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Title 27 : Property

Chapter 007 : PROPERTY HELD FOR RELIGIOUS, FRATERNAL, OR CHARITABLE PURPOSES

Subchapter 004 : CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH

(Cite as: 27 V.S.A. § 822)
  • § 822. Dissolution of church by superior court

    A Congregational church of this state, affiliated with the Vermont Congregational Conference or the Vermont Domestic Missionary Society, which has ceased or failed to maintain religious worship or services for the space of two consecutive years immediately prior thereto or whose membership has so diminished in numbers or in financial strength as to render it impossible or impracticable for such church to maintain religious worship or services or to protect its property from exposure to waste and dilapidation or to fulfill the purpose for which it was incorporated, by an order of the superior court, may be declared extinct or dissolved. (Amended 1973, No. 193 (Adj. Sess.), § 3, eff. April 9, 1974.)