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Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship Policy Manual

POLICY AND PROCEDURE MANUAL

7th Revision Updated 2011

Bishop Paul S. Morton, Sr., INTERNATIONAL Presiding Bishop Bishop Daryl S. Brister , Executive Secretary 1691 Phoenix Boulevard Suite 200 Atlanta, GEORGIA 30349

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Introduction Opening Statement by International Presiding Bishop Vision Full Gospel Flavor The Right to Choose Statement Baptist Doctrine Full Gospel Distinctives Denominational Statement History Honorary Positions Bishop Emeritus Founding Fathers Presiding Bishop Emeritus Identity Headquarters Corporate Logo International Conference Logo Definitions/Titles Protocol Official Clerical Attire Position Definitions Tiers of Leadership Chart International Presiding Bishop Apostolic Executive Council 2nd Presiding Bishop 3rd Presiding Bishop Executive Secretary Assistant Executive Secretary Recording Secretary Executive Treasurer Bishop of Administration Bishop of Christian Education Bishop of Events and Planning Bishop of Intercessory Prayer and Fasting Bishop of Pastors Fellowship 1st Special Assistant to the Presiding Bishop

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Position Descriptions Continues Bishops Council Bishops Council Auxiliary Bishops to the Bishops Council Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops and General Overseers Regional Bishops Bishop of Economic Development Bishop of Evangelism Bishop of Global Affairs Bishop of Global Ministries and Missions Bishop of History Bishop of Home Missions Bishop of Marriage and Family Enrichment Bishop of Music Bishop of Policy and Procedure Bishop of Protocol Bishop of Social Action Bishop of Stewardship Bishop of Training and Church Development for Christian Education 58 59 60 61 63 64 65 66 68 69 70 72 74 76 78 79 80 82 83 85 86 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 96 97 99 100

Auxiliary Bishops Bishop of Chaplaincy Bishop of Church Planting Bishop of College of Elders Bishop of Covenant Partners Bishop of Emerging Churches Bishop of Fellowship Assistance Bishop of Fellowship Relations Bishop of First Assistants Bishop of General Overseers Bishop of Grievance Bishop of Mens Fellowship Bishop of Ministerial Alliance Bishop of Multicultural Relations Bishop of Public Relations

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Position Descriptions Continues The College of Bishops State Bishops/State Overseers Adjunct Bishops First Assistants Overseers 102 103 104 105 106

General Overseers General Overseer of Armor Bearers General Overseer of Communication General Overseer of Finance General Overseer of Interdenominational Fellowship General Overseer of Legal Counsel General Overseer of Ministerial Alliance General Overseer of Multicultural Relations General Overseer of Music General Overseer of Protocol General Overseer of Public Affairs General Overseer of Volunteers General Overseer of Womens Fellowship General Overseer of Youth General Overseer of Young Adults

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Regional Officers Regional First Administrative Assistant Regional Administrator Regional Director of Armor Bearers Regional Director of Christian Education Regional Conference Coordinator Regional Director of Economic Development Regional Director of Elders Regional Director of Evangelism Regional Director of Fellowship Relations Regional Director of Intercessory Prayer and Fasting Regional Director of Interdenominational Relations Regional Director of Marriage and Family Enrichment Regional Director of Men Regional Co-Directors of Ministerial Alliance

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Position Descriptions Continues Regional Officers continued Regional Director of Protocol Regional Executive Secretary Regional Director of Stewardship Regional Executive Treasurer Regional Director of Women Regional Director of Youth 133 134 135 136 136 137

State Officers District Overseer State Administrator State 1st Administrative Assistant State Director of Armor Bearers State Director of Christian Education State Conference Coordinator State Director of Economic Development State Director of Elders State Director of Evangelism State Director of Fellowship Relations State Director of Intercessory Prayer and Fasting State Director of Interdenominational Relations State Director of Marriage and Family Enrichment State Director of Men State Co-Directors of Ministerial Alliance State Minister of Music State Director of Pastors Fellowship State Director of Protocol State Executive Secretary State Director of Social Action State Director of Stewardship State Executive Treasurer State Director of Women State Director of Youth

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Position Descriptions Continues District Officers Districts District Administrator District Overseer 1st Assistant District Director of Armor Bearers District Director of Christian Education District Conference Coordinator District Director of Economic Development District Director of Elders District Director of Evangelism District Director of Fellowship Relations District Director of Intercessory Prayer and Fasting District Director of Interdenominational Relations District Director of Marriage and Family Enrichment District Director of Men District Minister of Music District Co-Director of Ministerial Alliance District Director of Pastors Fellowship District Director of Protocol District Secretary District Director of Social Action District Director of Stewardship District Treasurer District Director of Women District Director of Youth Senior Pastor General Procedures Bishops joining the Fellowship Expansion of a State or District 174 177

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International Headquarters Office Staff Administrator Book Store Manager Customer Service Data Entry Accounts Receivable Clerk Data Entry Clerk Data Entry Lead Clerk Director of Events and Planning Director of Finance Director of Marketing and Public Relations Executive Assistant Executive Assistant to Overseer Executive Assistant to Pastors Information Systems Supervisor Office Clerk / Receptionist Payables Account Representative Secretary

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Operating Procedures Age of Retirement Conference Call Schedule Conflict of Interest Statement Fellowship and Ministry Funding Financial Assistance Council Financial Operatives and Change in Management Honorariums Invitations for the International Presiding Bishop Meetings, Retreats, Conferences, Summits Rules/Regulations Membership Guidelines Official Monthly Meetings Performance Evaluations Procedure for Public Relations State/District Conference Timeline State Fellowship Organization and Operation 199 200 202 203 206 207 209 210 211 212 213 215 216 217 220

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Episcopal Selection and Consecration Appointment and Ascension of the International Presiding Bishop Appointment of a Bishop Consecration of a Bishop Standards of a Bishop Order of Consecration Service Installation of a Regional Bishop Installation of a General or State Overseer Disciplinary Actions Code of Conduct Discipline of a Bishop Discipline of a State, General and District Overseer Discipline of a State and District Officer Rescission Policy Letter of Rescission from Executive Secretary Letter of Rescission from International Presiding Bishop Letter of Acceptance of Resignation Rescission of Credentials and Removal from Bishopric of a Bishop Sexual Harassment Policy

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Ceremonial Services for Burial Death of a Bishop Death of a State, General and District Overseer Death of a Senior Pastor Episcopal Ceremony for Homegoing Celebration Palls for Homegoing Celebrations

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Covenant Partner E-Giving Procedures Monthly Covenant Partner Giving Covenant Partner Mailing List Policy and Procedure Covenant Agreement

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Office of Protocol Policy and Procedure Protocol Administrator Protocol Overseer of Communications Protocol Overseer of Hospitality Protocol Minister ­ Media Introductions and Announcements Protocol Hospitality Administrator Protocol Minister ­ Special Travel Protocol Minister ­ VIP Drivers Protocol Minister ­ VIP Hosts Protocol Minister ­ Hostesses Protocol Minister ­ Nurses Protocol Overseer of Pulpit Presentation Protocol Minister ­ Pulpit Participants Protocol Minister ­ Timeline Protocol Overseer of Tiers of Leadership Seating Protocol Overseer of In-Service Hospitality Protocol Minister ­ Executive Council, Bishops Council, Conference Hosts, Tiers of Leadership, Ministerial Alliance and Armor Bearers Protocol Minister ­ Pulpit Participants, Sponsors, Special Guests and Bishop Mortons Family 272 272 273 274 275 277 277 278 278 279 279 280 281 282 283 283 284 284

Policy and Procedure Charts & Forms Protocol Organizational Chart Presiding Bishops Schedule Request Form (FGPP003) Elevations, Promotions, and Reassignments Recommendation and Approval Confirmation Form (FGPP002) Request for Services from Office of Policy and Procedures (FGPP001)

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A Message from the Presiding Bishop and Founder Bishop Paul Sylvester Morton, Sr.

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, We thank God for our Policy and Procedures committee and all their hard work in the preparation of this manual. And, we thank God for you our leaders and your continued support, sacrificial giving, and prayers. Now that we are in the 21st Century, and prepare to become the people that God is coming for, we are endeavoring to perfect the way we perform Gods business. It is the hope of our Bishops Council, that this manual will provide uniformity in the daily operations of our Regions, States, Districts and Churches across the country internationally, as well as embark unity among the body of believers within the Fellowship. We have written this manual to line up with the word of God, to provide a means of performing Gods business with integrity, truth, and a spirit of excellence. We request that this manual become the second bible in the lives of our leaders as a ways and means in functioning inside the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship to help us "Change A Generation". Yours in Christ,

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THE VISION

Habakkuk 2:2 challenges us to "Write The Vision and Make It Plain Upon Tables, That He May Run That Readeth It." A plain "Vision" is one, which is written in such a way that it can be easily understood and intelligently articulated. The "Vision" of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship is to "Change A Generation". The following acrostic ­ "Change" summarizes the "Vision of the House".

Challenge Denomination Traditions Help Struggling Churches Address Social Needs Nurture Worship Environments

Generate Independent Institutions

Education, Equip, Evangelize

Challenge Denominational Traditions The challenge is to be biblical rather than traditional. As we investigate the Truths of Scripture, we embrace the Full Gospel and recognize that God has ordained this Movement. We believe that Baptists have the "Right to Choose" to operate in the Gifts of the Holy Spirit. Additionally, because the Holy Spirit offers these gifts to the believer without regard to gender, the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship affirms the role of Women in Ministry. These roles include women as pastors, preachers, elders, teachers, and bishops. Help Struggling Churches The Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship is committed to assisting Baptist Churches, which are in need of restoration upon request. In addition to financial assistance, we may offer organizational advice and Christian Education to rebuild congregations and a sound Christian Foundation. Address Social Needs The community depends upon the leadership and foresight of the Church. The Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship is committed to assisting socially disenfranchised individuals. As we enter the 21st Century we are giving ourselves a hand-up by continuing to build strong communities.

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Nurture Worship Environments The commitment to a workshop environment, which allows the Holy Spirit to flow in its Fullness, is a passion of this Movement. Praise and Worship lead us to the very throne of God where healing, deliverance, and life-changing power are available. Through Corporate Praise we experience the jubilation of being one with the Body of Christ. Corporate Worship allows the believer to enter into the "Holy of Holies" to personally commune with our Most High God. Generate Independent Institutions The commitment of this Movement is not just to be financially independent, but our goal is to cultivate businesses ordained by God and supported by the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship. Other projects include, but are not limited to: Senior Citizen Housing, Homes for At-risk Youth, After School Community Centers, Rehabilitation Facilities, and Homes for Unwed Mothers, Private Christian Schools and Post Secondary Colleges. Educate, Equip, Evangelize The Vision to Educate, Equip and Evangelize involves every aspect of our Movement. During our Annual International and Local District Meetings Christian Education classes are held for all attendees to obtain the knowledge to become equipped to do the work of the ministry. The local church will grow only if every member is equipped to exercise his or her Spiritual Gifts so that the Body functions as one with Christ as the Head. As the church grows, it must be actively engaged in the Ministry of Evangelism to win the lost to the Good News of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. As a Movement, creative ways of reaching the lost includes utilizing the innovation of the Internet as well as, capitalizing upon other media technological advances.

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FULL GOSPEL FLAVOR

Within the Local Church, the Vision of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship is also expressed through this acrostic ­ "Flavor" to assist pastors in implementing essential Full Gospel Distinctives.

First Class Loyalty to the Fellowship Assimilate Full Gospel Distinctives

Vibrant Worship Orderly Flow Redemptive Atmosphere First Class Full Gospel Ministries must be committed to Excellence in Ministry. From the Pastor to the member, our Ministry should be the best that it can be. Loyalty to the Fellowship Full Gospel Pastors and Leaders should be excited about the Fellowship. The "Vision" should be articulated to the membership and other leaders as well. Assimilate Full Gospel Distinctives Full Gospel Leaders must know and embrace the distinctives of the Fellowship. Leaders should allow the Spirit of God to be in control of the Ministry. Vibrant Worship Atmosphere Full Gospel Ministries must be an exciting place to worship! All should foster vitality in Praise and Worship. Moreover, teach sound doctrine. Orderly Flow Full Gospel Ministries must have an orderly flow. Services should begin on time, flow with the Holy Spirit and have a structured spontaneity. Everything is decent and in order. Redemptive Atmosphere Full Gospel Ministries should have the Evidence of God's Presence with "People getting Saved". If God is there, the church is alive, and growing!

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THE RIGHT TO CHOOSE

For many years, our South African brothers and sisters experienced Apartheid. What was Apartheid? It was when blacks in South Africa had the right to be born, but beyond that, all other rights were denied due to the color of their skin. They were not allowed to participate in government; they were denied the right to vote and many other opportunities that were reserved for whites only. Nelson Mandela and many others continued to fight until the rights they now enjoy were achieved. As a result, Black South Africans now have the "Right to Choose" and make decisions that will ultimately improve their quality of life. The Baptist Church has experienced "Spiritual Apartheid". We have always had the right to be born again. But...spiritual gifts, heavenly language, the power to cast out demons, laying on of hands, etc., were afforded to others in the Body of Christ, but were denied to the Baptist. We are not standing as "Spiritual Mandela's", boldly declaring our rights as "Baptist" to make a choice. The government of South Africa denied Blacks their rights because they were black. No longer can we allow our denomination (our governing body) to tell us we cant because "We are Baptist". When Jesus Christ, who is the Head of the Church says, "We can"! We Have the Right To Choose. (Mark 16:17-18) We do not feel that others in the Baptist Church are not preaching the Full Gospel. The complete gospel is Jesus Christ, His death, burial and resurrection. The Baptist Church has stood firm in preaching His death; we know He died for us. We have stood firm in preaching His burial, for He stayed in the grave three (3) days and His spirit went into hell to take the keys from Satan. We have also stood on the fact that He got up from the grave with all power in His hands. The reason we remain Baptist and support the Baptist Church is because of this solid foundation in Jesus Christ. But, as Full Gospel Baptists, we do not believe that we have fully utilized the power Jesus left when He returned to glory. He left His power with us when He returned with the keys. The bible says, "Whatsoever Ye Shall Loose On Earth Shall Be Loosed in Heaven" (Matthew 18:18), We have dealt with salvation at Calvary but have left out the experience at Pentecost. The Full Gospel Baptists are using those keys to take full authority over the devil. The word of God states that we can legally use our gifts in the Name of Jesus! It does not matter how strange it may look to the natural man or to our denomination.

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BAPTIST DOCTRINE

a.) We believe in the Triune God ­ the Eternally Self-Existent, "I AM", the Creator of heaven and earth and Redeemer of mankind manifested in three persons; Almighty Father, Divine Son and Holy Ghost. (Genesis 1:1, John 5:7, John 1:1, 4:24, Matthew 10:20,

II Corinthians 3:17-18).

b.) We believe in the Bible as the inspired, infallible Word of God, inerrant in the original autographs and the only rule of faith, guide for practice and indisputable and ultimate authority of the Revelation of God, His Will and His Way. (II Timothy 3:16-17, Psalms

19:7-11, 2 Peter 1:16-21).

c.) We believe in the deity of Jesus Christ, the incarnation of the father, born of a virgin, Very God of every God for, and by whom all things were created (I John 1:1-10). d.) We believe in the substitutionary atonement of the Lord Jesus Christ, that He, by the grace of God tasted death for every man and that all must be born again through faith in Him or are forever lost. Redemption is accomplished by the cross and blood of our Lord. Jesus Christ, by grace through faith, believing in the heart that God raised Him from the dead. Salvation is by Jesus Christ and none other for God has highly exalted Him and given a name, which is above every name, that at the Name of Jesus every knee should bow, of those in heaven, earth and those under the earth. We further believe that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the Glory of God the Father. (Hebrews 2:9, John 3:1-18, John 6:44-49, Ephesians 2:8, Romans 10:9, Philippians 2:9-11). e.) We believe in the physical resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ and that He ascended bodily into the heaven and is now at the right hand of the Father as our Mediator, High Priest and Advocate. (Acts 3:12-26, John 20, Hebrews 9:24, I Corinthians 15:12-28). f.) We believe in water baptism and Holy Communion ­ The Lords Supper as the ordinances of the church to be observed as public declaration of salvation through Jesus Christ and the commemoration of His death, burial and resurrection in victory over Satan, death, hell and the grave. (Matthew 3:11, 14, 26:26-29, Luke 22:17-23). g.) We believe in the personal, visible, imminent return of Jesus Christ both for His Saints and with His Saints in reign to victory. (I Thessalonians 4:13-18, Corinthians 15:50-55,

Revelation 19:19-20, 20:1-6).

h.) We believe in the authority of the believer over the enemy Satan and the victory to be gained by the exercise of that authority in the areas of deliverance, healing and holiness.

(Ephesians 1:20-23, 6:10-7).

i.) We believe in the personality and reality of Satan as the enemy of the Kingdom of God, Saints of God and of the Lord; and in his ultimate defeat by the Lord Jesus Christ and potential defeat in the lives of spirit filled believers clothed in the Armor of God.

(Revelation 12:9-10, Matthew 4:2-11, Isaiah 14:12-17, John 8).

j.) We believe in the autonomy of the local church as an independent entity with regard to matters of government, polity operation and discipline. (I Corinthians 5:5, II Thessalonians

3:6, 14-15, Acts 11:22, Titus 1:5).

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FULL GOSPEL DISTINCTIVES

I. We believe the Full Gospel includes: (A) the proclamation of both the eternal power of Calvary and the potential power of Pentecost; (B) the baptizing Power of Jesus Christ for salvation because of Calvary, and (C) the filling/controlling power of the Holy Ghost for service and Holy victorious living because of Pentecost. (Ephesians 5:18, Acts 20:27). II. We believe in the perpetual and continuing ecclesiastical value of all spiritual gifts for the edification of the Body of Christ until the end of this Church Age, which will be consummated by the return of our Lord Jesus Christ. (Ephesians 4:11-13; I Corinthians 1214; Romans 12).

III. We believe in the Divine personhood of the Holy Spirit and His present-day ministry to Believers, including the sovereign distribution of Spiritual Gifts which empowers believers for service in the Contemporary Church. (I Corinthians 12:7-11). IV. We believe in Jesus Christ as the Sovereign Giver of Spiritual Gifts to the church. We further believe that Spiritual Gifts are given for the perfecting of the Saints, for the work of ministry, and for the edifying of the body of Christ and are given without regard to ethnicity, social class or gender. (Ephesians 4:7-12, Galatians 3:26-28). V. We believe in the full autonomy of the local church as an independent entity under the Lordship of Christ, through pastoral authority, with regard to: (A) government, polity, and operations (Titus 1:5; Acts 15:1-35), (B) discipline (I Corinthians 5:5,Matthew 18:15-17, 2

Thessalonians3:6, 14-15), and (C) with the added value of the Episcopacy as a covering (Titus 1:5; Acts 15:1-35).

VI. We believe in the value of biblical terminology for leadership in the contemporary church: Bishop, Overseer, Pastor, Elder, Minister and Deacon. We believe that all of these are designations for servant-leaders. (Jeremiah 3:15, Acts 20:28, II Corinthians 6:4, I Timothy

3:1-7).

VII. We believe in the formal and intentional praise and worship of Almighty God as a proper spirit-led, corporate acknowledgement and response to His person and work. (Psalm 4650, John 4:23, 24).

VIII. We believe in Jesus Christ as the Baptizer with the Holy Spirit, who brings men and women at salvation into relationship with Himself and His Body, the Church. We further believe that it is the baptism of the Holy Ghost that places one into the Body of Christ. All believers have been baptized by Christ with the Holy Ghost. (Matthew 3:11; John 1:33; I

Corinthians 12:13).

IX. We believe in the indwelling of the Holy Ghost for all Believers and that the Holy Ghost verifies and validates the Believer as a part of the Body of Christ. (Romans 8:9). X. We believe the spirit-filled life as desirable, valuable and an issue of obedience for all Believers who are commanded to be filled with the Holy Ghost. We acknowledge that within the Body of Christ, the term "filled with the Holy Ghost" is often used interchangeably with the term "baptism of the Holy Ghost". When referring to the controlling presence and power of the Holy Ghost, as a result of the submissive will and desire of the Believer, we allow such alternation of terms. We believe it is the will and command of God that every believer be "filled," "walk in," be "led by," and "live in" the power of the Holy Ghost. (Ephesians 5:18).

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XI. We believe all believers are exhorted to be filled, walk in, be led by and live in the power of the Holy Ghost. (Ephesians 5:18, Galatians 5:16, 18, And 25). XII. We believe that it is Gods desire that all believers live under the "Divine Direction" of the Holy Ghost. We believe that the filling of the Holy Ghost is an ongoing ministry of the Spirit in the life of the Believer that enables the Believer to live a life of power, victory, and glory to God (Acts 1:8, 2:4, 4:8, 4:31). Compendium on Distinctives VIII and X We believe the baptism of the Holy Ghost and the filling of the Holy Ghost are distinct, separate, valid, and valuable ministries of the Holy Ghost which may occur simultaneously at salvation. A) B) C) Being filled with the Holy Ghost may and should occur subsequent to salvation in obedience to biblical exhortation. The baptism of the Holy Ghost occurs once and for all at salvation. Being filled with the Holy Ghost should not only be a continuous reality, but an ongoing characteristic of the Believers consecrated holiness (Matthew 3:11; John 1:33; 1 Corinthians 12:13; Ephesians 5:18).

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DENOMINATIONAL AFFILIATION STATEMENT

The Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship is not a denomination or religious sect. The Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship is distinctly a Fellowship as defined herein: A Fellowship, which embraces all ministries, churches, individuals, or other constituents that acknowledge and accept Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord. The Fellowship is inclusive to all baptized believers who acknowledge and accept the gifts of the Holy Spirit. The Fellowship is in communion with all who agree and are willing to abide by the set forth structure outlined both in the vision of the Fellowship, and the policies implemented thereof. We believe in the autonomy of the Baptist Church and respect it as such. Those who are members of the Fellowship do not have to change the name of the church where they worship, but it is believed and expected that the church should claim and/or announce its affiliation or membership in the Fellowship somewhere in its description. Adopted January 1996 amino domino

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HISTORY

The birth of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship, International is in essence the story of a tremendous move of God beginning in the last decade of the twentieth century. Since 1994, when over twenty-five thousand people attended the first Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship Conference in the Louisiana Superdome, the spiritual religious freedom that makes Full Gospel Baptist unique has impacted Christian men and women across the world. Captured by the phrase "The Right to Choose", that freedom is based on the belief that the Gospel of Jesus Christ must be promoted by recognizing the free expression of the gifts of the Spirit as a viable part of the Body of Christ. The Fellowship is convinced that the choice to exercise these spiritual gifts is imperative for the local New Testament Church to fully function as the dynamic organism God has intended. The Holy Spirit first impressed the vision for the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship upon the heart of its Founder, International Presiding Bishop Paul S. Morton, Sr., in 1992. At that time Bishop Morton was experiencing the liberating power of the Holy Spirit at work in the transition of his own Baptist church congregation, Greater St. Stephen's Baptist Church. The Lord made it clear that He intended to use Bishop Morton to bridge the gap between Baptist and Pentecostal traditions not simply on a local level, but nationwide. Just as the Lord planted the seed that would grow to become the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship within Bishop Morton, He orchestrated the Presiding Bishop's connection with national and international leaders with the same heart and mind. Along with Bishop Morton, twelve men; Bishop Odis A. Floyd, Bishop Larry D. Trotter, Bishop Carlos L. Malone, Bishop J.D. Wiley, Bishop K.D. Johnson, Bishop Larry D. Leonard, Bishop Kenneth Robinson, Bishop Kenneth Ulmer, Bishop Fred Caldwell, Bishop Robert Blake, Bishop Eddie Long, and Bishop A.R. Williams, would become the Founding Fathers of the movement. The Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship builds upon the traditional Baptist Church as its foundation. That Baptist heritage is embraced yet balanced with more charismatic influences. It is the desire of those who have been drawn to this movement to experience every Biblical command and inheritance promised in the Word of God. Full Gospel Baptist is one of the first Christian fellowships with such an inclusive nature. It encompasses the scope of the Pentecostal movement for its spirituality, the Baptist Church for its structure, and the Word Church for its emphasis on the Word of God. The multi-cultural and multi-denominational Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship is structured with an Episcopal Hierarchy. The "Tiers of Leadership" include the Bishops Council, College of Bishops, General, State and District Overseers, Financial Assistance Council, and Senior Pastors. A truly international movement, hundreds of Full Gospel Baptist Churches exist in Africa, Asia, the Bahamas, Germany, India, Canada, Great Britain, Italy and of course North America.

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The Fellowship's rapid growth has surpassed even Bishop Morton's greatest expectations. Its formation out of a spiritual rather than carnal need has been blessed manifold times. Each year the Annual Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship Conference ministers to nearly 30,000 people through its School of Ministry classes, spirit filled worship services and community outreach efforts. The Fellowship's major initiatives since 1994 include: church planting in Africa and India; the dispensation of multiple $5000 grants to struggling churches; the development of the Full Gospel Baptist Sunday School Curriculum, which supports the Christian Education Ministry throughout the world. The Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship is a movement that has swept across the United States and abroad, blessing corporate and individual lives in immeasurable ways. The Fellowship continues to answer the call to "Change a Generation" through its commitment to submission and empowerment by the Holy Spirit. The Spirit of the Living God guides the Full Gospel Baptist leadership and member churches in making a difference throughout the world.

"To God Be the Glory"

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HONORARY POSTIONS BISHOP EMERITUS

The honorary office of Bishop Emeritus is an office of high esteem and serves as the pinnacle of service, statesmanship and integrity that is expected of a Bishop in the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International. To be elevated to this position is solely at the discretion of the International Presiding Bishop. A recommendation may be received by letter by the members of the Executive Council, Bishops Council, or the College of Bishops, but the final discretion is made by the International Presiding Bishop. The International Presiding Bishop will and must determine the status of those who have served and if they are in a position to be labeled as Bishop Emeritus or if they are deserving of this position. Loyalty and servitude on behalf of the Bishop will and must be considered in order to be selected for the position of Bishop Emeritus. Because this position is honorary status it is also deemed necessary that any and all concerns are also scrutinized by the International Presiding Bishop. The individual who is elevated to this position has no vote during the Bishops Council meetings. Bishop Emeritus may or may not attend meetings at his/her discretion or at the pleasure of the International Presiding Bishop. The following is a descriptive of the position of Bishop Emeritus: 1. Is appointed at the honorary position by the International Presiding Bishop 2. Will attend any meetings that are deemed necessary or credibly significant as requested by the International Presiding Bishop 3. Will have an honorary chair with the active Bishops Council and College of Bishops. 4. Will be allowed all access and responsibility to any and all events free of charge and expense to him or herself at the bequest of the fellowship 5. All fees, required payments and /or expected monies that are requested of the fellowship are waived 6. Has an automatic honorary presence with the International Presiding Bishop and fellowship 7. Will be accorded any and all amenities that are expected of a Bishop and are desired by the International Presiding Bishop 8. Will serve at the capacity that they feel comfortable and that they can operate adequately for the fellowship and International Presiding Bishop.

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FOUNDING FATHERS OF THE FULL GOSPEL BAPTIST CHURCH FELLOWSHIP INTERNATIONAL The Founding Fathers are and will always be held in high esteem. They are the pioneers and collaborators of a movement that was inspired by God and yet were instrumental in the foundation that give, not only Baptists a "Right to Choose" but also mandate that we are living freely by the directives of the Holy Spirit. Though many of the Founding Fathers are no longer a part of the fellowship, it is important that we recognize and honor them as men who laid the foundation and platform upon which the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship was built and continues to grow. The Fundamental amenities afforded them are as follows: 1. As Founding Fathers they will be given priority seating with the members of the Bishops Council 2. They will be permitted to attend ceremonial celebrations and receive proper accommodations as outlined by the hosts of each event along with proper compensation as afforded by the fellowship or by them 3. They should be recognized in the announcements and ceremonial presentation as to their presence 4. They should be properly credentialed for identification and security purposes in order to be with the members of the Bishops Council 5. Wives of the Founding Fathers should be granted the same basic privileges as the Founding Fathers in order that they may be properly accommodated. It should be noted that Founding Father are not accorded the privilege of being a part of business meetings and or Executive Council or Bishop Council meetings and/or participation unless expressly invited or desired by the International Presiding Bishop. The International Presiding Bishop has the right to rule and appoint Founding Fathers back into active duty as he sees fit and or can appoint a Founding Father to a position of leadership or responsibility or committee as necessitated for the work that is to be done or completed. Depending on the reason for leaving the Fellowship and/or removal from the Fellowship, the International Presiding Bishop must determine whether or not an individual will be reviewed for re-evaluation or reinstallation by the

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Presiding Bishop Emeritus

The position of Presiding Bishop Emeritus is the highest prestige that can be afforded to the fellowship to honor its own leadership. There can only be one that is held to this position at a time. It is when the International Presiding Bishop has determined that it is time to step down from the apostolic position and the responsibility of leadership is afforded to another as the Bishops Council selects a new leader. The position of Presiding Bishop Emeritus does not hold authority as it relates to demands, dictates, and directives as once held by the Presiding Bishop but does afford all of the amenities that come with honorary status and the dignities that are expected that are not only assumed but expected with the Emeritus position. These dignities and expected honorary accolades are not only afforded and expected during life but also during the expected burial because of the honor bestowed upon the individual by the fellowship Any and all amenities that are afforded a Bishop Emeritus are also afforded to the Presiding Bishop Emeritus but he is recognized on a higher plane and platform than the Bishop Emeritus. A Presiding Bishop does not have to be selected to this position but his mere servitude in the appointed position will afford him the opportunity to be held in such high esteem as determined by his emeritus status. The Honorary position is only afforded to the International Presiding Bishop, the 2 nd Presiding Bishop, and the 3rd presiding Bishop. It is also noted that persons who have resigned their presiding positions, left the fellowship or been at differences with the leadership which led to their demise, are not able to ascend to the position of Presiding Bishop Emeritus. The position of presiding Bishop Emeritus is only held by those who have remained loyal and true to the fellowship, despite odds, politics, and or demands expected of true and loyal fellowship leaders.

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IDENTITY INTERNATIONAL HEADQUARTERS

The International Headquarters of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship is located in Decatur, Georgia. The operating hours and location of the International Headquarters is as follows:

Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship 1691 Phoenix Boulevard Suite 200 Atlanta, GEORGIA 30349 Tuesday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. EST (877) 909-7915 (Office) (877) 909-7916 (fax) Website: www.fullgospelbaptist.org

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CORPORATE LOGO AND STATIONERY

The Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship prides itself on having a logo that incorporates the many facets of the Fellowship. This international symbol has the words "Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship" with "Fellowship" underneath. The cross, dove, embraced hands and Holy Bible are contained within the crescent of the Logo. The Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship Logo is copyrighted and trademarked. Permission is and can be granted to utilize the Logo for the sole purpose of official business use only. The distribution of materials for sale, lease or lending is permissible subject to written approval from the International office. The public performance of literary, musical, dramatic, pantomimes, motion picture and other audio works by which are being held, sponsored for participants of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship are permissible subject to written approval from the International office. Please note that any misuse of or the use of the Logo for personal gain, manipulation or misrepresentation is forbidden and subject to penalties under the law. The Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship maintains control, distribution and use of the logo. The Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship Logo is to be properly utilized at any and all Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship functions in its official use and capacity to note business and conference usage. The Logo is also reserved for stationery usage and should only be utilized when referring to International, Regional, State and District Conferences. The International Headquarters and the Office of the Executive Secretary must approve all stationery, utilizing the Official Logo. The Logo may not be altered in any form to accommodate personal or local church usage. Correspondence utilizing the logo should be expressly concerning conference business or business of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship. Members in any and all areas of the Tiers of Leadership should immediately correct and if necessary, report, and/or enforce inappropriate usage of the Logo to the Office of the Executive Secretary and/or to the International Headquarters. To obtain a copy of the Logo, please call or write the International Headquarters. Tiers of Leadership are usually supplied a copy of the Logo on the Regional and State levels.

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The International Headquarters of the Fellowship has become a recommendation entity of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship for proper use and development of the logo stationery and how the local church, districts, states and regions can use it. Please refer to materials offered and distributed or contact the International Headquarters in order to properly obtain information relative to the logo and all information relative to it.

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INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE LOGO

The Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship "Conference" Logo is encased in a crown figure circular leaf configuration. The Official Logo is utilized for the Worldwide Conference and copyrighted and trademarked under the same governing laws as stated above. The "Conference" Logo is only to be used by the International Headquarters for the Annual International conference. Any other usage of the "Conference" Logo is deemed unauthorized, inadequate and improper. Use of the "Conference" Logo by persons, conferences and meetings other than that of the Annual International Conference of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship should be reported immediately to the International Headquarters, Executive Secretarys office, the Office of the 2nd Presiding Bishop and /or the Bishop of Administration.

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DEFINITIONS AND TITLES

DEFINITIONS OF TERMS AND TITLES (Detailed definitions of all positions are noted later in the manual in relation to the organizational chart and specific duties assigned to each position) International Presiding Bishop Highest Office in the Fellowship and Chief Executive Officer Second Highest Office and serves as an Executive Officer Third Highest Office and serves as an Executive Officer Honorary office of high esteem and serves as the pinnacle of service, statesmanship and integrity that is expected of a Bishop. An office reserved strictly for the International Presiding Bishop upon his determination that it is time to step down from the apostolic position and the responsibility of leadership is afforded to another as the Bishops Council selects a new leader. The pioneers and collaborators of the Fellowship. Official Overseer and keeper of records maintenance and upkeep, Episcopal certification, appointments and dismissals, etc. Official Overseer of all accounting matters Serves as the highest governing board consisting of the International Presiding Bishop, Second Presiding Bishop, Third Presiding Bishop, Executive Secretary, Executive Treasurer, Bishop of Christian Education, Bishop of Field Operations and 1ST Assistants to the Presiding Bishops A bishop is a consecrated member of the Fellowship who is entrusted with a position of authority and oversight. Consists of a maximum of 21 Bishops, inclusive of the Executive Council and Regional Bishops and the Auxiliary Bishops to the Council

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Third Presiding Bishop

Bishop Emeritus

Presiding Bishop Emeritus

Founding Fathers Executive Secretary

Executive Treasurer Executive Council

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An extensive expansion of the Bishops Council who sit on the council as non-voting representatives of the International Presiding Bishop. Preside over specific ministries and do not preside over regions or have voting privileges as the members of the Bishops Council Inclusive of all Bishops An individual who has been consecrated to share in a responsibility that reports directly to a senior Bishop. An individual credentialed as a Bishop by another Reformation who desires to be considered for full assimilation into the Bishopric of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International Appointed to serve as deemed forth by a Bishop, State Overseer or District Overseer Presides over several states of a specific area of the United States (i.e. Mid-Atlantic, Mid-West, MidSouthern, Central, Southwestern, Southern, New England, with the Bahamas, Canada, Mexico and Caribbean as areas of concern) or over a series of countries as outlined by the Bishops Council in the International framework (i.e. South America, Africa, Europe, Asia etc.) These appointments serve as the Executive Tier for a fellowship or ministry internationally (i.e. Evangelism, Men, Women, Music, Pastors, Prayer, etc.) and as deemed by the International Presiding Bishop with the Executive Council. An individual who has been instrumental in trailblazing new membership and introduction of the Fellowship to a state, province or territory but does not have enough churches in membership to constitute and justify the appointment of a State Overseer. A diocesan leader of the church who is responsible for the overseeing of a state, province and/or territory and organizes said area to its expected potential.

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College of Bishops Suffragan Bishop

Adjunct Bishop

First Assistant

Regional Bishop

General Overseer

State Director

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District Overseer

An individual who aids in the organization of an area of a state, province or territory but does not yet have enough churches to be considered a district. Appointed to serve over a district of a state or province as a liaison to the State Bishop/Overseer Consists of and is nomenclature as "All members of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship Family". We are "many members and one body". Any person called, founded or merged as the under shepherd of a church of parishioners Any person licensed and ordained by a church recognized by the Fellowship Any person licensed and not ordained by a church recognized by the Fellowship The Sacred ceremony of Consecration exclusively for the Office of the Bishop is reserved

Official Family

Pastor

Elder

Minister

Consecration

Installation

The Sacred Service of Installation is reserved for Presiding Bishops, Regional Bishops, General and State Overseers. Installation is also utilized for the Installation of a Pastor. The appointment of officers for international and state leadership is necessary for the overall development of a jurisdictional and governmental prelature. Those who are appointed are General Overseers, members of the Financial Assistance Council, District Overseers and State Officers. Members of the Financial Assistance Council, District Overseers and State Officers do not have an installation service. The Sacred Service of Ordination is reserved for the local church in the ordination of a licensed minister. A term used in relation to our Annual International Conference as a result of the vision of the International Presiding Bishop. It refers to all expenses having been paid before the conference begins. The process changes at the discretion of the International Presiding Bishop.

Appointment

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PROTOCOL

Due to the enormous growth of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship, there will be instances that questions are asked that cannot be answered adequately by the local ministry. In cases, such as these, the immediate question should be directed to the District Overseer. In the event that the District Overseer cannot sufficiently satisfy the question it should be referred to the State Bishop/ Overseer. Should the response still be insufficient the State Bishop/Overseer should refer to the Regional Bishop. The Regional Bishop, if necessary, will refer the matter to the International Headquarters in order to sufficiently satisfy all inquiries relative to issues presented from the local area churches. All questions relating to regional issues should be referred to the Regional office of the jurisdictional area of concern. It is crucial that all pertinent information relative to the International or State Fellowship be on file with the Regional Office. It is expected that the flow of information in the Fellowship is disseminated and respected from the international level to the local level. Information that comes from the international office is usually disseminated to the entire Tiers of Leadership. Information that is disseminated to the State Bishops/Overseers is also expected to be communicated to the District Overseers so that they may share necessary communication to the Senior Pastors. Respect of Protocol also mandates that State and District officers are recipients of information respectively by receiving it from their respective subjective leadership. It is also expected that Regional and State Bishops/Overseers will communicate to and inform officers who reside in their regions and states, but are not appointed by them, of necessary local, state and regional meetings and information to keep them informed and involved in the Fellowship process on the respective levels of state and district activities. As the International Presiding Bishop emphasizes that the Fellowship is a family it is expected that the communication of information is duly and diligently sent.

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OFFICIAL CLERICAL ATTIRE

International uniformity is important to the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship. The following Dress Code has been adopted: CLERICAL SHIRTS Presiding Bishop Bishops Council Regional Bishops Auxiliary to the Council Bishops Auxiliary/State/Adjunct Bishops State Overseer General Overseer District Overseer Senior Pastors College of Elders Ministers *Armor Bearers

Red Clerical Shirt or Vest w/ Full Roman Collar Red Purple Clerical Shirt or Vest w/Full Roman Collar Red Purple Clerical Shirt or Vest w/Full Roman Collar Blue Purple Clerical Shirt or Vest w/Full Roman Collar Blue Purple Clerical Shirt or Vest w/Full Roman Collar Black Clerical Shirt or Vest w/Full Roman Collar Black Clerical Shirt or Vest w/Full Roman Collar Black Clerical Shirt or Vest w/Full Roman Collar Black Clerical Shirt or Vest w/Full Roman Collar Black Clerical Shirt w/ Full Roman Collar Black or White Clerical Shirt w/Tab Collar Black or White Clerical Shirt w/Tab or Roman Collar

*Armor Bearers should only wear clerical shirts if they are in the Gospel Ministry. Armor Bearers who are laypersons should wear proper suits and/or dresses to compliment the person they are serving. Attire should be conservative in keeping with the flavor and uniformity of the Fellowship. Dark suits and dresses are preferred when attending to those being served at designated meetings. When in doubt, Armor Bearers should consult the manual and those whom they serve. CORDS AND CHAINS Bishops General Overseer Financial Assistance Council State Overseer District Overseer Armor Bearer Senior Pastor College of Elders Minister

Gold Chain w/Gold Pectoral Cross Blue Purple Cord w/Silver Cross Black & Gold Cord w/Silver Cross Red & Gold Cord w/Silver Cross Royal Blue and Silver Cord w/Silver Cross White & Gold Cord w/Silver Cross Gold Cord w/Silver Cross Ivory Cord w/Silver Cross None

All attire should be worn with appropriate plain black or plain navy suit, black or navy shoes and black or navy hosiery. Please avoid stripes and plaid suits. Do not accentuate attire with jewelry and pocket squares. In accordance with the Vision, leaders and ministers of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship are requested to wear "Clerical Civic Attire" as noted during public travel on all official business of the Fellowship. Proper "Clerical Civic Attire" is considered black suits with black shirts or

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Rabat with proper color chain and cross. IT IS TO BE WORN ONLY BY ORDAINED CLERICS. This includes Annual and fall conferences, Official Meetings, State Conferences and other ceremonies whereby the representation of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship is noted. Officers appointed to a position in the Fellowship should respect the designated attire at the appropriate times specified. When noted by the International Presiding Bishop casual attire will be allowed during day and work sessions. The International Presiding Bishop has deemed that we are released from the restriction from proper travel attire and that we may dress as publicly acceptable. Those who desire to travel in their black attire may do so at their own discretion.

ANNUAL CONFERENCE ATTIRE Clerical attire as noted should be worn at all times during the Annual International Conference. Appropriate attire is mandatory for all who are designated in Episcopal positions. Unless approved by the International Presiding Bishop clerical attire is expected unless casual attire has been permitted. On the International Presiding Bishops Day all Tiers of Leadership are expected to be attired in White. The Official Clerical attire is expected to be worn with white by the designated Tiers of Leadership. The official attire is subject to change at the discretion of the International Presiding Bishop. The 3rd Presiding Bishop, who provides information relative to proper attire, shall give notification of any and all changes to the College of Bishops, State Overseers, General and District Overseers. FALL CONFERENCE ATTIRE The Bishop of Protocol shall designate the attire for the week of the fall meeting. Proper clerical attire with chains or cords is expected at differential meetings. Per directives, during the week of events, appropriate business suits with ties shall be worn. Women are asked to wear appropriate dress attire with hosiery. STATE FELLOWSHIP AND CEREMONIAL ATTIRE Proper dress is expected as outlined in the Official Clerical Attire and State Conferences are in affect a reflection of the International Conference.

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ROBES The Robes of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship are of a sacred nature and are properly considered the Investments. They are an integral part of the episcopacy and expected at certain ceremonial times of celebration, pomp and circumstance. They are especially designed to show the offices held from the International Presiding Bishop to our Senior Pastors. The accordance is as follows:

International Presiding Bishop Bishops Council Regional Bishops Auxiliary to the Council Bishops College of Bishops General Overseers State Overseers District Overseers Senior Pastors

Red Red Purple Red Purple Blue Purple Blue Purple Black w/Purple Trim and Purple Cincture Blue Purple Cassock and Cincture and Rochet Black w/Royal Blue Trim and Royal Blue Cincture Black and Gold w/Black and Gold Cincture

There is a black Cincture with the appropriate color for representation that is also given to the Tiers of Leadership while bishops have the black Chimere. These are only to be used in mourning and funeral purposes.

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POSITION DEFINITIONS TIERS OF LEADERSHIP ORGANIZATIONAL CHART

Presiding Bishop

Executive Council

HeadQuarters

Regional Bishops

Bishop's Council

Auxiliary To The Council Bishops

College Of Bishops

Regional Officers

State Bishops/ Overseers

General Overseers

Suffragan Bishops

Auxiliary Bishop Bisho

Adjunct Bishop

State Officers

District Overseers

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INTERNATIONAL PRESIDING BISHOP

The International Presiding Bishop is the Highest Office in the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship. He is the Visionary leader, role model, and Servant of the Fellowship. The Apostles were those who set up, encouraged, trained and equipped the early church with the necessary tools to promote the presented Vision and Mission of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. In this capacity the International Presiding Bishop gives the Divine directives from our Heavenly Father and first shares it with the Executive Council which, in turn, shares it with the Bishops Council, College of Bishops and the continuation of the Episcopal chart as outlined in this manual. The International Presiding Bishop has a lifetime calling to his position unless he should deem necessary to change his status. In the event of the death of the International Presiding Bishop his successor will be chosen by the Bishops Council and from that groups elective process of spiritual ascension. The International Presiding Bishop is the Presiding Prelate Chairperson, CEO, and COO of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship. The direction of the Executive or Apostolic Council, Bishops Council, College of Bishops, Tiers of Leadership and the follow ship of the Fellowship are at his spiritual discretion and leadership as the Holy Spirit directs him. The International Presiding Bishop reserves and has the right to elect, select, appoint, terminate, call for review, consecrate, install, and /or designate persons for positions as he is led by the Spirit. He also may bypass the dictates of the manual to elect, select, terminate, appoint, consecrate, install and call to review any person as the Holy Spirit directs him and as an individual situation may deem necessary. The International Presiding Bishop has at his disposal an office staff that will aid the International Presiding Bishop in the day-to-day operatives of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship to ensure that the necessary operatives of the Fellowship are executed, delegated and disseminated. This staff will be appointed and positions designed at the growing Vision of the International Presiding Bishop. The International Presiding Bishop is scripturally available and accessible to the Family of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship, his staff, Executive Council, Bishops Council, College of Bishops and Tiers of Leadership, but it is expected that the process and procedure of protocol be enacted and enforced to allow the International Presiding Bishop the opportunity to focus on the spiritual, executive, and administrative levels of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship.

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The International Presiding Bishop can and may call meetings outside of those normally called in the annual outline of meetings as deemed necessary at his discretion. Those informed and expected to attend and participate are mandated to respond to the immediate and emergency call out of respect, subjection and submission to the International Presiding Bishop. The International Presiding Bishop chair all called meetings on the executive and International level and is an ex officio member of any and all meetings held in and that pertain to the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship. He has the right to set the agenda and course of the meetings as deemed necessary. The International Presiding Bishop is the example of servitude and leadership as displayed by our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. At his entry it is expected that members of the Fellowship Family recognize his presence by standing in honor and respect to his position as our spiritual visionary. The International Presiding Bishop is to be informed of any and all correspondence dispensed at the executive level in relation to executive policy and polity. The discretionary powers and responsibilities of the International Presiding Bishop are subject to further empowerment and executive updating at any time and will become a written update to the manual and immediately dispensed in an executive order as directed by the International Presiding Bishop, the informing of the Executive and Bishops Council and release by the Executive Secretary.

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APOSTOLIC EXECUTIVE COUNCIL

The Executive Council serves as the *"Highest Governing Board" of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship. It is composed of 12 Bishops including the International Presiding Bishop, 2nd Presiding Bishop, 3rd Presiding Bishop, Executive Secretary, Executive Treasurer, Bishop of Administration, Bishop of Christian Education, 1 ST Assistant to the International Presiding Bishop, Bishop of Events and Planning, Bishop of European/Asian Region, Bishop of Intercessory Prayer and Fasting, and Bishop of Pastors Fellowship. Those who hold these positions at the time this document is approved comprise the Executive Council. Should any of these Bishops move into another position, the International Presiding Bishop will decide if the successor takes a seat on the Executive Council or if the former occupant remains as an Executive Council member. The Executive Council shall always consist of at least 12 members. It is the think tank and strategy planning entity of the Fellowship to aid the International Presiding Bishop in planning the agenda for the Bishops Council and the Fellowship. It is the inner circle spiritual organism that allows the International Presiding Bishop to set policy and polity for the plans and goals of the Fellowship. The Executive Council serves at the immediate aid and advisement to the International Presiding Bishop and is the chief support organism for the International Presiding Bishop. It is from this vantage point that the decisions are made to aid the International Presiding Bishop in evaluating progress and eliminate program and policy that is not productive and fruitful to the overall Fellowship. Those who work with the International Presiding Bishop must be those who share in the vision of the Visionary and are willing to be a covering to and for him as he leads the Fellowship to higher heights in the preparation of the visionary plan. Since the scriptures look at "Apostles" as the first order of leadership gifts to the church and Bishops are consecrated, Holy Ghost filled managers in different areas of supervision, it is only sound that the Chief Apostle, who has set up the Fellowship, would have a council of like minded individuals who are not in struggle with the Presiding Prelate, but are in harmony with the plan of vision and growth. This, of course, must be reviewed and sanctioned by the International Presiding Bishop.

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SECOND PRESIDING BISHOP

The Second Presiding Bishop is the 2nd highest office in the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship and serves as an executive officer. He/She is the immediate person next in authoritative command and leadership of the Fellowship and serves at the discretion of the International Presiding Bishop and is a member of the Executive Council. As a member of the Executive Council the 2nd Presiding Bishop serves as an immediate advisor to the International Presiding Bishop. The 2nd Presiding Bishop is duly appointed and or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop and reports to the International Presiding Bishop. He is the voice of the International Presiding Bishop and the executor of Fellowship affairs, business, programs, policy and polity as it pertains to the Fellowship, in the absence of the International Presiding Bishop and as deemed necessary by the International Presiding Bishop. The Second Presiding Bishop will also oversee those areas of concern as directed by the International Presiding Bishop that will allow the International Presiding Bishop to regulate and execute the business of the Fellowship in a more professional manner allowing the 2nd Presiding Bishop to aid in and handle affairs of state. Immediate and accurate reports are expected from the 2nd Presiding Bishop to keep the International Presiding Bishop informed of the business convened, cared for and executed to ensure that the Fellowship is adequately and properly recording all necessary information and that updates are immediately disseminated. All meetings and business overseen by the 2nd Presiding Bishop for the International Presiding Bishop or carried out for the International Presiding Bishop is to be immediately communicated to the office of the International Presiding Bishop and the Executive Secretary for final review and Executive Council overview. The 2nd Presiding Bishop has the privilege of being the appointed chair of the College of Bishops and Oversees the Council of Review that should question the actions and concerns of a member of the College of Bishops. The disciplinary hearings, the appointment of a committee and review would be the responsibility of the 2 nd Presiding Bishop who will in turn report its findings to the International Presiding Bishop, the Executive Council and the Bishops Council.

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The 3rd Presiding Bishop is the 3rd Highest Office in the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship. The 3rd Presiding Bishop is duly appointed and/or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop. The 3rd Presiding Bishop has a seat on the Executive Council and is considered an immediate advisor to the International Presiding Bishop. Executive Administrative Aspects and Functions The Executive Administrative Aspects and Functions of the 3rd Presiding Bishops Office, including those aspects and functions described within the framework of the following areas, shall be administratively supported through the assistance of an Administrator, who shall staff the Office of the 3rd Presiding Bishop. Policy and Procedure The 3rd Presiding Bishop operates under the directives of the International Presiding Bishop and aids in the understanding of the operatives of the Fellowship as outlined by the Bishop of Policy and Procedure. The dictates and procedure of the policy manual are the major and general concern of the 3rd Presiding Bishop and any and all areas of the manual that mandate attention and executive and general concern are also the concern of the 3 rd Presiding Bishop. It is his/her responsibility to assure the International Presiding Bishop and the Executive Council that matters of concern are addressed and finalized to the pleasure of the rules and regulations of the Fellowship and the executive pleasure of the International Presiding Bishop. The 3rd Presiding Bishop is expected to receive notice of any and all violations of policy and Procedure from the Bishop of Policy and Procedure. Appropriate actions of correction, discipline, suspension and reconciliation will be implemented through the joint efforts of the Bishop of Policy and Procedure and the 3 rd Presiding Bishop after recommendation and approval of the Bishops Council. The 3rd Presiding Bishop may at necessary times appoint a committee to oversee and bring findings in the areas of administrative concern and growth of the Fellowship. It is also the responsibility of the 3rd Presiding Bishop to ensure that those findings are in a report to the International Presiding Bishop, the 2 nd Presiding Bishop and the Executive Secretary so that the Executive Council can properly carry out the recommendations of said committee after executive review. The 3rd Presiding Bishop will execute all mandates as outlined by the manual and appoint persons to carry out administrative policy as deemed qualified reviewed or interviewed and who understand the significance of loyalty, subjection and submission in and of the Fellowship as it is outlined in the Policy and Procedure manual of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship.

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Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship Policy Manual The 3rd Presiding Bishop will address necessary policy changes, reviews and developments that would strengthen the Fellowship. The 3 rd Presiding Bishop would call on leaders and/or members in the Fellowship or a committee of experienced individuals who are able to justifiably and professionally work and resolve such matters. The 3rd Presiding Bishop will work with the International Presiding Bishop in the area of legal matters of concern to ensure that policy and procedure protects the Fellowship and does not interfere with the productivity of the Fellowship so as to hinder future development. The 3rd Presiding Bishop monitors the acts and works of the Regional Bishops to assure the overall functionality of the Fellowship. While the 3rd Presiding Bishop is the immediate person of contact for the Regional Bishops to address emergency and ultra significant areas that demand the attention, advisement and action of the International Presiding Bishop, the Regional Bishops will administer and direct any and all activity that is of Fellowship concern and as reported to them by the State Bishops. The Regional Bishops are authorized and expected to communicate directly with the International Office on matters of concern in order to seek immediate and satisfactory resolution. The Office of the Third Presiding Bishop will work directly with the International Office of Customer Service and the Bishop of Policy and Procedure, to assure that operations in the field are carried out appropriately. 1. Review and comment on recommendations submitted by Regional Bishops, relative to jurisdictional prelatures and all events, standings, happenings, discourse, course of action, determinations, and any and all acts that pertain to the business of the Fellowship, including the making of recommendation(s) for elevations of Overseers and District Overseers being presented for the Office of Bishop. 2. Evaluate recommendations of the Regional Bishops to ensure that those presented for the Office of Bishop are in good standing with Fellowship Policy and Procedure and that actions and/or recommendations relative to elevations are carried out to the letter as it pertains to the Policy and Procedure of the Fellowship. 3. Assist Regional Bishops in executing various forms of training in the region, as well as in maintaining in each region, the communications flow and organizational structure of the Fellowship. The Third Presiding Bishop will ensure that the overall position of the Fellowship is clearly articulated in and across regions. In particular, the Fellowships position as it pertains to ensuring that the International Presiding Bishop is covered at all times, and that the International Presiding Bishop is necessarily and significantly informed. The Third Presiding Bishop will have the assistance of a First Assistant who will ensure that the executive duties as delegated by the Third Presiding Bishop are articulated and carried out.

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The Office of Customer Service is responsible for the overall logistics and for developing a regular schedule for formally convening the Regional Bishops and also for preparing all necessary meeting material, as well as the meeting agenda.

Episcopal Liaisons to the Regional Bishops Episcopal Liaisons will be assigned to one but no more than two regions for the sake of moving international communications and training and are deployed to field assignments by the Bishop of Policy and Procedure, at the request of the Regional Bishops. Additionally, Episcopal Liaisons to the Regional Bishops will be responsible once a month to call and ask if there is anything the Regional Bishop needs from Headquarters or the Third Presiding Bishops Office and take 5 to ten minutes to pray with the Regional Bishop. Episcopal Liaisons have no authority to communicate unless directed by the 3 rd Presiding Bishop via the office of Customer Service.

Reporting The Third Presiding Bishop will do a quarterly report compiled from those working with him on matters of growth, development and stamina of the Fellowship, and will submit exception reports, as needed, relative to concerns on an administrative level that could and/or would hinder the progress and future of the Fellowship. Reports turned in to the International Presiding Bishop would be a compilation of review and concerns as turned in to the Third Presiding Bishop and will include reports submitted by each of the regional offices. The 3rd Presiding Bishop will receive and review monthly reports to authenticate the actions that are taken in the local jurisdiction of each of the Regional Bishops.

Meetings The 3rd Presiding Bishop will hold a meeting of Fellowship concerns and policy updates and directives at the pleasure of the International Presiding Bishop to address necessary policy changes, reviews and developments that would strengthen the Fellowship. The 3rd Presiding Bishop would call on leaders and/or members in the Fellowship or a committee of experienced individuals who are able to justifiably and professionally work and resolve such matters.

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EXECUTIVE SECRETARY

The Executive Secretary is the Official Overseer of record maintenance and historical records. The Executive Secretary is appointed and/or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop or the Executive Council ­ whichever should deem necessary for adequacy. The Executive Secretary is a member of the Executive Council and serves at the pleasure of the International Presiding Bishop and the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship. The Executive Secretary is to have an accurate record of all executive letters and correspondence that relates to and pertains to the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship. All correspondence relative to executive orders, policy changes, regular and called meetings, conferences and dictates of the International Presiding Bishop are the concern and executive responsibility of the Executive Secretary to assure that it is carried out and effectively communicated. The Executive Secretary is responsible for official documents, certificates, diplomas, degrees and all certified correspondence items being submitted and dispensed for review and finalization for proper and official distribution. All business that is handled by the Fellowship and the Administrator of the Fellowship and any and all of its staff is not only the concern of the Executive Secretary but to mandate that all contracts, agreements, joint ventures, business dealings and operational procedures are copied, addressed and verified by and to the Executive Secretary. The Executive Secretary should be involved with all matters and correspondence that necessitate written, Fellowship, business, sponsorship and legal matters. The signature of the Executive Secretary is credibility of the authenticity of Fellowship documents along with the International Presiding Bishop and/or Regional Bishop and/or State Bishop/Overseer and/or General Overseer of said department or jurisdiction of responsibility. It is these sanctioned by the International Presiding Bishop and the Executive Council that make all things official. In the event of the death of a Bishop, Overseer, Pastor the Executive Secretary is responsible for seeing that all matters of state are properly in order along with the Bishop of Protocol and that proper protocol is followed to designate responsibility of state matters in the proper area of leadership (please consult the Death of a Bishop section of the manual). Letters of proclamation and proclamational decrees are expected to be in order when the office of the Executive Secretary is properly contacted. The Executive Secretary is to correspond with the official staff of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship Headquarters to ensure that there is a flow of communication from the International Office throughout the Fellowship and ensure that said correspondence is in compliance with official directives and statements of the Fellowship. Those items of correspondence should also be copied to the Executive Secretary to assure the record keeping credibility of the Fellowship. Though correspondence may leave the

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International Headquarters without the knowledge of the Executive Secretary, the Executive Secretary should have a record unless it pertains to matters that are extremely personal and confidential. Those matters of indulgence of confidence are at the discretion of the International Presiding Bishop. The Executive Secretary works with and in the confines and confidence of the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishop of Administration. He/She is the direct line of correspondence and validity of any and all directives, concerns, appointments, disappointments, terminations, discipline, removal and/or death. The Executive Secretary is considered a part of the administrative team and works with the International Presiding Bishop and 2nd and 3rd Presiding Bishops. In this light he/she is also responsible for issuing letters, statements, and notices of change as it relates to appointments of Bishops, Overseers, Elders, positions so that the channel of communication is open and information of appointments, dismissals and removals are known throughout the Fellowship to those who are in the necessarily informed "Tiers of Leadership". This area of responsibility may be delegated, at the discretion of the Executive Secretary, to the Assistant Executive Secretary in order to expedite executive and administrative matters and duties of responsibility in a timely fashion. The Executive Secretary is also responsible for issuing the necessary credentials to members of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship stating their status, elevation, consecration, ordination and recognition by and in the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship.

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ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE SECRETARY

The Assistant Executive Secretary is appointed and/or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop and or the Executive Council. The Assistant Executive Secretary is the immediate assistant to the Executive Secretary and has Executive Council privileges as deemed necessary by the International Presiding Bishop. The Assistant Executive Secretary has the responsibility of fulfilling the duties and responsibilities of the Executive Secretary due to absence, sickness, inability to function, delinquency, and death or at the discretion of the International Presiding Bishop or the needs of the Executive Council on behalf of the overall productivity and progress of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship. The Assistant Executive Secretary may ascend to the position of the Executive Secretary should the Executive Secretary resign, become administratively continuously absent, terminated, derelict in duties, sick, delinquent, placed upon administrative review, or at death. The ascension of the Assistant Executive Secretary is at the discretion of the International Presiding Bishop and/or the Executive Council. At the time of this revision, the position of Assistant Executive Secretary has not been filled and therefore does not occupy a seat on the Executive Council. In the event that the position is filled, the person holding the position will not occupy an Executive Council seat unless he/she is already a member of the Executive Council or the International Presiding Bishop decides to expand the number of Executive Council seats beyond the existing 12.

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RECORDING SECRETARY The Recording Secretary is appointed/and or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop and reports directly to the Bishops Council. The Recording Secretary will take minutes of official meetings, hearings, conference calls, and panels of concern that necessitate the keeping of records and official documentation of events relative to the fellowship. He/she is to be notified immediately when areas of concern and meetings of concern demand an International or national attention to ensure that an accurate record is given. Minutes of all meetings of the Fellowship and/or the Bishops Council should be sent to the entire Bishops Council and to all Auxiliary to the Bishops Council within 10 days of said meetings adjournment.

EXECUTIVE TREASURER

The Executive Treasurer is the Official Overseer of all accounting, financial and fiscal matters for the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship. The Executive Treasurer is appointed and/or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop and is a member of the Executive Council. The Executive Treasurer assures and insures that an accurate record of income, assets and expenditures is kept for the Fellowship. These records are necessary to attest to the fruitful growth of the fellowship, the operations of the International Headquarters, the holding of conferences, payment of bills and staff, and financial progress of the Fellowship. The Executive Treasurer is concerned about monies collected and dispensed in any and all areas. The immediate areas of concern are: 1. Covenant Partners 2. Offerings of International Conferences and Summits 3. Donations from private, special and corporate entities 4. Donations from Tiers of Leadership 5. Registrations for all events 6. Pledges of Financial Support 7. Revenues of Sales 8. Profit from Investments 9. Actual and Real Estate Property 10. Marketing Profitability

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11. Regional, State, and District Treasures 12. International (Country) Accounts The Executive Treasurer is also to have an accurate record for all monies spent by the Fellowship to ensure that the output and expenditures of the Fellowship do not exceed the income of the Fellowship. The Executive Treasurer is responsible for keeping the Fellowship financially responsible and estimating necessary operational overhead so that it can be determined if the Fellowship is properly operating at a level of financial responsibility. The Executive Treasurer can and will appoint a "Team of Finance" to aid in the areas of financial record keeping and will call for an audit by and for the Executive Council, if necessary, at the direction of the International Presiding Bishop for review of financial growth, depletion and unnecessary expenditures. He/She is also responsible for assuring that investments are properly made to strengthen the financial future and credibility of the Fellowship. The Executive Treasurer is responsible for presenting an annual budget to the Executive Council and the Council of Bishops for execution and review as the fiscal year ends. He/She is also responsible for a plan of action being presented to execute a plan of action to accumulate funding for the Fellowship and to keep the Fellowship operating at a level of excellence so that it is not a burden to any area of the Fellowship. The Executive Treasurer will also mandate that a Certified Public accountant (CPA) be contracted as a part of staff operations that will keep a quarterly/monthly record of finance for the Fellowship so that immediate reference and accountability can be given of the assets and expenditures of the Fellowship. This will aid the Executive Treasurer in compiling information to the International Presiding Bishop and the Executive Council. The Executive Treasurer will work with the General Overseer of Covenant Partners to ensure that the Visionary plan for Covenant Partners is a working entity of the Fellowship and that an accurate record of Covenant Partners is kept to determine growth and pursuance of the International goal. A report of such should be given on a monthly basis to the International Presiding Bishop and the Executive Council, Bishops Council and the College of Bishops to assure even greater productivity. The Executive Treasurer is responsible for giving a monthly report on assets and expenditures to the International Presiding Bishop, Executive Council, Bishops Council and the College of Bishops. He/She is also responsible for ensuring that Covenant Partners receive a record of finance for the Fellowship if requested.

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The International Executive Treasurer is responsible for making sure that all Regional Executive Treasurers tithe of the Regions gross income to the International Office; All State Executive Treasurers tithe of the States gross income to their Regional Office; All District Executive Treasurers tithe of the District gross income to their State Office. A balance sheet for the Fellowship should be prepared and submitted to the International Presiding Bishop at the end of the Fellowship fiscal year and discussed for financial review by the International Presiding Bishop and the Executive Council.

BISHOP OF ADMINISTRATION

The Bishop of Administration is appointed and/or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop and/or the Bishops Council. It is an honored and esteemed position that is privileged to work with the International Presiding Bishop and allows him/her to evaluate, scrutinize, research and reply to information that is to be held in public display and/or high esteem, priority and confidentiality. The appointed individual also sits on the Executive Council. The position follows the protocol of administration and biblically follows the aide to the Prophet who handled the business of many factions as his personal assistant and spoke only when the Prophet told him to speak. The Bishop of Administrations responsibilities are as follows: 1. Become an immediate respondent to the needs of the International Presiding Bishop 2. Comment, reflect and respond to all matters that are referred to the International Presiding Bishop 3. Review all materials that are presented to the International Presiding Bishop as deemed necessary 4. Aid in presenting ideas that are to come before the Bishops Council 5. Solicit questions relative to information presented to the International Presiding Bishop 6. Aid in reviewing information for question, quandary and overview before it is presented to the Bishops Council 7. Prepare questions and debate for discussion before settlement and finality 8. Receive information that is to be presented to the International Presiding Bishop 9. Prepare copies and discuss information with the International Presiding Bishop 10. Disseminate information to the Executive Council and the Bishops Council before the necessary meetings take place and before it must be finalized 11. Work with the Bishop of Policy and Procedure to ensure that all policy and procedure to enter and update the manual is properly acclimated 12. Review and check with the International Presiding Bishop with the agenda for the Executive Council and the Bishops Council

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BISHOP OF CHRISTIAN EDUCATION

The Bishop of Christian Education develops all Christian Education and Resource and Training programs for the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship. The Bishop of Christian Education is appointed and/or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop. He/She sits on the Executive Council and reports to the International Presiding Bishop. The Bishop of Christian Education will organize and develop a Christian Board of Education with departments of spiritual growth, Biblical study and educational growth which will help every area of the Fellowship in preparing the International Family for "Changing a Generation" and the Second Appearance of our coming Savior, Jesus Christ. This will entail all areas of availability of study and recourse for study where necessary and applicable. Different departments will have their provost directors and all provosts will be expected to submit monthly reports of progress to the Bishop of Christian Education so that the Bishop of Christian Education can submit his monthly report to the International Presiding Bishop for growth and review by the Executive Council. The Bishop of Christian Education is responsible for all accreditation relative to educational ascension in the Fellowship. Educational diplomas, degrees, certificates and documents will have the signature of the Bishop of Christian Education along with the International Presiding Bishop and the Executive Secretary as it relates to his/her responsibility. The Bishop of Christian Education will present the areas of concern and concentration in educational ministry to the International Presiding Bishop, the Executive Council and the Bishops Council. In that presentation will be an annual curriculum, plan of action and implementation. The Bishop of Christian Education will present an educational plan and outline that will have a course of implementation that will allow measurement of growth and progress. The Bishop of Christian Education will also have educational materials prepared by the different departments for publication and release after Executive Review by the International Presiding Bishop, Board of Christian Education and the Executive Council for public presentation.

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No publication in the name of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship for educational and developmental purposes will be released without the signature of the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishop of Christian Education. The Bishop of Christian Education will present an annual review and report on the outcome of its annual plan of educational development with a presentation of growth and future concerns to the International Presiding Bishop and the Executive Council as a "Year in Review." The responsibilities of the Bishop of Christian Education are as follows: 1. Develop the Christian Education agenda for the Fellowship 2. Establish and present the direction of Christian Education to be presented to the International Presiding Bishop as presented by the vision of the International Presiding Bishop 3. Plan and develop the different areas of concern and responsibility as it relates to Christian Education 4. Form the Board of Christian Education for the Fellowship 5. Oversee and manage the affairs of the Christian Education Board and report accordingly to the International Presiding Bishop 6. Implement and plan the programs for the different departments of Christian Education 7. Review and approve any and all written works that pertain to the developing doctrine of the Fellowship 8. Review and approve any and all publications as it relates to the Fellowship that will be published in the name of the Fellowship 9. Oversee the provosts of the different departments of Christian Education 10. Oversee and review the results of the different departments of Christian Education 11. Oversee the Publishing Board of the Fellowship 12. Establish a team of teachers, instructors and talent for the Fellowship for the purpose of Christian Education 13. Oversee and present the School of Christian Education for the International Conference 14. Oversee and present any and all classes on informational systems and/or technology as it relates to the Fellowship 15. Oversee the on-line school of continuing education of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship 16. Assure the certification and qualification of teachers presented for teaching and training in the Fellowship 17. Ensure that proper credentials are presented for completion of programs, outlines, workshops, etc

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. 18. Develop the international outline of concentrated study in line with the vision of the International Presiding Bishop to assure that all aspects of the Fellowship are on one educational accord 19. Work with the State Bishops/Overseers to have State Directors of Christian Education appointed 20. Assure that the program of Christian Education is implemented on the district levels 21. Work with and oversee the planning, review, writing and approval of the Sunday School material for the Fellowship 22. Oversee and work with theological issues and doctrine as it relates to the Fellowship 23. Oversee the on-line schools that are under the direction and development of the Fellowship 24. Oversee the Episcopal school and prepare the candidates for consecration into the bishopric as outlined in the form and outline of study for the episcopacy 25. Oversee and continue to organize the school of the episcopacy for continuing education 26. Prepare those candidates who are duly qualified to receive the proper accreditation for advancement in the elevation of the episcopacy 27. Outline the mandates and criteria for the elevation of candidates for the bishopric 28. Convene an academic setting that is conducive to learning for those candidates for the bishopric 29. Prepare and Oversee a school that will aid in the advancement of general and district overseers for preparation into the possible bishopric 30. Prepare and submit reports that will respond to the mandates of the presiding Bishop as to the progress of the school of the bishopric 31. Defer degrees of advancement upon those who have completed the required criteria for the bishopric As the education agenda and plans for the Fellowship evolve, so will the responsibilities of the Bishop of Christian Education.

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BISHOP OF EVENTS AND PLANNING

The Bishop of Events and Planning is appointed and/or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop. The Bishop of Events and Planning has a seat on the Executive Council; however, for purposes of administration, he/she answers directly to the Bishop of Administration. This is so that these areas of administrative concern can be answered in a timely manner and can be reported to and through the immediacy of the Bishopric The responsibilities are as follows: 1. Oversees and works with the fellowship staff members of Events and Planning 2. Reports and responds immediately to the Bishop of Administration 3. Ensures that the agenda of all Bishops Council Meetings are shared and approved. 4. Ensure that the agenda of the Bishops Council has been shared and approved by the International Presiding Bishop, the Bishop of Administration, the Bishop of Protocol, the Fellowship Administrator and the Executive Assistant to the International Presiding Bishop. 5. Ensure that the agenda of the Bishops Council is in the hands of the Bishops Council at least one week prior to the meeting. 6. Ensures that the agenda of the Bishops Council is in the hands of the International Presiding Bishop, the 2nd and 3rd Presiding Bishops, Bishop of Administration and the Executive Secretary a week and a half before the Bishop Councils meeting. 7. Ensure that all who are to appear on the agenda of the Bishop Councils meeting are adequately contacted as to their participation at said meeting 8. Ensure that all members of the Bishops Council who are to make presentations at the meeting are notified at least a week and a half before the meeting 9. Ensure that all outside presenters and sponsors to the Bishops Council are given scheduled times of meeting with the Council for the presentation 10. Ensure that the members of the Bishops Council are meeting deadlines of room commitments and that their confirmation numbers are secured and given to the Executive Assistant to the International Presiding Bishop in a timely manner 11. Be aware of and present at any and all meetings relative to the meeting and planning of any and all events as it relates to the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship. 12. Ensures that all of the necessary individuals are contacted and a part of any and all meetings as it relates to conferences and meetings of the Fellowship. 13. Ensure that the Executive Secretary is aware, apprised and informed relative to all matters of conferences, meetings, events and planning of any and all meetings as they are in preparation and presentations. 14. Work with General Overseer of Public Affairs as it relates to any and all press conferences that are held in the name of the Fellowship 15. Receive and notify the Bishops Council as to who has been contacted and is committed to reporting and convening at Fellowship press conferences. 16. Work with city leaders, convention and visitors bureaus, hotels, rental companies, local religious leaders, etc. to ensure that all areas of concern have

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BISHOP OF INTERCESSORY PRAYER AND FASTING

The Bishop of Intercessory Prayer and Fasting is appointed and/or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council. The Bishop of Intercessory Prayer and Fasting has a seat on the Executive Council and therefore reports directly to the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council. The Bishop of Intercessory Prayer and Fasting is responsible for the following: 1. Development of the Intercessory Prayer and Fasting Board and that the responsibilities of the board are carried out as he/she outlines. 2. Note that the Board is working to develop a relationship with the Regional Bishops to ensure that the Intercessory Prayer and Fasting program is understood and beginning to work in the said states, countries and/or provinces. 3. Devise a prayer and fasting agenda for the Fellowship as delegated by the International Presiding Bishop. 4. Work with the Bishop of Christian Education to develop a manual of prayer and fasting structure and necessity for individuals on all spiritual levels. 5. Initiate and delegate information concerning special times of prayer and fasting for seasonal, conference, meeting and personal purposes 6. Follow the themes of the Fellowship and aid in designing times for emphasis in prayer and fasting for the themes and points of concern 7. Develop a manual for enhanced prayer and fasting in the lives of pastors and churches 8. Work with the Regional Bishops to ensure that a director of Intercessory Prayer and Fasting is in each state, country and/or province 9. Assure that Regional Bishops are made aware of the prayer and fasting agenda and need on an international basis 10. Ensure that the Intercessory Prayer and Fasting workers are in number and participation as deemed necessary at all conferences and meetings 11. That a packet and/or publication on Intercessory Prayer and Fasting be made available to the Regional Bishops, State Bishops/Overseers and District Overseers 12. Establish an international network of prayer and fasting throughout the Fellowship that will bring the Fellowship together in international prayer and fasting for a same cause and event or movement The Bishop of Intercessory Prayer and Fasting has a seat on the Executive Council and therefore reports directly to the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council.

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BISHOP OF PASTOR'S FELLOWSHIP

The Bishop of Pastors Fellowship is appointed and/or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop or the Bishops Council. He/She has a seat on the Executive Council and therefore reports directly to the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council. The responsibility of the Bishop of the Pastors Fellowship is to give support to the most significant area of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship ­ the Pastors. It is recognized that the Pastors of the Fellowship are the least acknowledged and most neglected and yet are the backbone of the entire Fellowship. This area of the Fellowship is deemed very necessary and deserves much attention as the pastors are connected to congregations and members of the "Fellowship Family". The Bishop of the Pastors Fellowship ensures that the Pastors are receiving the necessary attention and concern they so rightfully deserve. The Bishop of the Pastors Fellowships responsibilities is as follows: 1. To form a Board of the Pastors Fellowship that will convene at least three times a year to address Pastoral needs and concerns on an international level and basis that will be sensitive on all levels 2. Prepare an agenda of meeting and fellowship which will be conducive to the areas of concern for the Pastors 3. Work with the Bishop of Christian Education to develop classes and information which will aid in developing more productive Pastors 4. Become a sounding and healing outlet for Pastors who are working with church and personal issues of concern 5. Develop a relationship and camaraderie amongst the Pastors that will enable them to trust one another 6. Develop a network of trust within their ranks 7. Supply needed resources and materials to aid in Pastoral development 8. Provide an office of accessibility and availability for contact for the Pastors and creating a networking listing of State and District Directors of Pastors 9. Have a State Bishop/Overseer to appoint a representative/State Director for the purpose of serving the Pastors of the state, keeping them informed and actively involved. Consideration should be given to establishing and annual Pastors Summit, workshop or summit as deemed necessary 10. Having a District Coordinator to work with the State Directors 11. Approving workshops as sponsored by State Bishops that will enhance the ability, performance and skills of the Pastors within a state 12. Oversee and delegate operations of a Pastors Fellowship Council which will be composed of a Pastoral Administrator and a Dean of Pastors 13. Oversee the operatives of the Bishop of Pastoral Development The Bishop of Pastors Fellowship will provide an outlined plan of operation for the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council. A planned budget will also be devised to ascertain the expense of the Pastor Fellowship and the Bishop will be expected to generate revenue in that area to aid in defraying expenses. The Bishop of Pastors Fellowship will provide a monthly report to the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council.

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1st ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDING BISHOP

The Office of 1st Assistant to the Presiding Bishop is an executive ceremonial appointment. The 1st Assistant to the Presiding Bishop is appointed by and/or dismissed by the Presiding Bishop whom they are serving. The 1st Assistant shall give support via the Presiding Bishop that they are serving. The 1st Assistant to the Presiding Bishop has a seat on the Executive Council. The duties are as follows: 1. Represent the Presiding Bishop at events 2. Speak on behalf of the Bishop at functions and/or worship services as assigned and needed 3. Take on assignments as deemed necessary by the Presiding Bishop 4. Become surrogate on behalf of the Presiding Bishop for ceremonial purposes 5. Assume assignments and roles as mandated by the Presiding Bishop 6. Work on behalf of the Presiding Bishop in special assignments and represent him on this behalf when deemed necessary by the Presiding Bishop

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BISHOP'S COUNCIL

The Bishops Council is a conglomerate of Bishops that is comprised of the International Presiding Bishop, the Executive Council, Regional Bishops and Bishops of areas of expertise that act as an advisory council to the International Presiding Bishop. Feedback from the Council to the International Presiding Bishop is taken into advisory for future development and study as given to the International Presiding Bishop by the Bishops Council. The maximum amount of members on the Bishops Council at this time is 21. That number is subject to change at the decision of the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council should a need or demand arise that would mandate the adjustments be made to accommodate ministry growth and changes within the Fellowship.

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AUXILIARY BISHOPS TO THE BISHOP'S COUNCIL

The Auxiliary Bishops to the Bishops Council is an extensive expansion to the Bishops Council. The Auxiliary Bishops to the Bishops Council are appointed and/or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop or the Bishops Council. They are significant to the numerical representation of the members of the Council and are the evidentiary apparent ascending and voting members of the council. The Auxiliary members sit in their positions on the council and are representatives of the International Presiding Bishop, governmental Episcopal managers and workers, advisors and work in their designated capacities to ensure that all of the areas of the governmental business of the Council are covered and scrutinized as they have been appointed by the International Presiding Bishop and the Council. The Auxiliary Bishops to the Council are not voting members nor do they take part in the actual voting process. They fully understand the continuing changing process of succession to become a voting member of the Council and are aware that their voting position is due to their removal, resignation, elimination, termination and/or death of a voting council member before they can attain a seat on the voting council. Auxiliary Bishops ascend to the council based on their appointment as an auxiliary bishop and are considered in the numerical time of appointment to becoming an auxiliary bishop to then becoming a voting council member.

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BISHOP OF AUXILIARY BISHOPS AND GENERAL OVERSEERS

The Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers is appointed and/or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop and Bishops Council. The position works with all of the Consecrated Auxiliary Bishops and executive appointments of General Overseers as they are directed in their executive episcopacy and instructed through appointment and jurisdictional prelature. The Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers is an Auxiliary to the Council Bishop and therefore reports directly to the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council. The responsibility of the Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers is as follows: 1. Establish a Board of Bishops/General Overseers to assist and govern the General Overseers 2. Oversee the Bishop appointed to assist the Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/Overseers 3. Delegate authority to the appointed Bishop to have authority over the General Overseers 4. Expect a report from the assistant Bishop relative to the status and dependability of the General Overseers 5. Ensure that each Auxiliary Bishop/General Overseer is knowledgeable of his/her duties and responsibilities in order to properly execute their responsibilities 6. Inform, as is necessary, the Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers on policy and administrative change as it pertains to their duties and responsibilities 7. Establish a network of development as it pertains to enhancement of job capability 8. Call, when necessary, a conference call to ensure proper dissemination of information as pertains to the Fellowship network 9. Call in and report if necessary an Auxiliary Bishop/ General Overseer who is not fulfilling their duties and responsibilities and make recommendation to the International Presiding Bishop and/or Overseers Council for removal or assistance ­ whatever is deemed necessary 10. Report and, if necessary, investigate concerns and allegations of conduct and improprieties for review of an Auxiliary Bishop/ General Overseer to be reviewed by the Auxiliary Bishop/General Overseers Council. 11. Oversee evaluations and make necessary recommendations as to the continuous workings of the position of the Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers The Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers will submit a monthly compilation report of the Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers to be submitted to the Bishops Council in respect to the overall vision of the International Presiding Bishop and the Fellowship.

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REGIONAL BISHOPS

The Regional Bishops are appointed and/or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop. They preside over several states or a specific regional jurisdiction (i.e. Bahamas, Caribbean Islands etc.) or areas of continents (Africa, Asia, Europe, etc.). A Regional Bishop does not automatically occupy a seat on the Bishops Council but are a part of the Auxiliary to the Council Bishops. The Bishops Council consists of 21 members and the International Presiding Bishop extends the invitation for Regional Bishops to occupy a Council seat as spaces are made available. The Regional Bishop is the immediate reflection of the International Presiding Bishop in a regional area and is the voice of the International Presiding Bishop in the protocol chart. The Regional Bishop works with the State Bishops/Overseers to keep a communication flow and organizational structure of the Fellowship on a regional level. He/She is the liaison between the International Presiding Bishop and the State Bishops/Overseers. In this capacity they are the eyes and ears of the International Presiding Bishop and are able to resolve Fellowship matters on behalf of the International Presiding Bishop in the regional and/or jurisdictional area. The matters that will attract the attention of the International Headquarters and demand the attention of the International Presiding Bishop can and should be delegated to the Regional Bishop. The International Presiding Bishop has the privilege of delegating in order to continue the administrative duties of daily operation. The Regional Bishop must report immediately those areas of resolve and concern which were delegated by the International Presiding Bishop, and/or handled on behalf of the International Presiding Bishop, and submit a written report to assure that the matter has been resolved to the pleasure of the International Presiding Bishop. The report should also be shared with the Bishop of Grievance, and State and District Overseers (where applicable) and any one deemed necessary in the area of resolution of said matter. The written report will reflect results and resolve which when handled by the Regional Bishop will have the signature approval of the International Presiding Bishop which will conclude the matter of concern with the evidential signature. By no means does the Regional Bishop diminish the power and authority of the International Presiding Bishop, but enhances the ability of the International Presiding Bishop by allowing matters of concern to be handled by those who are closer to a situation and who are more familiar with the persons and issues of concern within the region. The Regional Bishop must also work with the 3rd Presiding Bishop to ensure that proper procedure and reporting is directed to the International Headquarters and that the proper policy of resolve has been followed. The Regional Bishop shall be supported financially with reports from State Bishops/Overseers and District Overseers reports of $300 per year. Funding on an annual basis is measured from the fiscal year of July 1 ­ June 30. All State Bishops/Overseers and District Overseers are to make their annual assessment report

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BISHOP OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

The Bishop of Economic Development is appointed and/or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council. The Bishop of Economic Development is an Auxiliary to the Council Bishop and therefore reports directly to the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council. The Bishop of Economic Development is concerned with the economic development of the Fellowship on the level of the international office to the local church. It is this area of concern that will enhance the economic status of the Fellowship on all levels and allows the Fellowship to ascertain different avenues of economic productivity. The Bishop of Economic Development presents financial opportunities for Faith Based organizations and establishes necessary criteria to apply for such funding by providing information and avenues of revenue retention and profit. This area might concern contributions from corporate sponsors and/or underwriters for conferences, meetings, sessions, workshops and/or training and development classes which will enhance the development of the Fellowship but will not compromise the integrity of the Fellowship because of acceptance of such funds. Economic development funding and donations, which are made to the Fellowship, will be scrutinized and approved in order to ensure the legal and responsible liability of the Fellowship to the donating entities. The responsibilities of the Bishop of Economic Development are as follows: 1. Establish a Board of Economic development for information, resources, programs and projects that are being presented for faith based organizations 2. Establish the necessary criteria in order to apply for such funding 3. Present plans of successful entities that are taking advantage of economic development opportunities 4. Provide pertinent information which will inform the fellowship of statistics and successes relative to economic opportunities 5. Provide information for structure and security for economic development and opportunities 6. Establish a plan of action to allow the Fellowship entity to eventually become independent in the economic development venture 7. Assure of legal verification and protection as to involvement in the economic venture 8. Provide information for tax and governmental intervention and problems with some economic opportunities 9. Provide direction for incorporation, by-laws, non-profit status and 501(c)3 10. Provide information on private and public economic opportunities 11. Give statistical information for possible revenue amounts 12. Conduct seminars relative to economic development The Bishop of Economic Development will submit a monthly report to the 2 nd Presiding Bishop on the progress of Economic Development and the report will be submitted to the Bishops Council.

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BISHOP OF EVANGELISM

The Bishop of Evangelism is appointed and/or dismissed by the International Presiding The Bishop of Evangelism is an Auxiliary to the Council Bishop and therefore reports directly to the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council. The Bishop of Evangelism is responsible for implementing a plan of action that will enhance the numbers of the Body of Christ internationally in the name of Jesus Christ for the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship. This significant area of the Fellowship is to develop ongoing programs and develop an international network to evangelize the world, equip the saints and educate the Fellowship in growth and development. The Bishop of Evangelism is to establish an International network and plan of development by: 1. Establishing an Evangelism Board and team for continuous evangelism efforts 2. Ask for a state or provincial representative from State Bishops/Overseers who have a heart for evangelism 3. Utilize those individuals in an ongoing basis to implement the plan of strategy 4. Continue to inform and develop new techniques to make the evangelism outreach productive 5. Record and report numbers from new converts in congregations and street ministries 6. Develop a street ministry team for training in the International Family 7. Request time in international gatherings to impress and aggressively attack the unsaved 8. Introduce new materials and strategies which will reinforce the evangelistic plan 9. Present monthly reports and information on evangelistic productivity 10. Present the Bishops Council with accurate reporting and statistical information on evangelistic progress 11. Utilize old and new information which will enhance the evangelistic outlook 12. Work with the Bishop of Christian Education to incorporate classes of instruction at international gatherings 13. Work with State Directors of Christian Education to implement classes in the states or provinces 14. Develop training kits and materials for state and local usage 15. Establish an International Evangelism Sunday, week, month etc. 16. Publish information for distribution for evangelistic techniques The Bishop of Evangelism should present a budget to the Bishops Council for review and submission to determine the continuing extent of support and possibilities for generation of revenue.

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BISHOP OF GLOBAL AFFAIRS

The Bishop of Global Affairs is appointed and/or dismissed by the International presiding Bishop and/or the Bishops Council. This position calls for attention to be given to international traumas, tragedies and Acts of God that have threatened other parts of the world other than the United States. The Bishop of Global Affairs is an Auxiliary to Bishops Council and therefore reports directly to the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council. The international tragedy that inflicts and afflicts other nations is problematic to not only the nations that must endure the tragedy but also to those countries that have ties and fellowship to the inhabitants of that country. As the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International is on a global status and is entreating to venture to the "uttermost parts of the world" it has become necessary and significant that we have the proper personnel in position to advise and suggest what role the Fellowship must play in those times of emergency and horrific tragedy and trauma. The areas of concern that mandate the attention of the Bishop of Global Affairs will aid in serving to connect a balance between those who are deprived and those who are considered fortunate to produce a conducive network for continuing economic stability and aid the fellowship at the same time. The Bishop of Global Affairs is responsible for the following: 1. Identify the disaster and emergency that will mandate assistance from the Fellowship 2. Contact the necessary entities of the Fellowship who will initiate the need for financial assistance to be administered to the endangered nation(i.e., International Presiding Bishop, Bishop of Administration, International Executive Secretary, Financial Assistance Council and Fellowship Administrator) 3. Identify the extremity of the need to be addressed and strategize as to how the situation will be disseminated 4. Aid in the continuing escalation of the Fellowships involvement to enlist funds, food, sickness/disease, packaging, medicine clothes, etc. for the assistance to the deprived area 5. Prepare information for teams to begin in the operational process of assisting the persons or country that will begin the structural rebuilding or socialization of the restructuring of the area of concern 6. Organize a group or team of individuals who are localized to aid in the relieving of the situation 7. Assess the specified time needed to focus attention on the situation 8. Identify how long the process may take before Fellowship involvement is no longer needed 9. Ensure that local government officials are contacted before assistance is given to aid in the situation to inform of Fellowship involvement 10. Work with local officials or government entities to aid in relieving or eliminating the problem that has mandated attention 11. Submit a report to the International Presiding Bishop, the International Executive Secretary, the and the Fellowship Administrator as to the finality of the situation and the response from the Fellowship 12. Do a follow-up on the results and possible ongoing situation as related to the initial emergency or traumatic situation. Because of the pragmatic rational of the situation it will be necessary for the Bishop of Global Affairs to keep monitoring and give updates to the growing concerns or ripple effects of the emergency or situation.

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BISHOP OF GLOBAL MINISTRIES AND MISSIONS

The Bishop of Global Ministries is appointed and/or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council. The Bishop of Global Ministries is an Auxiliary to the Council Bishop and therefore reports directly to the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council. The Bishop of Global Ministries works toward the heart of outreach to others who are in need of the ministry, mission and message of Jesus Christ. It is this goal that will enhance the message and mission of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship and promote the aspect of the Great Commission to not only evangelize but also be of aid and assistance to our brothers and sisters in the world who accept the aid of the Body of Christ and the message of Jesus Christ. The Bishop of Global Ministries purpose is focused on the aspect of outreach in a knowledgeable fact of their being a need to give service to those who may not be in developed countries but is able to ascertain that a definite and/or specific need is apparent with and through thorough investigation. The Bishop of Global Ministries must work with diplomatic and political entities to establish political and governmental protocol in order to develop working relationships in order to properly disseminate and execute outreach resolve which will enable the Fellowship to make an impact on the people who are to be served. The responsibilities of the Bishop of Global Ministries are as follows: 1. Form a Board of Global Ministries and Missions, which will be composed of domestic and global members of the Fellowship, which will ascertain and determine the need of outreach, the geographical focus area of the service to be designated 2. Ensure that the board is composed and comprised of persons from the international network and that multicultural languages are spoken 3. Identify those on the committee who know or have contact in other countries who will assist in spreading the Full Gospel Baptist mission and message 4. Be prepared to send the proper persons for training, developing and equipping 5. Begin leadership set after training 6. Incorporate the cultural flavor with the Full Gospel Baptist flavor for continuity and visionary concept 7. Ensure continuity of contact and leadership with the sister country and church 8. *Establish contact with the American Embassy in said country and develop a relationship with the governmental contact(s) to establish relations with the countries governing force(s) 9. Work with the Bishop of Christian Education on training and classes that will be acceptable and adequate in preparing interested persons in the Fellowship for foreign mission teaching and development

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10. Develop a domestic training program for and within the Fellowship to train those desirous of doing foreign mission service 11. Seek areas in the western hemisphere that are in need of foreign mission service 12. Seek areas in the Eastern Hemisphere which are in need of foreign service 13. Seek global continental areas where there is need of foreign service 14. Develop a global\ mission partnership for the Fellowship to internationally become involved. It will become a focus for the entire Fellowship 15. Have an annual workshop for training and development of interested persons and information for foreign missions This is in keeping with the vision of the International Presiding Bishop in the pursuance of the international vision. A budget should be submitted to the International Headquarters with a proposed economic plan for development and implementation. At the discretion of the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council a budget shall be reviewed and, if possible, funding will disburse for the development and initiating of the foreign missions program. The international family of the Fellowship, as is presented, would support the foreign missions formula of support. *Moving into another country with a spiritual movement can be dangerous if the political and religious climate is not known. Though we are determined to take the message of Christ forward, even if it means death, diplomatic contact should be made with said government to try and avoid possible conflict. Also, contact should be made with the American Embassy for informational and protective reasons and rational.

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BISHOP OF HISTORY

The Bishop of History is appointed and or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop and or the Bishops Council. The Bishop of History has a seat on the Bishops Council and therefore reports directly to the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council. The duties and responsibilities of the Bishop of History are as follows: 1. Form a historian team that will begin to keep accurate record of the conferences, meetings, workshops, growth, progress, successes and achievements of the Full Gospel Baptist Church fellowship 2. Record the historic background of Fellowship leadership of the Fellowship 3. Note detail of appointments relative to historical growth of the fellowship 4. Note needed and necessary changes relative to the Fellowship 5. Note additions and deletions to leadership as they pertain to the growth and progress of the Fellowship 6. Keep an accurate record of activities of note that pertain to the growth and development of the Fellowship 7. Keep an accurate record of notable deaths as related to the Fellowship 8. Establish the Episcopal credibility of the Fellowship as a matter of record 9. Keep record of those areas deemed significant by the International Presiding Bishop 10. Develop an archives which will preserve the history of the Fellowship 11. Present in conjunction with the Bishop of Christian Education a periodic updated publication on the historical acts and updates. The International Presiding Bishop will determine the need for time of publication as he designates points and times of celebration for historical publication to be released

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BISHOP OF HOME MISSIONS

The Bishop of Home Missions is appointed and/or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop and /or the Bishops Council. The Bishop of Home Missions is an Auxiliary to the Council Bishop and therefore reports directly to the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council. The area of Home Missions is a part of the visionary concept of the International Presiding Bishop and is a component of significance to the international plan of action. The responsibilities of the Bishop of Home Missions are as follows: 1. Form a Home Missions Board to identify and present a criteria and official plan of action that will be presented to the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council 2. Develop a national network of contacts, aids and services between the necessary agencies and social service entities and the Fellowship 3. Establish a national listing of areas of assistance that will open the door of opportunity and possibilities for the Fellowship to make an introduction and impact on the national level 4. Request from the Regional Bishops the appointment of Regional, State and District Directors to assist on the regional, state and local levels 5. Request and require reporting from Regional Directors on the fundamental needs in those areas of Home Missions that might necessitate a national action from the international office 6. Work with national directors of agencies and stimulate activity of those local representatives from their national directors 7. Report statistics of need and urgency that will require immediate effectiveness from the Fellowship on a national level 8. Work with the Bishop of Economic Development and the General Overseer of Social Action to assure complete saturation and effectiveness and to investigate the possibilities for funding of possible extended areas of productivity The Bishop of Home Missions responsibility is in effect an opportunity to give something back on our home soil and aid in "Changing A Generation" that has been neglected as well as show a present generation that we care. Home Missions is dedicated to ensuring that the Fellowship answers the call to disasters and mishaps either natural or manmade that affect an area or territory or affects individuals who find themselves in dire straits on a domestic level. In such cases the Fellowship will answer the call on a level which will mandate supportive efforts from all areas of the Fellowship.

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BISHOP OF MARRIAGE AND FAMILY ENRICHMENT

The Bishop of Marriage and Family Enrichment is appointed and/or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop and/or the Bishops Council. The Bishop of Marriage and Family Enrichment has a seat on the Bishops Council and therefore reports directly to the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council. The position calls for the Bishop to actively aid and perpetuate the marriages in the Fellowship and especially those of the Episcopacy. The sacredness of the vows taken and abided by the leadership is most important in a time when the leadership is attacked and assaulted on any and all levels by the enemy. It is essential that the marriages of the Fellowship have great stability and stalwartness as the Fellowship continues to grow and the partnerships grow with it. Since it is significant that we adhere and grow to a status that will enhance the fellowship it is necessary that we in the episcopacy continue to advance and remain stable in all of our ways as well as those who follow us. It is the belief of the International Presiding Bishop that the leadership maintains marriages and relationships that are conducive to the Fellowship and its leadership. The Bishop of Marriage and Family Enrichment will be more concerned with the marriages of Bishops and will ultimately devise a plan that will enhance marriages throughout the Fellowship. The responsibilities are as follows: 1. Form a council of bishops and overseers to oversee and manage the area of marriage and family enrichment 2. Maintain that a person is representative in each state for marriage and family enrichment 3. Keep confidentiality as an utmost and significant part of this area of concern 4. Encourage and stimulate programs of progress and necessity 5. Maintain and organize the retreat area for counseling and healing 6. Oversee the maintenance of the retreat area 7. Work with and for the couples and individuals in question 8. Meet and work with the couples and individuals in question 9. Develop seminars and programs for those in need 10. Ratify and order any and all questions and concerns for those who are of concern and in need 11. Develop group strategy, if necessary, for couples and individuals 12. Develop individual strategy for couples and individuals 13. Refer to the International Presiding Bishop, when and if necessary, for counseling needs 14. Keep record of sessions for and with couples and individuals 15. Keep confidential records of all areas of concern of couples and individuals 16. Ensure the confidentiality of couples and individuals as it pertains to couples and individuals 17. Enlist the concerns, problems and successes of couples and individuals 18. Make final recommendation, speculation and evaluation of the office to the International Presiding Bishop about said couples and/or individuals

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19. Make reference to outside counseling 20. Make reference to outside and continued counseling 21. Make recommendation as to the Episcopal status of those of concern 22. Make recommendation as to the continuing status of those concerned 23. Make an evaluation to the International Presiding Bishop 24. Make recommendation to the International Presiding Bishop 25. Make recommendation as to counseling to be done through the Fellowship 26. Make recommendation for removal, suspension, set-down or restoration The International Presiding Bishop has the final word as to the justifiable ends and means to any and every given situation as granted Him through the privilege of being our spiritual leader. He reserves the right and privilege to rightfully remove or maintain the position of the person in question. We pray that all the decisions made will be conducive to the Fellowship and our entire family.

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BISHOP OF MUSIC

The Bishop of Music is appointed and/or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop and is concerned with the musical development and presentation for the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship. The Bishop of Music is a member of the Bishops Council. The Bishop of Music Ministry is responsible for the presentation of music at all International meetings and conferences that necessitate the musical praise to Almighty God, Jehovah-Elohim. The Bishop of Music Ministry is responsible for securing and negotiating musical talent, when necessary, so that the planning and agenda are properly set for said meetings and conferences. Preparation for recordings and promotion and packaging of such is also expected. The Bishop of Music Ministry shall structure a Board of Directors that will convene at the necessary discretionary times for planning, implementation and execution of said agenda to determine the ultimate success of the music adage at designated meetings and conferences. The Bishop of Music Ministry shall also work with a General Overseer of Music who will promote the organization, structure and coordinating of voices internationally to formulate an international music ministry for the annual conference and called meetings if deemed necessary by the International Presiding Bishop or the Bishops Council. The selection of individual and collective musical talent will also be a part of the agenda for The Bishop of Music Ministry. The Bishop of Music Ministry will also coordinate with the State Bishops to coordinate with the State Bishops/State and District Overseers in establishing and formulating State and District minister of Music listings in order to develop the international listing and network for musical development and Fellowship in the music ministry on an international level. The Bishop of Music Ministry will also be responsible for discovering new and original music that will enhance the music of the Fellowship and investigate the possibilities of music promotion, ownership and eventual recording that will make the Fellowship even more exclusive in its development. The Bishop of Music Ministry will develop an international network of talent and communicate with state Ministers of Music to assure a communication flow of information and develop a catalog of musical gifts and talent throughout the Fellowship. The list of states and provincial music talent should be a part of the cataloging concern to ensure that the music of the Fellowship is diversified, multicultural and yet inclusive of all areas of cultural concern and background.

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The Bishop of Music Ministry will submit a budget and is expected to submit plans for revenues and financial support to support the Music Ministry effort so as to bring revenues into the Fellowship as well as request financial support from the International Headquarters. A planned budget is expected for presentation to the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council for review and possible approval with Music Ministry effort also being enacted.

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BISHOP OF POLICY AND PROCEDURE

The Bishop of Policy and Procedure is appointed by and/or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop or the Bishops Council. The Bishop of Policy and Procedure is an Auxiliary to the Council Bishop and therefore reports directly to The International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council. This position is concerned with the entire personnel of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship and works in conjunction with the International Presiding Bishop, the International Executive Secretary and/or the 3rd Presiding Bishop to assure and ensure that the policy and procedures as dictated, mandated and approved by the International Presiding Bishop are followed, enforced by the proper persons of responsibility, and addressed by the proper persons of responsibility. The Bishop of Policy and Procedure is the point person for Manual reference and administrative protocol as it relates to and pertains to administrative procedure. The Bishop of Policy and Procedures works as an immediate advisor to the Bishops Council and sits in an advisory position for administrative purposes. The Bishop of Policy and Procedure is authorized to bring any and all matters of violation to the attention of the violator and then to the 3 rd Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council if deemed necessary. The violator will initially receive a verbal warning that is documented by the Bishop of Policy and Procedure. A second violation of the same offense will result in a written warning being given to the violator with a copy to the 3rd Presiding Bishop. A third violation will result in disciplinary actions being recommended by the Bishop of Policy and Procedure to the 3rd Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council. The duties and responsibilities are as follows: 1. Develop the responsibilities and appointments to the desire of the International Presiding Bishop as they are appointed 2. Fully aid in training and developing those individuals to the understanding of their responsibilities as they are appointed 3. Aid in the initial development of those newly appointed persons 4. Ensure that those who are appointed are able to train those whom they are to appoint 5. Inform and call necessary training meetings as new techniques and materials are available 6. Inform appointed personnel of new avenues, opportunities and materials that are available 7. Review areas of concern as deemed necessary by the International Presiding Bishop of and/or in their development or lack of activity 8. Report to the International Presiding Bishop on areas of lack of or non productivity 9. Ensure that updates to the manual are properly understood and disseminated to the Executive Council, Bishops Council and added to the Policy and Procedures Manual 10. That post descriptions are immediately formulated for new and additional positions

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BISHOP OF PROTOCOL

The Bishop of Protocol is appointed and/or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council. The Bishop of Protocol is an Auxiliary to the Council Bishop and therefore reports directly to the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council. The Bishop of Protocol is formerly the Bishop of Adjutancy and is responsible for areas of protocol and is responsible for moving the Fellowship in a matter of "decency and order" at all international meetings, conferences, workshops, consecrations, funerals and worship services as the position deems necessary. The military term "adjutant" is now withdrawn from the vocabulary of the Fellowship and the biblical term "armor bearer" is the official term given to those in service to the episcopacy. The Bishop of Protocol is responsible for development and implementation of training, classes and development of these servants who are in the position of caring for the Episcopal servants of God. The Bishop of Protocol is responsible for the following: 1. Establishing order as it relates to the Episcopal flow chart of responsibility and areas of concern 2. Establishing order for ceremonial, purposes (i.e. lineups, processions, conferences, consecrations etc.) 3. Working with the Bishop of Christian Education to formulate training materials and classes to train and implement classes concerning and relative to protocol 4. Preparing information for distribution and use to the Fellowship relative to protocol and procedures as overviewed and approved by the Bishop of Christian Education 5. Working with and overseeing the General Overseer of Protocol and the General Overseer of Armor Bearers as a part of the Protocol Department 6. Overseeing the plans and operations of the General Overseer of Protocol and the General Overseer of Armor Bearers 7. Ensuring that proper training and procedural development is prepared and implemented for the offices of the General Overseer of Protocol and the General Overseer of Armor Bearers 8. Approving criteria for the plans presented by the Suffragan Bishop/General Overseer of Protocol and the Suffragan Bishop/General Overseer of Armor Bearers 9. Calling in to question out of order procedures and processes that are ignored and disrupted by those in Episcopal authority 10. Assuring that the Executive Secretary and Bishop of Christian Education are contacted for the proper presentation and approval of credentials to be presented 11. Assuring that the proper credentials are presented for the ceremonial purpose involved as expected and required by the office of the International presiding Bishop and/or those offices of accountability and concern 12. Oversee and approve the assigning of individuals to services, ceremonies and procedural programs of worship, praise and celebration as needed under the operatives of protocol and under the delegated authority of the Suffragan Bishop/General Overseer of Protocol.

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BISHOP OF SOCIAL ACTION

The Bishop of Social Action is appointed and/or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council, and reports to the International Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers. The Bishop of Social Action is focused on the ills that plague our society on a domestic level and demand the attention of the body of Christ. These ills are the concern of our Lord and savior Jesus Christ and demand the attention and care of the church as outlined personally by the Savior. Christs concern for the sick, naked, hungry, imprisoned and homeless etc. was evidenced as He addressed his listeners and His followers. The Bishop of Social Action is concerned with these issues and how the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship can aid in eliminating these problems. The responsibilities of the Bishop of Social Action are as follows: 1. Form a Team of Social Action to ascertain the need of these and other areas of domestic concern that mandate the attention of the Fellowship as a member of the Body of Christ 2. Work with the Regional Bishops to assure appointment of a Social Action Director in each Region, State, and District 3. Identify on a state to state basis the social needs, ills and concerns that are continually problematic for said state and area 4. Identify a team of workers with the aid of the Regional Bishops/Overseers that will work to isolate, diminish and isolate the social need of concern and begin a plan of implementation to aggressively work at the social ill 5. Develop a training, teaching and equipping strategy that will aid in making an impact on the social problem 6. Identify resources that are available or accessible to eliminate or eradicate the social ill 7. Provide assistance as deemed necessary or information to aid in direction to eliminate the social ill 8. Provide information relative to medical concerns that are affecting the local and overall community and properly inform and equip the Fellowship for action 9. To aid State Bishops/Overseers and District Overseers in establishing initial prototype programs and outlets to eradicate the concern 10. To provide alternative measures that will allow the Body of Christ to assume its natural and spiritual responsibility 11. Aggressively seek avenues, revenues and programs that are already in place to aid in diminishing and eliminating the social matter of concern

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BISHOP OF STEWARDSHIP

The Bishop of Stewardship is appointed and/or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council. The Bishop of Stewardship is an Auxiliary to the Council Bishop and therefore reports directly to the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council. Stewardship is a major faction of the Family of God and mandates that every individual realize and discipline their own particular area of management as well as that, which is universally expected. The Bishop of Stewardship is responsible for reminding the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship of our Stewardship responsibility in all facets of the Word of God and not only finance. The Bishop of Stewardship is responsible for the following: 1. Working with the Bishop of Christian Education to establish a curriculum and material that would be introduced to the Fellowship for continuing, or beginning, stewardship in the personal life of the individual member. Emphasis being placed on the fact that one must realize his/her individual responsibility in stewardship before moving to other spiritual areas of responsibility and ministry 2. Developing a training criteria for Fellowship enhancement and leadership development in the area of stewardship 3. Stress our earthly responsibility in areas of management, conservation, involvement, ministry commitment and continued growth personally, collectively and internationally as we realize the role we are expected to play in stewardship 4. Utilize the significance of giving as one of the ways which we are expected to show our stewardship 5. Work with the Executive Treasurer to plan, develop and implement a plan of action to successfully achieve the goals set by the International Presiding Bishop, Executive Treasurer, General Overseer of Covenant Partners and the Bishop of Stewardship 6. Work with the Regional Bishops to establish a state and district representative to work with the stewardship plan and program that is designed by the Bishop of Stewardship and accepted by the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council The Bishop of Stewardship is expected to submit a monthly report to the Executive Treasurer and the Bishops Council.

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BISHOP OF TRAINING AND CHURCH DEVELOPMENT FOR CHRISTIAN EDUCATION

The Bishop of Training and Church Development is appointed and/or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop and/or the Bishops Council. The Bishop of Training and Church Development has a seat on the Bishops Council and therefore reports directly to the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council. One aspect of the vision of the International Presiding Bishop is the organizing of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowships College. The college is designed to allow students the ability to pursue an accredited degree by having satellite schools to assist them in attaining their goals. The Bishop of Training and Church Development is responsible for the details and organization of the college. The stability of the college and its growth are predicated on the leadership and determination of the leadership of the Bishop of Applied Educational Studies. The Bishop of Training and Church Development works hand in hand with the vision of the International Presiding Bishop for the overall development of the college as well as the School of Ministry. He/She works for the overall growth and success of the implementation program set forth for classes and continuing educational study of the Fellowship as well as the personal development of the individual members of the Fellowship. The Bishop of Training and Church Development also holds the position of a Bishop in the Fellowship and sits on the Bishops Council.

The general responsibilities are as follows: 1. Develop a board for the Full Gospel Baptist College 2. Chair the Board for the Full Gospel Baptist College. 3. Develop the curriculum for the College 4. Develop and establish criteria for the college 5. Set standards for the graduation requirements 6. Present an annual written report for evaluation and review 7. Establish continuing criteria for the college for entrance, application, graduation, and conferring of degrees 8. Establish the curriculum and schedule for the School of Ministry for the July and November meetings 9. Prepare and present an annual report to the Fellowship as to the growth of the college and its advancement 10. Prepare an annual evaluation as to the stability, purpose and goals of the college 11. Present an annual budget as to the operation of the college 12. Establish criteria for professors and evaluation of same 13. Oversee the church based schools as designed, developed and operated under the directives of the Fellowship 13. Oversee and present the schedule of classes as it relates to the Fellowship in February, July and November or wherever and whenever applicable 14. Ensure that the goals of the college are being met as established by the Board

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15. Ensure that the School of Ministry is operating fully and in the capacity in which it is instituted

16. Keep accurate record of the School of Ministry, attendance and participation as it pertains to the Fellowship and its leaders 17. Ensure that the School of Ministry is adequately and properly attended and that classes are evaluated 18. Oversee the classes of training and preparation of the Episcopal and appointed authority as deemed necessary by the Fellowship 19. Oversee the training and classes for ministerial, pastoral and church development that will enable it to progress 20. Develop a curriculum that enhances church problems and solutions as a tool for educating those who are desirous of continued success 21. Work with the Regional Bishops to determine the curriculum of the classes for the Episcopal and appointed offices 22. Maintain the standard and revised curriculum of those persons preparing for the ascension and consecration to the bishopric

The Bishop of Training and Church Development for Christian Education is the operational officer of the college and works with and on necessary publications and papers that will enhance the visibility and performance of the college in order to aid in the overall vision of "Changing A Generation" in the areas of education.

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AUXILIARY BISHOPS

Auxiliary Bishops are appointed and/or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop or the Bishops Council. An Auxiliary Bishop presides over specific ministries as deemed a matter of concern and necessity by the International Presiding Bishop and/or the Executive Council or Bishops Council. These ministries of concern may be added as determined in the growth of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship. Auxiliary Bishops are usually selected as already being a part of the Tiers of Leadership (State Bishop, General, State, or District Overseer). The Auxiliary Bishops will report directly to the International Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers and submit a monthly report on the area of ministry and/of concern. An Auxiliary Bishop is expected to have a plan of implementation and development to have said ministry reflective throughout the Fellowship. The ministry should be reflective of a representative on the state and district level and the Auxiliary Bishop will have access to state reports that will reflect and support data of the function of the ministry of specification. This will ensure the activity of said ministry and the accuracy of information as needed for an annual compilation report from the Auxiliary Bishop. An Auxiliary Bishop is a member of the College of Bishops and must submit a monthly report on continuing activities to the International Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers.

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BISHOP OF CHAPLAINCY

The Bishop of Chaplaincy is appointed and/or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop. He/She reports directly to the Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers. The Bishop of Chaplaincy is responsible for ensuring that the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship (A religious organization) applicants for Chaplaincy meet the requirements specified, and provide documentation as required by the government agency. Acceptance of the individual by any government agency does not imply any approval of the theology or practices of a religious organization, nor does it obligate them to employ the endorsed individual or any other members of the organization National government agencies require ecclesiastical endorsement from any religious organization recognized by the Armed Forces Chaplain Board (AFCB). Most religious organizations that provide ecclesiastical endorsements of individuals for Chaplaincy have done so by virtue of that recognition. The Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship, International does have that designation. The Department of Defense (DOD) has revised its policy such that it no longer "recognizes" religious organizations. However, DOD continues to require religious organizations to meet administrative filing requirements in order to endorse individuals for military Chaplaincy. Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship, Intl. is listed as an Ecclesiastical Endorsing Organization DEFINITIONS: a. Ecclesiastical Endorsing Organization. Ecclesiastical endorsing organization means a religious faith group that meets the requirements and has properly designated an endorsing agent in accordance with standards and regulations. b. Ecclesiastical Endorsement. Ecclesiastical endorsement is a signed statement, by the official national endorsing agent of an ecclesiastical endorsing organization, certifying that an individual is in good standing with that religious faith group, and stating that the individual is, in the opinion of the endorsing agent, qualified to conduct all offices, functions, sacraments, ordinances, ceremonies, rites, and/or observances required to meet the needs of this particular faith group. c. Official National Endorsing Agent. Official national endorsing agent means the individual designated by an ecclesiastical endorsing organization to issue official ecclesiastical endorsements to government, DOD and other agencies within the particular religious faith group. It is the responsibility of the Bishop of Chaplaincy to oversee and ensure the administrative procedures and requirements that members must meet in order to be recognized by organizations to provide religious support and services are met. Its intent is to insure that candidates and applicants for the US Military Chaplaincy, Coast Guard and Veterans Administration are qualified, certified and endorsed by the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship, International for said positions.

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BISHOP OF CHURCH PLANTING

The Bishop of Church Planting is appointed and/or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop and/or the Bishops Council. He/She reports to the Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers. The Bishop of Church Planting will report to the Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/ General Overseers. The Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship has been given the responsibility of not only recruiting churches for future growth and stabilization but also to begin growing by planting sons and daughters of the Fellowship in churches that will continue the growth of the Fellowship. The responsibilities are as follows: 1. Prepare, submit and present a plan of action for Church Planting in the Fellowship 2. Develop a plan of implementation for the Fellowship 3. Form a board for Church Planting, its evaluation process and progress 4. Oversee the formulated board for Church Planting 5. Have a designed outline and format prepared for Church Planting 6. Form a committee for the purpose of reviewing possible areas and researching of candidates for Church Planting 7. Submit for review and publication to the Bishop of Christian Education a Guide for Church Planting 8. Oversee and develop an office of assistance to Pastors in the Fellowship who desire to plant churches 9. Submit proposals for Church Planting projects 10. Make recommendation to the Council for Church Planting projects 11. Oversee evaluation proposals for Church Planting projects 12. Receive information, names and sites for church planting projects 13. Evaluate and recommend information relative to Church Planting projects 14. Investigate and work with funding for building of new properties for Church Planting projects 15. Determine the reasonable expansion of the Church Planting vision and evaluate its course A monthly report is to be submitted to the Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers.

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17. Aid in preparing training and equipping of ordained elders for further productivity and progress 18. Work with the Bishop of Christian education for training classes and forums that will allow for the development of the ordained elders 19. Establish the College of Elders as an entity of the Fellowship 20. Aid in and oversee the establishing of continuous operation and growth of the College of Elders The Bishop of Elders should present an annual plan of development to the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council as to the ongoing and productive development of the College of Elders and the quantity of those involved.

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BISHOP OF COVENANT PARTNERS

The Bishop of Covenant Partners is appointed and/or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop. The Bishop of Covenant Partners reports to the International Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers and works with the International Executive Treasurer. The responsibilities of the Bishop of Covenant Partners are as follows: 1. Work with the Executive Treasurer to establish the formula of implementation of said Visionary Plan 2. Develop training materials for distribution to aid in implementing the Covenant Partner plan 3. Keep an accurate record of statistics, information and growth of the Covenant Partner plan and outline activities to increase and succeed at reaching the Covenant Partner goals 4. Submit a plan of action for evaluation, assessment and further implementation of the vision of Covenant partners 5. Work with Regional Bishops/Overseers to have a State Directors of Covenant Partners within their jurisdiction 6. Ensure that the State Directors are working with the District Overseers to have District Directors of Covenant Partners 7. Review reports from State directors to attest to growth of Covenant Partners 8. Ensure that the Covenant Partner pin is changed on an annual basis to assure faithful giving in display of the pin 9. Develop other ways of stimulation and motivation to aid the Covenant Partner effort The Bishop of Covenant Partners will submit a monthly report to the International Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers on the progress of his area along with a copy of said report to the Executive Treasurer to measure and acknowledge progress and productivity.

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BISHOP OF EMERGING CHURCHES

The Bishop of Emerging Churches is appointed and/or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop and/or the Bishops Council. The purpose of the Bishop of Emerging Churches is to aid churches that are in the primary stages of growth, or have long been in a diminutive state, to begin to operate in a spirit of excellence and to begin growing to a point that will enhance their visibility and stature. The Bishop of Emerging Churches reports to the International Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers. The Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International has long been a leader in aiding those churches that have a small number of congregants. Because many of the congregations have a maximum of 250 members there is a need for the pastor, leaders and congregation to gain stimulus and enhancement as it is expected from the continuing classes of development for the Fellowship. The responsibilities are as follows: 1. Develop a list of questions and/or concerns that will aid in identifying the concerns or problems of a congregation and/or pastor 2. Prepare qualifying classes to work with the pastors and/or leaders to begin to identify and qualify the concerns that need to be addressed 3. Work with the 3rd Presiding Bishop to report and relay what work must be done and in which regions 4. Identify a Board of Directors that will represent each region who will work with him/her in ensuring that all aspects of the churches of concern are reached 5. Work with the Bishop of Training and Development for Christian Education to ensure that the classes of education are implemented and available for the pastors, leaders and congregants of concern 6. Work with the Regional Bishops to ensure that a program for emerging churches is a part of the curriculum in their jurisdiction. 7. Compile a monthly report as to the growth and development of problems, concerns and successes of emerging churches. 8. Work with the Regional Bishop to develop all churches in their jurisdiction that are under the special plan in order to develop them as a Covenant Partner Church. 9. Work with the Emerging Church leadership to ensure that proper training and development is presented and the measurable growth is experienced. 10. Submit a monthly report to the 3rd Presiding Bishop as to the success of the program and its continuance

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BISHOP OF FELLOWSHIP ASSISTANCE

The Bishop of Fellowship Assistance is appointed and/or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council. He/She reports to the International Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers. The Bishop of Fellowship Assistance has the responsibility of overseeing the financial assistance in the receiving, processing and acceptance of applications from members of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship in need of financial assistance. The Bishop of Fellowship Assistance has the following responsibilities: 1. Develop the application that is the tool of financial assistance for the Fellowship. The International Presiding Bishop and/or the Bishops Council must approve the application for financial assistance. 2. Establish the criteria for financial assistance so that there is a base requirement and schedule as to the proper procedure of submitting applications for financial assistance 3. Oversee the evaluating and investigating of those churches that have submitted applications for financial assistance 4. Make recommendation to the International Presiding Bishop and Regional Bishop on the applicant for financial assistance The Bishop of Fellowship Assistance must submit a monthly report to the International Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers.

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BISHOP OF FELLOWSHIP RELATIONS

The Bishop of Fellowship Relations is appointed and/or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council. The Bishop of Fellowship Relations reports directly to the Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers. The Bishop of Fellowship Relations establishes relationships internally and externally in the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship. The areas of responsibilities are as follows: 1. Form a Board of Fellowship Relations to address Fellowship concerns of involvement and participation of sister members of the Body of Christ (i.e. Azusa, Holy Convocation, Church of God In Christ, Baptist, African Methodist Episcopal, African Methodist Episcopal Zion, United Pentecostal Churches of Christ, etc.). 2. Addressing and explaining the Vision of the International Presiding Bishop of being examples of leadership and follow ship on all levels 3. Establishing relationships between the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship and other organizations, businesses and reformations which can be an aid to the overall vision of the Fellowship 4. Establishing direct relations with other denominational and reformational affiliates of the Body of Christ to begin to "break down the barriers " of miscommunication 5. Become an ambassador in affiliating with other denominations and Christian affiliated organizations to ensure the continued influence and involvement of the Fellowship 6. Develop direct ties with Presiding Prelates and reformational leaders who are spiritually in harmony with the movement of the Fellowship to aid in developing a cooperative spirit 7. Develop strategies that will enhance the participation and visibility of the Fellowship with sister denominations and reformations 8. Promote the Fellowship as a "Fellowship" to encourage participation from other denominations and reformations 9. Work with State Bishops/Overseers to appoint state and district Directors of Fellowship Relations on the state and district rosters The Bishop of Fellowship Relations is expected to work with the 3 rd Presiding Bishop in reporting these concerns and ensuring that the Bishops Council is also informed of such activities. This will aid in the Fellowship enforcement of policy and establish better relations on all levels of leadership. A monthly report of activities and concerns should be given to the International Presiding Bishop, 3 rd Presiding Bishop and Bishops Council.

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BISHOP OF FIRST ASSISTANTS

The Bishop of First Assistants is appointed and/or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council. The Bishop of First Assistants will report to the Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers with a detailed report on activities of the first assistants. The duties and responsibilities are as follows: 1. Ensure that each Bishop has an assigned/appointed First Assistant 2. Have periodic meetings with each Bishop to ensure that the quality of service is being provided by each First Assistant 3. Work with and develop the First assistants to work with their Episcopal leaders 4. Establish a relationship with the State Bishops/Overseers to assess their needs for first assistants 5. Develop training classes for administrative skills for First Assistants 6. Work with the Bishop of Christian Education to ensure that administrative classes are available for training 7. Work with the Bishop of Christian Education to develop training materials and manuals of operation for First Assistants for administration 8. Assess the administrative needs of each Bishop to assure that the proper person for assignment is in the assigned/appointed position 9. Develop the overall Corps of First Assistants to ensure that First assistants are trained appointed and/or assigned on each level

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BISHOP OF GENERAL OVERSEERS

Bishop of General Overseers is appointed and/or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop and/or the Bishops Council. He/She answers directly to the Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers. This is to solidify the activities of the General Overseers and give the Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers an opportunity to concentrate on the Auxiliary Bishops. The Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers is the standardized individual to govern the area of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers and the Bishop of General Overseers is relegated to the overseeing of the General Overseers to ensure that they are in compliance with their designated duties and that they are carried out to their fullest potential. The responsibilities are as follows: 1. Report to the Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers 2. Work with the Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers 3. Oversee the General Overseers 4. Have the portfolios of the General Overseers 5. Expect an updated report for the General Overseers 6. Ensure that they are carrying out their responsibilities as outlined in the Policy and Procedure manual 7. Expect reports from the General Overseers as to the updated information of their activities 8. Have monthly reports developed for he General Overseers 9. Report the detail of the activities of the General Overseers 10. Complete final results as to the activities of the General Overseers 11. Give recommendation as to the results of the General Overseers 12. Report to the Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers of any recommendations that pertain to the General Overseers 13. Work with the Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers to determine a direction of progress and promotion based on the resulting criteria of the General Overseers 14. Work with and for the Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers to determine the direction of the office and the delegated direction for the office as deems necessary as to the policies and amendments that are necessary 15. Work with the Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers to ensure that any and all pertinent items that pertain to the office are carried out to the greatest of extent and capability

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BISHOP OF GRIEVANCE

The Bishop of Grievance is appointed and/or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council. The Bishop of Grievance will report to the Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers. The Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship is aware that grievances and concerns are a part of a growing movement. The Bishop of Grievance is responsible for convening time for discussion, settling and satisfying of grievances. The Bishop of Grievance will: 1. Form a Board of Grievance made up of a general makeup of the members of the Fellowship, at a number to yet be determined, that includes state Bishops/State and District Overseers and Pastors 2. Address concerns of non-participation, follow ship and enforcement and/or lack of enforcement of ignoring executive instructions, general orders and Episcopal directives by the International Presiding Bishop and those items outlined in the Policy and Procedures Manual 3. Establish a form and reporting of grievances which will be accommodating and confidential to those of concern 4. Designate a panel of review and research to investigate the grievance 5. Devise a time for meeting and resolve to discuss and settle said grievance 6. Make a detailed report of the grievance, its disposition and resolve 7. Devise a way of sharing information which will not divulge confidences but will establish a precedent and be a point of reference for future possibilities of the same grievance arising 8. Develop a cohesive and operational procedure of resolve to involve different areas of the Episcopal Order as an example of subjection and follow ship in the Fellowship which will aid in healing a situation and strengthening a local district and/or state (i.e. a Bishop showing subjection to a District Overseer because he/she resides in the district of question and/or responsibility 9. Investigate allegation of lack of participation on local, district, state, regional and international levels 10. Address concerns relative to lack of participation and submission on different levels (i.e. a Bishop not participating on a state or district level) 11. Addressing concerns of churches participating on an international level and not on the local level 12. Addressing the need for State and District participation in order to be recognized and participate on the international level or be considered for elevation participation 13. Addressing and investigating outrageous demands, needs, requests and abuses that are in the Fellowship from those who are supposed to be a help to others in the Fellowship (i.e. an invited guest asking for unnecessary and extreme monies and comforts from Fellowship churches)

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14. Addressing the timeliness in responding to invitations and correspondence between members in the Fellowship 15. Working with Regional Bishops, State Bishops/Overseers and District Overseers to ensure that a Director of Grievance is part of the regional, state and district teams 16. Establishing a network and line of protocol for addressing grievances 17. Ensuring that a written report is developed to address said grievances and that the written reports are disseminated to the proper persons who are qualified and appointed to address such concerns 18. Enforcing and addressing those who are elevated by another reformation after having been informed of the policy of the Fellowship and reporting such to the Bishops Council so that proper letters of addressing the situation are sent from the Executive Secretary and the Bishop of grievance as a result of investigation The Bishop of Grievance will keep accurate records of all grievances and their resolve and report to the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council on the findings and results of the Grievance Council with a copy of the report sent to the Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers.

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BISHOP OF MEN'S FELLOWSHIP

The Bishop of Mens Fellowship is appointed and or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council. The Bishop of Mens Fellowship is an Auxiliary Bishop who reports to the Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers. The Bishop of Mens Fellowship responsibilities are as follows: 1. Form a Board of Directors that will serve as a team for men that will focus on the positive image and Biblical responsibility of the Godly man as deemed by the Word of God. The board should be inclusive of mature men, adult men and young adult to assure continuity of the Mens Fellowship and assure the sharing of wisdom as deemed necessary 2. Develop a working relationship with the State Bishops/Overseers and General and District Overseers to implement a Mens Fellowship program 3. Ensure that a State Director of Mens Fellowship is designated for each state, district, country and/or province 4. Design a guide and guise for the directors to follow as a standard procedure for men to follow 5. Develop a mentoring program that will be a feeder into the adult mens fellowship by instituting a mentoring program 6. Develop workshops that will initiate mens fellowships on the local church level 7. Provide materials and resources for distribution, training and teaching to aid in the establishment of mens fellowships. This should be done in conjunction with the Bishop of Christian Education 8. When necessary, be available or provide personnel to assist in establishing a mens fellowship 9. Establish evangelism teams to work with the local, state, country, provincial and international conference ministries to aid in the evangelistic work and ministry of the Fellowship. This should be done in conjunction with the Bishop of Evangelism Establish an Intercessory Prayer and Fasting network with the men to emphasize the significance of prayer in the personal males life and impress the need for focus on this aspect of spiritual development and life. This should be done in conjunction with the Bishop of Intercessory Prayer and Fasting.

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BISHOP OF MINISTERIAL ALLIANCE

The Bishop of Ministerial Alliance is appointed and/or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council. The Bishop of Ministerial Alliance is an Auxiliary Bishop and is a member of the College of Bishops. The Bishop of Ministerial Alliance is concerned with the Preaching Family of the Fellowship. Those who are Preachers of the Gospel, but not pastors, come under the jurisdictional prelature of the Bishop of Ministerial Alliance. This area of concentration is a developmental area for future pastors and leaders in the Fellowship and serves as a catalyst to the Fellowship for recommendation, progress and positioning in possible pastorates and appointments. This jurisdiction is a record keeping and measurement for the fellowship and its growth. The Bishop of Ministerial Alliance is also the bridge between the gender questions of concern in most denominational ministries, but is not in question in the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship. This significant area of the Fellowship concerns itself with ensuring that the gender question in the work of the Body of Christ in the Fellowship is not violated or abused so that there is a conflict in the Distinctives of the Fellowship. The duties and responsibilities of the Bishop of Ministerial Alliance are as follows: 1. Form a Ministerial Alliance Board which will have international and gender representation of the Fellowship 2. Have two (2) General Overseers to work with the committee to begin the recording and updating of all ministers (non-pastors) within the Fellowship 3. Keep an updated record of those ministers associated in and with the Fellowship 4. Work with the Bishop of Christian Education to establish classes of instruction for ministers 5. Work with the Bishop of the College of Elders to network an international plan of involvement of the ordained elders of the Fellowship 6. Plan and implement developmental training for growth and progress for ministers 7. Develop a network between men and women in the Fellowship Ministerial area to ensure sensitivity and continued acceptance and understanding of those involved in the Ministerial Alliance 8. Develop an information network for ministers and provide information through the pastors to aid ministers in their developmental growth 9. Work with the Bishop of the Pastors Division to ensure that all pastors are contacted to ensure proper record keeping and reference for possible placement and or recommendation 10. Establish a training program to be implemented by the General Overseers for training and development of altar workers 11. Assuring that proper certification is designed for presentation after proper training for altar workers

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12. Assuring that states, districts, countries and provinces are adequately trained in Fellowship instruction for altar workers 13. Preparing and distributing a manual for the training of altar workers in relation with the Bishop of Christian Education 14. Assuring that conferences, meetings, workshops and sessions are adequately staffed with trained altar workers who are properly certified and credentialed by the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship The Bishop of Ministerial Alliance will have the two General Overseers (male and female) to adequately work as a liaison between him/her and the organized board. The General Overseers will work to ensure that the Board functions at its proper level and expected functions. The Bishop of Ministerial Alliance will submit a monthly report to the International Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers to assure the Bishops Council of the direction of the Ministerial Alliance.

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BISHOP OF MULTICULTURAL RELATIONS

The Bishop of Multicultural Relations is appointed and/or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop and Bishops Council. The Bishop of Multicultural Relations is an Auxiliary Bishop and reports directly to the Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers The Bishop of Multicultural Relations is a pioneer in developing strategies, avenues and operatives to open the door for cross-cultural and color participation and membership in the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship. This is also designed to develop awareness of how to approach people of other backgrounds about the message of Christ and how to be sensitive to the people of different backgrounds whom we approach in order to not only have them as a part of the fellowship but also in the local congregations. The Bishop of Multicultural Relations responsibilities are as follows: 1. Expand the thinking of the Fellowship (Tiers of Leadership in all areas and levels) on the need to aggressively approach other communities about the message of Jesus Christ 2. Encourage recruitment for not only the Body of Christ but for the fellowship 3. Develop a plan of reconciliation for healing amongst other cultures and colors 4. Emphasize the "One Race" (Human Race) concept and reality 5. Show the Family of God through teaching and training in working with the Bishop of Christian Education 6. Forming a Multicultural Relations Board which will enhance the program effort throughout the International Fellowship 7. Develop a relationship with the State Bishops/Overseers and District Overseers who will in turn appoint individuals on the State and District levels 8. Develop and publish a manual of instruction and sensitivity to be updated with continuing teaching and training in conjunction with the Bishop of Christian Education 9. Work with the Bishop of Evangelism in developing a working plan of operation to ensure that the Fellowship is moving in the direction of multicultural diversity

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BISHOP OF PUBLIC RELATIONS

The Bishop of Public Relations is appointed and/or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop. The Bishop of Public Relations reports directly to the International Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers. The area of public relations, as it relates to the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship, is unique in that it aids in the promotion of the Fellowship and its purpose and vision as well as aiding in promoting the standards, positions and concerns of the portraying and purveying wishes of the International Presiding Bishop to the public and ensuring that the flow of the message is carried out through the Fellowship. The responsibilities are as follows: 1. Understand the vision and concerns of the International Presiding Bishop as it relates to public relations 2. Be well aware of issues that demonstrate a need for stance and/or response as it pertains to the fellowship 3. Receive directives from the International Presiding Bishop to the stance and/or position of the Fellowship or the personal opinion of the International Presiding Bishop in order to properly and adequately communicate the message to the public 4. Prepare for and have prepared press conferences as relative to the Fellowship and its position 5. Promote the message of the Fellowship as it relates to the annual change of topics and themes throughout the international family to ensure that the understanding of such is understood by leadership and the general populace 6. Disseminate the necessary information to the states to ensure that the leadership of states and/or provinces understand the position of the Fellowship 7. Aid in the international promotion of the Annual International Conference 8. Dispatch and distribute information for the State leadership to aid in promoting the Annual International Fellowship Conference and/or State fellowships 9. Work with State leadership to develop public relations teams and opportunities to promote the message and purposes of the Fellowship 10. Prepare promotional and testimonial statements as it relates to any and all stances as given by the International Presiding Bishop for release to the public and necessary media and print release 11. Develop an international plan of public relations to produce greater exposure of the Fellowship 12. Develop a media and marketing plan for presentation to the International Presiding bishop for greater exposure of the Fellowship

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13. Develop an expansive plan of promotion and development on the state and provincial levels to aid in the productivity of the Fellowship 14. Develop media ties and communications for the Fellowship to ensure release and exposure of necessary attention to the Fellowship 15. Ensure that the proper information is also disseminated to the information organ of the Fellowship - The Full Gospel Baptist Times 16. Inform and make aware the office of the International Presiding Bishop the suggestion of stances being taken relative to certain issues that necessitate the opinion and concern of the International presiding bishop 17. Prepare an annual report of activity to the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council as to the activity of the Office of the Bishop of Public Relations 18. Oversee the General Overseer of Public Relations 19. Ensure that the duties and responsibilities of the General Overseer are carried out 20. Ensure that the State Directors work with and carry out the plans of the Public Relations department

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THE COLLEGE OF BISHOPS

The College of Bishops is the total representative collective body of Bishops who have been duly consecrated into the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship. They are the recognized entity of the Fellowship that has served, been appointed and duly consecrated at one of the levels designated for managerial leadership in the Bishopric of the Fellowship. The College of Bishops includes the International Presiding Bishop, the Executive Council, Bishops Council, Auxiliary Bishops, and State Bishops.

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STATE BISHOP/STATE OVERSEER

The State Bishop is a jurisdictional prelate appointed and/or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop as recommended by the Regional Bishop and the ratifying of the 3rd Presiding Bishop. The State Bishop is one who has proven his/her ability to lead and develop a state as a State Overseer and has had at least two state conferences with the support of leadership throughout the state. The Regional Bishop will submit a report to the 3rd Presiding Bishop who in turn will submit said report to the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council for final ratification and approval for consecration and/or appointment. The State Bishop/State Overseer is responsible for ensuring that the state or provincial area is a reflection of the international structure of positions to begin duplication of the international agenda. The State Bishop/State Overseer will appoint the District Overseers and all state appointments of officers and is expected to have monthly reports from these individuals to plan the growth of these departments so that an accurate report can be submitted to the Regional Bishop and the International Headquarters and the International Presiding Bishop for input in the international data system for the international results. When a new State Bishop/State Overseer is appointed they are responsible for appointing their own cabinet and may consider all previous offices vacant as they assume the position of responsibility. No state officer may presume that they are automatically to remain in their position as the present or new State Bishop/State Overseer is selected to the office of appointment. The present State Bishop/State Overseer may also ask for resignations and replace appointed individuals as he/she deems necessary. The State Bishops/State Overseers are responsible for carrying out the "Vision"` of the International Presiding Bishop as it is outlined in presentation and written form. It is from this presentation that the State Bishops/Overseers receive the necessary clarity to deign the leadership to bring the vision of the International Presiding Bishop into spiritual and realistic fruition. The State Bishops/State Overseers are responsible for holding and planning the annual conference, planning statewide development, recruiting throughout the state (along with the District Overseers), developing and planning an action agenda which will promote the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship throughout the state or province. The State Bishops become members of the College of Bishops.

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Adjunct Bishop to the Fellowship

An Adjunct Bishop reports directly to the Regional Bishop within the jurisdiction that he/she resides. This is a category reserved for individuals credentialed as a Bishop by another Reformation who desire to be considered for full assimilation into the Bishopric of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International. This category allows the Fellowship to receive a Consecrated Bishop with the title of Bishop where deemed necessary; and without them being assigned to an area of responsibility with the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International prior to adequate observation and approval. Upon completion of the observational period and appointment to a Jurisdictional or Auxiliary responsibility within the Fellowship, the Adjunct Bishop to the Fellowship would then surrender the credential from the previous Reformation, and become a full-fledged, duly consecrated Bishop of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International. The observational period on average is an 18-month period of time. However, the longest anyone is allowed to remain in observation in the category of Adjunct Bishop to the Fellowship is 24-months, as this is a temporary holding place. Bishops assigned to this category must adhere to the policy and procedure governing Bishops Joining the Fellowship.

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FIRST ASSISTANTS

First Assistants are appointed and or dismissed by the Bishops of whom they serve. The First Assistants to Bishops are also consecrated Bishops in order to carry out Episcopal duties and responsibilities relative to the managerial Bishopric duties. First Assistants are not in position to immediately succeed those whom they serve. They are in a servitude capacity to carry out duties and responsibilities as deemed necessary by the Bishops of whom they serve. First Assistants are designated and appointed to carry out executive duties as delegated by the officers whom they serve. First Assistants are also designated for service to General Overseers, State Bishops/Overseers and District Overseers. First Assistants to State Bishops/Overseers and General Overseers should be in the Episcopal appointment line of succession and recommended ascension (i.e. District Overseers). Serious care and prayer should be given to those who serve in the capacity of First Assistants. First Assistants report not only to the persons to whom they are assigned and/or appointed to but also to the Bishop of First Assistants for general operational procedures. First Assistants to a Council Bishop must be a consecrated Bishop. First Assistants to an Auxiliary Bishop or State Bishop do not have to be consecrated Bishops but should be in the Episcopal appointment line of succession and worthy of recommended ascension. First Assistants to General Overseers are not consecrated Bishops but should have served in some Episcopal capacity and worthy of recommendation to a pending higher office.

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OVERSEERS

Overseers are individuals who are appointed to serve in administrative and/or jurisdictional areas of management and responsibility to aid the Fellowship in its continuing development and growth. The term "Overseer" is usually precluded with "general, "state" and/or "district". General Overseers are appointed and installed to work on the international level in an administrative capacity by the International Presiding Bishop and/or the Bishops Council. They work with and at the discretion of the Bishop of the designated area and satisfy the functional capacity of managerial responsibility as deemed necessary by the position and its description set forth. State Overseers are appointed and installed at a jurisdictional and diocesan level of responsibility and serve the people of the Fellowship on a more local and personal level and to ensure that the international program is developed and duplicated on the state level. State Overseers, as they are appointed, are to serve in a probationary period of two (2) years before being considered for possible elevation to Bishop. District Overseers are appointed by State Overseers to work with the jurisdictional levels of a state, country or province as deemed necessary by the territory to be served; to implement the international vision and program on a district level so that the local church is informed, trained, equipped and developed in order to function in the Fellowship at and in the capacity expected, as mandated by the Vision of the International Presiding Bishop. District Overseers must have a 2-3 day training session and six (6) month probationary period before being duly appointed in the position of District Overseer. State and General Overseers are appointed and installed for service. They are not consecrated to perform their duties, but must be properly trained. State and District Overseers must be trained and certified by the Regional Bishops office before receiving the position and title of "Overseer". The individual must be properly and rightfully screened, profiled and suggested by the Regional Bishop and a letter of recommendation must be sent to the 3rd Presiding Bishop. State Overseers, as they are appointed, must serve in a capacity of an Overseer for at least two years before being considered for the possible elevation to Bishop-Candidate and then Bishop-Designate. (The International Presiding Bishop and the Bishop's Council set criteria. It is also done at the discretion of the International Presiding Bishop as he deems necessary and mandates according to his spiritual discretion and executive privilege.) It is from the Episcopal rank and service of the Overseers that the Bishops are supposed to be selected as they are in the servitude capacity to be observed, trained and developed for elevation to the bishopric, if deemed necessary and approved by the International Presiding Bishop and/or the Bishops Council.

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Overseers are not in their positions to expect elevation, but to serve in an attitude of servitude to be productive to the Kingdom of God, the "Vision" as given by the International Presiding Bishop and the overall Family of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship. State Overseers and District Overseers must be properly trained according to the procedures of the Bishop of Policy and Procedure and his office. The Bishop of Policy and Procedure is responsible for training the Regional Bishop. The Regional Bishop is in turn responsible for training all State Overseers. The State Overseers are in turn responsible for training all District Overseers. The Regional Bishop is at liberty to summons all State Overseers and District Overseers within his/her jurisdictional authority to a simultaneous training to be conducted by the Bishop of Policy and Procedure. The criterion is a 2-3 day of proper and adequate training in and of the Policy and Procedures Manual. The State and District Overseer is to have a six month probationary period before being fully and duly installed as an Overseer. The District Overseer is to be properly trained for the 2-3 day period and then after proper certification it should be publicly noted of his/her appointment. The District Overseer shall serve under the title of District Director pending completion of training and certification as District Overseer. No installation service is to take place.

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GENERAL OVERSEER OF ARMOR BEARERS

The General Overseer of Armor Bearers is appointed and/or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop. He/She is also directly responsive to the directives of the Bishop of Protocol and also reports to the Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers. Since the Fellowship is concerned with being biblically and spiritually correct in its terminology the Corps of Armor Bearers is being given the opportunity to have its continuance in the Fellowship as one of the major developmental areas of the Fellowship. The Armor Bearers are an integral part of the Fellowship and it has been deemed significant that the corps relate to the Office of the Bishop of Protocol. It is understood that all Armor Bearers are to relate and to report to the General Overseer of Armor Bearers and that training and equipping are necessary to the development of the corps. The General Overseer of Armor Bearers is a member of the compilation team of the Bishop of Protocol which consists of the Bishop of Protocol, the General Overseer of Protocol and the General Overseer of Armor Bearers. The General Overseer of Armor Bearers responsibilities are as follows: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. Work with the Bishop of Protocol as delegated by the visionary plan of the International Presiding Bishop and delegated by the Bishop of Protocol Prepare and plan a program of development and implementation for the Armor Bearers Present a plan and program of development to the Bishop of Christian Education for approval and selection of qualified and capable instructors Provide avenues of opportunity for instruction as designed by the Bishop of Protocol Ensure that the needs of the Episcopacy are met by the Corps of Armor Bearers Ensure that each member of the episcopacy is adequately assigned an Armor Bearer as needed by said member of the Episcopacy Ensure that the Armor Bearers are properly assigned as to the position of the member of the Episcopacy Mandate proper uniform and attire as needed for the Armor Bearers as requested and required for business, ceremonial and worship services Make necessary adjustments in assignments as deemed necessary to the needs of the Episcopacy Ensure that all Armor Bearers are properly treated in the assignments given Do evaluations as it relates to the service of Armor Bearers Require evaluations of the Episcopacy on the service of Armor Bearers Require evaluations of Armor Bearers as to the service to the Episcopacy

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GENERAL OVERSEER OF COMMUNICATION The General Overseer of Communication is appointed and/or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council. The General Overseer of Communication reports directly to Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseer and indirectly to General Overseer of Public Affairs. Responsibilities: 1. Supervise designated volunteers 2. Oversee timeliness and movement of communication and leadership responsiveness internationally. 3. Participates, implements and oversees communication programs that effectively describe and promote the organization, its beliefs and products. 4. Aid in the preparation of presentations and/or speeches geared toward the organization. 5. Competent in giving advice on the strategy and policy of programs. 6. Arrange and conduct programs to keep up contact between organization representatives and the public. 7. Individual must operate with good judgment, and the ability to communicate thoughts clearly and simply which are essential in this position. 8. Be able to research history and current events to the posture of Full Gospel. 9. Must be able to articulate current affairs and current events with Full Gospel stance in mind. 10. Keep an eye on public opinion about our organization or particular issues. 11. Must monitor website for up to date and correct actions and activities. 12. Develop and implement communication strategies for the organization. 13. Must monitor correspondence being sent to all/any leadership. 14. Advise management on communication issues and strategies. 15. Plan public relations programs including the preparation of cost budgets. 16. Present arguments on behalf of an organization to government, other organizations and special interest groups. 17. Oversee production of visual (film or video) and audio electronic

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material, including managing websites. 18. Liaising with the media and organizing publicity campaigns, preparing publications, crisis and issues management. 19. Must work in cooperation with G.O. of Public Affairs, Director of Marketing/PR, Administration and Events and Planning for approvals, timelines and various assignments.

GENERAL OVERSEER OF FINANCE The General Overseer of Finance is appointed and/or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council. The General Overseer of Finance reports directly to the Bishop of Administration.

Responsibilities: 1) Implementing budgetary requirements for major acquisitions, events, and long term commitments 2) Developing procedures for Annual Leadership Conferences and provide final reports 3) Direct and assist with work around solutions to various problems and issues impacting Full Gospel finances 4) Review Contracts involving financial requirements 5) Work with Corporate staff as directed 6) Develop reporting procedures within regions for debt free pledges, conference registrations, and covenant partners contributions.

GENERAL OVERSEER OF INTERDENOMINATIONAL FELLOWSHIP

The General Overseer of Interdenominational Fellowship is appointed and/or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council. He/She reports directly to the Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers and works in partnership with the Bishop of Interdenominational Fellowship. The agenda for the General Overseer is primarily set by the International Presiding Bishop and implemented for delegation by the Bishop of Interdenominational Fellowship as diligently executed by the General Overseer. The responsibilities are as follows:

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GENERAL OVERSEER OF LEGAL COUNSEL

The General Overseer of Legal Counsel is appointed and/or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council. The General Overseer of Legal Counsel reports directly to the International Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers. The General Overseer of Legal Counsel responsibilities are: 1. To ensure the legal stability of the FGBCFI and its member churches through implementation of preventative, proactive, and progressive policy and provision of assistance to Fellowship churches. 2. To provide legal assistance to the broader constituency of the Fellowship at the

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GENERAL OVERSEER OF MINISTERIAL ALLIANCE

The General Overseer of Ministerial Alliance is appointed and/or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council. The General Overseer of Ministerial Alliance is a dual position and works directly with the Bishop of Ministerial Alliance. There is a General Overseer to work with the males (a male General Overseer) and one for the females (a female General Overseer) in the preaching ministry of the Fellowship that are not pastors. The General Overseers of Ministerial Alliance reports to the International Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers and is responsible for making a monthly report to the Bishop of Ministerial Alliance to be submitted to the Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers. The General Overseer of Ministerial Alliance responsibilities are as follows: 1. To be a part of the Board of Ministerial Alliance as organized by the Bishop of Ministerial Alliance 2. To aid the Board of Ministerial Alliance in fulfilling the duties as outlined for the board 3. Work with the members of the board and State Bishops/Overseers to conduct the duties as outlined for the Bishop of Ministerial Alliance 4. Aid in the record keeping, updating and planning for ministers who are a part of the Fellowship 5. Initiate activity which will generate sensitivity and camaraderie amongst the

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GENERAL OVERSEER OF MULTICULTURAL RELATIONS

The General Overseer of Multicultural Relations is appointed and/or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council. The effective planning and implementing of the General Overseer of Multicultural Relations is based on the plan presented by the Bishop of Multicultural Relations or the act of the work of the General Overseer. The General Overseer of Multicultural Relations reports directly to the International Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers. The General Overseer of Multicultural Relations responsibilities are: 1. Work with the plan of the Bishop of Multicultural Relations 2. Work with the Bishops Council in conjunction with the Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers 3. Implement the plan presented by the Bishop of Multicultural Relations 4. Initiate the plan presented by the Bishop of Multicultural Relations 5. Aid in forming an international coalition of team members to work with the plan 6. Establish and activate the board to oversee multicultural relations 7. Implement and initiate the plan as it relates to expanding the boundaries and horizons of the Fellowship 8. Work with the State Bishops/Overseers to ensure that a state director is appointed 9. Aid in working with the state directors in the initiating of the plan of action for multicultural relations 10. Present papers and seminars on the subject matter 11. Engage in dialogue with other nationalities, cultures, colors, etc. to ensure that the plan of multiculturalism is in a working and positive mode 12. Work with State Bishops/Overseers to ensure that a representative is working on the district level 13. Ensure that the Bishop of Multicultural Relations is represented in a light that is

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GENERAL OVERSEER OF MUSIC

The General Overseer of Music is appointed and/or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council. He/She works with and under the directives of the Office of the Bishop of Music and is responsible for the actual work effort and development for the total aspects of music relative to the Fellowship. The areas of music that are immediately expected for immediate and necessary attention is the music format, guests and preparation for the Annual Conference, the Annual Fall Leadership Conference and any special called sessions where music is expected. The General Overseer of Music reports directly to the International Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers. The responsibilities are as follows: 1. Work with the Bishop of Music to prepare, develop and initiate the music of the Fellowship, its conferences, meetings and special sessions as deemed necessary and expected by the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishop of Music 2. Develop the format and music ministry team for the music department 3. Ensure that correspondence for rehearsals, activities, music and talent is adequately disseminated, distributed and received 4. Plan the musical ministry for all sessions 5. Enlist necessary musical ministry talents for presentation to and for the Fellowship 6. Play a major role in selection of music for recordings 7. Develop the format and selection of music for said recordings 8. Ensure that the Music ministry team meets periodically and is informed of musical developments and upcoming events 9. Work to establish a budget and forum for music education, workshops and presentations 10. Present a format and curriculum for music education to the Bishop of Christian Education 11. Initiate a search for musical and development of talent throughout the Fellowship 12. Encourage the music ministry team to develop a number of activities that will enhance the music cooperative spirit of and in the Fellowship 13. Schedule rehearsals The General Overseer of Music is responsible for submitting a monthly report to the Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers. An annual evaluation report is expected from the General Overseer of Music to be submitted to the Bishops Council

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GENERAL OVERSEER OF PROTOCOL

The General Overseer of Protocol is appointed and /or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council. The General Overseer of Protocol reports to the International Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers. The responsibilities of the General Overseer of Protocol are as follows: 1. Work with the Bishop of Protocol to establish Directors of Protocol to work for and serve the Fellowship as deemed necessary 2. Develop a training team to properly train, equip and develop Directors of Protocol throughout the Fellowship 3. Develop and train Regional Directors of Protocol to areas of concentration and direction relevant to the order of services, worships, programs and celebrations 4. Work with the Regional Bishops/Overseers to ensure the appointments of Directors of Protocol are in position to serve 5. Relating and identifying areas of concern that are out of order or not in compliance with rules and regulations of the Fellowship 6. Keeping a record of actions and/or resolve relative to out of order protocol 7. Developing the Directors of Protocol pool for training development teaching and service to the Fellowship on all levels of designated need of service 8. Establishing a plan and order of the Directors of Protocol that will assure the continuing level of excellence and expectations to the order, flow and operational procedures of service 9. Work with the Bishop of Christian Education to develop a manual and/or class of training to adequately prepare those who desire to serve as Directors of Protocol 10. Work with the Bishop of Protocol to ensure that the desire for protocol officers are carried out 11. Work to establish and work with a board of protocol officers 12. Work with the Regional Bishops/Overseers to establish protocol officers 13. Publish and dispense materials that will adequately educate and train those appointed to the position of Director of Protocol 14. Work with the Regional Bishops/Overseers to appoint a Regional Director of Protocol 15. Formulate a list for international review and access for those in service to the Fellowship The General Overseer of Protocol is expected to report to the Bishop of Protocol on a monthly basis on training and development relative to those credentialed and trained so that the Fellowship has a team of trained Armor Bearers and Ministers of Protocol. Note: The term "Apostolic Adjutant" and "Ceremonial Adjutant" is now a part of the post description relative to the General Overseer of Armor Bearers. The term "Adjutant" is no longer used in the Fellowship. The term Armor Bearer is the scriptural term to refer to those who serve in this capacity of servitude. Updates are subject to be immediately given as this position has been adjusted and is duly noted.

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GENERAL OVERSEER OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS

The General Overseer of Public Affairs is appointed and/or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council. The General Overseer of Public Affairs reports directly to the International Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers. In addition to reporting to the International Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers, the General Overseer of Public Affairs will work with and report to the Bishop of Administration as mandated by the International Presiding Bishop. The position was created to advance the affairs of the Fellowship and to address the areas of economic empowerment through networking and negotiating so that the advancement and growth of the Fellowship can be determined in the future of the Fellowship through promotions, advertisement, technology and sponsors. The responsibilities of the General Overseer of Public Affairs are as follows: 1. Work with the staff of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship as mandated by the International Presiding Bishop 2. Work with and report to the Bishop of Administration as mandated by the International Presiding Bishop 3. Work with the Bishop of Economic Development in a spirit of cooperation as it relates to the corporate sponsorship of the Fellowship. 4. Organize and develop strategies that will promote the Fellowship 5. Develop a team of workers to aid with public affairs as is deemed necessary according to present mandates as delegated by the International Presiding Bishop 6. Encourage sponsorship among businesses that work with the Fellowship 7. Encourage amenities as associated with cities that the Fellowship may be attending and gathering in for conferences and meetings. 8. Address any and all areas of concern that will hinder the visibility or the promotion of the Fellowship 9. Work with those entities that are high visibility to ensure that the most and the best is received from their working with the Fellowship. 10. Enlist and support cooperative services between the Fellowship and the business community. 11 Enlist and support cooperative services between high profile individuals and the Fellowship. 12 Enlist and support cooperative services between the Fellowship and political services where it does not place the Fellowship in a position of delicacy or compromise. 13 Promote any and all aspects of business promotion that will begin to eliminate the expenditures of the Fellowship, increase the sponsorship and create profit for the Fellowship 14 Create avenues of continuity that will create jobs and provide income for other areas of the fellowship in other parts of the Country.

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15 Ensure that the advancement of the Fellowship is in such an ongoing basis that the Fellowship will be able to sustain with the confines of diplomatic and expertise organization so that the Fellowship does not always have to depend on only funds from Fellowship. 16 Solicit and elicit grants of financial opportunities and productivity that will enhance the Fellowship

GENERAL OVERSEER OF VOLUNTEERS The General Overseer of Volunteers is appointed and/or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishop's Council. The General Overseer of Volunteers reports directly to the International Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers and the International Bishop of Events and Planning. The General Overseer of Volunteers must submit a monthly report to the Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers with a copy to the International Bishop of Events and Planning. Responsibilities

Building Volunteer Database of all volunteer areas for any and all conferences held by the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International Database will always be maintained in the Events and Planning Department Manage and Communicate with volunteers and set official assignments. Coordinate assignments with Protocol, Hospitality, Guest Relations, Floor movement, Crowd control, Youth, Registration, etc. Responsible for Packet Stuffing for all conferences Responsible for Packet & ID ordering for all conferences Responsible for Envelope ordering & batching with finance Responsible for developing Regional hosting schedule and distribution

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GENERAL OVERSEER OF WOMEN'S FELLOWSHIP

The General Overseer of the Womens Fellowship is appointed and/or dismissed by the International presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council. The General Overseer of Womens Fellowship reports to the International Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers. The General Overseer of Womens Fellowship is responsible for the following: 1. Form a Board of Women for the Womens Fellowship to establish an international network for working with women throughout the Fellowship. This board should have a makeup of mature women, adult women, young adult women and little sisters (when applicable) to ensure the continuation of the women in the fellowship and its continued growth. This will also enhance the overall purpose of the Fellowship and allow wisdom to also be shared on the board level 2. Establish an international network that will enhance the women in the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship and their position in the Body of Christ 3. Work with the Bishop of Christian Education to develop training programs and materials which will aid women in any and all aspects of concern as directed by the Word of God 4. To work with the Regional Bishops/Overseers to ensure that a Director of Women is appointed in each Region, State, District, Country and/or province to assure that programs of outreach and need are provided for women in those areas of concern and concentration 5. To develop and plan sessions, workshops and classes of sensitivity to the needs of women in single, married, divorced single parent etc. aspects of living in relation to the Word of God 6. Provide avenues of resource and information to assist women in daily living 7. Develop a resource team to aid in addressing womens issues and concerns on an international level 8. Develop an evangelism ministry for women to aid in reaching other women. This should be done in conjunction with the Bishop of Evangelism 9. Initiate prayer teams on behalf of the Womens Fellowship to pray and focus on those issues that pertain to womens development 10. Implement an annual fellowship in conjunction with the Annual Conference that will enhance the Womens Fellowship and the fellowship of women 11. To be a mentoring program for our young women in the Fellowship as well as the world as continued impact is made The General Overseer of Womens Fellowship must submit a monthly report to the Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers.

GENERAL OVERSEER OF YOUTH

The General Overseer of Youth is appointed and /or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop. He/She works directly with the Bishop of Youth and files a monthly report with the Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers.

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1. Form, manage and delegate a Council of Youth Development composed of State

Directors of Youth, members of the Youth Department and Parents

2. Oversee the directors, appointees and volunteers who work with the Council and

the Youth

3. Ensure that the appropriate team of appointed individuals is formed for an

international plan of activities, training and development for the International Conference 4. Review, receive and expect a report of planned activities and proposed implementation of such for the International Conference, state, district, country and/or province 5. Present an annual report of proposed numbers of projection an increase of the Youth in the International Conference as received from the compilation of reports as sent to the Office of the Bishop of Youth 6. Review and approve educational opportunities for growth and advancement in the Body of Christ 7. Develop a college and scholarship area of concern for future education and development of Youth (The Bishop of Christian Education and the Bishop of Youth should be a part of this juncture) 8. Establish and implement a scholarship fund on behalf of the Youth for future developmental and educational purposes 9. Receive recommendations and review candidates for scholarship/grant approval and receiving based on criteria designed by the Youth Development Council 10. Provide and develop a parental network of communication between the Fellowship and the Youth 11. Establish a team of Regional Directors who will assume responsibilities in detailed areas of concern and report to the General Overseer of Youth 12. Work with the Council of Youth Development to form an international team of individuals who will plan activities, develop training and assignments, for the International Conference

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13. Ensure that the Youth have a major and productive role in the International

Conference and an influential presence in meetings, workshops and planning sessions 14. Work with Regional Bishops/Overseers and provincial and territorial individuals to ensure that the overall plan of development is in all states, districts and provincial areas 15. Ensure in working with the Regional Bishops/Overseers that a Regional Director of Youth is working in each state, district, country and/or province 16. Require and expect a report of planned activities and proposed implementation of such in each region, state, district, country and/or province 17. Plan activities for the ages of concern and concentration 18. Design the positions of the region, states, districts, country and/or province to work with the different departmental areas of Youth concerns 19. Develop and implement any and all activities which have Youth involvement 20. Ensure, prepare and distribute an international network of Youth communication 21. Ensure, prepare and organize a network newsletter that will allow our Youth to communicate and network with modern technology 22. Ensure that the Youth presence is a part of the International news organ of the Fellowship ­ The Full Gospel Baptist Times 23. Ensuring and providing a mentoring program of development and training to aid in Youth progress

GENERAL OVERSEER OF YOUNG ADULTS

The General Overseer of Young Adults is appointed and /or dismissed by the International Presiding Bishop. He/She works directly with and files reports to the Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers. The General Overseer of Young Adults focuses on the development of young adults ages 18 to 30. The plan of implementation for the Young Adults of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship is a vital and crucial department of development and level for the Fellowship as we outline the future and structure of this organism. The General Overseer of Young Adults is responsible for implementing the plan of action and course for study and development of the Young Adults of the Fellowship. It is with the General Overseer of Young Adults that structure and progress is plotted, planned and persevered to solidify the victory of us "Changing A Generation". The duties and responsibilities of the General Overseer of Young Adults are as follows: 1. Form, manage and delegate a Council of Young Adults Development composed of State Directors of Young Adults, members of the Young Adults Department

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REGIONAL OFFICERS REGIONAL FIRST ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

The Regional First Administrative Assistant is appointed and/or dismissed by the Regional Bishop and reports directly to the Regional Bishop. In the absence of the Regional Bishop, the First Assistant acts according to and by the directives of the Regional Bishop to carry out duties and responsibilities as designated. The duties of the First Administrative Assistant are as follows: 1. Serves at the direction and discretion of the Regional Bishop. 2. Aids in implementing the programs as received by the International Presiding Bishop as given to the Regional Bishop. 3. Assists in ensuring that all aspects of the state program are in action as delegated by the Regional Bishop. 4. Delegates as instructed by the Regional Bishop 5. Carries out the delegated duties as outlined by the Regional Bishop 6. Addresses concerns as delegated by the Regional Bishop 7. Issues and collects information as delegated by the Regional Bishop

REGIONAL ADMINISTRATOR

The Regional Administrator is appointed and/or dismissed by the Regional Bishop. The duties are as follows: 1. Oversee the work of exempt/non-exempt employees daily work activities, with primary emphases in the areas of business plan development and implementation, management of financial performance, development of marketing plans and marketing of services and products. 2. Prioritize responsibilities in the following areas: project planning, management and communications, leading proposals efforts providing proposals input, staff hires, and staff development including subsidiaries of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship. 3. Coordinate and direct support services, which include: secretarial and reception; administration; payroll; budgets; conference planning and travel; information and data processing; mail; facilities management; materials scheduling and distribution; printing and reproduction; records management; telecommunications management; personal property procurement, supply, and disposal. 4. Responsible for contract negotiations involving conference events and any other events associated with the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship, including supplies and or equipment.

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REGIONAL DIRECTOR OF ARMOR BEARERS

The Regional Director of Armor Bearers is appointed and/or dismissed by the Regional Bishop. The Regional Director of Armor Bearers is the coordinator for programming and receiving of the plan of development and operation as disseminated by the General Overseer of Armor Bearers. It is significant that the Regional Director of Armor bearers have the Region-wide cooperation of the Armor Bearers as coordinated by the State Directors of Armor Bearers. The Regional Director of Armor Bearers is to work with the international plan of coordination for the Armor bearers in order to keep a healthy and growing corps on the local level with the assistance of the State Directors of Armor Bearers. The responsibilities are as follows: 1. Work with the Regional Bishop to develop the Armor bearer Corps on the Region level 2. Work with the General Overseer of Armor Bearers to duplicate the plan of training for the Region from the international plan that is presented to the Region boards 3. Prepare and/or duplicate training classes to ensure the training and equipping of the Armor Bearers 4. Ensure that those levels of the episcopacy are adequately served in ceremonial situations with Armor Bearer service 5. Be come a line of growth and development for the international corps of Armor Bearers

REGIONAL DIRECTOR OF CHRISTIAN EDUCATION

The Regional Director of Christian Education is appointed and/or dismissed by the Regional Bishop. The Regional Director of Christian Education is in communication with the Bishop of Christian Education to ensure that the Region education program is in compliance with the vision of the International Presiding Bishop and Fellowship. Emphasis of concern is placed on the area of concentration as presented by the International Presiding Bishop and the theme, as deemed necessary, to begin productivity on said subject of emphasis. He/She, however, must develop an educational program that is productive for the Region, State, country and/or province where he/she is located to enhance the educational opportunities for said area and jurisdictional responsibility. The duties are as follows: 1. Present a plan of Christian Education for the area of concern 2. Formulate a team of educators, teachers, trainers and developers that will aid in developing and implementing a jurisdictional education format and curriculum 3. Work with the State Overseers/Bishops to plan training and educational training and education session

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REGIONAL CONFERENCE COORDINATOR

The Regional Conference Coordinator is appointed and/or dismissed by the Regional Bishop and reports to the Regional Bishop. The duties are as follows: 1. Coordinate the program for all Regional body meetings for the Regional Fellowship 2. Plan the detail of the program for all Regional body meetings of the Regional fellowship 3. Work with all Regional Officers who convene Region-wide meetings for all necessary planning operations 4. Work directly with and coordinate the planning of Regional Conferences, Region Youth conferences and Regional Fellowship 5. Enter in negotiations with city convention and visitors bureaus for affordable rates in host cities for those having to travel to designated cities 6. By direction of the Regional Bishop, to enter in to contract with convention agencies and negotiations on behalf of the Region 7. Check and investigate sites where Region-wide meetings are to be held

REGIONAL DIRECTOR OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

The Regional Director of Economic Development is appointed and/or dismissed by the Regional Bishop. A monthly report on activities to the Regional Bishop is necessary to measure the work and activities of the Regional Director of Economic Development. The responsibilities are as follows: 1. Become trained and familiar with the international plan of action and implementation for economic development as designed by the Bishop of Economic Development 2. Work with the State Overseers/Bishops to ensure that a State Director of Economic Development is appointed 3. Assure that the Region is familiar with opportunities of economic development that are available for said Region, country or province 4. Assure that State Directors of Economic Development are properly trained and understand the productivity expected for economic development 5. Prepare a plan of operation to ensure that all churches within the Region have a 501(c)3 6. Develop a Region wide or provincial mechanism that will become a support and informational tool for the Region in areas of economic development

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REGIONAL DIRECTOR OF ELDERS

The Regional Director of Elders is appointed and/or dismissed by the Regional Bishop. He/She has the responsibility to receive and comply with the plan of presentation and implementation of the Bishop of Elders. Some Regional Directors will sit on the Board of elders as outlined by the Bishop of Elders. The Regional Director of Elders has the magnanimous opportunity to aid in the development of a camaraderie that will enhance the Fellowship and the social and spiritual fellowship that is conducive for relationship amongst the clergy. The responsibilities are as follows: 1. Identify and list the ordained elders throughout the Region 2. Work with the State Directors of Elders to ensure that those involved with the Regional elders are in compliance with their local pastors 3. Must be an ordained elder in order to be a Director of Elders 4. Develop a network and forum that is conducive for fellowship and training of ordained elders 5. Identify talent of diversity in soliciting services for the different ministries in the Region that mandate additional assistance 6. Report activity of selected and active elders in monthly report 7. Ensure that ordained elders are active and involved in ministries and activity that is in keeping with the plans presented by the Bishop of Elders 8. Present a plan of cooperation in compliance with the plan presented with the ordained elders of the Region that will enhance the international plan and make it more effective

REGIONAL DIRECTOR OF EVANGELISM

The Regional Director of Evangelism is appointed and/or dismissed by the Regional Bishop and reports to the Regional Bishop. The duties are as follows: 1. To learn and study the plan of evangelism as given and presented by the Bishop of Evangelism 2. Present a plan for implementation of the Region to the Regional Bishop 3. Work with the State Bishop/Overseers in ensuring that a State Director of

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REGIONAL DIRECTOR OF FELLOWSHIP RELATIONS

The Regional Director of Fellowship Relations is appointed by and/or dismissed and reports to the Regional Bishop. The duties are as follows: 1. Embrace and understand the purpose and plan of the International Bishop of Fellowship Relations 2. Encourage and embrace the opportunity to be an ambassador for the Region to approach other denominations in the understanding of the fellowship and begin relations with them 3. Approach the Regional representatives and leaders of other reformations/denominations about the Fellowship agenda and encourage an annual Fellowship with a sister reformation/denomination to aid in breaking down and eventually eliminating the barriers between the Body of Christ 4. Ensure that State coordinators are appointed by the State Bishop/ Overseers 5. Understanding the positions and stands which other reformations/denominations have and the Fellowship position in relation to their position and not allowing us to separate but also ensuring that there is no compromise in the Fellowship position 6. Report to the Regional Bishop on the progress of said results 7. When necessary, work with the International Bishop of Fellowship Relations to work, plan and implement the international agenda as deemed necessary

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REGIONAL DIRECTOR OF INTERCESSORY PRAYER AND FASTING

The Regional Director of Intercessory Prayer and Fasting is appointed by and/or dismissed by the Regional Bishop. The Regional Director of Intercessory Prayer and Fasting follows the international plan of the Bishop of Intercessory Prayer and Fasting and implements it on the Region level in a manner that is relative to the jurisdiction. The Regional Director of Intercessory Prayer and Fasting duties are as follows: 1. Present a plan of operation and implementation of the international plan of the Bishop of Intercessory Prayer and Fasting 2. Present a plan for Region-wide prayer for fortitude of the Fellowship and the local church 3. Emphasize prayer as a necessity at any and all functions and gatherings 4. Stress the significance of Intercessory Prayer and Fasting 5. Work with the State Bishops/Overseers to place and appoint State Directors of Prayer 6. Work with the Regional Director of Christian Education to focus on classes for prayer 7. Implement a Region-wide unified prayer program for unity and strength of the Fellowship and the local church

REGIONAL DIRECTOR OF INTERDENOMINATIONAL RELATIONS

The Regional Director of Interdenominational Relations is appointed by and/or dismissed and reports to the Regional Bishop. The duties are as follows: 1. Understand the position of and plan of the International Bishop of Interdenominational Relations 2. Encourage membership by those who are not in the Baptist denomination 3. Become the covering of understanding for those who are in the Fellowship and ensure that there beliefs are not compromised or changes in joining the Fellowship 4. Ensure that the doctrine, policy and procedures are understood by the joining denomination member(s) 5. Train the member in the ways of the Fellowship and encourage involvement 6. Work with the State Bishop/Overseers to ensure that a State director of Interdenominational Relations is appointed

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REGIONAL DIRECTOR OF MARRIAGE AND FAMILY ENRICHMENT

The Regional Director of Marriage and Family Enrichment is appointed and or dismissed by the Regional Bishop and answers directly to the Regional Bishop. The Regional Director works in conjunction and at the discretion of the Regional Bishop and in cooperation with the directives of the International Bishop of Marriage and Family Development. The responsibilities are as follows: 1. Work with the mandates of the Council of Marriage and Family Enrichment as outlined by the Bishop of Marriage and Family Enrichment 2. Work with the Council relative to any and all educational programs as designated by the Council 3. Work as a mediator between families as deemed necessary by the Regional Bishop 4. Work with and in the agenda of the International Bishop of Marriage and Family Enrichment 5. Ensure that the State Directors are properly and adequately informed of the agenda of the International Bishop of Marriage and Family Enrichment 6. Make report of any problems to be handled by the national office of the Bishop of Marriage and Family Enrichment 7. Seek to identify programs and educational tools that will enhance the Family 8. Aid in governing Regional affairs that will enhance family enrichment 9. Report to the Council on Marriage and Family Enrichment of the problems that may be identified as national difficulties and areas of concern 10. Keep all matters and records confidential as it relates to the office and understand the need for client privilege and its process Because of the nature of the position it is important that the Regional Director of Marriage and Family Enrichment keep a low profile except in the cases of educational programs and classes. It is mandatory that the office and the officer keep its confidentiality so as to uphold the integrity of leadership and of the Fellowship.

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REGIONAL DIRECTOR OF MEN

The Regional Director of Men is appointed and/or dismissed by the Regional Bishop and reports to the Regional Bishop. The Regional Director of Men works with the Visionary plan as delegated by the International Presiding Bishop and envisioned by the Bishop of Mens Fellowship. The duties are as follows: 1. Present the plan of the Bishop of Mens Fellowship to the Regional Bishop and State Bishops/Overseers 2. Ask Regional Bishop to request that the State Bishops/Overseers select and appoint a State director of Mens Fellowship so that the plan may be presented 3. Delegate the implementation of the plan for men throughout the Region 4. Ensure that a fellowship and development for men in the fear of God and in the face of trying times is implemented 5. To generate a Region-wide fellowship amongst the brethren 6. Develop a program for single men in their spirituality 7. Develop a program for married men relative to their spirituality 8. Develop a mentoring program for the young men that they may be properly trained and instructed as they grow in the Lord and begin to take their spiritual position 9. Have planning, training and development meetings with the State Directors

REGIONAL CO-DIRECTORS OF MINISTERIAL ALLIANCE

The Co-Directors of Ministerial Alliance is appointed and/or dismissed by the Regional Bishop. There is a male and female appointment and they share the position with equal authority. Their purpose is to coordinate programs for those who are non-pastoral ordained and licensed clergy in the gospel-preaching ministry of both genders. This is in keeping with the vision of the International Presiding Bishop and as delegated by the Office of the Bishop of Ministerial Alliance that allows women to be equal with their male counterparts. The duties are as follows: 1. Implement the program directives as designated by the Bishop of Ministerial Alliance 2. Present the program of the Ministerial Alliance to the Regional Bishop and State Bishop/Overseer as outlined by the Bishop of Ministerial Alliance 3. Ask the Regional Bishop to ask the State Overseers to appoint State Directors of the Ministerial Alliance 4. Develop a list of all ministers of the preaching gospel throughout the Region of both genders

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REGIONAL MINISTER OF MUSIC

The Regional Minister of Music is appointed and/or dismissed by the Regional Bishop and reports to the Regional Bishop. Since music is a major aspect of worship in the fellowship, this position requires a worship attitude and persons of musical aptitude, sensitivity and discipline. The duties are as follows: 1. To organize a Regional Music Ministry 2. To work with State Ministers of Music and assure that they are appointed so that there are State Music Ministers being organized and placed 3. Ensure that musical worship is in place for all Region-wide meetings, convocations and worship services as deemed necessary by the sate Bishop/Overseer 4. To assure the opportunity for involvement of those who desire to participate in the music ministry area of worship and discipline 5. Encourage workshops, fellowship, training and spiritual education relative to the music ministry 6. To submit a plan of music ministry growth for all Regional members of the music ministry to the Regional Bishop

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REGIONAL DIRECTOR OF PASTOR'S FELLOWSHIP

The Regional Director of the Pastors Fellowship is appointed and/or dismissed by the Regional Bishop and reports to the Regional Bishop. The Regional Director of Pastors works with the State Directors of Pastors of the Region who are appointed by the State Bishops/Overseers to implement the International plan of action as authored, compiled and presented by the International Bishop of the Pastors Fellowship. The Regional Director is responsible for keeping in touch with the State Directors to assure that pastors are informed of the International program for pastors and are directed in the proper informational channels of development when problems or programs should arise or are being formed. The Regional Directors responsibilities are as follows: 1. Keeping an accurate record of pastors in the Region 2. Ensuring that pastoral concerns are addressed and resolved by the Regional Bishop after having been addressed on the State level by the State Bishops/Overseers 3. Developing a plan and course of action with the Regional Director of Christian education to aid pastors in pastoral development 4. Working with State Directors to promote Fellowship and involvement with Pastors in the State, Region and international meetings 5. Promote support for Pastors who are in distress or in spiritual need as deemed necessary 6. Work with the International Bishop of the Pastors Fellowship at his/her discretion and direction (this may possibly entail working at conference meetings and attending international conferences, planning and meeting sessions) 7. Encourage Pastors with informational materials that can, may and will enhance their ministries 8. Design workshops for the Region and encourage them in the State that will encourage fellowship and camaraderie throughout the Region

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REGIONAL DIRECTOR OF PROTOCOL

The Regional Director of Protocol is appointed and/or dismissed by the Region Overseer. The Regional Director of Protocol is responsible for areas of protocol and is responsible for moving the Fellowship in a matter of "decency and order" at all Region meetings, conferences, workshops, consecrations, funerals and worship services as the position deems necessary. The Regional Director of Protocol is responsible for the following: 1. Establishing order as it relates to the Episcopal flow chart of responsibility and areas of concern 2. Establishing order for ceremonial, purposes (i.e. lineups, processions, conferences, consecrations etc.) 3. Working with Christian Education to formulate training materials and classes to train and implement classes concerning and relative to protocol 4. Preparing information for distribution and use to the Fellowship relative to protocol and procedures as overviewed and approved by the Bishop of Christian Education 5. Working with and the General Overseer of Protocol as a part of the Protocol Department 6. Calling in to question out of order procedures and processes that are ignored and disrupted 7. Addressing those who are out of protocol procedural order 8. Keeping a record of incidents and enforcing the criteria set forth as relative to Protocol 9. Reporting to the General Overseer of Protocol incidents of ignorance of protocol and assessing need for further action after addressing them to the Regional Bishop 10. Keeping a record of actions of resolve relative to disregard of protocol 11. Dispatching of letters of concern and addressing of issues that will enhance the significance of protocol and procedure 12. Establishing the order of worship and service for said programs and ceremonies 13. Work with the Regional Bishop to establish protocol procedures and understanding for proper handling of issues and affairs 14. Ensure that leadership of concern is aware, informed and trained to protocol procedures 15. Determining process and procedure for State funerals 16. Determining proper procedure for called and announced programs and ceremonies that mandate the order of the episcopacy 17. Establish a procedure for ceremonial pomp and circumstance to assure the proper atmosphere and excellence attributed to certain ceremonial affairs

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REGIONAL EXECUTIVE SECRETARY

The Regional Executive Secretary is appointed and/or dismissed by the Regional Bishop and reports directly to the Regional Bishop. The duties are as follows: 1. To keep an accurate record of churches that are a part of the Region Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship 2. To assure the Regional Bishop that all churches claiming membership are in good standing on the local, Regional and international levels 3. That all churches are properly certified and certificated by the international and Region offices of the Full gospel Baptist church Fellowship 4. Has a record of all major correspondence relative to international and Region offices 5. Sends necessary correspondence relative to Regional business of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship 6. Has a record of any and all meetings relative to Regional business of the Full Gospel Baptist church Fellowship 7. Attends and has records relative to Regional services as they are deemed necessary by the Regional Bishop 8. Delegates necessary orders relative to Regional services, conferences, workshops, meetings and funerals as they are deemed mandatory and necessary by the Regional Bishop 9. Prepares credentials relative to appointments made by the Regional Bishop and his/her office 10. Administers as directed by the Regional Bishop

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REGIONAL DIRECTOR OF STEWARDSHIP

The Regional Director of Stewardship is appointed and/or dismissed by the Regional Bishop. Stewardship is a major faction of the Family of God and mandates that every individual realize and discipline their own particular area of management as well as that, which is universally expected. The Regional Director of Stewardship is responsible for reminding the Regional Director of Stewardship responsibility in all facets of the Word of God and not only finance. The Regional Director of Stewardship is responsible for the following: 1. Working with the Regional Director of Christian Education to establish a curriculum and material that would be introduced to the Region for continuing, or beginning, stewardship in the personal life of the individual member. Emphasis being placed on the fact that one must realize his/her individual responsibility in stewardship before moving to other spiritual areas of responsibility and ministry 2. Developing a training criteria for Regional enhancement and leadership development in the area of stewardship 3. Stress our earthly responsibility in areas of management, conservation, involvement, ministry commitment and continued growth personally, collectively and internationally as we realize the role we are expected to play in stewardship 4. Utilize the significance of giving as one of the ways which we are expected to show our stewardship 5. Work with the Regional Treasurer to plan, develop and implement a plan of action to successfully achieve the goals set by the International Presiding Bishop, Executive Treasurer, Bishop of Covenant Partners and the Bishop of Stewardship 6. Work with the Regional Bishop and State Bishop/Overseers to establish a Regional and State representative to work with the stewardship plan and program that is designed by the Bishop of Stewardship and accepted by the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council The Regional Director of Stewardship is expected to submit a monthly report to the Regional Bishop with copies to the Regional Treasurer.

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REGIONAL EXECUTIVE TREASURER

The Regional Executive Treasurer is appointed and/or dismissed by the Regional Bishop The duties are as follows: 1. To reconcile the monthly statement of the economic status of the Regional treasury with records of monies raised, donated, received and deposited 2. Make A monthly report to the Regional Bishop of updated funds status so that the Regional Bishops report can be submitted to the International Presiding Bishop 3. Have a ready and prepared report at meetings called by the Regional Bishop 4. Prepare an annual balance sheet of assets, income and expenditures of the Regional Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship 5. Compile and compute a report from the Region and States of overall financial status of the Regional Fellowship 6. Work with State Treasurers, where applicable, throughout the Region so that an accurate record is maintained. 7. The Regional Executive Treasurer is responsible for making sure that 10% of the gross regional income is forwarded to the International Office.

REGIONAL DIRECTOR OF WOMEN

The Regional Director of Women is appointed and/or dismissed by the Regional Bishop and works from the formulated plan of action from the General Overseer of Women. The duties are as follows: 1. Receives and understands the plan presented by the General Overseer of Women 2. Presents a plan of action to the Regional Bishop to implement the international plan and agenda 3. Develops a local plan of action to develop and stimulate the organization, training and productivity of women 4. Works with the State Bishops/Overseers to have a State Director of Women 5. Ensures that continuous plans of implementation are developed throughout the Region to improve sensitivity and sensibility to womens issues of spiritual concern and development 6. Develops A Region-wide program for the Fellowship and unity of women throughout the Region, State country and/or province

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REGIONAL DIRECTOR OF YOUTH

The Regional Youth Director is appointed and/or dismissed by the Regional Bishop and reports directly to the Regional Bishop. The focus of the Regional Youth director is, of course, on the Youth and the General Overseer of Youth and their spiritual development for Christ-like responsibility and the future of the Fellowship outline their involvement in the Region as a plan. The duties are as follows: 1. Ensure that a plan for youth involvement and development is presented to the Regional Bishop 2. Ensure that an annual meeting of youth is held in the Region 3. Work with the State Overseers to assure that State Youth Directors are appointed throughout the Region 4. That the plan of implementation is given to the State Youth directors so that they may coordinate with the local pastors in the State 5. Cultivate a list of all youth director representatives from each congregation within the Region Fellowship 6. Work with the Regional Conference Coordinator in planning the Annual Youth Conference

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STATE OFFICERS DISTRICT OVERSEER/DISTRICT DIRECTOR

The District Overseer/Director is appointed and/or dismissed by the State Bishop/Overseer and reports directly to the State Bishop/Overseer. The duties and responsibilities are as follows: 1. Carry out the "Vision of the House" as delegated to the State Bishop/Overseer by the International Presiding Bishop 2. Appoint district leadership and representatives who will work in the capacity of ministerial leadership with the state leaders in the assigned and appointed positions 3. Cultivate and recruit new members to and for the Fellowship 4. Oversee the affairs of the jurisdictional area of responsibility relative to the Fellowship 5. Serve as a Pastor to the Pastors of those located in the jurisdictional area of responsibility who have become a part of the Fellowship 6. Report monthly to the State Bishop/Overseer on activities, problems, concerns and finances in the district 7. Build the district to strengthen the Fellowship on a district, state, county, provincial and international level 8. Keep the members of the district adequately and properly informed relative to district, state and international information 9. Promote all areas of planning, program and vision relative to the Fellowship 10. Have District officer and Pastoral organizational and planning meetings 11. Have and encourage district fellowship meetings and worship services for the progress and productivity of the Fellowship and the district 12. Plan and prepare for an annual fellowship meeting of the district 13. Organize the district jurisdiction of responsibility to reflect, on a district level, the state and international program and agenda 14. Promote, through fellowship, media and advertisement the message of Christ through the Fellowship 15. Serve in the State cabinet of officers in the State Fellowship 16. Serve in the Executive Cabinet of the State Bishop/Overseer 17. Delegate, under the direct authority and mandates of the State Bishop/Overseer 18. Submit an annual projection of activities, finances and programs to the State Bishop/ Overseer at the end of the year so that the calendar of the District and the state can be reconciled 19. Make visits throughout the district (House Calls) to ensure that the relationship with Pastors is continually forged 20. Participate in and be a part of the monthly conference call as outlined in the manual ***District directors are eligible for elevation to District Overseers once they have acquired and maintained membership of a minimum of five (5) Covenant Partner Churches into the fellowship.

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STATE ADMINISTRATOR

The State Administrator is appointed and/or dismissed by the State Bishop. The duties are as follows: 1. Oversees the work of exempt/non-exempt employees daily work activities, with primary emphases in the areas of business plan development and implementation, management of financial performance, development of marketing plans and marketing of services and products. 2. Prioritize responsibilities in the following areas: project planning, management and communications, leading proposals efforts providing proposals input, staff hires, and staff development including subsidiaries of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship. 3. Coordinate and direct support services, which include: secretarial and reception; administration; payroll; budgets; conference planning and travel; information and data processing; mail; facilities management; materials scheduling and distribution; printing and reproduction; records management; telecommunications management; personal property procurement, supply, and disposal. 4. Responsible for contract negotiations involving conference events and any other events associated with the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship, including supplies and or equipment.

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STATE FIRST ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

The State First Administrative Assistant is appointed and/or dismissed by the State/Bishop Overseer and reports directly to the State bishop/Overseer. In the absence of the State Bishop/Overseer the First Assistant acts according to and by the directives of the State Bishop/Overseer to carry out duties and responsibilities as designated. The duties of the First Administrative Assistant are as follows: 1. Serves at the direction and discretion of the State Bishop/Overseer 2. Aids in implementing the programs as received by the International Presiding Bishop as given to the State Bishop/Overseer 3. Assists in ensuring that all aspects of the state program are in action as delegated by the State Bishop/Overseer 4. Delegates as instructed by the State Bishop/Overseer 5. Carries out the delegated duties as outlined by the State Bishop/Overseer 6. Addresses concerns as delegated by the State Bishop/Overseer 7. Issues and collects information as delegated by the State Bishop/Overseer

STATE DIRECTOR OF ARMOR BEARERS

The State Director of Armor Bearers is appointed and/or dismissed by the State Bishop/Overseer. The State Director of Armor Bearers is the coordinator for programming and receiving of the plan of development and operation as disseminated by the General Overseer of Armor Bearers. It is significant that the State Director of Armor bearers have the statewide cooperation of the Armor Bearers as coordinated by the District Directors of Armor Bearers. The State Director of Armor Bearers is to work with the international plan of coordination for the Armor bearers in order to keep a healthy and growing corps on the local level with the assistance of the District Directors of Armor Bearers. The responsibilities are as follows: 1. Work with the State Bishop/overseer to develop the Armor bearer Corps on the state level 2. Work with the General Overseer of Armor Bearers to duplicate the plan of training for the state from the international plan that is presented to the state boards 3. Prepare and/or duplicate training classes to ensure the training and equipping of the Armor Bearers 4. Ensure that those levels of the episcopacy are adequately served in ceremonial situations with Armor Bearer service 5. Be come a line of growth and development for the international corps of Armor Bearers

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STATE DIRECTOR OF CHRISTIAN EDUCATION

The State Director of Christian Education is appointed and/or dismissed by the State Bishop/Overseer. The State Director of Christian Education is in communication with the Bishop of Christian Education to ensure that the state education program is in compliance with the vision of the International Presiding Bishop and Fellowship. Emphasis of concern is placed on the area of concentration as presented by the International Presiding Bishop and the theme, as deemed necessary, to begin productivity on said subject of emphasis. He/She, however, must develop an educational program that is productive for the state, district, country and/or province where he/she is located to enhance the educational opportunities for said area and jurisdictional responsibility. The duties are as follows: 1. Present a plan of Christian Education for the area of concern 2. Formulate a team of educators, teachers, trainers and developers that will aid in developing and implementing a jurisdictional education format and curriculum 3. Work with the District Overseers to plan training and educational training and education session 4. Develop an annual curriculum to present an implement to the State Bishop for the state 5. Keep a record of those attending, completing and fulfilling education classes 6. Certify, certificate and credential those who have completed curriculum classes

STATE CONFERENCE COORDINATOR

The State Conference Coordinator is appointed and/or dismissed by the State Bishop/Overseer and reports to the State Bishop/Overseer. The duties are as follows: 1. Coordinate the program for all State body meetings for the State Fellowship 2. Plan the detail of the program for all State body meetings of the State fellowship 3. Work with all State Officers who convene statewide meetings for all necessary planning operations 4. Work directly with and coordinate the planning of the Annual State Conference, State Youth conference and annual State Fellowship 5. Enter in negotiations with city convention and visitors bureaus for affordable rates in host cities for those having to travel to designated cities 6. By direction of the State Bishop/Overseer, to enter in to contract with convention agencies and negotiations on behalf of the State 7. Check and investigate sites where statewide meetings are to be held

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STATE DIRECTOR OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

The State Director of Economic Development is appointed and/or dismissed by the State Bishop/Overseer. A monthly report on activities to the State Bishop/Overseer is necessary to compile to measure the work and activities of the State Director of Economic Development. The responsibilities are as follows: 1. Become trained and familiar with the international plan of action and implementation for economic development as designed by the Bishop of Economic Development 2. Work with the District Overseers to ensure that a District Overseer of Economic Development is appointed 3. Assure that the state is familiar with opportunities of economic development that are available for said state, country or province 4. Assure that District Directors of Economic Development are properly trained and understand the productivity expected for economic development 5. Prepare a plan of operation to ensure that all churches within the state have a 501(c)3 6. Develop a statewide or provincial mechanism that will become a support and informational tool for the state in areas of economic development 7. Establish a relationship with state officials and authorities to open discussion and format for initial and continuing economic development 8. Establish and produce programs of information that will assist congregations in becoming multi-developmental for economic stabilization 9. Receive monthly reports from District Directors on the progress and productivity of economic development on the district level This position and its responsibilities are subject to change as the responsibilities, opportunities and mandates of the Bishop of Economic Development expand and/or change.

STATE DIRECTOR OF ELDERS

The State Director of Elders is appointed and/or dismissed by the State Bishop/Overseer. He/She has the responsibility to receive and comply with the plan of presentation and implementation of the Bishop of Elders. Some state Directors will sit on the Board of elders as outlined by the Bishop of Elders. The state director of Elders has the magnanimous opportunity to aid in the development of a camaraderie that will enhance the Fellowship and the social and spiritual fellowship that is conducive for relationship amongst the clergy. The responsibilities are as follows: 1. Identify and list the ordained elders throughout the state 2. Work with the District Directors of Elders to ensure that those involved with the state elders are in compliance with their local pastors 3. must be an ordained elder in order to be a Director of Elders

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STATE DIRECTOR OF EVANGELISM

The State Director of Evangelism is appointed and/or dismissed by the State Bishop/Overseer and reports to the state overseer. The duties are as follows: 1. To learn and study the plan of evangelism as given and presented by the Bishop of Evangelism 2. To adapt the plan of the Bishop of Evangelism to the State of Ohio for implementation 3. Present a plan for implementation of the state to the State Bishop/Overseer 4. Work with the District Overseers in ensuring that a District Director of Evangelism is appointed 5. Meet with the District Directors of Evangelism to understand the plan of action for state and district evangelism 6. Cultivate and develop the list of evangelism representatives from each congregation in the state 7. To promote growth in the Body of Christ in each congregation in keeping with the ministry and mission of Jesus Christ throughout the state 8. Make the outreach program of evangelism a tool of discipleship and educational training for congregations within the Fellowship and the individuals reached 9. Report to the State Bishop/Overseer and the Bishop of Evangelism on the progress throughout the state and the districts as reported by the District Overseers 10. Aid in ensuring that the tools of evangelism are utilized that the local churches are affected for local church development and growth

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STATE DIRECTOR OF FELLOWSHIP RELATIONS

The State Director of Fellowship Relations is appointed by and/or dismissed and reports to the State Bishop/Overseer. The duties are as follows: 1. Embrace and understand the purpose and plan of the International Bishop of Fellowship Relations 2. Encourage and embrace the opportunity to be an ambassador for the State to approach other denominations in the understanding of the fellowship and begin relations with them 3. Approach the State representatives and leaders of other reformations/denominations about the Fellowship agenda and encourage an annual Fellowship with a sister reformation/denomination to aid in breaking down and eventually eliminating the barriers between the Body of Christ 4. Ensure that District coordinators are appointed by the District Overseers 5. Understanding the positions and stands which other reformations/denominations have and the Fellowship position in relation to their position and not allowing us to separate but also ensuring that there is no compromise in the Fellowship position 6. Report to the State Bishop/Overseer on the progress of said results 7. When necessary, work with the International Bishop of Fellowship Relations to work, plan and implement the international agenda as deemed necessary

STATE DIRECTOR OF INTERCESSORY PRAYER AND FASTING

The State Director of Intercessory Prayer and Fasting is appointed by and/or dismissed by the State Bishop/Overseer. The State Director of Intercessory Prayer and Fasting follows the international plan of the Bishop of Intercessory Prayer and Fasting and implements it on the state level in a manner that is relative to the jurisdiction. The State Director of Intercessory Prayer and Fasting duties are as follows: 1. Present a plan of operation and implementation of the international plan of the Bishop of Intercessory Prayer and Fasting 2. Present a plan for statewide prayer for fortitude of the Fellowship and the local church 3. Emphasize prayer as a necessity at any and all functions and gatherings 4. Stress the significance of Intercessory Prayer and Fasting 5. Work with the District Overseers to place and appoint District Directors of Prayer 6. Work with the State Director of Christian Education to focus on classes for prayer 7. Implement a statewide unified prayer program for unity and strength of the Fellowship and the local church

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STATE DIRECTOR OF INTERDENOMINATIONAL RELATIONS

The State Director of interdenominational Relations is appointed by and/or dismissed and reports to the State Bishop/Overseer. The duties are as follows: 1. Understand the position of and plan of the International Bishop of Interdenominational Relations 2. Encourage membership by those who are not in the Baptist denomination 3. Become the covering of understanding for those who are in the Fellowship and ensure that there beliefs are not compromised or changes in joining the Fellowship 4. Ensure that the doctrine, policy and procedures are understood by the joining denomination member(s) 5. Train the member in the ways of the Fellowship and encourage involvement 6. Work with the District Overseers to ensure that a district director of Interdenominational Relations is appointed

STATE DIRECTOR OF MARRIAGE AND FAMILY ENRICHMENT

The State Director of Marriage and Family Enrichment is appointed and or dismissed by the State Bishop/Overseer and answers directly to the State Bishop/Overseer. The State Director works in conjunction and at the discretion of the State Bishop/Overseer and in cooperation with the directives of the international bishop of marriage and Development as stated in the dictates of his post description. The responsibilities are as follows: 1. Work with the mandates of the Council of Marriage and Family Enrichment as outlined by the Bishop of Marriage and Family Enrichment 2. Work with the Council relative to any and all educational programs as designated by the Council 3. Work as a mediator between families as deemed necessary by the State Bishop/Overseer 4. Work with and in the agenda of the International Bishop of Marriage and Family Enrichment 5. Ensure that the District Directors are properly and adequately informed of the agenda of the International Bishop of Marriage and Family Enrichment 6. Make report of any problems to be handled by the national office of the Bishop of Marriage and Family Enrichment 7. Seek to identify programs and educational tools that will enhance the Family 8. Aid in governing state affairs that will enhance family enrichment 9. Report to the Council on Marriage and Family Enrichment of the problems that may be identified as national difficulties and areas of concern

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10. Keep all matters and records confidential as it relates to the office and understand the need for client privilege and its process Because of the nature of the position it is important that the State Director of Marriage and Family Enrichment keep a low profile except in the cases of educational programs and classes. It is mandatory that the office and the officer keep its confidentiality so as to uphold the integrity of leadership and of the Fellowship.

STATE DIRECTOR OF MEN

The State Director of Men is appointed and/or dismissed by the State Bishop/Overseer and reports to the State Bishop/Overseer. The State Director of Men works with the Visionary plan as delegated by the International Presiding Bishop and envisioned by the Bishop of Mens Fellowship. The duties are as follows: 1. Present the plan of the Bishop of Mens Fellowship to the State Bishop/Overseer and District Overseers 2. Ask State Bishop/Overseer to request that the District Overseers select and appoint a district director of Mens Fellowship so that the plan may be presented 3. Delegate the implementation of the plan for men throughout the State that the District Directors 4. Ensure that a fellowship and development for men in the fear of God and in the face of trying times is implemented 5. To generate a statewide fellowship amongst the brethren 6. Develop a program for single men in their spirituality 7. Develop a program for married men relative to their spirituality 8. Develop a mentoring program for the young men that they may be properly trained and instructed as they grow in the Lord and begin to take their spiritual position 9. Have planning, training and development meetings with the District Directors

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STATE CO-DIRECTORS OF MINISTERIAL ALLIANCE

The Co-Directors of Ministerial Alliance is appointed and/or dismissed by the State Bishop/Overseer. There is a male and female appointment and they share the position with equal authority. Their purpose is to coordinate programs for those who are nonpastoral ordained and licensed clergy in the gospel-preaching ministry of both genders. This is in keeping with the vision of the International Presiding Bishop and as delegated by the Office of the Bishop of Ministerial Alliance that allows women to be equal with their male counterparts. The duties are as follows: 1. Implement the program directives as designated by the Bishop of Ministerial Alliance 2. Present the program of the Ministerial Alliance to the State Bishop/Overseer and District Overseer as outlined by the Bishop of Ministerial Alliance 3. Ask the State Bishop/Overseer to ask the District Overseers to appoint District Directors of the Ministerial Alliance 4. Develop a list of all ministers of the preaching gospel throughout the State of both genders 5. Work with the District Directors of Ministerial Alliance in implementing the ministerial Alliance plan and program 6. Introduce a fellowship plan to the State that will incorporate the ministers of the preaching gospel in an atmosphere conducive of and to spiritual enhancement and enrichment 7. Aid the state members in the Ministerial Alliance in being involved on an international level of involvement 8. Train the state members of the ministerial alliance in the ways set and established according to the international program as delegated by the Bishop of Ministerial Alliance 9. Aid in directing the State fellowship in to a more cohesive and understanding relationship of men and women in the preaching ministry 10. Hold planning and training sessions with district directors

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STATE MINISTER OF MUSIC

The State Minister of Music is appointed and/or dismissed by the state Bishop/Overseer and reports to the State Bishop/Overseer. Since music is a major aspect of worship in the fellowship, this position requires a worship attitude and persons of musical aptitude, sensitivity and discipline. The duties are as follows: 1. To organize a State Music Ministry 2. To work with District Ministers of Music and assure that they are appointed so that there are District Music Ministers being organized and placed 3. Ensure that musical worship is in place for all statewide meetings, convocations and worship services as deemed necessary by the sate Bishop/Overseer 4. To assure the opportunity for involvement of those who desire to participate in the music ministry area of worship and discipline 5. Encourage workshops, fellowship, training and spiritual education relative to the music ministry 6. To submit a plan of music ministry growth for all state members of the music ministry to the State Bishop/Overseer

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STATE DIRECTOR OF PASTOR'S FELLOWSHIP

The State Director of the Pastors Fellowship is appointed and/or dismissed by the State Bishop/Overseer and reports to the State Bishop/Overseer. The State Director of Pastors works with the District Directors of Pastors of the state who are appointed by the District Overseers to implement the International plan of action as authored, compiled and presented by the International Bishop of the Pastors Fellowship. The State Director is responsible for keeping in touch with the District Directors to assure that pastors are informed of the International program for pastors and are directed in the proper informational channels of development when problems or programs should arise or are being formed. The State Directors responsibilities are as follows: 1. Keeping an accurate record of pastors in the state 2. Ensuring that pastoral concerns are addressed and resolved by the State Bishop/Overseer after having been addressed on the district level by the District Overseers 3. Developing a plan and course of action with the State Director of Christian education to aid pastors in pastoral development 4. Working with District Directors to promote Fellowship and involvement with Pastors in the district, state and international meetings 5. Promote support for Pastors who are in distress or in spiritual need as deemed necessary 6. Work with the International Bishop of the Pastors Fellowship at his/her discretion and direction (this may possibly entail working at conference meetings and attending international conferences, planning and meeting sessions) 7. Encourage Pastors with informational materials that can, may and will enhance their ministries 8. Design workshops for the state and encourage them in the district that will encourage fellowship and camaraderie throughout the state

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STATE DIRECTOR OF PROTOCOL

The State Director of Protocol is appointed and/or dismissed by the State Overseer. The State Director of Protocol is responsible for areas of protocol and is responsible for moving the Fellowship in a matter of "decency and order" at all state meetings, conferences, workshops, consecrations, funerals and worship services as the position deems necessary. The State Director of Protocol is responsible for the following: 1. Establishing order as it relates to the Episcopal flow chart of responsibility and areas of concern 2. Establishing order for ceremonial, purposes (i.e. lineups, processions, conferences, consecrations etc.) 3. Working with Christian Education to formulate training materials and classes to train and implement classes concerning and relative to protocol 4. Preparing information for distribution and use to the Fellowship relative to protocol and procedures as overviewed and approved by the Bishop of Christian Education 5. Working with and the General Overseer of Protocol as a part of the Protocol Department 6. Calling in to question out of order procedures and processes that are ignored and disrupted 7. Addressing those who are out of protocol procedural order 8. Keeping a record of incidents and enforcing the criteria set forth as relative to Protocol 9. Reporting to the General Overseer of Protocol incidents of ignorance of protocol and assessing need for further action after addressing them to the State Bishop/Overseer 10. Keeping a record of actions of resolve relative to disregard of protocol 11. Dispatching of letters of concern and addressing of issues that will enhance the significance of protocol and procedure 12. Establishing the order of worship and service for said programs and ceremonies 13. Work with the State Bishop/Overseer Overseers to establish protocol procedures and understanding for proper handling of issues and affairs 14. Ensure that leadership of concern is aware, informed and trained to protocol procedures 15. Determining process and procedure for state funerals 16. Determining proper procedure for called and announced programs and ceremonies that mandate the order of the episcopacy 17. Establish a procedure for ceremonial pomp and circumstance to assure the proper atmosphere and excellence attributed to certain ceremonial affairs

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STATE EXECUTIVE SECRETARY

The State Executive Secretary is appointed and/or dismissed by the State Bishop/Overseer and reports directly to the State Bishop/Overseer. The duties are as follows: 1. To keep an accurate record of churches that are a part of the State Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship 2. To assure the State Bishop/Overseer that all churches claiming membership are in good standing on the local, state and international levels 3. That all churches are properly certified and certificated by the international and State offices of the Full gospel Baptist church Fellowship 4. Has a record of all major correspondence relative to international and state offices 5. Sends necessary correspondence relative to State business of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship 6. Has a record of any and all meetings relative to State business of the Full Gospel Baptist church Fellowship 7. Attends and has records relative to State services as they are deemed necessary by the State Bishop/Overseer 8. Delegates necessary orders relative to State services, conferences, workshops, meetings and funerals as they are deemed mandatory and necessary by the state Bishop/Overseer 9. Prepares credentials relative to appointments made by the State Bishop/Overseer and his/her office 10. Administers as directed by the State Bishop/Overseer

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STATE DIRECTOR OF SOCIAL ACTION

The State Director of Social Action is appointed and/or dismissed by the State Overseer. , and reports to the State Overseer. The program of Social Action is outlined by the General Overseer of Social Action and delegated to the State Director of Social Action who, in turn, delegates to the District Directors. The State Director of Social Action works with the following concerns: 1. Promote outreach of the local congregations in the fellowship 2. Actively encourage Outreach Ministry according to the Ministry and Mission of Christ 3. Establish media forum of communication about the Fellowship Outreach activities relative to Social Action 4. Ensure that the degrading and deprived areas of the local communities of the State are reached with the missionary message in a team effort through the implementation of the Social action program of the Fellowship 5. Establish a contact person within each congregation, under pastoral recommendation, to work with the Social Action program Note: Please understand that the Social Action area does not deal with or pertain to political issues.

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STATE DIRECTOR OF STEWARDSHIP

The State Director of Stewardship is appointed and/or dismissed by the State Bishop/Overseer. Stewardship is a major faction of the Family of God and mandates that every individual realize and discipline their own particular area of management as well as that, which is universally expected. The State Director of Stewardship is responsible for reminding the State Director of Stewardship responsibility in all facets of the Word of God and not only finance. The State Director of Stewardship is responsible for the following: 1. Working with the State Director of Christian Education to establish a curriculum and material that would be introduced to the State for continuing, or beginning, stewardship in the personal life of the individual member. Emphasis being placed on the fact that one must realize his/her individual responsibility in stewardship before moving to other spiritual areas of responsibility and ministry. 2. Developing a training criteria for State enhancement and leadership development in the area of stewardship 3. Stress our earthly responsibility in areas of management, conservation, involvement, ministry commitment and continued growth personally, collectively and internationally as we realize the role we are expected to play in stewardship 4. Utilize the significance of giving as one of the ways which we are expected to show our stewardship 5. Work with the State Treasurer to plan, develop and implement a plan of action to successfully achieve the goals set by the International Presiding Bishop, Executive Treasurer, General Overseer of Covenant Partners and the Bishop of Stewardship 6. Work with the State Bishop/Overseer and District Overseers to establish a state and district representative to work with the stewardship plan and program that is designed by the Bishop of Stewardship and accepted by the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council The State Director of Stewardship is expected to submit a monthly report to the State Bishop/Overseer with copies to the State Treasurer.

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STATE EXECUTIVE TREASURER

The State Executive Treasurer is appointed and/or dismissed by the State Bishop/Overseer The duties are as follows: 1. To reconcile the monthly statement of the economic status of the State treasury with records of monies raised, donated, received and deposited 2. Make A monthly report to the state Bishop/Overseer of updated funds status so that the State Bishop/Overseers report can be submitted to the International Presiding Bishop 3. Have a ready and prepared report at meetings called by the State Bishop/Overseer 4. Prepare an annual balance sheet of assets, income and expenditures of the State Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship 5. Compile and compute a report from the State and districts of overall financial status of the State Fellowship 6. Work with District Treasurers, where applicable, throughout the state so that an accurate record is maintained. 7. It is the responsibility of the State Executive Treasurer to make sure that 10% of the States gross income is forwarded to the Regional office.

STATE DIRECTOR OF WOMEN

The State Director of Women is appointed and/or dismissed by the State Bishop/Overseer and works from the formulated plan of action from the General Overseer of Women. The duties are as follows: 1. Receives and understands the plan presented by the General Overseer of Women 2. Presents a plan of action to the State Bishop/Overseer to implement the international plan and agenda 3. Develops a local plan of action to develop and stimulate the organization, training and productivity of women 4. Works with the District Overseers to have a District Director of Women 5. Ensures that continuous plans of implementation are developed throughout the State to improve sensitivity and sensibility to womens issues of spiritual concern and development 6. Develops A statewide program for the Fellowship and unity of women throughout the state, district country and/or province

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STATE DIRECTOR OF YOUTH

The State Youth Director is appointed and/or dismissed by the State Bishop/Overseer and reports directly to the State Bishop/Overseer. The focus of the State Youth director is, of course, on the Youth and the General Overseer of Youth and their spiritual development for Christ-like responsibility and the future of the Fellowship outline their involvement in the state as a plan. The duties are as follows: 1. Ensure that a plan for youth involvement and development is presented to the State Bishop/Overseer 2. Ensure that an annual meeting of youth is held in the state 3. Work with the District Overseers to assure that District Youth Directors are appointed throughout the state 4. That the plan of implementation is given to the District Youth directors so that they may coordinate with the local pastors in the district 5. Cultivate a list of all youth director representatives from each congregation within the State Fellowship 6. Work with the State Conference Coordinator in planning the Annual Youth Conference

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DISTRICT OFFICERS DISTRICTS

Districts are the heart and soul of the Fellowship. It is the true grassroots level of the Fellowship and is the foundation of the entire fellowship. It is on the District level that the evidence is affected and seen to implement the international vision as is presented to the Fellowship Family by the International Presiding Bishop. A District is formed when there are at least 5 churches in a locale of a state that does not constitute travel for more than 90 minutes from one area of the district to another. With the continuing growth of the Fellowship there is ample leadership to give credence to continuing structure. Evaluation will be done to determine restructuring of districts and territories and give credence and attention to country and provincial areas for restructuring of districts and leadership. The District Overseer is appointed to care for the diocesan responsibility that caters to the need of the District and monitors the district on behalf of the State Bishop/State Overseer. When a Regional Bishop should appoint an individual to become a district Director the responsibility is given for the individual to work and rise to the occasion that would qualify them to become a District Overseer eventually. As a District Director they are not afforded the courtesy of a cord or a robe. They must work to secure the necessary limitation numbers to qualify to adorn the Episcopal cord or robe as outlined in the clerical attire. The same applies to a State Director. For an individual to become a District Overseer they need to acquire at least 5 churches and ensure that they are adequate at paying their Covenant Partner fees. A District Director or a State Director report to the Regional Bishop until an evaluation is made to determine whether or not their status should be elevated and/or terminated and another qualified to properly fill the jurisdictional responsibility. A timeline of is required to evaluate the work of the District Director and should be monitored by the regional Bishop. When a District Overseer should diminish in responsibility to become inadequate as to the limited number of churches it becomes the responsibility of the State Bishop/State Overseer to notify the District Overseer of a timeline to bring the status of the district up to par or become demoted to the position of a District Director. The Bishop or General Overseer of District Overseers and the regional General Overseer is responsible for overall monitoring for the Office of Field Operations and reporting to the Office of field operations and to the Regional or State bishop as to the status of individuals if not reported by the Regional or State Bishops/State Overseers.

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DISTRICT ADMINISTRATOR

The District Administrator is appointed and/or dismissed by the District Overseer. The duties are as follows: 1. Oversee the work of exempt/non-exempt employees daily work activities, with primary emphases in the areas of business plan development and implementation, management of financial performance, development of marketing plans and marketing of services and products. 2. Prioritize responsibilities in the following areas: project planning, management and communications, leading proposals efforts providing proposals input, staff hires, and staff development including subsidiaries of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship. 3. Coordinate and direct support services, which include: secretarial and reception; administration; payroll; budgets; conference planning and travel; information and data processing; mail; facilities management; materials scheduling and distribution; printing and reproduction; records management; telecommunications management; personal property procurement, supply, and disposal. 4. Responsible for contract negotiations involving conference events and any other events associated with the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship, including supplies and or equipment.

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FIRST ASSISTANT TO THE DISTRICT OVERSEER

The First Assistant to the District Overseer is appointed and/or dismissed by the District Overseer. He/She is the local appointee coordinators for their particular cities of pastoral shepherding and become the local voice and spirit of the district Overseer to rally, recruits and secures the local community. The First Assistant to the District Overseer is responsible for being the eyes and ears of the district Overseer and informs him/her of matters of concern and need as they pertain to the local area. The duties and responsibilities are as follows: 1. Coordinating the local Fellowship program within their cities 2. Ensuring that the local Pastors are informed of local, district state and international news and correspondence relative to the Fellowship 3. Advocating membership and activity that will promote the growth and progress of the Fellowship 4. Aiding in ensuring that the State program and agenda of the State Bishop/Overseer is followed on the local level 5. Initiating fellowship among the local area Pastors within the Fellowship 6. Aiding in identifying struggling churches that are a part of the Fellowship in the local area 7. Assisting in making sure that all churches in the local area are in line with the assessments and requirements of protocol, participation, procedure and financial responsibilities as requested by the District Overseer and State Bishop/Overseer 8. To ultimately care for the needs in fellowship of the local Pastors within the fellowship so that they have a camaraderie

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DISTRICT DIRECTOR OF ARMOR BEARERS

The District Director of Armor Bearers is appointed and/or dismissed by the District Overseer. He/She is responsible for coordinating the list and activities of servitude of the local Armor Bearers as it pertains to fellowship activities on a local level. The District Director of Armor Bearers has the opportunity to ensure that armor bearers are properly trained and adequately informed of needs responsibilities and duties relative to the servitude of being an Armor Bearer in the Fellowship. The duties are as follows: 1. Work with the State director of Armor Bearers on the planned agenda that is approved by the Bishop of Protocol and presented by the General Overseer of Armor Bearers 2. Aid in providing the local list and compilation of Armor Bearers on the local level and develop a continuity of fellowship and rapport 3. Assure that the training and classes that are held on the international level are duplicated or replicated on the local level to ensure that Armor Bearers are receiving the same training 4. Present a monthly report to the District Overseer on the progress and productivity of the activities and communication to the Armor Bearers 5. Work with the State Director of Armor Bearers to ensure that an adequate and sufficient representation of the local Armor Bearer Corps is represented and present at local, state and international functions 6. Follow the outlined plan of the international presentation to ensure continuity on the local level

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DISTRICT DIRECTOR OF CHRISTIAN EDUCATION

The District Director of Christian Education is appointed and/or dismissed by the District Bishop/Overseer. The District Director of Christian Education is in communication with the Bishop of Christian Education to ensure that the District education program is in compliance with the vision of the International Presiding Bishop and Fellowship. Emphasis of concern is placed on the area of concentration as presented by the International Presiding Bishop and the theme, as deemed necessary, to begin productivity on said subject of emphasis. He/She, however, must develop an educational program that is productive for the state, district, country and/or province where he/she is located to enhance the educational opportunities for said area and jurisdictional responsibility. The duties are as follows: 1. Present a plan of Christian Education for the area of concern 2. Formulate a team of educators, teachers, trainers and developers that will aid in developing and implementing a jurisdictional education format and curriculum 3. Work with the District Overseers to plan training and educational training and education session 4. Develop an annual curriculum to present an implement to the District Overseer for the District 5. Keep a record of those attending, completing and fulfilling education classes 6. Certify, certificate and credential those who have completed curriculum classes

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DISTRICT CONFERENCE COORDINATOR

The District Conference Coordinator is appointed and/or dismissed by the District Overseer and reports to the District Overseer. The duties are as follows: 1. Coordinate the program for all State body meetings for the District Fellowship 2. Plan the detail of the program for all State body meetings of the District fellowship 3. Work with all District Officers who convene statewide meetings for all necessary planning operations 4. Work directly with and coordinate the planning of the Annual District Conference, District Youth conference and annual District Fellowship 5. Enter in negotiations with city convention and visitors bureaus for affordable rates in host cities for those having to travel to designated cities 6. By direction of the State Bishop/Overseer, to enter in to contract with convention agencies and negotiations on behalf of the State 7. Check and investigate sites where statewide meetings are to be held

DISTRICT DIRECTOR OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

The District Director of Economic Development is appointed and/or dismissed by the District Overseer and reports to the District Overseer. The responsibilities are as follows: 1. Become trained and familiar with the international plan and implementation of economic development as prepared and presented by the Bishop of Economic Development 2. Work with the State Director of Economic Development to understand the implementation throughout the state so that it is effective in the district 3. Work with the local churches to ensure that they are in compliance to receive economic development funding on a basis of requirements 4. Work with the local church to ensure that the church has a 501©3 5. Establish a local contact for compliance and information in each local church in the District 6. Ensure that programs and information are distributed to the local congregation in order to involve and avail them of economic development opportunities 7. Formulate and organize meetings that will stimulate growth and activity on the local level of the congregation 8. Assure compliance with state and federal regulations before allowing a congregation to become involved with economic development programs and opportunities A monthly report is expected by the District Director of Economic Development to the State Director of Economic Development on the continuing activities within the District. The duties and responsibilities are subject to change and expansion as deemed necessary.

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DISTRICT DIRECTOR OF ELDERS

The District Director of Elders is appointed and/or dismissed by the District Overseer. He/She has the responsibility of reporting to the District Overseer in cooperation with the State Director of Elders. The outline of responsibility of the District Director of Elders is in the program that is presented by the Bishop of Elders. The Bishop of Elders will present the international plan for the elders of the Fellowship. The District Director of Elders is responsible for implementing that plan for the overall growth and development of the ordained Elders in the Fellowship on the local level The responsibilities are as follows: 1. Work with the State Director of Elders to compile the list of ordained elders for the state by keeping record of those in the district 2. Receive the plan of operation and development from the State director of Elders to implement it on the local level 3. Encourage and enlist the talents of those willing to serve and avail themselves on a local, state and international level 4. Aid in developing the referral list of recommendation for ministerial elevation of elders with knowledge and background of ordained elders abilities 5. Prepare and report activities of elders on the local level 6. Report and evaluate abilities and desires of elders to participate and cooperate to the different levels of servitude by the elders in the many areas of ministry

DISTRICT DIRECTOR OF EVANGELISM

The State Director of Evangelism is appointed and/or dismissed by the District Overseer and reports to the State Director. The duties are as follows: 1. To learn and study the plan of evangelism as given and presented by the Bishop of Evangelism 2. To adapt the plan of the Bishop of Evangelism to the District of Ohio for implementation 3. Present a plan for implementation of the District to the District Overseer 4. Work with the District Overseers in ensuring that a District Director of Evangelism is appointed 5. Meet with the State Directors of Evangelism to understand the plan of action for District and State evangelism 6. Cultivate and develop the list of evangelism representatives from each congregation in the District 7. To promote growth in the Body of Christ in each congregation in keeping with the ministry and mission of Jesus Christ throughout the District 8. Make the outreach program of evangelism a tool of discipleship and educational training for congregations within the fellowship and the individuals reached 9. Report to the District Overseer and the State Director of Evangelism on the progress throughout the District and the districts as reported by the State Director of Evangelism 10. Aid in ensuring that the tools of evangelism are utilized that the local churches are affected for local church development and growth

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DISTRICT DIRECTOR OF FELLOWSHIP RELATIONS

The District Director of Fellowship Relations is appointed and/or dismissed by the District Overseer. The duties are as follows: 1. Follow the plan of the State Director of Fellowship Relations 2. Report and identify other reformations and denominations that are interested in thee Fellowship 3. Open the door of opportunity to fellowship and begin dialogue with sister reformations and denominations 4. Work with the State Director of Fellowship Relations to encourage continued dialogue and involvement with sister reformations and denominations

DISTRICT DIRECTOR OF INTERCESSORY PRAYER AND FASTING

The District Director of Intercessory Prayer and Fasting is appointed by and/or dismissed by the Overseer. The District Director of Intercessory Prayer and Fasting follows the international plan of the Bishop of Intercessory Prayer and Fasting and implements it on the District level in a manner that is relative to the jurisdiction. The District Director of Intercessory Prayer and Fasting duties are as follows: 1. Present a plan of operation and implementation of the international plan of the Bishop of Intercessory Prayer and Fasting 2. Present a plan for District wide prayer for fortitude of the Fellowship and the local church 3. Emphasize prayer as a necessity at any and all functions and gatherings 4. Stress the significance of Intercessory Prayer and Fasting 5. Work with the District Overseers to place and appoint District Directors of Prayer 6. Work with the State Director of Christian Education to focus on classes for prayer 7. Implement a District wide unified prayer program for unity and strength of the Fellowship and the local church

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DISTRICT DIRECTOR OF INTERDENOMINATIONAL RELATIONS

The District Director of Interdenominational Relations is appointed by and/or dismissed and reports to the District Overseer. The duties are as follows: 1. Understand the position of and plan of the International Bishop of Interdenominational Relations 2. Encourage membership by those who are not in the Baptist denomination 3. Become the covering of understanding for those who are in the fellowship and ensure that there beliefs are not compromised or changes in joining the Fellowship 4. Ensure that the doctrine, policy and procedures are understood by the joining denomination member 5. Train the member in the ways of the fellowship and encourage involvement 6. Work with the District Overseers to ensure that a district director of Interdenominational Relations is appointed

DISTRICT DIRECTOR OF MARRIAGE AND FAMILY ENRICHMENT

The District Director of Marriage and Family Enrichment is appointed and/or dismissed by the District Overseer and reports directly to the District Overseer. The position calls for a working and manageable relationship with the State Director of Marriage and Family Enrichment and that the State Director utilizes the District Directors in a council attitude of statewide educational, recreational and counseling areas of advantage whenever they are needed. The duties are as follows: 1. Work with the State Director of family and Enrichment to form and be a part of the statewide council of affairs on marriage and Family Enrichment 2. Identify the major concerns of family problems and begin to address them on a biblical level 3. Be an open door for marriage problems but be ready to refer them immediately so as not to get too involved 4. Unless certified and qualified, prepare to refer problem areas to the State Director of Marriage and Family Enrichment 5. Work at the discretion of the State Director of marriage and family Enrichment to ensure that all state activities are in line with the agenda and vision of the International Bishop of Marriage and family Enrichment

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DISTRICT DIRECTOR OF MEN

The District Director of Mens Fellowship is appointed and/or dismissed by the District Overseer and reports to the District Overseer and the State Director of Mens Fellowship. The responsibilities are as follows: 1. Work with the State Director of Men relative to the plan of implementation 2. Aid in developing a plan of action for enlisting, training, evangelizing and reaching men to bring in to the Body of Christ and the Fellowship 3. Establish a contact person from each church in the district, under pastoral appointment, to implement the state initiated program by the State Director 4. Encourage fellowship, discipline, morality and education among the fellowship 5. Develop a cohesive fellowship and camaraderie amongst the brethren in the congregations of the District for the continued fortifying of men in the Body of Christ

DISTRICT MINISTER OF MUSIC

The District Minister of Music is appointed and/or dismissed by the District Overseer and reports to the District Overseer. Since music is a major aspect of worship in the fellowship, this position requires a worship attitude and persons of musical aptitude, sensitivity and discipline. The duties are as follows: 1. To organize a District Music Ministry 2. To work with District Ministers of Music and assure that they are appointed so that there are District Music Ministers being organized and placed 3. Ensure that musical worship is in place for all District wide meetings, convocations and worship services as deemed necessary by the District Overseer 4. To assure the opportunity for involvement of those who desire to participate in the music ministry area of worship and discipline 5. Encourage workshops, fellowship, training and spiritual education relative to the music ministry 6. To submit a plan of music ministry growth for all District members of the music ministry to the District Overseer

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DISTRICT CO-DIRECTORS OF MINISTERIAL ALLIANCE

The District Co-Directors of Ministerial Alliance are appointed and/or dismissed by the District Overseer. This two-person positional appointment is in keeping with the belief if the International Presiding Bishops vision that our brothers and sisters in the Gospel Preaching Ministry are equal in the Full Gospel Baptist Church fellowship and in the eyes of God. There is a male and female Co-Director of the Ministerial Alliance. The duties and responsibilities are as follows: 1. Report to the District Overseer and State Director (in their respective genders) of Ministerial Alliance 2. Implement the delegated plan of action as designed and disseminated for the Ministerial Alliance 3. Request from pastors in the District the names of all of the members of the Gospel Preaching Ministry in the local churches and congregations (licensed and ordained) 4. Coordinate fellowship and programs that will stimulate and encourage a better understanding among both genders and develop a more cohesive working and spiritual relationship among them 5. Aid in arranging a support, sharing and informational network among those in the preaching ministry 6. Aid preachers in training and involvement relative to the outlined delegated plan of the International Ministerial Alliance, its goals and vision 7. Have a contact person in each congregation who will aid in informing and arranging the preachers within the congregation

DISTRICT DIRECTOR OF PASTOR'S FELLOWSHIP

The District Director of Pastors Fellowship is appointed and/or dismissed by the District Overseer. The Bishop of the Pastors Fellowship gives the overall plan of implementation. The State Director of Pastors Fellowship also implements his/her plan and works with the District Directors to modify the international plan to local needs. The duties and responsibilities areas follow: 1. Work with the State Director of Pastors Fellowship to involve Pastors in the district 2. Work with the First Assistants in local areas and cities to ensure Pastoral participation in encouraging each other 3. Encourage pastors in their duties and responsibilities 4. Identify Pastors who are in need of support and direction from the Fellowship 5. Work with the State Director of Pastors Fellowship to have workshops in the state and district 6. Encourage time for fellowship and discussion with the pastors in the District 7. Share information and materials that can be of assistance to Pastors

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DISTRICT DIRECTOR OF PROTOCOL

The District Director of Protocol is appointed and/or dismissed by the District Overseer. The District Director of Protocol is responsible for areas of protocol and is responsible for moving the Fellowship in a matter of "decency and order" at all District meetings, conferences, workshops, consecrations, funerals and worship services as the position deems necessary. The District Director of Protocol is responsible for the following: 1. Establishing order as it relates to the District flow chart of responsibility and areas of concern 2. Establishing order for ceremonial, purposes (i.e. lineups, processions, conferences, consecrations etc.) 3. Working with Christian Education to formulate training materials and classes to train and implement classes concerning and relative to protocol 4. Preparing information for distribution and use to the Fellowship relative to protocol and procedures as overviewed and approved by the Bishop of Christian Education 5. Working with the State Director of Protocol as a part of the Protocol Department 6. Calling in to question out of order procedures and processes that are ignored and disrupted 7. Addressing those who are out of protocol procedural order 8. Keeping a record of incidents and enforcing the criteria set forth as relative to Protocol 9. Reporting to the General Overseer of Protocol incidents of ignorance of protocol and assessing need for further action 10. Keeping a record of actions of resolve relative to disregard of protocol 11. Dispatching of letters of concern and addressing of issues that will enhance the significance of protocol and procedure 12. Establishing the order of worship and service for said programs and ceremonies 13. Work with District Overseers to establish protocol procedures and understanding for proper handling of issues and affairs 14. Ensure that leadership of concern is aware, informed and trained to protocol procedures 15. Determining process and procedure for District funerals 16. Determining proper procedure for called and announced programs and ceremonies that mandate the order of the episcopacy 17. Establish a procedure for ceremonial pomp and circumstance to assure the proper atmosphere and excellence attributed to certain ceremonial affairs

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DISTRICT SECRETARY

The District Secretary is appointed and/or dismissed by the District Overseer and reports directly to the District Overseer and State Secretary. The duties are as follows: 1. To keep an accurate record of churches that are a part of the District Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship 2. To assure the District Overseer that all churches claiming membership are in good standing on the local, state and international levels 3. That all churches are properly certified and certificated by the international and State offices of the Full gospel Baptist church Fellowship 4. Has a record of all major correspondence relative to international and state offices 5. Sends necessary correspondence relative to District business of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship 6. Has a record of any and all meetings relative to District business of the Full Gospel Baptist church Fellowship 7. Attends and has records relative to District services as they are deemed necessary by the District Overseer and or State Secretary 8. Delegates necessary orders relative to District services, conferences, workshops, meetings and funerals as they are deemed mandatory and necessary by the District Overseer and or State Secretary 9. Prepares credentials relative to appointments made by the District Overseer and his/her office 10. Administers as directed by the District Overseer and or State Secretary.

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DISTRICT DIRECTOR OF SOCIAL ACTION

The District Director of Social Action is appointed and/or dismissed by the District Overseer. And reports to the District Overseer and the State Director of Social Action. The program of Social Action is outlined by the General Overseer of Social Action and delegated to the State Director of Social Action who, in turn, delegates to the District Directors. The District Director of Social Action works with the following concerns: 1. Promote outreach of the local congregations in the fellowship 2. Actively encourage Outreach Ministry according to the Ministry and Mission of Christ 3. Establish media forum of communication about the Fellowship Outreach activities relative to Social Action 4. Ensure that the degrading and deprived areas of the local communities of the District are reached with the missionary message in a team effort through the implementation of the Social action program of the Fellowship 5. Establish a contact person within each congregation, under pastoral recommendation, to work with the Social Action program Note: Please understand that the Social Action area does not deal with or pertain to political issues.

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DISTRICT DIRECTOR OF STEWARDSHIP

The District Director of Stewardship is appointed and/or dismissed by the District Overseer. Stewardship is a major faction of the Family of God and mandates that every individual realize and discipline their own particular area of management as well as that, which is universally expected. The District Director of Stewardship is responsible for reminding the District Director of Stewardship responsibility in all facets of the Word of God and not only finance. The District Director of Stewardship is responsible for the following: 1. Working with the District Director of Christian Education to establish a curriculum and material that would be introduced to the District for continuing, or beginning, stewardship in the personal life of the individual member. Emphasis being placed on the fact that one must realize his/her individual responsibility in stewardship before moving to other spiritual areas of responsibility and ministry 2. Developing a training criteria for District enhancement and leadership development in the area of stewardship 3. Stress our earthly responsibility in areas of management, conservation, involvement, ministry commitment and continued growth personally, collectively and internationally as we realize the role we are expected to play in stewardship 4. Utilize the significance of giving as one of the ways which we are expected to show our stewardship 5. Work with the District Treasurer to plan, develop and implement a plan of action to successfully achieve the goals set by the International Presiding Bishop, Executive Treasurer, General Overseer of Covenant Partners and the Bishop of Stewardship 6. Work with the State Director of Stewardship, District Overseers and Senior Pastors to establish the stewardship plan and program that is designed by the Bishop of Stewardship and accepted by the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council The District Director of Stewardship is expected to submit a monthly report to the District Overseer with copies to the District Treasurer.

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DISTRICT TREASURER

The District treasurer is appointed and/or dismissed and reports to the District Overseer. The District Treasurer is responsible for keeping an accurate record of monies in the treasury of the District. The duties are as follows: 1. Providing a monthly report to the District Overseer of available and expended funds 2. Reconcile monies raised with bank statements 3. Tithe (10%) of the district funds raised to the state and maintain an accurate record of monies given to the state 4. Report an accurate balance of all monies that are on record to the office of the State Treasurer and give an accurate balance in the district treasury 5. Keep a balance sheet of assets and expenditures relative to the district account 6. Prepare an annual statement of income and expenditures to the State Treasurer

DISTRICT DIRECTOR OF WOMEN

The District Director of Women is appointed and/or dismissed by the District Overseer and works with and reports to the State Director of Womens Fellowship and the District Overseer. She is concerned with activities relative to and concerned with Women throughout the district. The program outline for Women is culminated from the International Office of the General Overseer of Womens Fellowship and delegated to the State Director of Womens Fellowship who will, in turn, implement the program throughout the state to the District Directors who then ensure that the program is in place with the local coordinators of the local churches within the local communities. The duties and responsibilities are as follows: 1. Ask for a representative of each pastor from each church in the District to be a contact person within the local church to aid in implementing the International program 2. Develop programs in the District which will enhance fellowship within the district 3. Hold meetings with local representatives of the Womens groups to keep all on the same page of the International program 4. Call business meetings within the district which will stimulate fellowship and socialization among the sisters and establish a bond and unity among them 5. Carry out the plan as outlined and delegated to the State Director of Women so that the District is in compliance with the international vision

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DISTRICT DIRECTOR OF YOUTH

The District Director of Youth is appointed and/or dismissed by the District Overseer. He/She reports to the District Overseer and the State Youth Director. The duties and responsibilities are as follows: 1. Ask each Pastor in the district to assign a person to work with the youth program from each congregation 2. Work with the plan as designed and presented by the State Youth Director 3. Develop a plan for the District which will coincide with the plan of the state 4. Encourage youth activities in the District on a continual basis in keeping with the calendar and program of the State 5. Encourage an interaction with the Youth which will generate a better relationship and fellowship with them prior to and after our State Youth Conference

SENIOR PASTORS

The Senior Pastor is the heart and soul of the Fellowship. They are the life force entity that gives vibrancy to the Fellowship. It is the Senior Pastors who are the supporting members who help to implement the international platform and "Vision" on the local level to aid in "Changing A Generation". The Senior Pastor is asked to work with the District Overseer to strengthen the District and the State. The Senior Pastor is asked to utilize the resources through protocol as designed and structured in the Policy and Procedure manual to take full advantage of the privileges and programs that are available to the Senior Pastors. The Fellowship understands that as a Senior Pastor that the utmost of respect should be given and afforded, as the Fellowship must have the wisdom, experience, support and presence of the Senior Pastor for the Fellowship to be successful. Therefore, the Fellowship has designed and prepared a manual entirely for the Senior Pastor to aid in their personal development and structure to strengthen the Senior Pastor and the local church. This manual is considered an addendum to the Policy and Procedure manual and is also available with the manual.

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GENERAL PROCEDURES Bishops Joining the Fellowship

By Definition, a Bishop in the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International (FGBCFI) is "a consecrated member of the Fellowship who is entrusted with a position of authority and oversight." Since its inception, the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International has not accepted the consecration of other denominations and reformations into the Bishopric. The FGBCFI, with humility, now recognize that our reformation has caused the birth of many other reformations that consecrate individuals to the Bishopric, and that there are instances where an individual consecrated in another reformation desires to become a part of "Changing A Generation." When a Bishop with a credential from another Reformation approaches the Fellowship about joining, for the first-time, they are presented with two options: Option A, joining as a Covenant Partner Pastor or Option B, joining as an Adjunct Bishop to the Fellowship, which is a category reserved for individuals credentialed as a Bishop by another Reformation, who desire to be considered for full assimilation into the Bishopric of the FGBCFI. Either option also requires that a copy of the credential from the other Reformation be placed on file with the Offices of Third Presiding Bishop, and Policy and Procedure; and later surrendered to the Office of the Third Presiding Bishop, and a copy forwarded from the Third (3) Presiding Bishop to the Office of Policy and Procedure as an attachment to Form No: FGP002 for elevations, promotions, reassignments, and resignation. Credentials are required to be surrendered following the period of observation, and at the point an appointment is made to a jurisdictional assignment or to an auxiliary area of responsibility. Other protocols governing this election are presented below. When an individual returns as a Bishop who was at one time a Pastor, District Director, District Overseer, or State Overseer in the Fellowship and left, was consecrated by another Reformation and then returns, he or she may only return as a Covenant Partner Pastor and must remain under observation for at least an 18 month period, pending further review in consideration for an appointment to a jurisdiction or auxiliary. The following Governing protocols and guidelines during and following an observational period apply in all cases concerning Bishops joining the Fellowship, without exception.

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Option A If a Bishop joins the FGBCFI under this option, they are agreeing to initially be accepted as a Covenant Partner Pastor, and to place their credentials on file with the Office of the Third Presiding Bishop; and to submitting the $120.00 per month. Bishops joining the Fellowship as a Covenant Partner Pastor are expected to function in the Fellowship in accordance with policy and procedure that pertains to Senior Pastors. A Bishop joining the Fellowship as a Covenant Partner Pastor, after one year of faithful commitment, he/she may be considered to advance to the office of Adjunct Bishop to the Fellowship, and will be required to begin submitting the $480.00 per month, as described in the position description for Adjunct Bishop to the Fellowship; and must adhere to the policy and procedure governing Bishops Joining the Fellowship. The one-year time commitment as a Covenant Partner Pastor will be applied toward the 18-month observation period time requirement, which is not to exceed 24 months, based on the prescribed observation period for a jurisdictional or auxiliary appointment. Upon completing the observational period and satisfying all requirements established for Bishops joining the Fellowship, an Adjunct Bishop to the Fellowship who initially joined the Fellowship as a Covenant Partner Pastor would become a full-fledged, duly consecrated Bishop of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International at the approval of the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council. Option B If a Bishop joins the FGBCFI and they desire immediate consideration for full assimilation into the Bishopric of the Fellowship, they are agreeing to be placed in the category of Adjunct Bishop to the Fellowship with the requirement of placing a copy of their original credential on file with the Third Presiding Bishops Office and making their initial submittal of the $480.00 monthly commitment required of Bishops in the Fellowship. Because the category of Adjunct Bishop is reserved for individuals credentialed as a Bishop by another Reformation who desire to be considered for immediate and full assimilation into the Bishopric of the FGBCFI, individuals assigned to this category are recognized as having been received by the Fellowship, as a Bishop pending further review, based on the prescribed observation period for a jurisdictional or auxiliary appointment. Upon completion of the observational period and appointment to a Jurisdictional or Auxiliary responsibility is made within the Fellowship, the Adjunct Bishop to the Fellowship would then surrender the credential from the previous Reformation, and become a full-fledged, duly consecrated Bishop of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International.

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Adjunct Bishops to the Fellowship are awaiting proper and full assimilation into the FGBCFI. At the point the determination is made to the Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops and General Overseers.

Governing Protocols and Guidelines During the Observational Period 1. It is mandatory that the Bishop of Christian Education complete an investigation and determine the legitimacy of the former reformation prior to he Bishop under observation being permitted to wear the liturgical vestments of the FGBCFI. Therefore, during the first 12-months of the observational period of an individual joining the Fellowship, the Third Presiding Bishop will assign a committee lead by the Bishop of Christian Education to investigate the former reformation to determine its legitimacy. 2. The Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship, International traces its Apostolic Succession to the Apostle Peter, and it is imperative that every Bishop in our Fellowship have Classic Apostolic Succession. Therefore, if it is found that the former reformation was not legitimate, and that the individual under observation did not possess Classic Apostolic Succession, which is the ability to trace the successive laying on of hands back to the Apostle of Jesus Christ, then the one under observation must go through a service of consecration and receive the laying on of hands. 3. It is mandatory that those under observation successfully complete the School of Episcopal Candidacy within the first 18 months of his/her acceptance as a Bishop in the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship, International.

Following the Observational Period In any and all of the aforementioned scenarios, the Regional Bishop of the Bishop being considered must submit a copy of the application for membership to the 3 rd Presiding Bishop and the Bishop of Policy and Procedure. The 3rd Presiding Bishop will make a formal recommendation to the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops council and the aforementioned steps implemented accordingly. At the end of the 18 months, the Regional Bishop of the jurisdiction of the Bishop under observation may recommend the said person to the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council to be considered as a Bishop in the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship, International.

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EXPANSION OF A STATE AND DISTRICT

The State Bishop/Overseer has the right to expand his districts should the growth of the state or tributary be so resounding that the change is necessary. No District Overseer should be allowed to handle more than is capable or considered meaningful. However, the state should not be expanded with District Overseers until it has been proven that the need for further District Overseers would be meaningful and appropriate for the state. Should a State Bishop/Overseer deem it necessary to improve or enhance their state with another district or a District Overseer then a letter should be submitted to the Regional Bishop and it should also become clear that the state and/or tributary is in proximity and realm for expansion after the Regional Bishop has declared it necessary and expedient. There should not be an expansion if the state is not in compliance with the other rules and regulations as govern a state and/or tributary. States must have at least ten (10) churches and districts must have at least five (5) churches at a minimum to be organized as a state or a district. *It has been deemed by the Bishop's Council that a District Overseer who has the ability to bring into the Fellowship and hold thirty (30) Covenant Partner churches, who are paying their Covenant Partners for at least one year, is eligible to be raised to the position of a Suffragan and will soon be duly prepared for Consecration to the Bishopric under the direction of the International Presiding Bishop. As a Suffragan the bishop must work with and report to the Senior Bishop who is still responsible for diocesan responsibilities in a broader area. Please see the post description for Suffragan Bishops.

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INTERNATIONAL HEADQUARTERS OFFICE STAFF

The Office Staff is comprised of the following: 1. Administrator 2. Book Store Manager 3. Customer Service 4. Data Entry Accts Receivable Clerk 5. Data Entry Clerk 6. Data Entry Lead Clerk 7. Director of Events and Planning 8. Director of Finance 9. Director of Marketing and Public Relations 10. Executive Assistant 11. Executive Assistant to Overseers Office (please see Office of Field Operations) 12. Executive Assistant to Pastors office 13. Information Systems Supervisor 14. Office Clerk/Receptionist 15. Payables Account Representative I 16. Secretary

These individuals are the make up of the Executive Staff of the International Presiding Bishop and serve at and in an executive capacity with executive privileges.

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HEADQUARTERS STAFF ADMINISTRATOR

JOB TITLE: Administrator DEPARTMENT: FGBCF Executive Staff JOB DESCRIPTION: A: Purpose and Scope Oversee the work of exempt/non-exempt employees daily work activities, with primary emphases in the areas of business plan development and implementation, management of financial performance, development of marketing plans and marketing of services and products. Prioritize responsibilities in the following areas: project planning, management and communications, leading proposals efforts providing proposals input, staff hires, and staff development including subsidiaries of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship. B: Responsibilities Coordinate and direct support services, which include: secretarial and reception; administration; payroll; budgets; conference planning and travel; information and data processing; mail; facilities management; materials scheduling and distribution; printing and reproduction; records management; telecommunications management; personal property procurement, supply, and disposal. Responsible for contract negotiations involving conference events and any other events associated with the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship, including supplies and or equipment. C. Organization Relationships Reports directly Presiding Bishop. JOB REQUIREMENTS: A. Education and Training Required to have training in the following areas: Knowledge and understanding of Operations, Sales & Marketing; Assessment techniques of examining, questioning, evaluating and reporting sales & marketing reports and operation's reports;

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B. Technical Requirements Required to read and understand technical and non-technical documents as it relates to the sales and marketing of and contracts for the Fellowships business services and products. This includes the ability to interface with both customers and personnel. C. Managerial Experience Some experience in managing operations, manufacturing engineering, product engineering and executing product marketing and/or sales.

Note: Administrator will be given significant degree of independence to determine how objectives will be met, provided actions are consistent with budgets, operating plans, overall objectives, policies and precedents.

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Bookstore Manager/Stock Clerk

Directs the operational, financial, marketing and personnel activities of a multi-purpose campus bookstore. Under direct supervision, sorts and delivers mail. Organizes bulk mailings and Operates postage meter machine. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Develop and recommend operational objectives of the Bookstore. 2. Develop schedule by which the operational objectives may be achieved. 3. Direct the preparation of retail sales plan including purchasing merchandise for special promotions for all departments. 4. Review departmental sales plan on a periodic basis to determine progress made in completion of plan. 5. Develop and implement new procedures. 6. Develop budget request and written narrative. 7. Plan, assign, and review the work of support staff. 8. Solve customer relations problems. 9. Direct in-store training program for all levels of store personnel. 10. Recommend improvement of physical facilities within the bookstore. 11. May manage microcomputer sales and service function including the development of training operations. 12. Picks up and delivers mail from/to US Main Post Office in a timely manner. 13. Sorts and delivers incoming mail, parcels, and other materials to university departments located in either single or multi-level buildings. 14. Collects, weighs, and affixes postage to outgoing mail, parcels, and other materials for domestic and international destinations in accordance with US Postal charts and regulations. 15. Maintains appropriate records regarding postage, registered mail, certified mail, parcels, and other mail requiring special handling. 16. Maintains current standards and compliance with postal regulations. 17. Keeps work areas orderly, clean, and safe; ensures proper care in the use of equipment and supplies. 18. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned. MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: A combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired is necessary. 2 years experience in bookstore operations is necessary. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: Ability to perform inventory, purchase supplies equivalent to bookstore needs, receive and complete orders using proper computer equipment and credit card machines. Count and perform stock inventory. Effectively manage time and schedules. Sort and/or distribute mail. Sort, check, count, and verify numbers. Record maintenance skills. Knowledge of United States Post Office regulations.

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Customer Service

1. The Office of Customer Service The office of Customer Service answers all phone calls, e-mails, lettered mail, faxes and walk in questions regarding information about the Fellowship. Matters concerning Covenant Partnership. Matters concerning dissolved office of Field Operations. Matters concerning deaths of Tiers of Leadership and family. Matters concerning data entry of registration. Updated phone and e-mail directories. Conducts surveys and polls regularly and upon request of Bishops Council and administration.

2. Work closely with the Office of the 3rd Presiding Bishop to: Compel Regions, States and Districts to fill out monthly reports according to Policy and Procedure manual. View and compile monthly reports from Regions, States, and Districts. Compel Regions to produce yearly updates of addressed, phone and e-mail directories of Regional Bishops, State Bishops, Auxiliary Bishops, State Overseers, District Overseers and Senior Pastors. Compel Regions to produce yearly updates of addresses, phone and e-mail directories of officers by Regions States and Districts.

Compile and maintain on file a yearly addresses, phone and e-mail directory via Regional Offices of all: Regional Bishops, State Bishops, Auxiliary Bishops, State Overseers, District Overseers and Senior Pastors. Compile and maintain on file a yearly addresses, phone and e-mail directory via Regional Offices of all: Officers by Regions, States and Districts. Compile, maintain and follow through on all complaints and grievances made to the Commission and 3rd Presiding Bishops office via monthly reports only!

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Data Entry/Accounts Receivable Clerk

Under direct supervision, performs complex data entry and related operations in posting accounts receivable payments, and or verification of data entry. Perform data collection and entry activities for a specialized data management system. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Receive accounts receivables; log and count account receivables. Turn in daily to Director of Finance. 2. Enter background information of annual conference delegates and offerings, i.e. covenant partners, debt-free offerings and other offerings as assigned. 3. Enter data with a high accuracy rate. 4. Other duties not related to data entry as assigned. MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High School Diploma or GED. 3 to 5 years experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: Knowledge of the principles, procedures and standards for the preparation and entry of computer data. Communicate effectively, both written and orally. Verify data input and correct errors. Record maintenance skills. Knowledge of computer data security access procedures. Knowledge of quality control programming methods, and procedures for on-line data entry. Document and maintain new and/or modified computer programs. Analyze and solve problems. Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. Ability to develop, plan, and implement shortand long-range goals. Analyze process and make recommendations for improvements. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: Responsible for accuracy of data entry for unit, identifying and implementing operational and quality improvements as appropriate, participating in the development of department goals and objectives and coordinating daily input and output priorities. PHYSICAL EFFORT: None or very limited physical effort required.

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Data Entry Clerk

Under direct supervision, performs complex data entry and related operations in posting accounts registration, covenant partner, debt-free and offerings payments, and or verification of data entry. Perform data collection and entry activities for a specialized data management system. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Enter background information of annual conference delegates and offerings, i.e. covenant partners, debt-free offerings and other offerings as assigned. 2. Enter data with a high accuracy rate. 3. Other duties not related to data entry as assigned. MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High School Diploma or GED. 3 to 5 years experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: Knowledge of the principles, procedures and standards for the preparation and entry of computer data. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Verify data input and correct errors. Record maintenance skills. Knowledgeable of computer data security and access procedures. Knowledgeable of quality control programming methods, and procedures for on-line data entry. Document and maintain new and/or modified computer programs. Analyze and solve problems. Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. Ability to develop, plan, and implement shortand long-range goals. Analyze process and make recommendations for improvements. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: Responsibility for accuracy of data entry for unit, identifying and implementing operational and quality improvements as appropriate, participating in the development of department goals and objectives and coordinating daily input and output priorities.

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Data Entry Lead Clerk

Under indirect supervision, oversees all data collection and entry activities for a specialized data management system. Monitors and maintains data quality, and implements and maintains quality control systems. Supervises a number of data entry staff, and plans and coordinates scheduling priorities. Investigates and resolves problems, and implements operational and quality improvements. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Schedules and assigns data prep work; coordinates daily input and output priorities and monitors data entry production levels. 2. Supervises personnel, which may include recommendations for hiring, firing, performance evaluation, training, work allocation, and problem resolution. 3. Logs receipt and completion, schedules, disperses, submits, and quality checks all data prep jobs. 4. Provides adequate security access and ensures that test and production systems are functional. 5. Develops, implements, and maintains new or revised on-line quality control/editing programs; identifies, plans and implements operational and quality improvements as appropriate. 6. Responds to inquiries and researches and resolves problems related to transactions handled by the department; serves as liaison with other departments or units in the resolution of day-to-day administrative and operational issues. 7. Participates in the development of department goals and objectives; recommends, implements, and administers policies and procedures to enhance operations. 8. Maintains a broad knowledge of state-of-the-art technology, equipment, and/or systems. 9. Greet visitors to the office, giving directions, answering questions, providing informational materials, general application or admission forms, etc. 10. Advise visitors of approximate duration of their wait and see that they are made comfortable. 11. Answer phone system or switchboard, relaying calls, answering questions, taking messages, and making appointments. May place calls as requested by superior. 12. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned. MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High School Diploma or GED. 3 to 5 years experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: Ability to plan work schedules and assign duties, and the ability to provide or arrange for training. Knowledge of the principles, procedures and standards for the preparation and entry of computer data, as well as foster a cooperative work environment. Ability to supervise and train assigned staff including organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Effectively manage

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DIRECTOR OF EVENTS AND PLANNING

SUMMARY: To direct the creation and administration of special events, activities and other public relation projects DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Provide creative and administrative direction for special events sponsored by the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship, such as dedication, special lectures, receptions, dinners, commemorative events, International observations and special recognition activities. 2. Meet with the Direct Supervision of special projects and other administrative staff to plan and implement special events. 3. Supervise the Special Events/Projects and the Visitor and Guest Relations units. 4. Handle public relations projects as assigned. 5. Interview, select, train, evaluate and, if necessary, discipline subordinate staff and volunteers. 6. Provide direction of Fellowship events involving external constituencies States, Districts and Regional Conferences and Summits. 7. Creative implementation and management of all business and social events held in the name of Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship 8. Travel across the world internationally as needed.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Administrative and functional supervision is exercised over 1-2 administrative/professional and/or 2-3 office/technical employees. MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: A bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired is necessary. Four to five years experience in public relations and special events management is required. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: Leadership and administrative ability, well organized and able to work well under pressure. Responsible, honest and able to report accurately. PHYSICAL EFFORT: None or very limited physical effort required.

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DIRECTOR OF FINANCE

SUMMARY: An administration/accounting manager monitors, plans and directs the financial policies and daily running of an organization and carries out the policies of the board of directors. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Evaluates the efficiency of work practices and administration 2. Manages the cash flow in and out of the organization 3. Plans and manages computer systems that record and store information 4. Ensures staff have suitable workloads and materials, and that they produce appropriate information 5. Analyses financial records such as payroll and income trends 6. Plans and prepares budgets and documents such as the annual report, according to organizational goals 7. Advises on the use of staff and resources 8. Analyses and monitors the effect of budget or policy changes on the organizations productivity 9. Ensures statutory requirements are met; for example, making sure IRD payments are paid on time 10. Ensures financial accounts are completed 11. Responsible for insuring company assets 12. Is involved in deciding on the financial and business viability of new and existing projects and programs 13. Ensures money owed to the organization is collected 14. May advice on legal matters. MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor of Science in Accounting or Business Administration

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: 1. Commercial skills such as budgeting and planning skills 2. Problem-solving skills including dispute resolution skills 3. Decision-making ability 4. Good communication skills 5. Administrative skills 6. Presentation skills 7. The ability to think strategically 8. The ability to evaluate business proposals 9. The ability to read legal documents and contracts 10. The ability to write financial reports and produce supporting documentation 11. Skill in analyzing and evaluating financial information 12. The ability to learn complex computer and business systems quickly. 13. Business and accounting computer packages 14. Information technology; for example, how computer systems affect organizations

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DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: Ability to motivate people and gain respect; be diplomatic and persuasive. Wellorganized and able to work well under pressure. Responsible and honest and able to report data accurately. PHYSICAL EFFORT: None or very limited physical effort required.

Director of Marketing and Public Relations

Directs sales and marketing management with communications and advertising materials to effectively represent the Fellowships products and services to customers and prospects. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Researches, writes, develops sketches of supporting graphics, and consults with printing firm representatives on the needs of projects as assigned. 2. Where appropriate, arranges for the development of videotape scripts and selects a film producer to handle the assignment. Overviews editing and voiceovers to assure quality production in line with the parameters of the assignment. 3. Writes draft speeches for senior management and reviews proposed speech with the executive, planning and events, and administrator. Arranges for necessary speaking aids. Attends the presentation and offers feedback. 4. May develop and coordinate multimedia packages-letters, brochures, and video, point-of-purchase display -- for particular assignments. 5. Develops direct mail programs, as dictated by assignment, and monitors rollout of the campaign and checks for success level at conclusion. 6. Develops draft advertising text and layouts as part of campaign materials and presents to Administrator, Planning Director and CEO for approval. 7. Schedules agency films and programs for presentation to organization and provides directly as appropriate to the situation. 8. Arranges for annual meetings, open houses and press conferences. 9. Gathers and edits information for news releases, and newsletters. 10. Prepares and handles distribution of annual solicitation letters. Maintains mail solicitation donor file. 11. Develops updates, or revise service brochures and mailing inserts as requested by the Presiding Bishop, Administrator or Event Director. 12. Participates as the representative for publicity events such as those sponsored by the Fellowship, including fundraising as directed by the Presiding Bishop, Administrator or Event Director.

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Executive Assistant (EA)

EA assists Intl Director of Events and Planning and Administrator and other staff by carrying out administrative and general office duties as directed. Receives oral or written instructions from immediate supervisor. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Arranges appointments, meetings and travel 2. Screens telephone calls and returns follow-up calls; sets up conference calls. 3. Types letters, reports, presentations and other documents. 4. Plans and organizes work according to office procedures established and determines priority of work tasks. 5. Organizes the photocopying of documents and special projects as assigned. 6. Carries out filing and general administrative work 7. Handles incoming and outgoing mail for Administrator and International Director of Events and Planning. 8. Attend staff meetings; types and transcribes letters, reports, meeting minutes and conference calls from rough draft, notes, or transcription equipment. 9. Order and purchase office stationery, equipment and materials. 10. Maintains confidential records and files. 11. Compose letters and memos with proper English grammar usage. 12. Other duties as assigned. MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Must have High School Diploma or Secretarial Certificate or 3-5 years Office Assistant experience and or work comparable; typing and computer knowledge, hands on a must. Knowledge and experience in use of Microsoft Office software i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point. Must have good organizational, communication and listening skills. An eye for detail and the ability to make decisions are also important. Keyboard and computer skills are essential. Need to have a well-developed understanding of his/her role and what other people in the organization tasks. Must understand office methods and information systems, and must be computer literate. It is important the Executive Assistant have a good knowledge of spelling and grammar, and writes memos and letters with proper professional verbiage. Perform follow-up of assignments and calendar upkeep. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: Secretary should be patient, diplomatic and discrete. Must be motivated, and able to work independently and as part of a team. Should be able to prioritize tasks, work under pressure, meet deadlines and relate to people at all levels; follow-up and task completion. Ability to motivate people and gain respect; be diplomatic and persuasive. Well-organized; must be able to perform under pressure. Responsible, honest and able to report data accurately.

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Executive Assistant to Overseers Office

Self-starter independent of daily supervision and self-motivated. Ability to direct and coordinate office services and related activities, including developing and supervising all activities relating to Overseers i.e., budgets, special projects, planning, travel, conference calls and duties of like manner. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Manage billing and collection process for State Bishops, State and District Overseers annual assessments, seeds and all finances relating to the Overseers Office. 2. Manage accounting, invoicing, including reporting to finance department all budgetary needs and expenses relating to Overseers Office. 3. Typing and secretarial support services for the Bishops of Overseers and District Overseer. 4. Direct and respond to telephone calls and/or written inquiries from Overseers, and other high level contacts relating to the Overseers Office and direct supervisors. 5. Develop, implement and maintain computer-based management information systems for the Overseers Office. 6. Prepare weekly reports of daily operations relating to Overseers Office. 7. Supervise and oversee assigned volunteers for specific tasks relating to the Overseers Office. 8. Travel internationally as needed. MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Two-year certificate or education/training relating to secretarial or administrative and/or higher education. Two to five years experience and/or training in a related field. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Analyze and solve problems. Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. Ability to develop, plan, and implement short- and long-range goals. Analyze process and make recommendations for improvements. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: Leadership and administrative ability, well organized and able to work well under pressure. Responsible, honest and able to report accurately. PHYSICAL EFFORT: None or very limited physical effort required.

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Executive Assistant to Senior Pastors' Office/Data Entry Supervisor

Self-starter position independent of daily supervision and self-motivated. Ability to direct and coordinate office services and related activities, including developing and supervising all activities relating to Senior Pastors i.e., budgets, special projects, planning, travel, conference calls and duties of like manner. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Supervise and oversee Data Entry department staff. Ensure all data is entered properly; schedules data entry and receptionist work schedules and vacations. 2. Manage billing and collection process for State Bishops, State and District Senior Pastors annual assessments, seeds and all finances relating to the Senior Pastors Office. 3. Manage accounting, invoicing, including reporting to finance department all budgetary needs and expenses relating to Senior Pastors Office. 4. Typing and secretarial support services for the Bishops of Senior Pastors and District Overseer. 5. Direct and respond to telephone calls and/or written inquiries from Senior Pastors, and other high level contacts relating to the Senior Pastors Office and direct supervisors. 6. Develop, implement and maintain computer-based management information systems for the Senior Pastors Office. 7. Prepare weekly reports of daily operations relating to Senior Pastors Office. 8. Supervise and oversee assigned volunteers for specific tasks relating to the Senior Pastors Office. 9. Travel internationally as needed. MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Two-year certificate or education/training relating to secretarial or administrative and/or higher education. Two to five years experience and/or training in a related field. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Analyze and solve problems. Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. Ability to develop, plan, and implement short- and long-range goals. Analyze process and make recommendations for improvements. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: Leadership and administrative ability, well organized and able to work well under pressure. Responsible, honest and able to report accurately. PHYSICAL EFFORT: None or very limited physical effort required.

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INFORMATION SYSTEMS SUPERVISOR

SUMMARY: Requires advanced skills in the inspection, installation, testing, and repair of microcomputer and peripheral equipment. Functions at a holistic performance level, which includes both technical and administrative aspects of service delivery. This level of performance should include technical support and backup services for most department supported hardware and software products (general knowledge beyond platform specific), increased responsibilities in network setup and support, and advanced skills for complex problem solving. Responsible for monitoring staff conformance with operating procedures and in-house training plans. Performance is regularly reviewed for effectiveness in meeting specific expectations. Must demonstrate attitude and ability to participate in a team environment to achieve group/unit goals. Functional contacts include coworkers, unit manager, senior technical staff, vendors, and on- and off-campus customers. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Perform on-site and in-shop inspection, installation, testing, and repair to microcomputer and peripheral equipment (may include on-call responsibilities). 2. Utilize diagnostic and data recovery software to install, setup, and configure common application software packages and operating systems (i.e. IBM DOS and OS/2, Microsoft DOS and Windows, Macintosh). 3. Complete applications and examinations for certification to service computer and peripheral equipment as necessary. 4. Perform warranty service and maintain records within database system of equipment repairs and inventory. 5. Perform dispatching duties, which include answering phones, logging work orders into database, and dispatching technicians to perform appropriate service. 6. Setup and maintain network interface systems (i.e. IBM Token Ring, Ethernet, AppleTalk, etc). 7. Install, test, and backup servers and network attached systems. 8. Identify and assist technical staff in resolving general and network related problems. 9. Develop written work plans and cost analysis for requested services. 10. Provide training to entry-level technicians. 11. Monitor staff conformance with operating procedures and in-house training plans. 12. Promote and ensure security/confidentiality of computer systems and data. 13. Perform related duties as assigned. MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Five years in the area of computer repair services and network troubleshooting. High school diploma or GED with an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired is necessary; additional vocational technical training is preferred.

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Office Clerk/Receptionist

Reports directly to the Data Entry Supervisor. Assists all office personnel in daily administrative activity where needed. Answer switchboard as receptionist. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Answers and makes telephone calls. 2. Greet customers with a smile. 3. The ability to type and make copies. 4. Organizes the photocopying of document. 5. Ability to use adding machine. 6. Carries out filing and general administrative work. 7. Handles incoming and outgoing mail. 8. Assist with data entry. 9. May provide back up to other staff as assigned. 10. Other duties as assigned. MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Must have High School Diploma and average typing skills. Must have good communication and listening skills. Need to have a well-developed understanding of his/her role and other people in the organization tasks. Must understand office methods and information systems, and must be computer literate. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: Well-organized and able to work well under pressure. Responsible and honest and able to report data accurately. PHYSICAL EFFORT: None or very limited physical effort required.

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Under direct supervision, review and processes for payment purchase orders, invoices, statements, vouches and/or other check requests as appropriate for departmental finance activities. Draws, verifies and post payment checks, and prepares ledger entries. Manages financial accounting and overseer volunteers during special events. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Manages the cash flow in and out of the organization. 2. Receives and reviews purchase orders, check requests, and/or other related documentation for completeness and compliance with financial policies. 3. Perform calculations to determine appropriate payment of internal/external payment requests. 4. Plans and manages computer systems that record and store financial information 5. Analyses financial records such as payroll and income trends. 6. Ensures statutory requirements are met; for example, making sure tax and bill payments are paid on time. 7. Ensures financial accounts are completed. 8. Is involved in deciding on the financial and business viability of new and existing projects and programs. 9. Ensures money owed to the organization is collected and bill payments are paid timely. 10. Follow up on account statements and other discrepancies regarding payment of accounts, and services as a liaison between departments and vendors in the resolution of administrative problems and inquiries. 11. Maintain logs, enters and balance account data, and generates statistical summary reports as required/requested. 12. Assist with the day-to-day budgetary expenses. 13. Organize a filing system that will work for research of operations, conference and overseers of vendors uses for each of these areas. 14. May advice on legal matters. MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor of Science in Accounting or Business Administration or 2+ years accounting experience.

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SUMMARY: Secretary assists Intl Director of Events and Planning and Administrator and other staff by carrying out administrative and general office duties as directed. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Arranges appointments, meetings and travel 2. Answers and makes telephone calls 3. Types letters, reports, presentations and other documents 4. Organizes the photocopying of documents and special projects as assigned. 5. Carries out filing and general administrative work 6. Handles incoming and outgoing mail for Administrator and International Director of Events and Planning. 7. Attend staff meetings and take minutes. 8. Order and purchase office stationery. 9. May provide back up to other staff as assigned. MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Must have High School Diploma and or a Secretarial Certificate; typing and computer studies is preferred. Must have good organizational, communication and listening skills. An eye for detail and the ability to make decisions are also important. Keyboard and computer skills are essential. Need to have a well-developed understanding of his/her role and what other people in the organization tasks. Must understand office methods and information systems, and must be computer literate. It is important that secretary have a good knowledge of spelling and grammar.

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DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: Secretary should be patient, diplomatic and discrete. Must be motivated, and able to work independently and as part of a team. Should be able to prioritize tasks, work under pressure, meet deadlines and relate to people at all levels. Ability to motivate people and gain respect; be diplomatic and persuasive. Wellorganized and able to work well under pressure. Responsible and honest and able to report data accurately. PHYSICAL EFFORT: None or very limited physical effort required.

OPERATING PROCEDURES AGE OF RETIREMENT

It is the desire of the International Presiding Bishop that all of our leadership will act and function in a manner that is conducive and productive to the Fellowship. Ideas and momentum for the Fellowship must always be at a fresh approach and sound in its judgment and reasoning. There are times that a Bishop and/or member of the Episcopacy or appointed persons may not be able to function in a capacity that is suitable or satisfying to the job or its performance. In those times it will be necessary to evaluate and disseminate leadership so that the Fellowship will survive and that nothing will be hindered or regress in that matter. There are other matters that generally constitute that the time of servitude has come to an end and possible evaluations must be done. Then there are the matters where an individual feels that it is time to step aside and give the responsibility to someone more knowledgeable or youthful. It is in those times that the question of the future endeavors of the Fellowship should never be in question. Because of this, it is important that our Bishops and appointed persons understand that the age of ones term of duty and expectancy has been limited to the age of 70. At the age of 70, persons will turn in their resignations to be accepted and/or rejected by the International Presiding Bishop as it relates to the position that they are in or have secured for a certain period of time. This will become effective in the year 2010. It is for this reason that we will have General Overseers working with the Bishops as this leaves room for transition and there is a sharing and mentoring program that continues to stimulate the Fellowship. The International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council reserve the right to waive this rule on any individual basis. While the resignation is mandatory, the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council are authorized to accept or reject such resignations.

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CONFERENCE CALL SCHEDULE

The revised conference call schedule of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship has been enforced to allow the adequate flow of information to be proportionately divided as the responsibility of the Regional Bishop(s) of the different regions of the Fellowship concern themselves with the business of the Fellowship as mandated by the International Presiding Bishop. This allows for pertinent and adequate information to be properly distributed and, it is believed, that a better circulation of information will be disseminated throughout the Fellowship. The revised procedures and schedule is as follows: 1. Calls are once a month for 45 minutes with each Region 2. Two weeks prior to scheduled conference call, headquarters staff will mail out monthly conference calls reminders to all leaders of each region who are affected by the conference calls 3. Two weeks prior to scheduled conference calls, headquarters staff forwarded a complete regional alpha-listing and financial report(s) to Regional/State Bishops, State and District Overseers 4. One week prior to scheduled conference calls, Regional Bishops forward to headquarters the leaders that will be present on scheduled conference calls 5. The week following the scheduled conference calls, Regional Bishops will hold a make up conference call with the leaders that were absent from the regularly scheduled conference calls. Upon completion of calls, the Region Bishops will forward a report to headquarters the make-up calls, minutes and roll calls of leaders present. 6. Leaders that are unable to make any calls must forward a written excuse to the International Presiding Bishop Conference Calls are scheduled after the 4th Sunday of every month. All calls are scheduled at Central Standard Time. The following is the list and order of calls: Central Standard Time 9:00 A.M. Monday Tuesday Exec. Council Central (At Int. Pres. Bishops Discretion) Mid-Atlantic Northeast-Central Western-Pacific Southern-Atlantic Mid-Western Wednesday Southern

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Roll Call Opening Prayer Financial Reports Topics of Discussion Concerns/Questions Closing Prayer NOTE: THE BISHOP'S COUNCIL WILL HOLD A MONTHLY CALL THE MONDAY AFTER THE FOURTH (4TH) SUNDAY OF THE MONTH FOR EACH MONTH. THEY ARE ALSO AT THE CONFERENCING DISCRETION OF THE INTERNATIONAL PRESIDING BISHOP AND SHOULD AND WILL BE NOTIFIED AND APPROPRIATELY CONTACTED AS TO THE DESIRES OF THE INTERNATIONAL PRESIDING BISHOP. IF THE INTERNATIONAL PRESIDING BISHOP DESIRES THE BISHOP'S COUNCIL WILL PREPARE TO CONFER ON THE CONFERENCE CALL CALENDAR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE INTEFNATIONAL PRESIDING BISHOP. THE SAME APPLIES TO THE EXECUTIVE COUNCIL.

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CONFLICT OF INTEREST STATEMENT

The International Presiding Bishop and The Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International take pride in being and organization of EXCELLENCE and also a tribute to what God would have us all to be and do through the Word of God. It is therefore, incumbent upon all of the members of the Fellowship that all business that is handled by the Fellowship is cared for with integrity and in a professional manner. All persons who are associated with the Fellowship and who do business for and with the Fellowship are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner maintaining the integrity of the Fellowship at all times. It is for this reason that there is a code of Conduct and disciplinary measures as it relates to every area of leadership in the Fellowship. In keeping with the foregoing, it is therefore against Fellowship Policy and Procedure that any leader, staff member or any other members of the Fellowship receive kickbacks or gratuity in exchange for arranging an introduction to other Fellowship leaders, staff or other members and friends of the Fellowship. The terms "kickback and gratuity" shall apply to money, goods, services, etc. and or anything of value. Any violation of this policy should be immediately reported to the office of the International Presiding Bishop, the 2nd and 3 rd Presiding Bishops, the Executive Secretary, Bishop of Administration and/or the Fellowship Administrator. Should anyone from these offices incur an infraction it should be reported to their immediate supervisor with a copy sent to the next level of superiority. A copy of the infraction should always be sent to the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishop of Administration The Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship reserves the right, where appropriate to suspend, terminate or otherwise discipline any leader, staff, or any other member of the Fellowship who should violate this policy.

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FELLOWSHIP AND MINISTRY FUNDING

The Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship must "Change A Generation." In order to facilitate this change, we are encouraged to aggressively acquire the things that God has planned for us in this particular hour. The Fellowship must be a leader in organization and development of those finances entrusted to its care. The International Headquarters, located in New Orleans, Louisiana is the central catalyst for all funding. The funding of the administrative staff, purchase of property, financing of the July Conference and other endeavors to build the local church is dependent upon funding from local congregations and individual commitments. States are asked to give 10% of funds raised to the Fellowship while Districts are asked to do the same. The Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship has adopted one plan to successfully meet and maintain its budget. The plan for funding is the visionary plan presented by our International Presiding Bishop that shall provide the successful ventures and productivity for our Fellowship. The plan is more commonly known as Covenant Partners. COVENANT PARTNERS Covenant Partners has been designed to allow individuals to participate in the growth of the Fellowship. The plan is devised to alleviate the financial burden on any individual member of the Fellowship. It also allows members of the Fellowship and general Covenant Partner members to be a blessing to an International ministry. The goal of Covenant Partners is to have 50,000 partners secured from the Tiers of Leadership and the churches of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship as encouraged by the local pastors. The Executive Treasurer and the General Overseer of Covenant Partners are the appointed leaders of implementing the Visionary plan of Covenant Partners. The implementation plan of ministry for the development of funds secured by the Covenant Partner ministry is as follows: 1. Care for the International Headquarters Office, staff and daily operations so that the Fellowship will have contact and Fellowship information distributed and resource information available on a day to day basis 2. Acquired and accrued savings so that investments and profit can be used to further the efforts and Vision of the Fellowship 3. The aiding of domestic and foreign missions that mandate the assistance and building of the Body of Christ. This allows aid to struggling and distressed churches by "planting seeds for the stamina, sustenance and support of said and designated ministries. This effort also ensures the planting of sister churches throughout the world to ensure that the Fellowship is effective in any and all aspects and areas of ministry 4. The acquiring of real estate which will improve the assets of the Fellowship and allow bargaining power for development of real estate and projects internationally

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5. Alleviate the continuing task of being concerned with expense for the Annual International Conference. This would allow for the Annual Conference to be debt free and funds to continue to be utilized for the other areas of concentration 6. Implement the program and ministry of Christian Education to enhance the Fellowship in designated areas of spiritual growth and direct the Fellowship in intellectual preparation to truly "Change A Generation." The Covenant Partner plan is designed to allow individuals of all aspects to share in the Covenant Partner program and ministry. All members of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship are encouraged to become a Covenant Partner. All members of the Tiers of Leadership are required to be Covenant Partners and will be duly credentialed to show their status as leaders in the Fellowship. The credentials will be signed by the International Presiding Bishop and will be given annually. Those who do not have proper credentials will be considered out of official status with the Fellowship and it will result in personal review by a body appointed by the International presiding Bishop. The financial commitment to become a Covenant Partner is $10 per month or $120 per year. Covenant Partners is now based on the 1224-48 plan which is as follows: 1. Each individual church is asked to become a Covenant Partner at $120 a month (12 members of the congregation giving $10 per month in support with the local Pastor) 2. Each General, State and District Overseer is asked to support with $240 per month (24 members of the congregation giving $10 per month) 3. Each Bishop is asked to support with $480 per month (48 members of the congregation giving $10 per month) 4. Special Cases: This area has been designed to allow our membership to participate in the Covenant Partner program in a time of concern and destitution. In the event of hardship or special cases an individual or church may submit a letter to the office of the International Presiding Bishop and, as a result, a $30 a month fee will be acceptable until a review is made or a determination as to the tenure of the hardship or special situation of the individual or the church. 5. Covenant Partner participants are asked to give at least $1 (one dollar) a month to show their good faith in supporting the Covenant partner Program Credentials will be given to individuals to certify that they are Covenant Partners in good standing and are supporting the Fellowship. Credentials will be submitted to the proper authorized person(s) by the International Presiding Bishop. They should be carried and on the individual person and in their possession during all Full Gospel Baptist functions. The greatest reward for becoming a Covenant Partner is the satisfaction in knowing that Covenant Partners are blessing the Fellowship by edifying the local church.

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DEBT FREE CONFERENCE

It is the desire of the International Presiding Bishop to have the Annual International Conference paid for in full before the meeting of the Annual Conference. A cooperative way and means has been developed to ensure that this process will take place and it allows all members to play an integral and significant role in the success of our annual effort. The following options are at the discretion of persons, leaders, churches, groups, etc.: 1. $20,000 donation 2. $10,000 donation FELLOWSHIP AND MINISTRY FUNDING CONTINUES 3. $5,000 donation 4. $2,500 donation 5. $1,000 donation 6. $500 donation 7. $100 8. Whatever an individual is able to give The process of Debt-Free and its amounts are subject to change at the discretion of the International Presiding Bishop. It is understood that Debt-Free will remain in place as we continue to hold an Annual Conference. Persons, leaders, churches, corporations, groups, etc. are able to participate in this effort on a monthly/quarterly basis and all funds and pledges are to be in by May 31 st of each year. Payments and donations for the next year are to begin immediately after the Annual International Conference.

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FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE COUNCIL

The Financial Assistance Council is an evidentiary group of ordained pastors and elders who are appointed by the International Presiding Bishop to aid in the assistance of financial support and substantive assistance to members of the Fellowship on an international level. They will also be the directive of mandates on a local level as the responsibilities are delegated. They are governed by an Auxiliary Bishop/General Overseer and aid in the areas of economic support as determined by a majority of the Financial Assistance Council and also assist in delivering hardware and commercial commodities that are in need at area churches. These areas will be determined by the Financial Assistance Council as directed by the International Presiding Bishop or by the Auxiliary Bishop/General Overseer and approved by the International Presiding Bishop. The Auxiliary Bishop/General Overseer is responsible for planning meetings, evaluating applications for financial assistance and coordinating efforts to assist in delivering supplies, goods, services and tangibles to churches throughout the Fellowship. The Financial Assistance Council is to work at and after the desires, suggestions and mandates of the Auxiliary Bishop/General Overseer as expected by the International Presiding Bishop and executed by the Auxiliary Bishop/General Overseer. The Financial Assistance Council will work with the leadership that is derived from the local diocesan responsibility and seek to ensure that the Fellowship continues to have adequate representation on and in the Council meetings and that proper persons are in the immediate knowledge that financial support and economic gifts are properly and efficiently given to persons who are qualified and in need to receive the annual gifts that are requested. The Financial Assistance Council is not limited to working with Churches but extends their services to Pastors who have undergone difficult circumstances caused by accidents or other tragedies not addressed through our Home Missions auxiliary. The Financial Assistance Council is given Episcopal status by the direction of the International Presiding Bishop and is to be dressed appropriately and accordingly as addressed in the "Official Clerical Attire" section of the Policy and Procedure manual. They are to be accorded proper seating at any and all functions of the Fellowship and recognized in the Tiers of Leadership as outlined by the Official Flow Chart of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International.

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FINANCIAL OPERATIVES AND CHANGE IN MANAGEMENT

The Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International prides itself in the growth, progress and productivity of the Fellowship as it continues to make an impression on the world in the preparing for the Second Coming of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. The management procedure is in place and will more than likely change as mandates, directives, order of business, terminations and deaths occur within the Fellowship. It is determined that due to alternative procedures that will be made in the Fellowship on a State level that it is important that State leadership have a continuity in its leadership and followship to ensure that all areas are properly covered as it remains to the payment of bills, requisitions and maintaining of accounts. The following is considered a format outline and a pattern of change in management to ensure that all areas of the operatives of the Fellowship remain in order and that the International Headquarters is aware of any and all things that are to occur: 1. All checking account statements and balances are to be submitted to the Office of Field Operations as deemed necessary, and are considered necessary, with all monthly reports to be submitted by the State Bishops/State Overseers 2. All expenses made by state administration are to be carefully scrutinized by at least three other individuals who are not a part of the administrative staff of the state network and officials 3. All accounts are to have at least two signatures on the account and ensure that all expenses are paid on a continuum basis 4. There are to be four individuals who are able to sign with and for all accounts who are listed on the bank books and records for signing and any two of the four may sign. State Bishops/State Overseers, Administrative Assistants and spouses are prohibited from being one of the signors on a State Fellowship account and/or being one of the four ­ checking or savings 5. No accounts are to be liquidated without prior authorization from headquarters and without the Office of the 3rd Presiding Bishop being notified 6. An audit on all accounts is to be made relative to accounts, bills, expenses and requisitions 7. All cancelled checks, deposits, withdrawals, etc. are to be noted and sent to the Executive Treasurers office and the office of the 3rd Presiding Bishop. 8. All records sent to the Executive Treasurer are to be ratified with proper copies sent to the State Treasurers office 9. No accounts are to be handled by the State Bishop/State Overseer but are to be handled by an efficient, bonded and/or certified individual who is able to stay in adequate contact with the Executive Treasurer, and the auditors at International Headquarters

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10. Any and all accounts are to be adequately dispensed with through the knowledge of the Executive Treasurers office and the 3rd Presiding Bishop who will in turn notify the auditors office

It is important that it is noted that any individuals leaving the Fellowship understand that they are not to remove, dispense, allocate or terminate the operations or stability of any funds that are within the confines and operatives of the State. Monies that are or may be due to the individuals who may be leaving may be submitted in writing to the 3rd Presiding Bishop and the Executive Treasurer with the proper receipts, records and/or paperwork necessary to determine the amount and status of funds to be dispensed by the state to said person leaving the administrative operation of the State Fellowship. No one is to deplete the funds of the state and then notify an owed entity of the continuing administration to be or become dependent on paying any and all expenses after having illegally removed and/or depleted the funds of the State Fellowship. There should also be a transition of any and all paperwork and records relative to funds when a transfer in administrative operations is transacting. Any attempt, removal elimination and/or that of funds from the state treasury of a Fellowship is considered contempt toward the Fellowship and is immediately punishable by law. The Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International will not hesitate to prosecute those who have been entrusted with the care and concern of the spirituality and funds of its members.

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HONORARIUMS

The International Presiding Bishop is considered the most benevolent of our beloved bishops and it is noted that he does not receive any gifts from the Fellowship. The International Presiding Bishop is honored and privileged to have invitations extended by so many denominations and reformations as well as the many ceremonial celebrations of the Fellowship. He has, at many times, considered the Fellowship first and sown everything back to the Fellowship. He has also planted seed into other churches so as to ensure that they are particularly covered and secured for present and future times and occurrences. It has been the concern of the leaders of the Fellowship that the financial acumen lauded unto our International Presiding Bishop is revisited and that the financial stability of those who are without diocesan responsibility is also revisited. The following honorariums for the International Presiding Bishop, Executive Council Members, Bishops Council Members, Auxiliary Bishops, Financial Assistance Council Members and General Overseers is noted for the purpose of their appreciation by those who have invited them and are the hosts of their service. State Bishops/Overseers and District Overseers are given the privilege of operating in their diocesan responsibilities and those areas have been revisited as well to ensure that they are justly and duly compensated by the people whom they serve. One should refer to the "State/District Timeline and Guideline Section" of the manual to reflect on the monetary gifts afforded the State Bishops/Overseers and the District Overseers. These guidelines are meant to be proper parameters of giving and accountability for those who have invited these guests and are by no means considered strict and rigid in their ratification. It should also be duly noted that leadership has the option to give back and plant into the lives that bring them and that it is this aspect of giving that makes the fellowship even more attractive. The following guidelines are submitted for the Fellowship: International Presiding Bishop $5,000 nd rd 2 and 3 Presiding Bishops $3,000-3,500 Executive Council $2,500-3,000 Bishops Council $1,500-2,500 Auxiliary Bishops $1,000-1,500 State Bishops $1,000-1,500 Financial Assistance Council $500-1,000 General Overseers $500-1,000 State Overseers $500-1,000 District Overseers $300-500 Pastors $300-500 Once again, these are noted guidelines and are not meant to be strict and rigid stipulations but they are there as a minimal thread of measure. It is also noted that these honorariums do not include airplane expenses, private jets or planes, hotel accommodations and necessary amenities as they relate to their comfort. These items should also be handled by the Episcopal office and should not be handled by the Bishop, Financial Assistance Council member or the General Overseer.

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INVITATIONS FOR THE INTERNATIONAL PRESIDING BISHOP The Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International recognizes the high demand for our International Presiding Bishop to appear and/or speak at different events. We recognize it as a part of our responsibility to protect and preserve our International Presiding Bishop to the best of our abilities. Within the Fellowship, speaking engagements for the International Presiding Bishop shall follow the following procedures: 1. The International Presiding Bishop is expected to appear and speak at the annual session and the fall session of the Fellowship unless prohibited by circumstances beyond his control. 2. The International Presiding Bishop is expected to appear and speak at any and all Regional Summits unless prohibited by circumstances beyond his control. 3. Any request for the International Presiding Bishop to appear and/or speak for any Bishop or General Overseer must be submitted to the International Presiding Bishops personal administrator. (See form FGPP003). 4. Any request for the International Presiding Bishop to appear and/or speak at any State Conference must be submitted to the International Presiding Bishops personal administrator by and only by the Regional Bishop of the state making the request. (See form FGPP003) 5. Any request for the International Presiding Bishop to appear and/or speak at any District Conference must be submitted to the International Presiding Bishops personal administrator by any only by the State Bishop of the district making the request (See form FGPP003) 6. Any request for the International Presiding Bishop to appear and/or speak for any local Pastor in the Fellowship must be submitted to the International Presiding Bishops personal administrator by and only by the State Bishop of the Church making the request. (See form FGPP003).

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MEETINGS, RETREATS, CONFERENCES, SUMMITS RULES AND REGULATIONS

The following rules will govern any and all events throughout the globe of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship. Consistent with the Regions, States, Districts, Meetings, Conferences and Summits on every level. The Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship leadership will utilize the following scope and design: 1. Programmatic Movement a. Speakers 50 minutes b. Christian Education Classes 1 hour and 15 minutes maximum c. Three (3) day event (consideration of leadership schedule - Senior Pastor, travel, etc.) 2. Logistics - consider time of year, travel itinerary for that particular Region, State, District or world, and weather. 3. Finances a. All offerings will be operated by envelope (for data base building and information systems) b. International office headquarters staff must be regarded to assist if necessary in fiscal affairs. c. No accounts can be opened in a churchs name; it must be in the name of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship relative to that particular Region, State and District. d. Signatures on the accounts must be one of that particular Region, State, or District and the other may be a local lead designated worker. Full authority must never be given to the lead worker, but the office of Full Gospel. 4. Operating Authority When coordinating a function for the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship on Regional, State, or District level if the event is linked to the International office (i.e. Annual and Fall Leadership Meeting, Summits, etc.) that particular office must: Submit budgets, six months to a year prior to the event unless otherwise specified. a. Receive approval of usage of logos b. Receive approval for commercials c. Receive approval for speakers and themes d. Agreement and approval of hotels and venues e. All of the above must be submitted one year to six (6) months in advance of the event.

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MEMBERSHIP GUIDELINES

Membership fees are required with the initial application for membership. Those fees are on the basis of membership status ­ individual membership, pastoral membership, and pastoral and church membership. Fees are noted on the sample application (Appendix A) and are to be communicated and understood during initial orientation into the Fellowship. Membership funding guidelines for a Church and Pastor are $120 each for a total of $240. The Fellowship understands that this amount might not be feasible at the time of desiring to join and has initiated alternative methods of joining to allow persons and churches to become a part of the Fellowship. Therefore, a Pastor may join for $145 ($120 for Covenant Partners for one year and $25 membership fee). Senior Pastors interested in joining the Fellowship must have a personal interview with an assigned District Overseer before application for membership will be accepted. An individual may join with $120 or begin paying $10 per month toward Covenant Partners and establish membership and relationship with the Fellowship and enjoy the privileges afforded by the Fellowship by establishing a financial responsibility with the International Headquarters Office. Pastors and churches that desire to become a part of the Fellowship may also join with the Special $30 fee that allows those who may not be able to afford the $120 Covenant Partner fee to remain in good standing and an active part of the Fellowship. A letter stating that the $30 fee is requested must accompany the application so that there is no discrepancy in the standing of the pastor and church. A membership church is also expected to receive Fellowship orientation from the State Fellowship Team of Orientation and receive a Certificate of Orientation to certify that they have become familiar with the basic foundational operatives of the Fellowship.

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OFFICIAL MONTHLY MEETINGS

In order to maintain a strong Fellowship, communication is essential and a vital part of growth. When an official meeting has been scheduled, all participants are expected and must be prompt. In the event that the scheduled participant is unable to be present, a representative is permissible where applicable (Bishops Council is an exception). PLEASE NOTE: THREE MISSED UNEXCUSED CONFERENCE CALLS IS GROUNDS FOR REMOVAL FROM POSITION AND OFFICE. REASONS FOR MISSING SCHEDULED CONFERENCE CALLS ARE TO BE REPORTED TO THE INTERNATIONAL HEADQUARTERS TO THE APPROPRIATE COORDINATOR AND SUPPORTED BY AND WITH A WRITTEN NOTE FOR RECORDS. The Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship's Official Monthly Meeting Schedule is as follows: Executive Council Every Monday following the 4th Sunday of the month Overseers Council Bishops Council Teleconference Every Monday following the 4th Sunday of the month Every Tuesday following the 4th Sunday of the Month Every Wednesday following the 4th Sunday of the month

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Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship Policy Manual MONTHLY REPORTS International Reports are due from the 2nd & 3rd Presiding Bishops to the Executive Secretary by the 20th of each month. Regional Bishops Reports are due to the 2nd & 3rd Presiding Bishops by the 15th of each month. Auxiliary Bishops Reports are due to the 3rd Presiding Bishop by the 15th of each month. General Overseers reports are due to the General Overseer of General Overseers the 10th of each month. State Bishops/Overseers Reports are due to the Regional Bishop by the 10 th of each month. District Overseers Reports are due to the State Bishops/Overseers by the 5th of each month. **July and December is the official "Rest Months" for the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship. All of the above shall be suspended during this period.

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PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS

In accordance with the growth of the Fellowship, it has been significant to ensure that the Fellowship was continually growing and that our saturation was at a pace that was second to none. At the same time there were individuals who were recruited for areas where they had little if any or no experience. On the other hand there were those who were recruited and had very little know-how but were enthusiastic about the work but fell short when it came to productivity. Finally there were those who were enthusiastic and may not have known what to do but generated some type of activity and helped take the Fellowship to higher levels of expectation. As a result, the Fellowship has had all of these characteristics and flourishes to this day. This does not tie the Fellowship to its present leadership, but at the same time there is something to be said for loyalty. The loyalty of all of those who have started the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship is considered valuable and most noteworthy for the history of the Fellowship. Performance Evaluations have been a tool of accuracy in leadership and have been good at measuring the effectiveness of leadership in many an organization. This effectiveness at the high point of leadership is strong and yet helpful in qualifying leadership for the future and holding it to a certain standard that will prove to be even more effective for the Fellowship. It is because of this and the future of the Fellowship that Performance Evaluations for the Episcopacy and Appointed Persons have been ratified and will be done throughout the Fellowship. The procedure will be as follows: 1. The International Presiding Bishop will do the evaluations of the Executive Council 2. The International Presiding Bishop will designate those from the Executive Council to perform the evaluations on the Bishops Council and Auxiliary to the Council Bishops. 3. The Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers will conduct the evaluations of the Auxiliary Bishops and General Overseers 4. The Regional Bishops will conduct the evaluations of State Bishops/Overseers* 5. State Bishops will conduct the evaluations of all appointed District Overseers and State Officers The evaluations are to be conducted every three years (i.e., if conducted in 2002 the next evaluation will be done in 2005. The evaluations are to be conducted in a years time frame and will be compiled by the Office of Policy and Procedure after completion. All evaluations are to be discussed and formulated before the International Presiding Bishop and conclusive matters will be conducted after the evaluations are complete.

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PROCEDURES FOR PUBLIC RELATIONS

The Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship is a productive and progressive Movement in the Lord. As a progressive movement, often the International Headquarters and State offices shall be presented with media related issues. These issues may vary from Socio-Political to religious controversial issues. We endeavor to maintain integrity and exclusive privilege of sound judgment in all that we do as a Fellowship. The International Headquarters should be contacted as far as concerns that need to be addressed as well as the Office of the Bishop of Public Relations. Personal opinions that are not the expression of the International Presiding Bishop or not approved by the Executive or Bishops Council should not be shared, expressed or remarked on behalf of the Fellowship. The following procedures should be facilitated in responding to media related issues: PRESS RELEASES All media issues relevant to the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship shall be released by the Office of the Executive Secretary in conjunction with the Bishop of Public Relations depending on the nature of the subject matter in the form of a "Press Release." A "Press Release" may be duplicated and forwarded to Regional and State Offices for local distribution and local "Press Releases." Such events that would require a "Press Release" includes but is not limited to: The Annual International Conference in July, Crusades, State Conferences, District Conferences, Annual Leadership Summit, Seminars, Workshops, Opening of Full Gospel facilities or other newsworthy events which require recognition and/or responses from the Fellowship. Issues of emergency or needing immediate attention must be responded to within 72 hours or less, otherwise International Headquarters reserves the right to respond. SOCIO/POLITICAL/ECONOMIC ISSUES Although it is not the intent of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship to respond to all media issues, there shall be instances when moral and ethical principles of our society are threatened. As we endeavor to "Change A Generation," it is our responsibility to take a stand on issues that would preserve our Biblical heritage and our sacred Worship to God. In order to ensure that the statement offered by the Fellowship makes us one in consensus, good judgment and of a Biblical foundation, the procedure shall reflect as such. The Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship is not a movement based on political platforms, but Biblical doctrine and creed. The Bishop of Public Relations shall review the media issue and obtain information that supports both adverse and favorable positions. A report shall be submitted to the International Presiding Bishop for prayer, review and commentary. The International Presiding Bishop shall consult with the Executive Council members and/or professionals in the specific where applicable. Following the consultation, the International Presiding Bishop shall submit a statement to the Executive Secretarys office. The Executive Secretary shall prepare an Official Press release to be forwarded to the College of Bishops and media. Regional Bishops must forward all information to the State Bishop/Overseer. The State Bishops/Overseers must then forward all information to the District Overseers and then to local Pastors. Even in this socio political climate it must be responded to in a timely manner, 72 hours or less still standing. Headquarters still reserving all rights to proceed if no timely response is rendered and officially contacting the other levels of leadership as deemed necessary.

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STATE/DISTRICT CONFERENCE PRECISION TIMELINE AND GUIDELINES

Fifteen (15) minutes prior to the Call to Worship Experience, pre-announcements shall be read. These announcements should outline the next day(s) event, July Conference including audio and video sales, Church Ministry Conference, Sunday Morning Viewing of the International Presiding Bishop (on BET). Please consult your local television guide for time and channel and other pertinent information having been forwarded from the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International Headquarters.

1 Minute 1 Minute 1 Minute 15 Minutes Call to Worship Scripture Prayer Praise & Worship State/District Officer or Supportive Pastor State/District Officer or Supportive Pastor State/District Officer or Supportive Pastor State/District Praise Team

(Entrance of Presiding Bishop or Presider and those designated in the pulpit) 1 Minute 10 Minutes 3 Minute 15 Minutes 1Minute 5 Minutes 1Minute 50 Minutes 10 Minutes 6 Minutes 3 Minutes Welcome State/District Officer or Supportive Pastor

Selections State/District Choir (Preferably (1) Upbeat Selection and (1) Slow Selection) State Focus/Vision State Bishop/State or District Overseer

*Offering State/District Officer or Supportive Pastor (Must Follow Fellowship Procedure) Introduction of Soloist Guest Soloist Introduction of Speaker Spoken Word Invitation to Discipleship Remarks/Covenant Partners Announcements/Benediction Presiding Bishop, Regional Bishop, State Bishop/State or District Overseer State/District Officer or Supportive Pastor State/District Officer or Supportive Pastor Guest name, City, State State/District Officer or Supportive Pastor Guest Preacher

*The Fellowship offering must be conducted with the use of envelopes. This is also standard for Covenant Partner offerings. Regions, States and Districts are responsible for the acquisition, expense and printing of all envelopes for regional, state and district meetings. This also applies to Covenant Partner envelopes. The State Conferences are to be an exciting time for the culmination of sister congregations in the state. It is a setting that allows for fellowship and structure on a smaller level but also lends to recruitment, membership and growth. Consistency in State Conferences is significant in ensuring that the Fellowship guidelines are followed and the flavor of the Fellowship is maintained.

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The following guidelines are the proper policy and procedure relative to State Conferences and should be followed: STATE CONFERENCE SPEAKERS (Preaching Assignments) The order of preaching during State Conferences should be as follows: Regional Bishop (One night) State Bishop/Overseer (One Night) Guest Speaker ­ (i.e., College of Bishops or States Choice) If the Regional Bishop, State Bishop/Overseer choose not to accept their assigned night of speaking, they may be replaced with a guest speaker of the States choice.

LOVE OFFERINGS A Love Offering should be raised and presented to the State Bishop/Overseer whether they speak or not at the minimum of $1,000. The Regional Bishops room accommodation expenses should be covered by the State and these funds may be retrieved from the States account The Regional Bishop should be given a Love Offering which should be retrieved fro the States account whether they preach or not at the minimum of $1,000.

If there is a visiting State Bishop/Overseer during the State Conference, the State should offer the courtesy of caring for room accommodation expenses. These services may be provided only if the States budget has been fully covered. DISTRICT CONFERENCE SPEAKERS (Preaching Assignments) The order of preaching during District Conferences should be as follows: State Bishop (one night) if applicable and able District Overseer (one night) Guest Speaker ­ (i.e. State Officer, District Officer, Visiting Bishop and/or guest or whoever is affordable and conducive to the District financial responsibility) LOVE OFFERINGS A Love Offering should be raised and presented to the District Overseer whether they speak or not at a minimum of $500. The State Bishops room and accommodations should be covered by the District and these funds may be retrieved from the District Account. The State Bishop should be given a Love Offering which should be retrieved from the District Account whether they preach or not at a minimum of $1,000. If there is a visiting State Bishop/Overseer, State Officer, or out of town visitor and/or guest of any type, the district should offer the courtesy of caring for the room

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accommodations and necessary expenses. These services may be provided only if the Districts budget has been fully covered. FELLOWSHIP FUNDS All finances raised in the name of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International are solely the funds of the Fellowship as raised on international, national, state and district levels. The Fellowship entrusts the funds of any and all monies raised to the local Fellowships and their fundraising activities but have determined that all funding that is raised, solicited, requested and/or requisitioned is the property and under the direction of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International, Inc. In the case of death, resignation and/or concerns that may question the validity of the present leadership or distribution of funds the Fellowship reserves the right to place a hold on all funds until the matters are resolved and funds are properly, legally and adequately placed back into the hands of the Fellowship. All funds that are given and designated to the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International are not only the property of the Fellowship, but all funds that are designated and/or raised for certain and designated areas of the Fellowship and the Fellowship determines another use for said funds are strictly the responsibility and at the discretion of the leaders of the Fellowship and are not refundable because of use in another area. The Fellowship reserves the right to designate funds into areas so that the Fellowship may adequately and properly carry out its formal duties and operations. If requested, a report of the spending of funds will be given to those who are current Covenant Partners or large donors. All funding expenses are at the discretion of the Bishops Council and those who would seek to improperly remove funds from the Fellowship are open to legitimate and legalized prosecution. Anyone, person or organization, who seeks to improperly remove funds from the Fellowship and desire to move funding to a personal account, another organization and/or the facade of a non-existent operation, is also open to the penalties of the law to the fullest extent.

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STATE FELLOWSHIP ORGANIZATION AND OPERATION

The Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International is a respectable Fellowship that is progressively and continually growing to become an international organism of great proportions. All directives and operatives of the Fellowship are directed from the International Presiding Bishop, the Executive Council, the Bishops Council, the Fellowship Administrator and the staff of the International Headquarters as, mandated by the rules, regulations, operatives, policy and procedure of the Fellowship. The States and Districts operate at the fundamental directives of the policies set therein at the called and directed meetings and set necessary policy information and precedence that will stimulate and aid in the progression of the Fellowship. All states are directed to begin and establish documents as mandated by the international headquarters when notified by the international office that will legitimize them in their particular states and/or provinces that will allow them to function and operate properly in their states and/or provinces to effectively operate efficiently and ultimately in the growth of the Fellowship in their respective areas of determining operation. It is also important that with the establishment, filing and receiving of a certified and ratified legal documents as mandated by the fellowship from the state of the Fellowship that it is received in the office of the International Headquarters. After the proper filing of the State Fellowship documents then a filing for whatever necessary documents as expected and determined by the international headquarters and expected by the orders of the Bishop of Administration. are expected to prepare for the eventual filing of any other necessary documents that will certify us on a local level and allow us to determine the future status and operation of the incorporated Fellowship. Though the individual state is filed under its own autonomy it is significant that the corporation papers attribute its allegiance to the International office but has a disclaimer that no one individual, members or collective of members of the Fellowship may direct, refer or infer that any part or liability of their operations is effected or should be referred to the International office, headquarters, the International Presiding Bishop, and/or to his designates or representatives as is deemed apropos. All information, directives and associated mandates that oversee the operatives are asked to be directed to the International Headquarters so that all states are under the same guise and that there is no differentiation as to the forming, filing and evidential operation of the State Fellowship. The International Presiding Bishop will determine who and what guise in the International Headquarters will oversee the operational mandates of the procuring of all documents and certification relative to mandatory certification of a determi9ned state Fellowship. It will be under the directives of the Bishop of Administration and determined by his office at the directives of the International Presiding Bishop. All State Bishops/State Overseers are required to submit such information as soon as possible to solidify and establish the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International to the International Headquarters to determine if all faculties and areas of concern are properly followed and adhered to as the rules and regulations of indoctrination are already established and continue to be a part of proper and adequate policy.

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The International Presiding Bishop shall and will determine if and when a department or legal counsel will govern the overseeing of all and any operations as mandated by him and/or the Bishops Council. This will determine the governing and/or Episcopal authority that will oversee these areas of concern and also aid in ensuring that all and any qualities and concerns are properly filed and under the scrutiny of not only the Fellowship but also are adequately filed and submitted as to the laws of the state or province.

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WRITTEN AND PRINTED MATERIALS

All written, printed and reproduced materials (i.e. stationery, souvenirs, banners, etc.) should include the following names relative to the position that is held and level of episcopacy and appointment: State Bishop/Overseers Materials: Bishop Paul S. Morton, International Presiding Bishop The Executive Secretary The Regional Bishops name The State Bishop/State Overseers name Regional Bishops Materials: Bishop Paul S. Morton, International Presiding Bishop 2nd Presiding Bishop 3rd Presiding Bishop Executive Secretary Regional Bishop Bishops Council Members Materials: Bishop Paul S. Morton, International Presiding Bishop 2nd Presiding Bishop 3rd Presiding Bishop Executive Secretary Council Member Auxiliary Bishops Materials: Bishop Paul S. Morton, International Presiding Bishop 2nd Presiding Bishop 3rd Presiding Bishop Executive Secretary Auxiliary Bishop General Overseers Materials: Bishop Paul S. Morton, International Presiding Bishop 2nd Presiding Bishop 3rd Presiding Bishop Executive Secretary General Overseer District Overseers Materials: Bishop Paul S. Morton, International Presiding Bishop Executive Secretary Regional Bishop State Bishop/State Overseer District Overseer

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EPISCOPAL SELECTION AND CONSECRATION APPOINTMENT AND ASCENSION OF THE INTERNATIONAL PRESIDING BISHOP

In order to sustain and maintain the integrity and the Vision of the position of the Chief Apostle, The International Presiding Bishop, it has been deemed and mandated that the Bishops Council elect from its governing body the successor to this esteemed and spiritual position. Upon the retirement or death of the International Presiding Bishop the process for selection of the International Presiding Bishop will take place. In the case of retirement, the process will take place prior to the time of retirement in order to give proper time for transition and succession of new leadership. Upon the death of the International Presiding Bishop, a thirty day International Period of Mourning and Fasting and Prayer shall be acknowledged. The second Presiding Bishop will care for the affairs of the Fellowship during the period of mourning. In the case of the 2nd Presiding Bishop being unable to perform the necessary duties, the responsibility will become that of the 3rd Presiding Bishop. Should the 3rd Presiding Bishop be unable to function, the Executive Secretary will become the officiating officer through the process. Following this period, the Bishops Council shall convene for the sole purpose of the election of one of its members to serve as the International Presiding Bishop. The Bishops Council once convened for this purpose shall not adjourn until the selection is made and a successor named for the spiritual leadership of the Fellowship. Upon majority consensus, the elevated Bishop shall be announced by the Executive Secretary as the International Presiding Bishop.

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APPOINTMENT OF A BISHOP

The selection of a Bishop is a very serious and tedious concern and process. The life of an individual immediately is under the scrutinizing glass when it is understood that they have become a candidate for the Bishopric. The process is as follows: 1. The International Presiding Bishop asks the 3rd Presiding Bishop to begin the process of convening a council for the purpose of selecting candidates for Bishop-candidacy 2. A letter is sent to all Regional Bishops for a letter of reference for the candidates to be considered. All candidates must be recommended by September 15th for the consecration in the Annual conference of the following year. 3. The letter from the Regional Bishops office to the 3rd Presiding Bishop must include the following: Letter from Regional Bishop Character letter from the candidates spouse Letter of Support from a leader of the Church addressing the candidates Pastoral leadership If the candidate is a State Overseer, a letter of support from all District Overseers in his/her jurisdiction A letter from the candidate telling why he/she desires to be a Bishop A letter of support from a ministry son or daughter A letter of support from a community or political group A letter from a spiritual covering A letter in the candidates own words stating "What You See Full Gospel In The Future 4. After thorough review and discussions with the International Presiding Bishop the 3rd Presiding Bishop will make an official presentation of the candidates during the Fall Bishops Council meeting. The 3rd Presiding Bishop is at liberty to conduct interviews and make any other investigations regarding the person being considered prior to his/her recommendation to the Bishops Council. 5. At the approval of the Bishops Council, the 3rd Presiding Bishop compiles a letter and sends the letter to the Bishop of Christian Education with a copy to the Bishop of Policy and Procedure. These Bishops jointly serve as leaders of the School of Episcopal Candidacy. 6. On or before December 1, The Bishop of Policy and Procedure sends a letter to the candidate informing them of their acceptance or rejection into the School of Episcopal Candidacy with a schedule of classes and other related information. 7. The School of Episcopal Candidacy begins no later than December 15 th and must conclude before the February Bishops Council Meeting. All candidates must attend and complete the curriculum with a passing score in order to be recommended as Bishop-designate. 8. All candidates must appear before the Catechism committee on the last day of the School of Episcopal Candidacy. The candidates spouse must also appear before the catechism committee. The catechism committee shall always consist of at least the following: Bishop of Christian Education, Bishop of Policy and Procedure, Bishop of Training and Church Development, Bishop of Marriage and

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CONSECRATION OF A BISHOP

This section aids in defining the procedural role of selection of an individual to the Bishopric and what is expected upon assuming this spiritual and Biblical role for the Kingdom and the role in the Fellowship. A Bishop is a spiritual manager who has the desire to not only serve the calling of preaching and evangelizing the world, but who is also significant to caring for the needs of those who are also Preachers and Pastors in their own right. One of the most trying areas of the preaching ministry is feeling isolated, abandoned and alone in an aspect of life where you are giving so much and receiving so little back from those to whom you give. A Bishop not only has a heart for the people ­ but a heart for the preacher, the cause, and the movement and is ready to use his/her gifts in any way profitable for the Kingdom of God. Baptists are now in a move of God within the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship where Bishops are accepted and acknowledged because of the need to have mentors, Fathers/Mothers, and leaders to whom we can be accountable who will cover pastors and leaders in the Body of Christ. Bishops also give the movement an understanding of subjectivity and submission to authority and role models. It is significant that as pastors and leaders that there is someone to whom we can look up and respect in these times of independence and lack of moral leadership. The role of the Bishop allows for respect to be given and shared by pastoral and ministerial leadership to authoritative figures who have the heart and interest of pastors and leaders as a first concern.

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STANDARDS OF A BISHOP

Much is required of the Bishop. Not only is the Bishop anointed to do the Godly work of the Kingdom, but in order to be effective in the role he must also become the picture of integrity and leadership when walking in the consecrated office. The actions, posture and life of the Bishop become more of an open perspective as elevation has taken place in their life of the Bishop and his/her family. It is expected for the Bishop to walk and live above and beyond human standards in order to be an example of Jesus Christ. Though it is possible it is sometimes difficult. Bishops are to be the role models and spiritual examples to those whom they lead and in the capacity that they will serve. Because the visibility and notability of the Bishop increases it is significant that the lifestyle exemplify a life of Holiness that is acceptable to God. The reputation of a Bishop before consecration may have had its tainting in the past, but "if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature." The Bishop is expected to develop a life of discipline before consecration and become even stronger after consecration. The standards of a Bishop are exemplified in the life of Christ and in the lives of the Apostles after they received the power and presence of the Holy Ghost. It is the sustenance of the Holy Ghost that enables the Bishop to walk in the expected Holiness that is required by Christ in the lives of all His followers. In order to maintain the integrity of the Body of Christ and the Fellowship it is significant that the standards of a Bishop are understood before consecration to this sacred office and that the responsibility of the office become the standard of life for the person of intent and question to ascend to this Holy office ­ "A Bishop must be blameless". The standards are also listed and defined in the certificate of consecration.

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ORDER OF WORSHIP AND CONSECRATION SERVICE OF A BISHOP

Call to Worship and Responsive Reading Apostolic Processional Reading of the Old Testament Reading of the New Testament Reading from the Epistle Hymn Invocation Selection Offering Introduction of Speaker Selection The Word of God Invitation SERVICE OF CONSECRATION Presentation of Bishop(s)-Designate The Charge The Prayer of Consecration and Laying on of Hands The Litany of Acceptance Presentation of the Presiding Bishop The Investiture The Pronouncement Presentation of Credentials Service of the Lords Supper

The Presentation of the Bishop shall be as follows: "To the Presiding Bishop: The Candidate, (given name of the Bishop-Designate) has been dutifully examined, questioned and reviewed. All matters pertaining to his/her elevation of the Bishopric are hereby satisfied with the standards according to the (Office of Overseers, Auxiliary Bishops and/or Council Bishop) and we present him/her to you and this congregation for elevation to the Office of Bishop. He is properly, prepared, ratified, qualified and confirmed for the Service of Consecration."

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THE ACCEPTANCE

(The candidates will arise from the altar and face the congregation to hear their response to the Presiding Bishops inquiry. The congregation is asked to please stand) The Presiding Bishop: "Saints of Christ, do you under God, accept these men, in the office and give them your cooperation, support and prayers as they seek to carry out the responsibilities of this office? Congregation: We will do so, God being our help." (Having heard the response of the saints, the Bishop(s)-Designate will turn again and face the Presiding Bishop) The Presiding Bishop: "Are you ready with all faithful diligence to seek and promote the Truth of Christ and to defend the Church against all doctrine contrary to gods Word?" Bishop(s)-Designate: "I am ready by the help of God." The Presiding Bishop: "Will you be sober, righteous and devout in this present world, that you may show yourself in all things: an example of good work unto others: and to the Honor and Glory of God?" Bishop(s)-Designate: "I will do so by the help of God." The Presiding Bishop: "Will you show yourself gentle and merciful for Christs sake to poor and needy people, and to all strangers destitute of help?" Bishop(s)-Designate: "I will do so by the help of God." The Presiding Bishop: "Will you be faithful in ordaining and appointing others and will you ever seek to deal justly and kindly with those who are in the ministry over whom you are place as Jurisdictional Bishop." Bishop(s)-Designate: "I will do so by the help of God."

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THE INVESTITURE The Assistants will garb the Bishop(s) with the Cincture, Rochet, Chimere, Pectoral Cross and Ring The Presiding Bishop "The Investiture goes back to the Bible days." The Bishops are wearing a CASSOCK. The robe of a servant. Modeled after the garment that Jesus wore. This is the garment that they gambled over as He hung on the cross. THE CINCTURE ­ being placed around his waist, is symbolic of the towel, which Jesus girded Himself and began to wash the Disciples feet and said to us "wash each others feet." As Bishop you must remain humble just a Jesus did, and be willing to stoop and wash the least of these brethren. THE ROCHET ­ Symbolic to the Priesthood, the Priest in the Christian Church; we seldom use that name in reality for we are all Priests. Now we have one who stands before us in the office of Chief Intercessor. As the Priest carries the prayers of the people to God, the Prophet carries the Word of God back to the people. Our Bishop(s) tonight stand in the twofold office as Priest and Prophet. THE CHIMERE ­ Symbol of the Prophet. In Elijahs day they called it the Prophets mantle. You knew immediately that he was gods messenger. As the priest carries the prayers of the people of God, the Prophet carries the Word of God back to the people. Our Bishop(s) tonight stand in the twofold office as Priest and Prophet. THE PECTORAL CROSS ­ Suspended by a golden chain, Jesus cross was not this fancy but we cherish the symbol. It is made of gold, which is the most enduring nontarnishing material. The chain that it is suspended by is not for jewelry or decoration, but it represents the chains of a prisoner; for we are prisoners of the Lord Jesus Christ. Paul wore his chain with pride, "That I am counted worthy to suffer affliction for the Gospels sake." THE TIPPET ­ The tippet is an outer garment usually referred to as the Bishops scarf. It is worn to demonstrate that the Bishop carries the burden of his people upon his shoulders. THE RING ­ The ring is a token of covenant between the candidate and God. It is based upon the scripture concerning the Prodigal son and demonstrates favor upon the person who is wearing it. It is worn on the right hand and is a primary symbol of the Office of the Episcopacy.

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THE INVESTITURE CONTNUES The Presiding Bishop: "My brothers, in the name of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, the great Head of the Church, and by the authority vested in me by the general assembly of the Church and the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International, I do hereby install you as Bishop(s) of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship Churches Incorporated".

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INSTALLATIONS INSTALLATION OF A REGIONAL BISHOP

The installation of a Regional Bishop is an honor that is only bestowed upon a nominal few. As the Regional Bishop is the direct reflection and authority of the International Presiding Bishop, in his/her own region, the position mandates a ceremony of dignity and excellence that is associated and insightful of the International Presiding Bishop. The following is the outlined format for the ceremonial installation of the Regional Bishop. Call to Worship and Responsive Reading Apostolic Procession Reading of the Old Testament Reading of the New Testament Reading from the Epistle Hymn Invocation Selection Offering Introduction of the Speaker Selection The Word of God Invitation SERVICE OF INSTALLATION Presentation of Regional Bishop-designate The Charge The Prayer of Installation The Litany of Acceptance Presentation and Pronouncement of the Regional Bishop Presentation of Credentials Remarks Benediction The installation Episcopal team consists of the celebrated members who are comprised of the Bishops Council of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship. The International Presiding Bishop is the chief celebrant or his designee to oversee the installation. Those participating should be in full investments as this position is a reflection of the office of the International Presiding Bishop. The State Bishops/Overseers, General/District Overseers and other Tiers of Leadership who reside in the region are also expected to be a part of the Apostolic Procession.

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After the worship service the candidate for installation will be seated with his/her spouse, when applicable, at the front of the sanctuary. The State Bishops/Overseers will be seated immediately behind him. General/District Overseers and other Tiers of Leadership should be seated immediately behind the State Bishops/Overseers. For the presentation of the Regional Bishop-designate the reading of appointment from the Office of the International Executive Secretary will be as follows: "Upon the recommendation of the Bishops Council and the seal of approval of the International Presiding Bishop, I hereby present (name of intended) to be installed for the (said region) as outlined in the Episcopal authority of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship. The region encompasses the following areas and/or territories (name the said states, countries, territories and/or tributaries)."

THE LITANY OF ACCEPTANCE

To the congregation of the Regional Bishop-designate the Presiding Bishop/Officiate will have them to stand and ask: "Will you accept the fact, designation and authority of appointment and responsibility that is expected of your Under-shepherd as he/she assumes the responsibilities of the Regional Bishop? The congregation will respond: "We will support and pray for our Pastor and Under-shepherd as Regional Bishop as he/she accepts this responsibility that is bestowed upon him/her for spiritual accountability and growth for us and all others." To the State Bishops/Overseers and General/District Overseers the Presiding Bishop/Officiate will have them to stand and ask: "Will you submit to the authority and subjectivity of the appointment of the International Presiding Bishop of your Regional Bishop as he/she has been duly assigned and directed to lead this region? The State Bishops/Overseers and General/District Overseers will respond: "We will do so, with the help of God and according to the desire of the International Presiding Bishop and subject to Episcopal authority."

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The Presiding Bishop/Officiate will ask the Regional Bishop-designate to stand as the following questions are asked and the Regional Bishop-designate will respond. The Presiding Bishop "Are you ready and do you accept the challenge of assuming the duties and responsibilities of the office of the Regional Bishop as expected and required of you as outlined by the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship?" Regional Bishop-designate "I am ready by the help of God." The Presiding Bishop "Are you willing to develop and initiate the Vision as set forth by the International Presiding Bishop as expected by the guidelines of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship?" Regional Bishop-designate "I am willing by the help of God." The Presiding Bishop "Will you work with and deal justly, spiritually and mercifully with your brothers and sisters who serve in your jurisdictional prelature?" Regional Bishop-designate "I will by the help of God" The Presiding Bishop Will you be faithful in your duties and carry yourself in the Christ-like integrity that will bring honor to our Savior and the position that mandates your dedication and honor to the divine command of God?" Regional Bishop-designate "I will by the help of God." After the Litany of Acceptance the Presiding Bishop will then make the following pronouncement: "Brothers and Sisters, by the authority of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International we present to you Regional Bishop (said name of the Regional Bishop).

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The Installation of an Overseer is held for the respective offices of General and State Overseers. The following is the protocol order of Worship Service and the Installation Service. ORDER OF WORSHIP Praise and Worship Call to Worship Responsive Reading Processional Reading of the Old Testament Reading of the New Testament Hymn Invocation Selection Offering Introduction of Speaker Selection The Word of God Invitation

SERVICE OF INSTALLATION Presentation of Overseer-Designate The Charge The Prayer of Installation and Laying on of Hands The Litany of Acceptance Presentation of the Presiding Officer The Investiture The Pronouncement Presentation of Credentials Benediction The Acceptance (The candidate will arise from the altar and face the congregation to hear their response to the Presiding Officer. The congregation is asked to please stand.)

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The Presiding Officer: "Saints of Christ, do you under God, accept this person, in the office of (General or State) Overseer and give them your cooperation, support and prayers as they seek to carry out the responsibilities of this office?

Congregation: "We will do so, God being our help." (Having heard the response of the Saints, the Overseer-Designate will turn again and face the Presiding Officer)

The Presiding Officer: "Are you ready with all faithful diligence to seek and promote the truth of Christ and to defend the church against all doctrine contrary to God's Word?" Overseer: "I am ready by the Help of God." The Presiding Officer: "Will you be sober, righteous, and devout in this present world, that you may show yourself in all things: an example of good work unto others, and to the honor and Glory of God?" Overseer: "I will do so by the help of God." The Presiding Officer: "Will you show yourself gentle and merciful for Christ's sake to poor and needy people, and to all strangers destitute of help?" Overseer: "I will do so by the help of God."

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The Presiding Officer: Will you be faithful in ordaining and appointing others and will you ever seek to deal justly and kindly with those who are in the ministry over whom you are placed as (General or State) Overseer Overseer: "I will do so by the help of God."

THE INVESTITURE (The Presiding Officer will call for those who will be assisting the Overseer with the vestments.) THE COLLAR - The COLLAR is the symbol of a slave. The COLLAR was used in the days of slavery to put a mark on a slave and let anyone who looks upon him know who his master is. So is the COLLAR we put on this Overseer, he/she is a slave in the Kingdom of God and his Master is Jesus. THE CASSOCK - The CASSOCK is the robe of a servant modeled after the garment that Jesus wore. This is the garment that they gambled over as He hung on the cross. We place this CASSOCK on the Overseer, who will be covered in humility as he/she wears this robe. The Overseer will serve God and the people of God forever, as long as he/she shall live. We ask that he/she wears this robe as one who honors the Lord as a servant.

THE CINCTURE - The CINCTURE, being placed around the waist, is symbolic of the towel with which Jesus girded Himself and began to wash the Disciples' feet and said to us "wash each other's feet." As an Overseer you must remain humble just as Jesus and be willing to stoop and wash the least of these brethren.

*THE ROCHET - The Rochet is symbolic to the Priesthood - the Priest in the Christian Church. We seldom use that name, but in reality we are all Priests. Now we have one who stands before us in the office of Chief Intercessor. AS the Priest carries the prayers of the people to God, the Prophet carries the Word of God back to the people. The State Overseer stands in the twofold office as Priest and Prophet.

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THE SILVER CROSS - Suspended by a (General Overseer - Purple Cord and State Overseer - Red and Gold Cord) Cord is the SILVER CROSS. The one that Jesus had was not as fancy, but we cherish the symbol. The cord that it is suspended by is not for jewelry or decoration, but it represents the chain of a prisoner; for we are prisoners of the Lord Jesus Christ. The cord is symbolic of the chain which normally holds the cross. It also identifies the position of the Overseer in our Fellowship. Paul wore his chain with pride. He said, "That I am counted worthy to suffer affliction for the sake of the Gospel."

The Presiding Officer then states, "Saints and family of the Church of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, I now present to you General or State Overseer (states the name of the individual) over the (area of responsibility or state or province) of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship, Incorporated. The Rochet is reserved for the State Overseer who stands in the position of diocesan responsibility. He/She is in preparation and being watched for elevation to the bishopric as he/she prepares him/herself to minister to and lead the people.

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DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS CODE OF CONDUCT FOR EPISCOPAL AND APPOINTED OFFICERS OF THE FELLOWSHIP

The Code of Conduct is designed to be a guideline for those in Episcopal authority and appointment for Episcopal work for the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship. Since those who serve are under the authority of the Office of the International Presiding Bishop and the guidelines of the Fellowship, there are some necessary expectations and requirements in general capacity that are expected. Those who are affected by the Code of Conduct are the Bishops who are consecrated, State and General Overseers who are installed and District Overseers and Elders who are appointed. Those who are consecrated test responsibility because of the scrutiny on and into their lives. Those who are installed are eligible for review, hearings and are allowed due process as listed under the areas of discipline in said areas of responsibility. The procedure as outlined due to the position held is to be followed and adhered to as necessary for said discipline before extreme action is taken. Those who are appointed are able to appeal to the State Bishop/Overseer for hearing under disciplinary situations, but the final decision will be left to the discretion of the State Bishop/Overseer who appoints persons in stated positions or the Episcopal officer in authority on an international level who has made appointments. Those who are appointed can be removed by immediate Episcopal authority as needed after assessing and determining a situation and/or the effectiveness or lack of professional, ethical and/or moral concern of said appointee. The Code of Conduct is concerned with the following: 1. That an individual walk in the level of integrity that is expected by the standards set by the International Presiding Bishop and is expected by the Fellowship 2. A moral standard is set and followed by all concerned who are consecrated, installed and/or appointed 3. That the person in position realize the significance of their position and the need to present themselves as honorable ambassadors to a higher level of servitude and representation 4. Whether consecrated, installed or appointed that a time of teaching and training is required and expected before assuming the position of service 5. That superiors respect and work with those who are in a capacity of servitude 6. That discipline is not an embarrassment to the person in question and people are removed with a maintenance of dignity 7. That no official openly degrade, humiliate, and/or demean person(s) in an attempt to exalt themselves or assert their authority 8. That a Christ-like attitude and persona is used when working with issues that necessitate executive decision, insight and expertise

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That respect of communication is disseminated to all members of the Fellowship regardless of position and subjectivity to keep leadership informed and involved on all levels with absence of malice, negligence or prejudice That leadership not jeopardize the growth of the Fellowship because of personal degradation, aggrandizement, accusation and/or an attempt to exercise individual influence (this could result in removal from office if it is detrimental to the growth of the Fellowship so that people or churches are leaving the Fellowship) That removal of an individual from position is done with the greatest of discretion and dignity so as not to embarrass the individual removed and/or the Fellowship That those who remove leaders keep record of meetings, documented evidence and/or procedures that relate to consecrated, installed and especially appointed leadership since appointed leadership does not have the process of appeal on an international level That presentations of consecrated, installed and appointed individuals is respected by those receiving the presentation and that respect is given to the response of those presentations to encourage the opportunity to be heard That adequate technological tools and machinery is a part of the office equipment of consecrated, installed and appointed leadership so that information can be received and dispatched as needed and required by the International office of the Fellowship That an adequate address and telephone number is registered in the appropriate offices, especially the International Office, so that communication of materials and information can be properly, adequately and efficiently disseminated to the appropriate leadership (neglect and dereliction in this area can be grounds for immediate removal from office) That accusations of abusive leadership is documented, recorded and/or discussed before removal of an appointed individual from office That leadership not allow itself to delve in idle gossip, rumors and discussion that could allude to negative fellowship and relationships That proper review and recommendation is followed before recommendation, appointment and/or approval is made of any of the aforementioned individuals

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though we are a Fellowship that certain protective measures are of the utmost consideration as the Fellowship grows and expects to grow.

The following items are regarded as a part of the Code of Conduct and immediate review and dismissal from the levels of episcopacy: 1. Sexual Abuse and/or Assault of Children 2. Open and/or Publicized Acts of Homosexual and/or Heterosexual Acts 3. Blatant Disregard and/or Respect for the Home 4. Domestic Violence and/or Public Display of the Same 5. Open and/or Publicized Display of Vulgar Activity and/or Violent Behavior 6. Public Drunkenness and/or Drug Abuse with Legal Ramifications 7. General Conduct that is Unbecoming of the Episcopacy

The following are actions to be taken of such infractions: SEXUAL ABUSE AND/OR ASSAULT OF CHILDREN A. Immediate cooperation and, if Fellowship is involved, reporting to the local law enforcement authorities B. Immediate suspension pending investigation C. If allegations are found to be true, immediate removal from the episcopacy with removal being informed to local prosecuting authority D. Immediate halt to Episcopal authority, credentials and position E. Replacement of leadership for position and ministry F. If not incarcerated, referral with court for counseling and possible aid with court assistance G. If person offended is in the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship, immediate dismissal from the fellowship and referral to a healing institution and or denomination and/or reformation LEGALLY OPEN AND/OR PUBLICIZED AND PRIVATIZED ACTS OF HOMOSEXUAL ACTIVITY AND/OR HETEROSEXUAL ACTS (i.e., ADULTERY, FORNICATION, HARLOTRY, MALE OR FEMALE PROSTITUTION) The acts of homosexual activity are against the laws of God. The Fellowship is diplomatic yet strict in the area of homosexuality. Those who are found to be indulging in the act will be handled with dignity yet acrimonious penalty after being identified. A. If the offense is committed in the Fellowship and it violates the law or an individual, immediate reporting and cooperation with the local authorities B. If on the local level of the person of concern ­ Suspension pending investigation C. If allegations are found to be true with legal ramifications, immediate removal from the Episcopacy and removal being informed to the local authorities D. Immediate halt to Episcopal leadership and authority E. Replacement of Episcopal leadership for position and authority F. If person offended is from the Fellowship, immediate removal from the Fellowship position and referral for healing G. Referral to a program of healing and deliverance

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H. If referral does not work and/or if the program is not adhered to or accepted then immediate removal from the Fellowship will be established

BLATANT DISREGARD AND/OR RESPECT FOR THE HOME A. Immediate investigation of allegations A. Meeting with member of episcopacy for immediate counseling services and sessions B. If needed, referral for assistance and counseling C. Oral reprimand (1st Offense) D. Written reprimand (2nd offense), set down and suspension from leadership of Fellowship activities E. Immediate dismissal from Episcopacy (3rd offense), removal from leadership position, referral for counseling, return of credentials

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND/OR PUBLIC DISPLAY OF SAME A. Immediate counseling session with superior or Episcopal officer to advise counseling B. Referral for counseling C. Oral reprimand (1st offense) D. Written reprimand (2nd offense), continued counseling and set down from Episcopal responsibilities for determination of further action E. Dismissal from Episcopacy (3rd offense) and from responsibilities relative to episcopacy with return of credentials OPEN VIAL AND/OR PUBLIC DISPLAY OF VULGAR ACTIVITY AND/OR VIOLENT BEHAVIOR A. Immediate meeting for investigative purposes, prayer and counseling B. Determination of situation and referral information as well as assistance, if necessary C. Oral reprimand (1st offense) D. Referral for professional counseling, if necessary E. Written reprimand (2nd offense) set down from Episcopal responsibilities F. Removal from Episcopacy (3rd offense) continued counseling G. Evaluation of actions after counseling and possible recommendation for restoration

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PUBLIC DRUNKENESS AND/OR DRUG ABUSE WITH LEGAL RAMIFICATIONS A. B. C. D. E. Receiving of police report (if available) and court report (if applicable) Review of legal actions with Episcopal leader Counseling and referral to necessary social agencies and programs Investigation with occupants of family on effect to home Immediate written reprimand and removal from visibility in Episcopal authority until time to be determined F. Letter to court (if applicable) of actions taken on behalf of the Fellowship G. If abuse continues, removal from Episcopal authority until evaluation is complete and counseling evaluations are conducted H. Dismissal from Episcopal authority and return of credentials with persistent abuse with counseling and therapy to still be enforced and enacted GENERAL CONDUCT THAT IS UNBECOMING OF A MEMBER OF THE EPISCOPACY Though this is a general category, it is an open door of opportunity to work with and aid our spiritual leadership to be handled on a level of respect that is professional and relevant to the actions of the member of the Episcopacy and the offense committed. It allows Episcopal leadership to handle the unbeknownst activities that could arise in the future. The Episcopacy is continually confronted with challenges and temptations that are seemingly under control. They often forget that the snares and darts that are set for others are also set for the leaders of the church. There is no specific answer and/or solution for every individual because every situation is different and unique within itself. The scriptures also mandate that we are careful in our affairs of social apportionment where a brother or sister is overtaken in a fault. It could be one of us next. These listed items and their points of discipline are not to be used as a tool of abuse, but a rule of guide and measurement for those who are in a position who can bring possible embarrassment to the Fellowship family and who have no regard for themselves or the welfare and future of the fellowship. The Fellowship cannot continue to sanction those who will disregard and/or disrespect those areas that are important to the Body of Christ and are sacred and special in the scriptures. Mercy is always to be considered, but restraint is expected as the Episcopacy is governed and led by the Holy Spirit. Eventually the actions and sins of all of us catch up with us at a time when we least expect it. The ultimate in repercussions is the knowing that God will have the final say and that the exercising of mercy should always be a part of the vocabulary of the saints for we are certain that God has been merciful to all of us. But God has set a standard and we must do what we can to live according to His expectations and standards. The world believes the church will continue to say one thing and do another. The policy and

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process must begin somewhere and there is no better place to begin in the Protestant Church than in the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International. The message will be sent to society that somewhere in the Body of Christ that a stand against the immoral, illegal, unholy and unrighteous acts of man have their limitations of acceptance. We hope that as a Fellowship Family that none of these actions will ever have to be taken but we are determined to set a standard for the Lord and the Kingdom regardless of position, influence, relationship ties, etc. They will not be determined by idle gossip or rumors but persons will be able to confront their accusers.

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DISCIPLINE OF A BISHOP

When situations arise that question the compliance of a Bishop with the expected standards, procedure is as follows: 1. If it is brought to the immediate attention of the International Presiding Bishop ­ the Apostolic Executive Council will be immediately summoned. If the person is a member of the Apostolic Executive Council ­ the investigation will be maintained on the level of the Apostolic Executive Council. The investigation by the Apostolic Executive Council will make a thorough review and, if necessary, the 3rd Presiding Bishop is summoned for spiritual discretion, direction and investigation to maintain the integrity of the Council, the reputation of the Bishop and the necessary immediate execution of chastisement with dignity and covering for the protection of the Bishop, his/her family, the local church and the Body of Christ. 2. If the concern should arise from the Bishops Council and is presented to the International Presiding Bishop or the Apostolic Executive Council and is a member of the Bishops Council, the investigation will ensue from a Committee appointed by the Bishops Council and the recommendation will result from said committees results of investigation with the final result and decision coming from the International Presiding Bishop. The Committee of appointment will be chaired by the 3rd Presiding Bishop. 3. Should the concern arise from a member of the College of Bishops the above procedure in number two (2) will be followed The International Presiding Bishop reserves the right to summon the 2 nd Presiding Bishop and the 3rd Presiding Bishop to immediate investigation of the concern and the 2nd Presiding Bishop and the 3rd Presiding Bishop may convene an aggregation to investigate and formulate information, as deemed necessary, to bring immediate resolve on behalf of the International Presiding Bishop. The International Presiding Bishop will determine on which level as it pertains to the level of activity of the Bishop that deliberations, investigations, recommendations, deliberations and necessary removal and/or covering will occur. The International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council will ultimately bring resolve to the matter for final disposition. The Executive Secretary shall communicate the decision of the Council to the Bishop in question. If the Bishop in question is a member of the Apostolic Executive Council, the Bishop shall not participate in any and all activities, meetings, matters of concern or decisions pertaining to and of the Apostolic Executive Council until resolution is made and a final decision is rendered on the Bishop of concern and it is communicated in writing from the Executive Secretary. Should the Bishop be a member of the Bishops Council, the Bishop will not participate in any and all activities, meetings, matters of concern or decisions pertaining to and of the Bishops Council until resolution is made and a final decision is rendered on the Bishop of concern and it is communicated in writing from the Executive Secretary.

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Finally, when a Bishops activities character is in question it could determine a need that has not been addressed to aid the Bishop in receiving necessary aid and counseling. The investigation, in such matters, would serve as a catalyst to quietly remove the Bishop for their individual protection, the protection and integrity of the Body of Christ, the Family of the Bishop and the local Church Family. The Bishop would be placed in protective seclusion and a plan worked out to protect resources, eliminate legal investigation and due process and preserve the integrity of the Family of the Bishop. This will allow the matter to be resolved in a spiritual manner and open the door to aid before extreme resolve. RESTORATION IS ALWAYS A CONSIDERATION AT THE DISCRETION OF THE INTERNATIONAL PRESIDING BISHOP.

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DISCIPLINE OF A STATE, GENERAL AND DISTRICT OVERSEER

The investigation, discipline and ultimate removal of a State or General Overseer shall be conducted by the Regional Bishops Office. The initiation of such extreme action must be submitted in writing from the office of the Bishop of Grievance. The recommendation for investigation must specify the nature of the complaint(s), allegation(s) or indiscretion(s) of the State, General, and District Overseer and forwarded to the Regional Bishop. In the case of removal of a State or General Overseer by the International Presiding Bishop, all matters are solely at his discretion. A letter shall be forwarded to the State or General Overseer in question notifying them of the alleged incident(s). The accused has ten (10) business days to respond to each point in writing and forward the response to the Regional Bishops Office. If necessary, three (3) members of a Council shall arrange an investigation and conduct conference call or personal visit with the Overseer in question. Also, interviews may be conducted with those parties knowledgeable of facts pertaining to the alleged offense(s). It may include members in State leadership and/or Pastors or the State Council. Notices of first and second warnings may be accompanied by a probationary period to allow time for corrective actions during some investigating time. Probationary periods are based upon the nature of the offense to be corrected and the time frames involved. (i.e. If an offense involves an area that needs to be corrected in handling State meetings and the State does not meet every month, the Probationary Period would be extended to allow for the next regularly scheduled state meeting. A written Statement of Findings shall be submitted by the three (3) member Investigating Council of Inquisition Members and copies forwarded to the Overseer in question, and the Regional Bishop. A District Overseer, after being reviewed by the State Bishop/Overseer will have a summary submitted to the Regional Bishop. A General Overseer, after being reviewed by the Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers and the Council that works with him, will have a summary submitted to the Bishops Council and the International Presiding Bishop. Recommendations submitted to the Regional Bishop shall be reviewed and a decision shall be rendered by the Bishops Council. PLEASE NOTE: In the case of the District Overseer, the recommendations shall not be submitted to the International Presiding Bishop or the Bishop's Council. The District Overseer is an appointed position and remains under the jurisdictional responsibility of the State Bishop/Overseer. The State Bishop/Overseer must determine, assess the performance, operation and extremity of the situation relative to the District Overseer and make a decision based on executive decision and discretion.

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DISCIPLINE OF A STATE, GENERAL AND DISTRICT OVERSEER (CONT.)

In the event of an investigation of a State or General Overseer, the Regional Bishop shall investigate and make recommendations to the International Presiding Bishop. In any case where a State or General Overseer has been proven guilty under due process, a recommendation shall be presented to the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council with, when necessary, review from the Bishop of Grievance for further action and possible termination. The final authority will rest with the International Presiding Bishop and the Bishops Council. If a State, General, or District Overseer is terminated, certificates obtained during installation shall be revoked. These certificates are requested to be returned to the Executive Secretary of the Fellowship. The International Presiding Bishop and/or the Bishops Council reserve the right to revise, review and/or remove the position and description as set forth herein without prior notice. NOTE: STATE AND DISTRICT OFFICERS ARE TO BE DISCIPLINED AT THE DISCRETION OF THE STATE BISHOP/OVERSEER AND/OR DISTRICT OVERSEER.

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DISCIPLINE OF A STATE AND/OR DISTRICT OFFICER

The discipline of a State Officer is solely the responsibility of the State Bishop/Overseer and it becomes the duty of the State Bishop/Overseer to discipline, terminate, dismiss or hear the complaint of the State Officer before a final resolve is agreed upon. The State Officer works at the discretion of the State Bishop/Overseer and understands that they are in their position only at the discretion of the State Bishop/Overseer. Any infractions that are made by a State officer are considered a hindrance to the growth of the Fellowship and the State Bishop/Overseer has the right and responsibility to act upon said officer as it deems necessary and according to the mandates and protection of the Fellowship. The discipline of a District Officer is the responsibility of the District Overseer and it is the sole responsibility of the District Overseer to dismiss, terminate discipline or hear the complaint of the District officer as is deemed necessary. The same parameters that are concluded in state matters are also a part of District matters. There is no recourse on the National or International level for disciplinary matters of a State or District officer and those matters and/or incidents that happen or occur on the local level will be respected and adhered to on the National and International level.

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LETTER OF RESCISSION POLICY

A letter of rescission is sent by the International Executive Secretary under the direction of the International Presiding Bishop as it relates to individuals who are not performing as to the capacity expected of them by the International Presiding Bishop and the rules and regulations as outlined in the Policy and Procedure manual. Those who are under the immediate scrutiny of the International Presiding Bishop are the members of the Executive Council and the Auxiliary to the Bishops Council. The 3 rd Presiding Bishop is also allowed the privilege of rescission as investigated and concluded by the necessary persons who gather and properly interpret information as overseen by the 3rd Presiding Bishops office. The Regional Bishop may also send a letter of rescission as deemed necessary to Bishops in his/her jurisdictional prelature and is expected to do so should it deem necessary after informing the 3rd Presiding Bishop. The Policy and Procedure manual directives are expected to be a guideline of expectation that will allow those who have been selected to become Bishops, Overseers, staff and aids of assistance to the Fellowship to produce and become sound in their productivity and morality become evident, it is necessary for the open allegations of impropriety to be investigated and/or for the legal process to take place to deem a final outcome to determine if a letter of rescission is to be implemented. In the case where an Investigation or legal proceeding are in immediate procedure progress, the International Presiding Bishop has the right to suspend the Bishop, Overseer and/or person of concern until a matter is finally determined If the International Presiding Bishop should determine that a resignation is necessary, it finalizes the process of the appointee or consecrated individual. The individual must then proceed through a process of proving ones self to be placed in the ranks of accepted authoritarians and be reappointed again. A letter of rescission from the Executive Secretary should follow with the final determination made by the International Presiding Bishop or his designate. The International Presiding Bishop reserves the right to accept or reject any and all resignations sent to him relative to matters of concern. In the case when an individual has submitted his resignation to the International Presiding Bishop verbally or by letter then it will be communicated by the International Presiding Bishop to the Executive Secretary and after conclusion to the matter is confirmed then a letter is sent to the International Presiding Bishop and the individual of concern to verify that a resignation has been submitted and then a letter of rescission is sent to the person of concern informing them of their resignation acceptance. Any communications to the International Presiding Bishop, relative to resignation of position, must be submitted by letter. If verbal communication is given to the International Presiding Bishop a letter is also expected from the individual who has communicated that information to the International Presiding Bishop. This is for the protection of the International Presiding Bishop and the Fellowship. In the case where an individual has not been suspended or resigned but has been asked to step down, then they hold their position but become an individual "without portfolio"

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Dear Bishop ____________________ Our prayer is that the mercy and favor of God is continuous in your life. This letter comes with deep regret as we find it necessary to rescind your credentials, consecration status and position in the Bishopric of The Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International. We are requesting that you submit your credentials to the office of the Executive Secretary. It is imperative that you respond to this communiqué immediately so that you are afforded the dignity and respect that comes with this office. A letter has also been sent to your church leadership so that they are aware of this act of dismissal. Our prayers go with you as you move in the will and Grace of God Our Father.

With Much Love and Respect,

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Dear Presiding Bishop

All praise and honor to him who has done great things for us. This is a letter of confirmation that you have accepted the letter of resignation from Bishop____________________ as it pertains to the position of_________________. If all is in order as to the following list of concerns or allegations it is now appropriate that a letter is sent from the office of the Executive Secretary. Should you have any concerns or disagreements with that directive then please let us know of your desires. We await your directives.

May God bless and keep you in his care

Because He Lives,

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Dear Bishop,

We greet you in Divine Love and The Grace and Mercy of God This letter comes with great regret as we accept your resignation as tendered before our International Presiding Bishop. We find it fundamentally necessary at this time to honor your request until a board of review is delegated to oversee the final process. Please be encouraged at this time as you seek the Face of God and your desire to please Him in all that you do. We are praying for you and want only the best to come out of your life for the Lord.

Because He Lives,

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THE RECESSION OF CREDENTIALS AND REMOVAL FROM BISHOPRIC

The office of a Bishop is considered one of the most significant in servitude as it pertains to the spiritual diplomacy of mankind and mans ability to become subject to the powers that govern heaven and earth. Before a man can become Bishop he must learn and understand subjectivity. For one to be in this most delicate position and to become unruly and or unbearable in ones position is not only an atrocity but an embarrassment to the position that is designated with Godly duties divine permission. The International Presiding Bishop has the Apostolic Authority to appoint men and women to the sacred office of Bishop. He also has the right to determine, present and justify an individual from being removed or removed from the consecrated position of Bishop with the abstraction of consecrated act having been noted as eliminated from the life of a Bishop. For this mandate to happen it usually means that something very extreme has occurred. The International Presiding Bishop has the alternative given by his apostolic position to administer mercy and justice when it is needed, necessary, and adjudicated. It is then that the personal advisement of the International Presiding Bishop should expect to be administered. The International Presiding Bishop also has the right and power to suspend, watch and probate a Bishop for a justified period of time (30,60,90.....days) in order that he might review the individual, see how the individual reacts to discipline and whether the act of mercy should be administered and exercised as he sees fit. Should an individual react negatively or become belligerent to the discipline that has been administered or adjudicated the International Presiding Bishop has the right to rescind the credentials of a Bishop and remove them from not only their position but from the consecrated ranks of Bishopric. When an individual has had his credentials rescinded it is an embarrassment to the local congregation and the personage of the Bishop; yet sacredness, dignity, and integrity of the Fellowship must remain intact as well as the office of Bishop. The rescission of credentials and the abstraction of the Bishop from the ranks of the Bishopric are as follows:

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Bishop and thorough investigation of the consecrating council. 4. The International Presiding Bishop has the right to suspend for cause and to institute the investigation. 5. When the question of sexual harassment, sexual misconduct and sexual abuse are brought as charges on the Bishop it is necessary that suspension occur immediately. Suspension may be invoked according to the length of legal and apostolic investigation. 6. An investigation team appointed by the International Presiding Bishop will investigate the charges that are presented to the International Presiding Bishop and/or the Bishops Council 7. The Executive Secretary will immediately send a letter of suspension relative to the delegative authority of the International Presiding Bishop. 8. The International Presiding Bishop will inform the Executive Council and/or the Bishops Council of the suspension and what his desires may be or the investigative situation of the matters 9. Should the actions of the Bishop or allegations be true the International Presiding Bishop will determine what state he desires for the Bishop to maintain so that a further investigation or review will be made. 10. If the individual becomes insubordinate, disrespectful or has committed a felonious act that brings to mind the authority and integrity of the Fellowship, the International Presiding Bishop will make the ultimate decision based on his personal views and evaluation and the results of review and investigation. 11. If the rescission and abstraction is fundamentally necessary a letter of the decision to rescind and abstract the Bishop will be sent to the Bishop by the Executive Secretary. 12. A letter to the local newspaper will be sent to announce the rescission an abstraction of the Bishop in question and his/her removal from said office as well as the position by the Executive Secretary. 13. A letter of request will be sent by the Executive Secretary to ask for the return of the consecration papers with a copy of said letter going to the lay leader in the church and the local church family. 14. If the consecration papers are not sent back to the Executive Secretary then a public letter of renouncement is sent to the local media stating the rescission and abstraction and the lack

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of cooperation that has been displayed and the adverse reaction to spiritual authority. 15. The church will be reminded of those items that denote the Bishopric and that those items should not be worn publicly and that the individual has been removed from said office of the Bishopric by letter. 16. The Bishop has the right to an attorney during the investigative process, 17. The Bishops attorney also has the right to involve himself in the instigative process and to challenge any and all evidence presented. 18. The Bishop in question has a right to question witnesses individually through his legal representative, review evidence that is presented, a right to question and to have access to any and all allegations that are presented. 19. After the investigating process is complete and it is found that there are no justified reasons to rescind and abstract the Bishop, the International Presiding Bishop will direct the Executive Secretary to send a letter lifting the suspension and reinstating the position of the Bishop.

The International Presiding Bishop has the right, authority and power to rescind any and all of the above that will restore a man or woman to the position in question as it becomes visible that a change of heart has taken place as it states it should be done in Galatians 6:1

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SEXUAL HARASSMENT POLICY

The Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship views sexual harassment and sexual advances as unacceptable conduct in our positions in the Episcopacy and all of the areas of the Tiers of Leadership. It is expected that our leadership will walk in a moral discipline and character that is reflective of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Though we are a fellowship, we are also governed by the "laws of the land". It is expected that each leader and member of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship will conduct themselves in a behavioral climate that is conducive for productive development personally and collectively. Behavior of the opposite will not be tolerated or condoned. Under Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (E.E.O.C.) Guidelines, sexual harassment is defined as: unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature. These actions constitute sexual harassment when: 1. Submission to such conduct is made explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of an individuals status in the Fellowship or activity of and in the same 2. Submission to or rejection of such an individual is used as a basis for involvement, sharing of information, potential for growth in the Fellowship, position and/or prominence affecting any member, possible member, visitor, delegate, family member, employee, potential employee, volunteer or any of all persons who are affiliated with or desire to be a part of the Fellowship 3. Such conduct has the purpose or effect of interfering with an individuals work performance or creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive worship, work and/or atmospheric environment B. It is not the intent of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship to regulate, moderate, or monitor social interaction or relationships freely entered into by persons who are involved with and affiliated with the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship; however, the Fellowship does view sexual harassment and sexual advances as an unacceptable condition in our meetings, employ, conferences and the workplace of our offices. - The Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship will not tolerate sexual harassment in any form which imposes a requirement of sexual cooperation as a condition of involvement, employment and/or participation and/or productive and progressive elevation in the Fellowship and/or any other term or condition of active participation - No Superior positioned in the Fellowship may use implicit or explicit sexual behavior to control influence or affect the career of individuals who are giving their best in service - All, involved with, members affiliates and/or visitors and employees, shall be afforded a working environment free from unsolicited verbal comments, gestures or physical contact of a sexual nature

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C. Complaints of sexual harassment will be handled discreetly, and confidentially, to the extent permitted by the law, through the City, State and legal areas as understood through the federal guidelines of the Department of Justice and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

REPORTING COMPLAINTS

A. Any person who is a part of the Fellowship who believes that he or she has been subject to sexual harassment should immediately contact the International Headquarters of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship 1. The headquarters office must immediately report the complaint of sexual harassment to the appropriate legal entity of the Fellowship who is responsible for handling this area of legalities for the Fellowship 2. If the person who is assigned to handle such matters is the source of the problem an outside individual who is not affiliated with the workings or legal aspects of the Fellowship will be retained to investigate the charge and report the findings of said charges

CONFIDENTIALITY

A. The privacy of the complainant(s) and the individual(s) accused of sexual harassment will be kept confidential to the extent permitted by the law

TIMELINESS

A. The Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission will thoroughly investigate all complaints as timely as staff and resources will allow

FELLOWSHIP RESPONSIBILITY

A. The Fellowship has the responsibility to ensure that the Fellowship environment is free of sexual harassment and also has a right to demand it of leadership

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DEATH OF A BISHOP

The death of a Bishop in the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship is a mournful/joyous time in the Fellowship. Due to the closeness of the Fellowship Family it is difficult to rationalize vacancies in the Family, but it is as much of a reality as it is in our personal, church and extended families. The Death of a Bishop in the Fellowship Family constitutes an immediate alertness and response to needs and requirements that can necessitate the changing of plans and schedules along with additional financial support, care and concern. At the result of the death of a Bishop the following persons and procedure is noted: 1. The immediate Superior to the deceased Bishop should immediately contact the International Headquarters. The immediate Superior in the Episcopal hierarchy is responsible for assessing the situation relative to the deceased Bishop 2. The Executive Secretary should send an immediate notice of death with relative and pertinent information of immediate concern to the Executive Council, the Bishops Council and the College of Bishops 3. The College of Bishops will immediately disseminate the information to the other areas of the episcopacy and it will disseminate to the rest of the Fellowship Family 4. The Bishop of Protocol will deem the necessary level of response, participation and procedure relative to the position of the deceased Bishop (i.e. Executive Council, Bishops Council, and College of Bishops). Regardless of position level, the same protocol and standards and requirements are to be utilized. Position level only dictates the responsibility of notification and dissemination of information and participation on the program of Celebration. (i.e. the death of a State Bishop would constitute that a Regional Bishop would be the point person of information and would form the participation team from the Region; however, a deceased Regional Bishop would mandate information being disseminated by a delegated member of the Executive Council as appointed by the International Presiding Bishop. Responsibility would more than likely be delegated to the Executive Secretary. ) 5. The Executive Secretary will prepare proper credentials and certificates relative to the Homegoing Celebration 6. A State Funeral is expected and the International Presiding Bishop has the discretion of officiating or delegating a Bishop for Officiating purposes 7. The family of the deceased Bishop is to be immediately assigned an Episcopal comforter and mediator between the Family and the Fellowship 8. Celebrant concerns should be immediately addressed and communicated to the Bishop of Protocol who will disseminate information to the proper areas 9. Immediate care and concern should also be given to the respective jurisdiction of concern and the handling of Episcopal business and authority

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10. The Bishop of Protocol will be responsible for the necessary artifacts, drapes and program for the Homegoing celebration 11. The Bishop of Protocol will mandate the Call of/and to Order of ceremonial dictates 12. The Bishop Of Protocol will become the key director of celebrant operatives 13. The Fellowship shall respond in­kind, in presence and in prayer to the needs of the family of the deceased Bishop 14. The procedural and ritual of honor will commence in the celebration of the transition and preparation of the deceased Bishop to ensure that all dignities and amenities are properly performed solidifying the Office of Bishop as a final rite and tribute 15. The Fellowship will also have follow-up with the family and the church family to ascertain their needs and our ability to aid them 16. Recommendation for Pastoral referral is available to a church family by the Fellowship should the Church Family desire to take advantage of the resource

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DEATH OF A GENERAL, STATE AND DISTRICT OVERSEER

The death of a General, State and District Overseer is also considered a part of the Episcopal Homegoing process, but it becomes the duty and responsibility of the International Regional Bishop, International Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/General Overseers and State Bishop/State Overseer to respond to and aid in the preparation of the State Funeral and procedural process depending on which Episcopal office is held by the deceased. For the General Overseer, the responsibility and care is in the hands and care of the Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/Overseers. For the State Overseer, the responsibility is with the Regional Bishop. For the District Overseer the procedure is in the executive care of the State Bishop/Overseer. Resolutions from the International Headquarters should be requested and required. The Executive Secretary is to notify the necessary persons and prepare the necessary credentials and certificates expected for the General and State Overseer and contact the Bishop of Protocol along with the Regional Bishop and the International Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops/Overseers. The State Executive Secretary is to notify the State Officers and a designated individual is to be assigned from the State immediately to the Family to prepare and be the person of information on behalf of the Fellowship for the families of the State and District Overseers. Because Overseers are installed and not consecrated it is not a State Funeral mandating the complete ceremonial celebrancy as one consecrated; but, it will receive the same dignities as expected for a member of the Episcopal Family. The Bishop of Protocol will mandate the proper procedural role of General and State Overseers and delegate, appoint and dispatch the necessary person of Episcopal representation for the Fellowship. The Bishop of Protocols office is the center of operational procedures to dictate and/or mandate the ceremonial concerns depending on said office. Immediate concern should be given to the immediate and spiritual Family of the deceased Overseer. If Fellowship assistance is needed the appropriate office of the Bishop and the Executive Secretary or State Executive Secretary will properly assess the concern.

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The position of the deceased Overseer is also an immediate concern and authorization and attention should be immediately given to the position and office and a suitable and recommended replacement for the area of concern. The Fellowship Family is in an advisory position to the Church family and at the request of the church will make recommendations for pastoral succession if necessary or requested and required if provisions have not already been made.

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DEATH OF A SENIOR PASTOR

The death of a Senior Pastor is a major vacancy in the Fellowship and brings immediate and ultimate concern to the Fellowship. The District Overseer is the key person of concern, organization and information for the family and the Church Family. The Homegoing of a Senior Pastor is the culmination of a lifetime of shepherding, care and concern. It is a ceremonial and personal time for all who have come to know and love the Father/Mother of their spiritual lives. This is the key area of understanding and concern for regardless of the consecration and/or installation he/she is the heart and soul of those who loved him/her. The District Overseer should ensure that the Family is immediately cared for and assigned an individual for informational and family concerns. The proper resolutions, credentials and certificates should be presented and the officers of the State and District should avail themselves for the proper care and dignities of the Home going celebration. The State Bishop/Overseer is responsible for ensuring that the proper dignity care and rites are afforded that of an Under-Shepherd of the spiritual sheep. Care and concern should be given to all of the possible and proper amenities afforded a servant of God with Fellowship overtones emphasizing the extremity of the void, vacancy and emptiness. The Fellowship should be in a position to immediately advise and care for the concerns of the immediate and spiritual Family if needed and required. Recommendation for pastoral succession should be ready if requested and/or required.

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EPISCOPAL CEREMONY FOR HOMEGOING OF A BISHOP

The International Presiding Bishop or his designate is in Charge of the Celebratory Service. The bier should be placed on a surface that is at a 45 degree angle to have the remains of the Bishop on public display so that he is lifted up and set in a position of priesthood and as a prince in the Lords Church. This should be done prior to the final service. Depending on the family, the Bishop should also be pointed toward the audience as if to address them this final time and should be covered in a glass case. The glass case is optional. The alternative is to have nothing over the remains. Before the apostolic procession the glass should be removed and the immediate family and those who are apart of the apostolic procession only should be allowed to come into contact with the remains. Once again, depending on the family, the glass may be replaced after viewing or left off. The pulpit and as many of the front rows in the sanctuary should be situated with only Bishops and the immediate family. This is to denote that the celebrant is still a member of the College of Bishops. The Bishops should surround the family as a matter and sign of consolation. APOSTOLIC PROCESSION Reviewing of the Remains by the: International Presiding Bishop (Wife) Executive Cabinet Bishops Council College of Bishops General Overseers District Overseers Celebrated Tiers of Leadership Final Viewing by Immediate Family Placing of Purple Veil over Face of the Bishop (this will depend on the family. It may be done later in the service.)

Closing of Casket

(While this is done a song of Celebration should be sung appropriate: ,,In Thee, O Lord, I Put My Trust)

Placing of Fellowship Pall over bier Scripture Prayer Selection Resolutions (one shall be presented from the Fellowship) Acknowledgements Reading of Obituary Homolistic Solo Homily (International Presiding Bishop or designate) Closing Selection Apostolic Recession At the cemetery: International Presiding Bishop or designee calls for the Tiers of Leadership to stand surrounding the Family Committal is done

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International Presiding Bishop or Designee calls for Bishops to prepare for the folding of the Pall. A designee returns the Pall to the State Bishop/Overseer or the designated representative of the state. Final Prayer Benediction NOTE: ALL BISHOPS ARE TO BE VESTED IN THE BLACK CHIMERE AS A SIGN OF MOURNING. ALL OVERSEERS ARE TO BE VESTED IN THEIR APPROPRIATE ROBE WITH THE BLACK CINCTURE WITH THE APPROPRIATE COLOR DESIGNATING THEIR OFFICE.

FOR THE HOMEGOING SERVICES OF THE OVERSEERS THE BISHOPS ARE TO WEAR THEIR BLACK SUITS WITH THE BLACK RABAT. FULL DRESS IS NOT REQUIRED BY THE BISHOPS FOR AN OVERSEERS HOMEGOING CELEBRATION. THE DIRECTOR OF PROTOCOL IS REQUIRED TO NOTIFY ALL PERSONS NECESSARY RELATIVE TO PROPER AND REQUIRED DRESS AS IT RELATES TO THE HOMEGOING CELEBRATION.

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PALLS FOR HOMEGOING CELEBRATION

Palls for the Episcopal Homegoing Celebration service are the formal drapes that adorn the casket or bier of the beloved soldier who has transcended the dimension of crossing into the presence of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. They are an addition to the ceremony and enhance the casket for the duration of the service. The palls are secured by the office of the State Overseer and held in the security of that office and are available for usage as deemed necessary. The palls are in the color of the position of the person who has passed and are adorned with the seal of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International. The colors of the palls are designated by the position of the person who has passed and their rank in the Tier of Leadership. The following are considered the regulatory colors: Bishop's Council Red Purple Pall College of Bishops Blue Purple Pall State Overseers Red/Gold Pall General Overseers Violet Pall District Overseers Royal Blue Pall Financial Assistance Council Black/Gold Pall Pastors Gold Pall The State Director of Protocol should be responsible for ordering and securing all of the colors for a state that has all of the qualified and designated Tiers of Leadership as outlined in this writ and are expected to follow the protocol established by the Bishop of Protocol and the Bishop of Christian Education as set forth and mentioned herein. It is only those positions that are considered to be a part of the ecclesia that are given consideration as it relates to having the pall during the ceremony and their being in the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship. The pall is considered an essential and necessary part of the ceremony so as to show the dignity of the individual that has transcended from life to life. Those who are ministers in the ecclesia but who have not operated yet at least in the field of the pastorate are not afforded the pall but are expected to be buried with dignity. After the Homegoing Celebration the palls are returned to the State Director of Protocol until they are to be used again. The outline for the Ecumenical service for the Homegoing and Burial of a Bishop are written as a format for other ceremonies of dignity to be observed and outlined for other Tiers of Leadership who should pass away while in service to the Fellowship and/or are considered retired or are in an emeritus state and/or position. The Homegoing Celebration of the International Presiding Bishop is to be enhanced with a red pall and it is to be purchased at the expense of the International Fellowship and given to the spouse at the end of the burial service. It should stay in the security and company of the Bishop of Protocol. All palls are purchased by the states with state funds and are to be considered the property of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International.

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Covenant Partner E-Giving Procedures

Giving online or E-Giving is for the convenience of partners who wish to give on a scheduled time of the month. This can be done two different ways. Individually: When a member of a church gives online they must set up an account using their debit/credit card. All information is set up and processed by that individual member and they are responsible for setting up his or her own account. To ensure that the individuals Pastor/Church gets credit for that giving he/she must be entered in the section marked name of church. The entering of the church links that members giving to the Pastor/Church. If the church is not entered that Pastor does not receive credit for that particular members giving only the member. That members information is entered into the system with name, physical and email address, telephone number and church name if so added.

Church Giving: When a church gives online they must set up an account using their debit/credit card. All information is set up and processed by that church and they are responsible for setting up their own account. To ensure the church gets credit for that giving they must be entered in the section marked name of church. If the church is not entered the name on that card will receive the credit for that giving only. When a church gives on line as a whole they must have names associated with that monthly giving (including the Pastor). This is done in accordance with the regular mailing in covenant partners giving from churches throughout the fellowship. The list of names should be e-mailed into the headquarters to the Lead Data Clerk immediately after the e-giving has been processed. If a scheduled monthly deduction is set up the e-mail should be sent one day prior to that date of deduction.

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Monthly Covenant Partner Giving

Covenant Partner giving by check or money order should be sent to the headquarters of the fellowship along with a cover letter on church/ministry letterhead. The sender may send copies of that giving to their District Overseer. This letter should be accompanied with a list of names of the givers from that church/ministry. Walk-ins to the office in cash should reflect the same. The following is an example: May 16, 2011 TO: Attn: FROM: For: RE: FGBCFI Headquarters Lead Data Entry Clerk Name of Church Clerk Pastor _________ Covenant Partners

Enclosed is the Covenant Partner contribution for the month of ____ 2011.

C: Pastor_________ District Overseer__________

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COVENANT PARTNERS LIST MONTH/ YEAR

NAME

Jack L. Jack

ADDRESS

12345 Lakeshore Dr. West Palm Beach FL. 33333 12345 Lakeshore Drive West Palm Beach Fl. 33333 ADDRESS ADDRESS ADDRESS ADDRESS ADDRESS ADDRESS ADDRESS ADDRESS ADDRESS ADDRESS ADDRESS ADDRESS ADDRESS ADDRESS ADDRESS ADDRESS ADDRESS ADDRESS ADDRESS ADDRESS ADDRESS

PHONE

561-123-4567

AMT

$10.00

E-MAIL

[email protected]

Jack L. Jack

561-123-4567

$30.00

[email protected]

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Jack L. Jack Jack L. Jack Jack L. Jack Jack L. Jack Jack L. Jack Jack L. Jack Jack L. Jack Jack L. Jack Jack L. Jack Friend of the Fellowship ADDRESS ADDRESS ADDRESS ADDRESS ADDRESS ADDRESS ADDRESS ADDRESS ADDRESS 561-123-4567 561-123-4567 561-123-4567 561-123-4567 561-123-4567 561-123-4567 561-123-4567 561-123-4567 561-123-4567 $10.00 $10.00 $10.00 $10.00 $10.00 $20.00 $10.00 $10.00 $10.00 $13.00 [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] [email protected]

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POLICY AND PROCEDURES COVENANT AGREEMENT

The Policy and Procedures Manual was created and written to establish guidelines and uniformity globally for all Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship members, (i.e. Covenant Partners, employees and Tiers of Leadership). All members of the Fellowship are requested to remain abreast and knowledgeable of all policies and procedures as outlined and stated. It is every member's responsibility to adhere to and conduct Regional, State and District Fellowship business according to the policies and procedures stated inside of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship Policy and Procedures Manual. All members must sign this agreement as a sign of entering into a "Covenant" between Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship and its members to abide and adhere to the policies and procedures within to the best of his/her ability. (Print) ____________________, ______________________, ____________________, Your name Your title Your Region/State I am of sound mind, and have read and fully understand the policies and procedures of this manual, and will adhere to the best of my ability. I fully understand that in signing this agreement, if I violate any or all of the policies and procedures stated in this manual may cause for my demotion and or dismissal as a tier of leadership. ________________________ Date ________________________ Date _________________________ Date __________________________ Manual Holders Signature __________________________ Witness Regional/State Bishop ___________________________ Witness State/District Overseer

Please mail directly to the Bishop of Policy and Procedure within 30 days of signing Covenant Agreement.

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OFFICE OF PROTOCOL POLICY AND PROCEDURE

POSITION TITLE: Bishop of Protocol (See Position Description in Policy and Procedure Manual)

POSITION TITLE: 1st Assistant to Bishop of Protocol (See Position Description for 1st Assistant in Policy and Procedure Manual)

POSITION TITLE: General Overseer of Armorbearers (See Position Description in Policy General Overseer of Armorbearers in the Policy and Procedure Manual.

POSITION TITLE: Protocol Administrator MINISTRY: FGBCF Office of Protocol ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITES: Secures, sets up and maintains computers at facility Secures, sets up and maintains timers at facility Responsible for budget fulfillment of responsibilities Establishes and sets up office space for Office of Protocol Works closely with Bishop of Protocols Administrator of his home church Sets up meetings and conference calls as needed for the area of Protocol

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POSITION TITLE: Protocol Overseer of Communications

MINISTRY: FGBCF Office of Protocol

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITES: Participates in, implements and oversees communication programs that effectively describe and promote the organization, its beliefs and products. Aids in the preparation of presentations and/or speeches geared toward the organization. Arranges and conducts programs to keep up contact between organization representatives and the public. Articulates current affairs and current events with Full Gospel stance in mind. Develops and implement communication strategies. Advises Bishop of Protocol on communication issues and strategies. Plans public relations programs including the preparation of cost budgets. Liaises with the media. Assists in making announcements

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POSITION TITLE: PROTOCOL OVERSEER OF HOSPITALITY MINISTRY: FGBCF Office of Protocol

The Protocol Overseer of Hospitality is appointed and/or dismissed by the Bishop of Protocol and reports directly to him/her. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Oversee the preparation of special guest travel (coordinate with Protocol Minister ­ Special Travel) Oversee preparation of in-city itineraries by Hospitality Administrator Provide volunteer drivers Disperse tip money to Protocol Minister ­ VIP Hosts Facilitate airport pick-up and transfer to hotel Facilitate hotel pick-up and agreement upon appropriate arrival times at the venue Facilitate hotel pick-up and return to airport Responsible for Hospitality budget Train drivers, VIP Hosts and Hostesses Maintain copies of VIP Drivers drivers licenses Direct all Hospitality Protocol Ministers Report all alterations or deviations to Bishop of Protocol via written memorandum

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POSITION TITLE: Protocol Minister ­ Media Introductions and Announcements

MINISTRY: FGBCF Office of Protocol

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide a computer-generated copy of the pulpit announcements which includes Pre-Announcements, In-service Announcements, and Post-Announcements Make any changes to announcements as necessary with inclusion of International Directors changes Forward a final copy of announcements to the person responsible for making the announcement Provide a daily list of special guests Review announcements daily Produce a copy of Covenant Partner procedure This position reports to the General Overseer of Communication

POSITION TITLE: Protocol Overseer of Hospitality MINISTRY: FGBCF Office of Protocol

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Oversee the preparation of special guest travel (coordinate with Protocol Minister ­ Special Travel) Oversee preparation of in-city itineraries by Hospitality Administrator Provide volunteer drivers Disperse tip money to Protocol Minister ­ VIP Hosts Facilitate airport pick-up and transfer to hotel Facilitate hotel pick-up and agreement upon appropriate arrival times at the venue

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Facilitate hotel pick-up and return to airport Responsible for Hospitality budget Train drivers, VIP Hosts and Hostesses Maintain copies of VIP Drivers drivers licenses Direct all Hospitality Protocol Ministers Report all alterations or deviations to Bishop of Protocol via written memorandum

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POSITION TITLE: Protocol Hospitality Administrator

MINISTRY: FGBCF Office of Protocol

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Maintains the overall administration and coordination of hospitality Obtains all travel itineraries from guest travel Ensures that itineraries are disseminated to Protocol Ministers for VIP Hosts and VIP Drivers Prepares detailed itineraries for special guests Prepares packets for hotel rooms Assists Protocol Ministers for VIP Hosts & Drivers with preparation of grid sheets Assists Overseer of Hospitality with coordination of specific areas Reports to Overseer of Hospitality

POSITION TITLE: Protocol Minister ­ Special Travel

MINISTRY: FGBCF Office of Protocol

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Maintain communication with the Office of Events and Planning to receive direction regarding special guest information Schedule all special guest travel Prepare travel/information package to be sent to special guests/speakers Maintain list of Presiding Bishops special guests and communicates it to Protocol Overseer for VIP Seating Secure and authorize payment for special guest travel hotel accommodations Schedule special guest in-city itineraries

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POSITION TITLE: Protocol Minister ­ VIP Drivers

MINISTRY: FGBCF Office of Protocol

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Schedules and Directs VIP Drivers Participates as a VIP Driver Report all alterations or deviations to Protocol Overseer of Hospitality

POSITION TITLE: Protocol Minister ­ VIP Hosts

MINISTRY: FGBCF Office of Protocol

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Schedules and Directs VIP Hosts Participates as a VIP Host Report all alterations or deviations to Protocol Overseer of Hospitality immediately

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POSITION TITLE: Protocol Minister ­ Hostesses

MINISTRY: FGBCF Office of Protocol

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Schedules and Directs VIP Hostesses Participates as a VIP Host Report all alterations or deviations to Protocol Overseer of Hospitality immediately

POSITION TITLE: Protocol Minister ­ Nurses

MINISTRY: FGBCF Office of Protocol

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Receive all VIPs in holding room at conference facility Prepares Budget and make all purchases necessary to stock holding room in accordance with special guests personal requirements as received from Protocol Minister ­ Special Travel Prepare holding room Serves/attends to ministerial needs of VIP while at conference facility Direct Nurses Protocol Officers in facilitating of duties as listed above Schedules and Directs VIP Hostesses Report all alterations or deviations to Protocol Overseer of Hospitality immediately

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POSITION TITLE: Protocol Overseer of Pulpit Presentation

MINISTRY: FGBCF Office of Protocol

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Establish protocol for the day Obtain names of participants Oversees informing participants of their specific assignments for service Oversees informing participants of the time they should arrive at the service Oversees informing participants of their assigned seating arrangements Oversees briefing participants on proper protocol as it relates to fulfilling their assignment Oversees ensuring that podium is clean Oversees maintenance of timeline Monitor flow of worship service and be prepared to assist where necessary Be prepared to make new assignments in the event of a "no show"

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POSITION TITLE: Protocol Minister ­ Pulpit Participants

MINISTRY: FGBCF Office of Protocol

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Obtain names of participants from Protocol Overseer of Pulpit Presentation Inform participants of their specific assignments for service Inform participants of the time they should arrive at the service Inform participants of their assigned seating arrangements Brief participants on proper protocol as it relates to fulfilling their assignment Ensure that podium is clean Maintain timeline Assist in monitoring flow of worship service and be prepared to assist where necessary Be prepared to institute new assignments in the event of a "no show," as directed by the Protocol Overseer of Pulpit Presentation

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POSITION TITLE: Protocol Minister -- Timeline

MINISTRY: FGBCF Office of Protocol

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Upon receiving direction from the Bishop of Protocol, will produce a computergenerated timeline for each individual service Maintain timeline Make any changes to the timeline as necessary

Ensure that a copy of the timeline and any changes to the timeline are forwarded to the following: Presiding Bishop Presiding Bishops Special Assistant 2nd Presiding Bishop 3rd Presiding Bishop Executive Secretary All Protocol Overseers of Protocol 1st Assistant of Protocol Protocol Overseer of Music (5 copies) Minister of Praise and Worship International Director of Events and Planning Word Network (for televised services)

Maintain and ensure proper time is allotted on the time of ministry clock

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POSITION TITLE: Protocol Overseer of Tiers of Leadership Seating

MINISTRY: FGBCF Office of Protocol

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITES: Create seating charts for entire venue as it relates to the Tiers of Leadership. Prepare seat assignments Ensure that proper signage is affixed to seats Oversees and assists with the escorting of the Tiers of Leadership Set up chairs for pulpit according to proper seating arrangement as directed by Bishop of Protocol Handles offering for Tiers of Leadership (distributes and picks up envelopes, and any other handouts). Direct Protocol Ministers in facilitating completion of duties outlined above

POSITION TITLE: Protocol Overseer of In-Service Hospitality

MINISTRY: FGBCF Office of Protocol

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITES: Escort special guest (excluding Tiers of Leadership) to their assigned seating area Handles offering for Special Guests (distributes and picks up envelopes, etc.) Direct Protocol Ministers in facilitating completion of duties outlined above

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POSITION TITLE: Protocol Minister ­Executive Council, Bishop's Council, Conference Hosts, Tiers of Leadership, Ministerial Alliance and Armorbearers

MINISTRY: FGBCF Office of Protocol

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Assists Protocol Overseer of Tiers of Leadership Seating in fulfillment of his/her responsibilities with regard to the Executive Council, Bishops Council, Conference Hosts and Tiers of Leadership.

POSITION TITLE: Protocol Minister ­ Pulpit Participants, Sponsors, Special Guests and Bishop Morton's Family

MINISTRY: FGBCF Office of Protocol

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Assists Protocol Overseer of Special Guest Seating in fulfillment of his/her responsibilities with regard to the Ministerial Alliance, Armor bearers, Sponsors, Special Guests and Bishop Mortons Family.

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FULL GOSPEL BAPTIST CHURCH FELLOWSHIP PROTOCOL ORGANIZATIONAL CHART

Bishop Paul S. Morton Presiding Bishop

2nd Presiding Bishop

3rd Presiding Bishop

Executive Secretary

Bishop of Protocol

Protocol Administrator

1st Assistant

General Overseer Armor bearers

Protocol Overseer Communications

Protocol Overseer of Hospitality

Protocol Overseer State & Regional Directors of Protocol

Protocol Overseer In Service Hospitality

Armor bearers

Protocol Minister Media Introductions Announcements

Protocol Ministers Special Travel Hospitality Desk VIP Drivers VIP Hosts

Protocol Minister Pulpit Participants Timelines

Protocol Minister Sponsors Special Guests Bishop Morton's Family

Hostesses

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FULL GOSPEL BAPTIST CHURCH FELLOWSHIP INTERNATIONAL

International Presiding Bishop Scheduling Request Form

Information about the Requester, The Recommendation, and/or The Request to Resign

Requester's Name: Telephone #: Date of Request: Is this an invitation to speak? -Yes E-mail Address: Office/Auxiliary/Region: -No If No, Briefly Explain Here: Location of Event (City, State, Zip Code): Time(s) Name of Venue: Address: City: Capacity of Venue: Closest or Recommended Airport: Availability of Product/Exhibit Area: -Yes -No -Yes -No State: Zip Code:

Event Days, Dates and Times Day of Week Date

Attendance Expected:

Availability of master-quality audio and video recording? How much time is allotted (Duration): At what time should International Presiding Bishop to be present: When does time begin: Briefly describe setting below. Is this a speaking engagement? Describe event format: -preaching/teaching -instructional -Yes -No -panel facilitation

-keynote speaker

-panel participation

Select the one below that best applies, and then describe -This is A Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship Related Event -Regional Summit -Other* -State Conference -District Conference -This is Not A Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship Related Event. Please use this space to briefly describe:

*If Other, Please Describe:

If there is a Theme, please provide: Describe any requirements for Attire:

Is there an event focus? Is the event targeting any particular group or cause? For example, is this event affiliated with a church/ministry, a community group, effort or endeavor; government and/or private business group or effort? Use space below to share details with us:

DO NOT WRITE IN THIS SECTION -- PLEASE ALLOW 72 HOURS FROM DATE REQUEST SUBMITTED FOR FOLLOWUP CONTACT

Received on: / / Received by:

Determination /Status?

-Submitted to the Office of the International Presiding Bishop on: -Decline -Accept -Requester Notified on: /

/ /

/

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Elevations, Promotions and Reassignments Recommendation and Approval Confirmation Form

Requester's Name: Telephone #: Date of Request: E-mail Address:

Office/Auxiliary/Region:

Tell Us About Your Recommendation Check the one below that best describes what is being recommended for approval: -Elevation/Promotion Who are you recommending?

Provide their contact information for the FGBCFI files

-Reassignment: With training? Name:

Telephone#-

-Yes or

-No

-Other____________________________

E-mail Address:

Provide us with more detail on the current status of the individual, as well as positions impacted and/or affected by this recommendation, if approved. Describe below.

Elevation/Promotion/Reassignment from: Elevation/Promotion/Reassignment to: What is your deadline? What is the effective date of this change? / /

If this is a recommendation for reassignment and no training is necessary, please provide a brief explanation:

THE APPROVAL PROCESS : PLEASE ALLOW 45 DAYS FROM THE DATE OF RECOMMENDATION UNTIL FINAL APPROVAL

If your recommendation is to elevate/promote or reassign an individual to a position in one of the categories listed below, the written approval(s) required are outlined as follows. Once all approvals have been granted, the Office of Customer Service will work with the Office of the Executive Secretary to get appropriate letters and certifications issued.

Elevations/Promotions General Overseer: State Overseer/State Bishop: District Director/Overseer: Written Approvals Required Regional Bishop, Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops and General Overseers, International Presiding Bishop Regional Bishop, 3rd Presiding Bishop, International Presiding Bishop State Bishop, Regional Bishop

Following lists the written Approvals required for Elevation/Promotion to First Assistant

Elevations/Promotions 1st Assistant serving a Council Bishop: 1st Assistant serving a Regional Bishop: 1st Assistant serving an Auxiliary Bishop to the Council: 1st Assistant serving an Auxiliary Bishop: 1st Assistant serving a State Bishop:

nd

Written Approvals Required Council Bishop and 2 Presiding Bishop Regional Bishop and 3rd Presiding Bishop Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops and General Overseers and 3 rd Presiding Bishop Auxiliary Bishop and Bishop of Auxiliary Bishops and General Overseers State Bishop and Regional Bishop

FOR INTERNAL USE

-Approval Process Completed on:

Determination /Status?

/ / / / / / -Submitted to the Office of Policy and Procedures for Compliance Confirmation on: -Submitted to Customer Service for Processing on:

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Request for Services from Office of Policy and Procedures

Information About The Requester and The Request

Requester's Name: Telephone #: E-mail Address:

Date of Request: Office/Auxiliary/Region: If verbal or written approval has been granted for you to submit this request, please identify the approval source by selecting one of the following. Also, provide date the approval was granted and attach all supporting documentation. -International Presiding Bishop -Executive Council Date Approved: / -2nd Presiding Bishop -3rdPresiding Bishop -Executive Secretary -Auxiliary Bishop:_________________ -Bishop's Council /

-Regional Bishop:__________________

Provide us with a description of your request: Check the one below that applies. -Position/Job Description(s) -Operating Protocols and Procedures -Other._______________________

Tell us what you want to accomplish in the area of the above selection: For example, If what you are requesting is related

to a position and/or job description, then you will want to choose one of the following to tell us if the need you have is for a new position, or an existing position that simply needs some modification and/or amending. -New -Modify/Amend

What is the effective date?

-Dissolve/Remove

/ /

-Other. Explain:

What date are you planning to implement/execute what you are requesting? / /

What are your deadlines?

­ USING SPACE BELOW ­ PROVIDE BACKGROUND DESCRIBING ORIGIN OF YOUR REQUEST

DO NOT WRITE IN THIS SECTION

Intake Date? Verified Approvals= Reconciled?

/

/

-Initial Approval(s) Reviewed and Confirmed by: _____________________________________

-International Presiding Bishop -Executive Secretary -Auxiliary Bishop:____________ -Decline (Explain Below)

-2nd Presiding Bishop

-3rdPresiding Bishop -Regional Bishop:__________

-Executive Council

-Bishop's Council

Determination /Status?

-Approved as is for submission to the Office of Policy and Procedures -Approved once modifications are made in the Request and/or in the Submission Protocol Followed

Modification(s) needed? If Yes. Please Explain:

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