Unincorporated churches? Review this map. (Note that the District of Columbia is colored in.) And now think about church growth. The title is a big hint to where I’m heading. More later. By Scott Wells Scott Wells, 46, is a Universalist Christian minister doing Universalist theology and church administration hacks in Washington, D.C. View all of Scott Wells's posts.
The title of the illustration led me to a fruitful perusal of various online legal resources. Thanks for the tip, and I look forward to seeing what you have to say about this topic. (Too bad California hasn’t gotten on this particular legal bandwagon yet.)
Ah, Dan, I was tempted to entitle the post, “You can’t spell the Uniform Unincorporated Nonprofit Association Act (UUNAA) without UU” but that would be a bit twee, no?
As it happens, California is a special case, but when isn’t it? The issue was raised in 2004 and 2005 for California to adopt the UUNAA.
California does have a unincorporated nonprofit association act, but it isn’t the uniform act. Really, that makes it a consideration of its own — especially since its population (11.95% of the whole U.S.) puts it in the same ballpark as all these states combined (20.35%)