Antioch International Ministries, Inc.


In compliance with the requirements of 15 PA. C. S. Section 5306 (relating to Articles of Incorporation), the undersigned, desiring to incorporate a non-profit corporation, hereby state that


I.   The name of the corporation is Antioch International Ministries, Inc.

II.   The address of this corporation's initial registered office in this 269 Cowden Road, New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, 16142, Mercer County, Pennsylvania.

III.   The corporation is incorporated under the non-profit corporation law of 1988 for the purpose of maintaining any legal activity or any activity allowed by law to be maintained by a corporation under such statute and under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Specifically, but without reservation or restriction, this corporation shall be organized and operated as an association of Christian churches.

The corporation is organized and shall be operated exclusively for Christian, religious charitable and educational purposes and it is authorized to accept, hold, administer, invest and disburse for Christian, religious, charitable and educational purposes such funds as may from time to time be given to it by any ;person, persons or corporations, to receive gifts and make financial and other types of contributions and assistance to Christian, religious, charitable and educational organizations, and in general, to do all things that may appear necessary and useful in accomplishing the purposes hereinabove set out. All of the assets and earnings shall be exclusively for the purpose hereinabove set out, including the payment of expenses incidental thereto; and no part of the net earnings shall inure to the benefit of any private shareholder or individual except that reasonable compensation may be paid for services rendered to or for the corporation affecting one or more of its purposes and no substantial part of its activities or of any organization to which it may contribute shall be for the carrying on of propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation or participate in or influence any political campaign, or any other activity which would disqualify a corporation from tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code or other applicable federal, state or local law or regulation now or hereafter enacted.

All property shall be irrevocably dedicated to educational, religious and charitable purposes and shall be held in the corporate name of Antioch International Ministries, Inc. Antioch International Ministries, Inc., is a non-profit corporation organized and operated exclusively for educational, religious and charitable purposes, which qualifies for exemption from Federal Income Tax under provisions of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The purchase, sale, lease, mortgage or alienation of said real property shall be transacted according to the By-Laws of the corporation.

In the event of dissolution of this corporation, all of the remaining assets of the corporation shall be distributed only for Christian, religious, charitable and educational purposes, which qualifies for exemption from Federal Income Tax under provision of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

IV.    The corporation does not contemplate pecuniary gain or profit, incidental or otherwise.

V.      The corporation is organized upon a non-stock basis.

VI.    Membership in the corporation shall be in accordance with by-law provisions.

VII.  The name and address, including street and number, of the incorporator is:


James E. Erb
246 Cowden Road
New Wilmington, PA 16142