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Services Related to Congregations and Buildings

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November 14, 2014

A SERVICE FOR ORGANIZING A NEW CONGREGATION

This service may also be used when creating a new congregation as a result of a merger of previous congregations.

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Services Related to the Congregation
November 14, 2014

A SERVICE FOR THE LAYING OF A FOUNDATION STONE OF A CHURCH BUILDING

The people may assemble at the site of the new building, or they may gather in a suitable place and […]

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Services Related to the Church Building
November 14, 2014

A SERVICE FOR THE DEDICATION OF A CHURCH BUILDING FREE OF DEBT

"Before any church building, parsonage, or other church unit is formally dedicated, all indebtedness against the same shall be discharged"  […]

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Services Related to the Church Building
November 14, 2014

A SERVICE FOR THE BREAKING OF GROUND FOR A CHURCH BUILDING

The people may assemble at the construction site, or they may gather in a suitable place and process to the […]

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Services Related to the Church Building
November 14, 2014

AN ORDER FOR DISBANDING A CONGREGATION

The final service of worship of a congregation that is disbanding should follow a pattern familiar to the congregation, concluding […]

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Services Related to the Congregation
November 14, 2014

A SERVICE FOR THE CONSECRATION OR RECONSECRATION OF A CHURCH BUILDING

"On acquisition or completion of any church-owned building, a service of consecration may be held" (The Book of Discipline 2012, ¶ 2545). […]

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Services Related to the Church Building
November 14, 2014

A SERVICE FOR THE CONSECRATION OF AN EDUCATIONAL BUILDING

This service of worship may be used for the opening and consecration of an educational or education-administration building of a […]

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Services Related to the Church Building
October 28, 2014

AN ORDER FOR THE LEAVE–TAKING OF A CHURCH BUILDING

This order is intended to be used within the final service of worship held in a church building or sanctuary […]

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