GA-1734

(Operational, Policy and Organizational)

ELECTION OF THE GENERAL MINISTER AND PRESIDENT

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WHEREAS, the Administrative Committee of the General Board has complied with the procedures and requirements set forth in The Design for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and the Standing Rules of the General Board, in the nomination of Teresa Hord Owens for election as General Minister and President of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the United States and Canada; and

WHEREAS, in accordance with those procedures, the General Board has voted “to forward the name;”

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the General Assembly of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the United States and Canada, meeting in Indianapolis, Indiana, July 8-12, 2017, elects Teresa Hord Owens as General Minister and President for a term of six years beginning July 13, 2017.

General Board of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

The General Board recommends that the General Assembly ADOPT GA-1734 (Discussion time: 12 minutes)

 

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