Nominations are sought for 2021 Annual Conference ballot

By Chris Douglas

Photo by Regina Holmes
Ballots and other papers cover a delegate table during a business session at an Annual Conference.

The Nominating Committee is now seeking nominations for the elections to take place at the 2021 Annual Conference of the Church of the Brethren. The nomination form and the nominee information form are both found online at www.brethren.org/ac/nominations .

Following are the offices that will be elected in the 2021 ballot.

Annual Conference Program and Arrangements Committee:
— 1 person for a 3-year term.

Church of the Brethren Mission and Ministry Board:
— 1 person from Area 3, for a 5-year term. Area 3 includes Atlantic Southeast District, Puerto Rico District, Shenandoah District, Southeastern District, Virlina District, and West Marva District.
— 1 person from Area 5, for a 5-year term. Area 5 includes Idaho and Western Montana District, Pacific Northwest District, and Pacific Southwest District.

Bethany Theological Seminary Board of Trustees:
— 1 person representing the Church of the Brethren-related colleges and universities, for a 5-year term.
— 1 person representing the laity, for a 5-year term.

Brethren Benefit Trust Board:
— 1 person for a 4-year term.

On Earth Peace Board:
— 1 person for a 5-year term.

Pastoral Compensation and Benefits Advisory Committee:
— 1 person representing the laity, for a 5-year term.

Every member of the Church of the Brethren is eligible to make nominations. The online form is easy to use at the link listed above. Nominations are due no later than Dec. 1, 2020.

— Chris Douglas is director of the Annual Conference of the Church of the Brethren.

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