Structure & Accountability
The Non-profit Status of the ICCC
The ICCC is recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a religious 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation and is classified as a church under sections 509(a)(1) and 170(b)(A)(i) of the Internal Revenue Code. As such, contributions to the ICCC are deductible under section 170 of the Code, and we are qualified to receive tax-deductible bequests. devises, transfers or gifts under section 2055, 2106 or 2522 of the Internal Revenue Code.
The International Communion of Charismatic Churches is subject to the laws and privileges, which govern such bodies. Also, with corporate offices in the State of Georgia, the ICCC is subject to the laws and privileges which govern such religious, nonprofit church corporations.
The Governing Documents of the ICCC
The Articles of Incorporation of the ICCC bring the corporation into existence as a legal non-profit entity recognized by the civil government of the United States of America.
The Bylaws of the Corporation of the ICCC set the internal structure, governance, accountability and rules for the ministry affairs of the ICCC and assures that it is ethically and morally in compliance with the laws that govern a 501(c)3 corporation.
The Governing Leadership of the ICCC
The Board of Directors is the legal and voting entity and the distinctive governing body of the ICCC and its global contributing member ministries. The Board is appointed by the President and is charged to manage and oversee the corporate and governmental affairs and policies of the ICCC. The Board of Directors is authorized to administer final judgment on all matters concerning this church organization.
The Officers of the Corporation are members of the Board of Directors and are as follows:
The Presiding Bishop is a man or woman of high integrity, vision and leadership calling who furthers the purposes, mission and initiatives of the ICCC, leads its members, and promotes its present and future effectiveness and relevance in the world. The Presiding Bishop is the Chairperson of the Board of Directors and the President of the ICCC Corporation.
The Second Presiding Bishop is the Vice President and the Vice Chairperson of the Board of Directors. The Second Presiding Bishop shall be prepared to assume all the responsibilities of the Presiding Bishop should there be an unexpected vacancy of the office of the Presiding Bishop.
The Treasurer keeps all financial books and records of funds received by the ICCC such as such as donations, membership fees, specific project revenues in accordance with all regulations of the United States IRS statutes for such a church corporation. The Treasurer pays all approved expenses incurred by the ICCC.
The Secretary assists the President in all Board meetings and faithfully records and keeps all minutes along with an accurate count of attendees. All minutes comprise the record of legal activities of the ICCC.