SEC. 2. It shall be the duty of the Clerk to keep a fair
and accurate record of the proceedings of the Association, to
keep the books and papers open to the inspection of any church
belonging to this body and deliver all the records and papers to
SEC. 3- It shall be the duty of the Treasurer to receive all
money from the hands of the Secretary, keep an account of the
same and pay out when ordered by the Association; said order
to be signed by the Moderator and Clerk.
ARTICLE VI.--VISITORS, MINISTERS, ETC.
All regular authorized ministers of the gospel of our faith
and order, in good standing in their respective churches, and
correspondents from other associations or conventions, shall be
invited to seats with all privileges except to vote.
At each annual meeting committees on Business, Finance,
Preaching, Digest of Letters and Obituaries, shall be appointed
ARTICLE VIII.--HOW TO DEAL WITH CHURCHES.
SECTION I. If a church shall become corrupt in doctrine
or practice, and satisfactory proof of guilt be given by any two
members of this body, said church shall be dealt with according
to Art. 8, Sec. 2.
SEC. 2. When a church is found guilty of gross offense
against Baptist Rules and Regulations, (and this shall include all
meetings regardless of name, for which charges are made at the
gate, or selling on the grounds is allowed) said church shall be
The complaints of an individual of individuals, except as
specified in Art. VIII, shall not be heard against any church in
ARTICLE X.--NEGLECT TO CORRESPOND.
Any church neglecting to send a letter or delegate; one or
the other, two successive years, shall be visited with a suitable
admonition, and failing the third year, her name shall be dropped
from the roll.