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CIO - Foundation Registered 11 Jul 2016 as amended on 14 May 2019 as amended on 17 Oct 2019
The objects of The Gathering (The CIO) are for the public benefit in South Wales, regardless of sexual orientation, gender, ability, age, faith or ethnicity, with a particular focus on the LGBT+ community by providing a secure and safe environment for them:-
1) To advance the Christian faith in accordance with our statement of faith attached hereto;
2) The promotion of equality and diversity within faith groups and Churches by:
a) The elimination of discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation or gender variance;
b) Promoting activities to foster understanding between people from diverse backgrounds;
c) Providing a safe space to those who have previously encountered discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation or gender variance
d) Bridging the gap between Churches and the LGBT+ community by working in partnership with other churches and LGBT+ organisations.
Nothing in this constitution shall authorise an application of the property of The Gathering (the CIO) for the purposes which are not charitable in accordance with [Section 7 of the Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005] and [Section 2 of the Charities Act (Northern Ireland) 2008]
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