A liability form is used as a legal document to release a party from any liability in the future. It is used to waive off any one party’s responsibility when damages of any kind occur.
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FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
RELEASE OF LIABILITY AGREEMENT
This form must be signed by the parent or guardian before any child can be allowed to
participate in any First United Methodist Church of Montgomery (hereinafter “First
United Methodist Church”) activity, including UMYF activities. This release form must
be presented to the Youth Minister.
I, the undersigned, recognize there are risks, including those of injury and even death, in
all of the activities initiated and carried out under the auspices of the First United
Methodist Church. I freely assume those risks on my own and my child’s behalf. I agree
to release and hold harmless from liability the workers, and other employees and agents
in the event of injury or death of my son(s)/daughter(s) (listed below), resulting from
negligence or any other theory of liability while engaging in any church or youth
fellowship activity. I agree to not make any claim or file any lawsuit against the First
United Methodist Church, its staff members, volunteer workers, employees and agents,
for injuries or damages related to my child’s participation in church or youth fellowship
activities. (Please initial) _______________
This release is signed on behalf of the following children:
I understand that this is a legally binding contract and that the Church activities are
provided in consideration for this signed Release of Liability Agreement.
(Please initial) ____________
I agree that this release is intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by the laws
of the State of Alabama and that if any portion thereof is held invalid, it is agreed that the
balance shall, notwithstanding, continue in full force and effect.
I HAVE CAREFULLY READ THIS RELEASE OF LIABILITY AGREEMENT AND
FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS CONTENTS. I AM AWARE THIS CONTRACT
RELEASES FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, ITS STAFF MEMBERS,
VOLUNTEER WORKERS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS, FROM LIABILITY AND I
SIGN IT OF MY OWN FREE WILL.
This the ________ day of _________________, ________.
Parent or Guardian
Parent or Guardian
*** So that you do not have to complete this form every time there is an activity, you
may write an effective date that will carry through your child’s graduation from UMYF.
For example: August 31, 2002, through June 1, 2008.