Constitution for Christian Motorcyclists Association New Zealand Incorporated
Saturday, 23 August 2008 16:13
1.1. The name of the organisation shall be: Christian Motorcyclists Association New Zealand Incorporated
1.1.1. (or referred in abbreviated form elsewhere in this document as CMA)
2.1. Christian Motorcyclists Association New Zealand Inc, 21 Whitbourne Heights The Gardens, Manurewa, 2105 New Zealand
- VISION STATEMENT: Changing The World One Heart At A Time
3.1. We will accomplish our vision through:
3.1.1. Evangelistic outreach primarily but not exclusively to the motorcycling community.
3.1.2. Run For The Son, where we will partner with ministries of ‘world reaching’ potential.
3.1.3. Equipping our members in ministry training that aligns itself with biblical truths.
3.1.4. A servant attitude to the world and our members, i.e. there if you need us.
3.1.5. Quality products that aid in evangelistic outreach.
3.1.6. An efficient administration and support team.
- MISSION STATEMENT: To inspire our leaders and members to be the most organised, advanced, equipped, financially stable organisation, full of integrity in the motorcycling community and the kingdom of God.
- STATEMENT OF BELIEF: CMA is interdenominational and evangelistic in nature. We believe in:
5.1. The Bible as the inspired and infallible Word of God.
5.2. One God, eternally existent in three persons; Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
5.3. The virgin birth and deity of Christ, His explicit atoning death, bodily resurrection and ascension.
5.4. Salvation through the blood of Jesus Christ.
5.5. The sanctifying power of the Holy Spirit who enables a believer to live Holy.
5.6. The second coming of Jesus Christ.
6.1. To share every aspect of the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ amongst the motorcycling fraternity.
6.2. To demonstrate Christ’s love by various form of service to the motorcycling fraternity. (e.g. at funerals, rallies, in line with Philippians 2:14-15).
6.3. To provide instruction and fellowship for members seeking to build them up to the measure and stature of the fullness of Christ as in Ephesians 4:13.
6.4. To uphold the Christian image of the CMA and its activities at all times.
6.5. To further and assist the spread of the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ and instruction in Christian beliefs by any means and in any manner.
6.6. A secondary goal is availability for community service.
7.1. CMA – Christian Motorcyclists Association New Zealand Incorporated.
7.2. CMA INTERNATIONAL – The Christian Motorcyclists Association International Coordinator for New Zealand.
7.3. NATIONAL LEADERSHIP – The National Board, Regional Co-ordinators and Area Representatives of the CMA.
7.4. THE NATIONAL BOARD – The National Board is a group whom govern CMA, made up of minimum six, maximum nine CMA Members elected by the general CMA membership, which is accountable to the same, and under authority of CMA International.
7.5. THE NATIONAL PRESIDENT – The President of CMA is elected by the CMA Membership and is accountable to the same and the National Board and approved by and under the authority of CMA International.
7.6. THE NATIONAL VICE PRESIDENT – The National Vice President is elected by the CMA Membership and accountable to the same and to the National Board, and is under the authority of the National President.
7.7. THE REGIONAL CO-ORDINATOR – The Regional Coordinator as elected by the CMA Membership (in the region the position is responsible for) and approved by the National Board. They are accountable to the CMA Membership in their area and come under the authority of the National President.
7.8. AREA REPRESENTATIVE – The Area Rep. as elected by the CMA Membership (in the area the position is responsible for) and approved by the National Leadership. They are accountable to the CMA Membership in their area and come under the authority of the National Leadership.
7.9. THE MEMBERS – Members of the CMA.
7.10. The COLOURS – ® The CMA logo is a registered trademark and is worn by CMA members who have completed the training program as approved by the National Leadership to identify the wearer as a member of the CMA.
7.11. THE CHAPTER – Chapters are affiliated to the CMA, and consist of a group of six or more CMA Members who have fulfilled the Forming Chapter requirements as set out in the CMA handbook and have subsequently received their NZ Nationally endorsed Chapter Charter.
7.12. THE CHAPTER COMMITTEE – The Leader of the Chapter and those members of the Chapter who have been elected by the chapter members to join the committee.
7.13. CHAPTER LEADER – The Leader of the Chapter as elected by the chapter members and is under the authority of the National Leadership.
7.14. CHAPTER CHARTER – A written document from CMA National Board conferring certain rights and privileges on a group of CMA Members, outlining the principles, functions, and organisation of a chapter for the group to establish a local chapter.
7.15. “RUN FOR THE SON” – Annual charity fund-raising motorcycle ride or rally where CMA will partner with ministries of ‘world reaching’ potential.
To read the whole document you can go to http://www.societies.govt.nz and search on our Incorporation number 2378369