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ARKLA Churches Call For Special Constituency Meeting
« on: February 19, 2018, 09:03:46 AM »
ARKLA Churches Call For Special Constituency Meeting To Choose New President
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Several Seventh-day Adventist churches in the Ark-La (ARKLA) Conference are calling for a special constituency meeting.  Why?

The current President of the Conference is retiring and many SDA constituents are concerned about the selection of a new president.  Here are some of their concerns, written by a Pastor in the Conference and taken from the Heber Springs SDA Church Facebook page: "Some of my church members have concerns regarding this procedure. I will list some of those concerns here:

1. The position of President is such an important servant leader position that it would be better if the entire conference constituency had a voice and a vote in his/her election.
2. It would seem better for the incoming President to be received and welcomed and affirmed by the Conference as a whole, rather than a small committee.

3. The perception of an “inside job” would be eliminated from the equation.

Much more @: www.fulcrum7.com/news/2018/2/13/arkla-churches-calling-for-special-constituency-meeting-to-choose-new-president

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