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Charitable purpose and objects (RI)

Statement of Charitable Purposes and Objects (ROI) – approved by The General Synod of the Church of Ireland for use by parishes and other Church of Ireland bodies in registering under the Charities Act 2009

Please cut and paste the text below into the required boxes for the registration of your parish/diocese, or download the Word Document for future use.


The Charitable purpose:
The Charitable purpose of the [insert name of relevant body] of the Church of Ireland is the advancement of religion.

The Charitable objects:
The principal function of the [insert name of relevant body] of the Church of Ireland  is to support the advancement of the Christian religion by promoting, through the work of the [insert name of relevant body], the whole mission of the Church, pastoral, evangelistic, social and ecumenical. Being open to and engaging with society as a whole and offering support for those needing help are fundamental to the practical delivery of the benefits of Christianity.  As a result of activity in the pursuit of the advancement of the Christian religion, the [insert name of relevant body] has custody of property and of records, materials and artefacts of significance to the cultural and religious heritage and maintenance of which is undertaken by the [insert name of relevant body].