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Constitution and Bylaws
Resource: Guidelines for Constitutions and Bylaws of Lutheran Congregations. This link to the LCMS website provides guidelines for developing a congregation’s constitution and bylaws
MN South District Guidance for Making Changes to Constitution and Bylaws - From time to time, congregations make changes to their constitution and bylaws. If your congregation is in the process of making such changes, please read this document.
MN South District Checklist for New/Revised Constitutions - List of items to review and consider before submitting to the Constitution Committee.
Sending Constitutions and/or Bylaws – FIVE copies of your congregation’s voter-approved documents should be mailed to:
REV HAROLD STORM
ST JOHN LUTHERAN CHURCH
23677 491ST AVE
GAYLORD, MN 55334