The purposes of the Church are to:
1. Proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ as revealed through the Holy Scriptures, and all that accords with sound doctrine;
2. Teach only the doctrine and interpretation of the Christian faith as found in the Holy Scriptures and expressed in:
2.1. The 39 Articles of Religion;
2.2. The Book of Common Prayer (1662);
2.3. The Form and Manner of Making, Ordaining, and Consecrating Bishops, Priests, and Deacons (“The Ordinal”);
2.4. The Jerusalem Declaration (2008);
3. To rightly administer the sacraments of Baptism and the Lord’s Supper;
4. To disciple Members to grow in faith and godly living by providing loving pastoral care of Members which on occasion may include discipline with a view to restoration.
5. To organise weekly worship; and to pray for the church and world.
6. To know Jesus and make Him known.
7. Do anything necessary or helpful to the above purposes.
Note: The main sectors, activities and beneficiaries are bolded.
Provides religious services / activities
The church is governed by the Regulations of The Rules of Trinity South Christchurch Incorporated.
The Vestry; consisting of the clergy licensed for work in the church, the two Churchwardens, and not less than three nor more
than fifteen members elected yearly by the members, is responsible for the operations of the church. Appointment of one of the
wardens is made by the senior minister and the other is elected yearly by the members at the Annual General Meeting.
Annual Returns are due within 6 months of a charity’s balance date (financial year-end), or a longer period if an extension has been granted.
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