An unincorporated Coptic Orthodox Church in this state may become incorporated as
a church by executing, acknowledging and filing a certificate of incorporation, stating
the corporate name by which such church shall be known and the county, town, city
or village where its principal place of worship is, or is intended to be located. A certificate of incorporation of an unincorporated Coptic Orthodox Church shall
be executed and acknowledged by the bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese in which
its place of worship is located and by two or more persons who shall be appointed
by the bishop from among the priests and deacons of such church. Upon filing such certificate such church shall be a corporation by the name stated
in the certificate.
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