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Document Library

Church Incorproation Documents
Church Administration Documents

Church Incorporation/ Formation

Certificate of Formation (f.k.a. Articles of Incorporation) 




Initial Minutes      


Board of Directors’ Organizational Meeting  


Form 1023, Application for Recognition of Exemption Under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code


Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Form SS-4, Application for Employer Identification Number


United States Postal Service: PS Form 3624, Application to Mail at Nonprofit Standard Mail Prices 


Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts: Texas Sales and Use Tax Resale Certificate


Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts: Texas Hotel Occupancy Tax Exemption Certificate 


Information on Tax-Deductible Donations


Church Name Change Checklist

Church Administration

Business Meeting Agenda

Budget Guidelines


Budget Workbook


Business Meeting Planning


General Meeting Planning


Church Board – Conflict of Interest Policy


Church Board – Ethics Policy

3.  Pastor Ministry Forms

a. Preaching Calendar

b.Sermon Tracker

4.  Volunteer Forms

a. Volunteer Application

5.  Ministry Forms

a.Small Group – New Group Checklist

b.Checklist - Youth Activities

c.Checklist – Sexual Abuse

d.Checklist – Safe Mission Practices

e.Checklist – Starting Two Worship Services

f.Child Protection Policy

6.  Facility Forms

a. Facility Use Policies

b.Checklist – Security

c.Checklist – Fire Safety

d.Checklist – Lending Your Church Facility

e.Checklist – Nursery Safety

f.Checklist - Playground Safety

7.  Job / Ministry Descriptions

a.Job Description – Pastor

b.Job Description – Administrative Pastor

c.Job Description – Worship Leader

d.Job Description – Youth Leader

e.Job Description – Children’s Minister

8.  Staff Documents

a. New Staff Hire Checklist

b.Resignation Checklist

9.  Event Forms

a. Event Management

b.Big Day Checklist

c.Pre-Event Checklist

d.Post-Event Checklist

e.Post-Event Assessment

f.Release Forms

10.  Senior Adult


11.  Same Sex Marriage


12.  Miscellaneous Forms


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