2023 BUSINESS MEETING
The ACROSS Conference family gathered on Saturday, June 24th in Minneapolis, Minnesota, for its first official Quadrennial Conference as the youngest USA conference.
Bishop Hector Andrade and the Conference Council had prepared well, and the day was filled with worship, fellowship, and necessary conference business.
The ARISE IN Mission emphasis was shared, and there was a strong response to engage accordingly. The conference leaders provided exceptional reports regarding credentials, training, finances, and ministry activities.
The ACROSS Conference covers a large territory and is having an increased impact throughout the region including Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota, and Iowa.
Several ZONE leaders were recognized and celebrated:
Grace ZONE:Jean Pierre Gatera (this district consists of African national churches)
Kansas & Omaha ZONE:Domingo Ocampo
Kansas ZONE:Jorge Tinoco
Minneapolis ZONE:Miguel Sifuentes
Recognition was given to Guadalupe Meza and Concepcion Ramirez for local church minister’s license, Jamie Terwogt for minster’s license, and Angel Burgos and Brenda Medina for ordination.
The ACROSS Conference delegates voted to adopt the no-term limits, per the statute of limitations decision.
The following were selected to serve as the Conference Executive Council:
Hector Andrade Conference Superintendent/Bishop
Miguel Sifuentes Assistant Superintendent
Geronimo Orozco Secretary/Treasurer
Hector Betance Council member/Credentialing Coordinator
Gildardo Ramos Council member
Bishop Andrade presented a challenging and encouraging State of the Conference report. Its plans and vision were received with deep appreciation and support.
The day was completed with a time of Council installation, Holy Communion, and corporate prayer.
It was a great day for the ACROSS Conference.
Grace & Peace,