Governing document FRIENDS OF ESSEX CHURCHES TRUST
Charity number: 236033
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CONSTITUTION ADOPTED 29 JAN 1983
AS AMENDED ON 23 JUL 1987
AS AMENDED ON 07 MAY 1991
AS AMENDED ON 11 MAY 1999
AS AMENDED ON 15 MAY 2007
AS AMENDED ON 15 MAY 2014
AS AMENDED ON 13 MAY 2015
(1) THE CHARITY'S OBJECTS ("THE OBJECTS") ARE:
(A) TO PROMOTE THE EDUCATION AND INTEREST OF THE PUBLIC IN THE HISTORY OF CHRISTIAN CHURCHES AND PLACES OF WORSHIP (HEREINAFTER CALLED "CHURCHES") IN THE AREA OF THE DIOCESE OF CHELMSFORD;
(B) TO ASSIST IN THE PRESERVATION, REPAIR, MAINTENANCE AND IMPROVEMENT OF CHURCHES IN THE AREA OF THE DIOCESE OF CHELMSFORD.
(2) IN FURTHERANCE OF THE FOREGOING OBJECTS, BUT NOT FURTHER OR OTHERWISE, THE CHARITY MAY:-
(A) COLLECT MONIES BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION AND OTHERWISE TO ENABLE THE CHARITY TO MAKE GRANTS TO ASSIST CHURCHES IN THE CARRYING OUT OF REPAIRS, MAINTENANCE AND IMPROVEMENTS TO THE FABRIC OF CHURCHES, OR FOR RECORDING OR PUBLISHING THEIR HISTORY;
(B) OFFER GUIDANCE TO CHURCHES AS TO HOW BEST TO MEET THEIR OBLIGATIONS AND TO PRODUCE LITERATURE TO THIS END;
(C) UNDERTAKE ANY OTHER LIKE WORK OF A WHOLLY CHARITABLE NATURE, WHICH THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE SHALL FROM TIME TO TIME THINK RIGHT AND PROPER;
PROVIDED THE CHARITY SHALL NOT UNDERTAKE ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE REPAIR, DECORATION, FURNISHING OR RUNNING OF ANY CHURCH
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