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Incorporation Forms

Model Forms to Incorporate a United Methodist Church in Tennessee

Note: These are sample forms, and are offered only as guidance. Although they are believed to be consistent with the requirements of The Book of Discipline and Tennessee state law, neither the Tennessee Conference Office of Administrative Services nor its staff are providing legal advice to persons or churches using these forms. These forms should be used only with the guidance of counsel qualified and licensed in Tennessee.

> Incorporation Instructions and Forms : Package of necessary forms (except Charter Forms) in Word format that can be downloaded and modified for use with initial incorporation of a local church. First posted 4/6/09.

> Charter Forms: Tennessee Secretary of State Form SS4418, with modifications for church use.