MNED 407: Church Administration and Civil Law

The student is exposed to administrative principles and practices of church administration, focusing primarily on record keeping, including maintenance of church rolls, bylaws, background checks, board meeting and church business meeting minutes.

The church’s relation to the state in also addressed, including how to determine state-specific laws touching churches and clergy, avoiding civil lawsuits, dealing with allegations of child abuse and/or molestation.

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