We, the constituency of the Northern Ohio Baptist District Association in order to further the unity among the churches of the Northern Association, to expand the mission of the church, the establishment of concerned efforts against sin, to enhance the teachings of the Scripture, to develop and encourage the highest standards in preaching and worship, do ordain and establish this constitution.
The purpose of this body is to promote the cause of the Christian Faith through, Worship, Evangelism, Discipleship, Mission, Christian Education, Christian Stewardship, and Community Outreach in all levels-Local, District, State, National, and International;
To provide a time and place wherein this body can carry out the Great Commission of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, and the further doing of any and all things necessary or incident to any thereof;
To promote Christian Fellowship and Unity within this body and among our member churches through counsel and reconciliation;
To protect the authority and right of member churches in the governing of its own internal affairs, thereby adhering to the cardinal principle that each Baptist Church is sovereign and independent, but under the Lordship of Christ.
Moderator Stephen D. Sullivan, Sr.