PLAN OF ORGANIZATION.
1. Name. — This organization shall be known as “The American Congress of Liberal Religious Societies.”
2. Objects.—To unite in a larger fellowship and co-operation such existing societies and liberal elements as are in sympathy with the movement toward undogmatic religion ; to foster and encourage the organization of other non-sectarian churches and kindred societies on the basis of absolute mental liberty ; to secure a closer and more helpful association of all these in the thought and work of the world under the great law and life of love; to develop the church of humanity, democratic in organization, progressive in spirit, aiming at the development of pure and high character, hospitable to all forms of thought, cherishing the spiritual traditions and experiences of the past, but keeping itself open to all new light and the higher developments of the future.