Article 17 - Sources of Funds

  1. The funds of this Union Conference shall be as follows:

    1. Income from investments or property and bank interest;

    2. A tithe of the tithe receipts of the local conferences and local missions within its territory;

    3. Covenants and donations for work within its territory;

    4. A tithe of the surplus income in every year of institutions under the control of this Union Conference;

    5. Such percentage of the surplus income in every year of those institutions, after deducting tithe, as may be arranged by joint counsel of the Executive Committee of this Union Conference and the Boards of Management of those institutions.

  2. This Union Conference shall receive and hold in trust for the Trans-European Division of the General Conference the following funds:

    1. Funds received through local conferences and local missions from the churches, Sabbath schools, societies, and individuals, for missionary purposes;

    2. Donations for the work of the Trans-European Division from any source;

    3. A tithe of the tithe of this Union Conference;

    4. Such percentage of the tithe of conferences and local missions and of the surplus income and pay-rolls of institutions as may be arranged by the Executive Committee of this Union Conference in harmony with the policy of the Trans-European Division of the General Conference for the operation of the Retirement Fund for the support of such aged or infirm employees or retired employees and for such dependent widows, widowers, and orphans of employees as may be voted by the Executive Committee of this Union Conference.

Article 16 - Meetings and Notices | Article 18 - Application of Funds 

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  1. Article 1 - Name
  2. Article 2 - Territory
  3. Article 3 - Purpose
  4. Article 4 - Membership of Union Conference
  5. Article 5 - Sessions
  6. Article 6 - Delegates to Session
  7. Article 7 - Voting
  8. Article 8 - Authority of Session
  9. Article 9 - Session Committees
  10. Article 10 - Election
  11. Article 11 - Officers
  12. Article 12 - Departmental Directors
  13. Article 13 - Appointments
  14. Article 14 - Executive Committee
  15. Article 15 - Authority of Executive Committee
  16. Article 16 - Meetings and Notices
  17. Article 17 - Sources of Funds
  18. Article 18 - Application of Funds
  19. Article 19 - Budget, Salary Review & Audit
  20. Article 20 - Trustees
  21. Article 21 - Amendments
  22. Article 22 - Dissolution
 

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