Corporate Church Organisation and Governance

“The Christian Church defines “congregationalism” as “that form of Church polity which rests on the independence and autonomy of each local church.” According to this source, the principles of democracy in church government rest on the belief that Christ is the sole head of his church, the members are all priests unto God, and these units are regarded each as an outcrop and representative of the church universal.”

Churches organized with a congregational polity involved in associations of the Interdenominational Assembly of Churches which allow them to share common beliefs, cooperate in joint ministry efforts and regulate clergy with other congregations. Churches organized in our congregational polity generally disapprove of acknowledging authority in councils or other proceedings involving delegates or representatives from outside the local congregation. However, congregational polity does not prevent a local congregation’s leadership from adopting the decision or position of a council or other gathering like the Symposium.



God gives us two (2) books:

  1. The Book of Scripture
  2. And the Book of Nature

The Church gives us The Laws
Elaborated from God’s Law

Note that the  Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act (S.C. 2009, c. 23) preceded all of our church laws Ref.:  Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act (S.C. 2009, c. 23)

Also, we have to take into consideration all partners country of origin oversee the local By-law.


Spiritual Government Of God



House of Bishops


Local Ministry

Spiritual Leadership of Elders & Pastors


Teaching / Preaching

Group Ministries

Temporal Government Of Men



House of Elders


Local Board of Elders

Physical Leadership of Deacons & Servants

Area Ministries


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