylaws, or any of them, may be altered, amended, or repealed and new Bylaws adopted at (a) any annual or special meeting of the voting members by a quorum of the voting members present and voting, provided the amendment is first proposed in the manner set forth in paragraph (2) hereof and provided the notice of the meeting referred to in said paragraph mailed to the membership as provided in Section III of these Bylaws set forth the proposed amendment in full, or Page 6 BYLAWS - House of Jesus Christ ULC - 4/4/94 (b) by action of unanimous written consent of the voting members of the Congregation. 2. Amendments to these Bylaws may be proposed (a) by the Board of Directors on its own motion; or (b) by the petition of any two voting members presented to the Board at a Board meeting not less than thirty (30) days before the membership meeting at which the proposed amendment is to be presented. The proposed amendments must, however, be voted on at the meeting at which it is presented. ARTICLE VIII PARLIAMENTARY AUTHORITY The rules contained in the current edition of Robert's Rules of Order, Newly Revised (RONR) shall govern this Congregation in all cases to which they are applicable, and in which they are not inconsistent with the bylaws of this Congregation or those of ULC. ARTICLE IX DISSOLUTION In the event of dissolution of this Congregation, the assets shall be liquidated and distributed to the Diocese of Baton Rouge Universal Life Church subject to the approval of ULC International Headquarters in accordance with the provisions of the Congregation Charter. None of the funds shall inure to the benefit of individual members. The Congregation Charter shall be returned to International Headquarters. Page 7

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