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2017 Business Session

2017 Business Session election results and information held on June 21 in Austin, Texas.

Election Results

EFCA MODERATOR
Rob Harrell, Austin Oaks Church, Austin, Texas

EFCA VICE MODERATOR
Pablo Cachon, New Hope Church, New Hope, Minnesota

EFCA BOARD OF DIRECTORS
*Ruth Evans, Open Table Church, Atlanta, Georgia
Philip Abode – Crossover Bible Church, Tulsa, Oklahoma
*Rick Terrell, Hope Church, Mason, Ohio
Diane Martinez – Shoreline Community Church, Santa Barbara, California

EFCA BOARD OF DIRECTORS – District superintendent representative
Eddie Cole, Eastern District Superintendent

BOARD OF MINISTERIAL STANDING: Pastors
*Jeffrey Keegan, Trinity EFC, Woodbridge, Connecticut
Michael Rice, The Orchard Bible Fellowship, Kingsbury, California

BOARD OF MINISTERIAL STANDING: District Representative
*David Linde, North Central District, Minnesota

NOMINATING COMMITTEE
Linda Bishop, First EFC Fullerton, Fullerton, California
Zach Guyton, Bethany Church, West Orange, New Jersey
Bill Culbertson, Kenosha Bible Church, Kenosha, Wisconsin

TRINITY INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY BOARD OF REGENTS
Bill Kynes, Cornerstone EFC, Annandale, Virginia
Quintin Stieff, Valley Church, West Des Moines, Iowa
Carl McNair, First EFC, Rockford, Illinois
*Judy Bradish, The Orchard, Arlington Heights, Illinois
*Steve Hawn, Five Oaks Church, Woodbury, Minnesota
*Melody McSparron, Christ Community Church, Leawood, Kansas

* Incumbent

Motions and Proposals

Proposed Amendments to Trinity and EFCA Bylaws

The EFCA Board of Directors proposed amendments to the Trinity International University Bylaws and to the EFCA Bylaws were approved.

Motion to Amend Article 9 of the EFCA Statement of Faith

The EFCA Board of Directors introduced a motion to amend Paragraph 9, Article III of the Articles of Incorporation of the EFCA, the Statement of Faith. Introduced at the 2017 Business Session, the motion will be acted on by the 2019 Conference.

EFCA Conference Resolution: Biblical Sexuality and the Covenant of Marriage

The EFCA Board of Directors unanimously recommended a Resolution to the 2017 Conference for consideration and approval. The Resolution on Biblical Sexuality and the Covenant of Marriage was approved.

Any questions about the business session results may be sent to boardofdirectors@efca.org.