This consent must be completed on behalf of all Children and Youth who participate in MEFC activities and programs.
I, the undersigned, being the parent or legal guardian of the child named in this document, do hereby consent to the participation of my child in all of the regularly scheduled activities of the Children’s and Youth ministries at Montvale Evangelical Free Church.
In consideration of MEFC allowing my child / youth named in this document to participate in children / youth ministry (Sunday School, King’s Kids, Boy’s Brigade, Events, Retreats, Mission’s Trips, etc.) and childcare, I, the undersigned, do hereby release, forever discharge and agree to hold harmless MEFC, its pastors, directors, employees, volunteers and teachers (collectively herein the “Church”) from any and all liability, claims or demands for accidental personal injury, sickness or death, as well as property damage and expenses, of any nature whatsoever which may be incurred by the undersigned and the child / youth participant while involved in child /youth activities and/or childcare.
I, the parent or legal guardian of this child / youth participant, grant my permission for the child / youth named in this document to participate fully in children / youth ministry activities and childcare, including trips away from church premises.
Furthermore, I, on behalf of my minor participant, hereby assume all risk of accidental personal injury, sickness, death, damage and expense as a result of participation in recreation and work activities involved therein.
The undersigned further hereby agrees to hold harmless and indemnify said Church for any liability sustained by said Church as the result of the negligent, willful or intentional acts of the child or youth participant, including expenses incurred attendant thereto.
I expressly agree that this release, waiver, and indemnity agreement is intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by the law of the States of New Jersey and New York and that if any portion thereof is held invalid, it is agreed that the balance shall, notwithstanding, continue in full legal force and effect. This release contains the entire agreement between the parties hereto and the terms of this release are contractual and not a mere recital.
I further agree that I HAVE CAREFULLY READ THE FOREGOING RELEASE AND KNOW THE CONTENTS THEREOF AND I SIGN THIS RELEASE AS MY OWN FREE ACT. This is a legally binding agreement that I have read and understand.