Covenant of Confidentiality

The following covenant was duly adopted by unanimous vote of the Board of Directors of [Name of Ministry] at a duly called meeting on the 8th day of January, 20__.

Whereas, the [Name of Ministry] Board of Directors accepts the Scriptures of both the Old and New Testaments as the inspired Word of God and the revelation of God to man, the infallible, authoritative rule of faith and conduct; and

Whereas, the Scriptures forbid the spreading of gossip, slander, and the betraying of confi­dences (Ex. 23:1; Lev. 19:16; Prov. 6:19, 11:13, 16:28, 20:19; Romans 1:30; 1 Cor. 6:10; 2 Cor. 12:20; Titus 2:3);

Now, therefore, in consideration of the above premises, the Board of Directors agrees, individually and severally, to strictly maintain the confidentiality of all communications or the content of any document made or presented in the course of its meetings regarding any organization or individual, and further agrees not to disclose any of said communications or the contents of any of said documents without the unanimous consent, in writing, of all the board members. In the event of the death or mental incapacity of any of the board members, the term “unanimous consent,” as used herein, shall mean the unanimous consent of all of the board members who are then living and mentally competent.

Accepted by:

1. ___________________________________         6.  ____________________________________

2.  ___________________________________         7.  ____________________________________

3.  ___________________________________         8.  ____________________________________

4.  ___________________________________         9.  ____________________________________

5.  ___________________________________       10.  ____________________________________


Attest:   ________________________________________

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