According to the diocesan Constitution and Canons (Canon 10): No new building or structural alteration of an existing building shall be contracted for or commenced by any mission until the plans and specifications therefore shall have been submitted to and approved by the Commission. The Commission shall always make its decision known to the congregation within thirty days after plans and specifications have been submitted to it.
It shall be the duty of the Commission, when requested by the congregation, to counsel and advise with such congregation concerning preliminary plans for new buildings, for changes in existing buildings, and for furnishings, appointments and musical instruments. Such counsel and advice shall be given within thirty days after receipt of the request by the Commission.
The guidelines have been developed to assist all churches contemplating construction and renovation projects. The guidelines provide a descriptive overview of the key processes of a successful project. have been developed to assist all churches contemplating construction and renovation projects. The guidelines provide a descriptive overview of the key processes of a successful project.
To file a property insurance claim, call 1-800-223-5705 Claims Service.
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To inquire further about this church buildings or property insurance, contact Caroline Mowen, Canon for Administration and Ministry Support.