The mission of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, a Biblically based,
innovative, Christian Church, providing a liturgical service, is to spread,
teach, and share the Gospel of Jesus Christ with all people.
Societies may be organized within the congregation only with the expressed approval of
the Voting Membership, and all such societies shall be under the supervision of the
Pastor(s) and the appropriate board or committee under whose jurisdiction they
function. (for example: LLL, LWML) Only communicant members of this congregation
may serve as officers of such societies or groups. Any decisions, enactment or
performance of or by societies or groups shall be invalid if they conflict with any
provisions of this Constitution and its associated By-Laws. The Pastor(s), by virtue of
his office, shall be the advisor for such societies or groups within the congregation.
Article 11 .0—AMENDMENTS
11 .1 This Constitution may be changed or amended, with the exception of the
Articles listed in Section 11 .2 of this Article, by a three-fourths majority of the
eligible voters present and voting (I.e. not abstaining) in a regular meeting of
the Voting membership provided that the intention to amend the Constitution
and the wording of the amendment(s) proposed shall be published to the
congregation assembled for worship on two different Sundays prior to the date
upon which the amendment(s) is/are presented for action.
11 .2 Articles 2.0, 3.0, 4.0, 5.0, and 8.0 are hereby made unalterable and irrevocable.