With Stake 1 firmly planted in aligning everything to the Great Commission, President Glenn Burris Jr. shared the great progress made on the Five Stakes of Reimagine Foursquare in the past four years, and the ways they have strengthened us as a movement.
National Church Office Report
One special highlight that Tammy Dunahoo shared in her presentation was a picture of the potential in our family—over 18,000 young people were involved in our camping program last year, resulting in thousands of first-time decisions for Christ, Holy Spirit baptisms and calls to ministry.
With Foursquare Missions International having more workers than ever around the world, global partnerships creating new inroads, and strong contributions to the Global Missions Fund, Ted Vail celebrated both the strategic efforts and great successes of our missions endeavors last year.
Adam Davidson was able to report over $800,000 in reduced costs in the past few years, and he paired that with celebration over the intentional development of improved systems being implemented to better serve our pastors and churches.
After multiple years of strong financial records and record low delinquencies on loans, the 2018 report presented by Ron Thigpenn gave great reason to be confident in the continued financial health of The Foursquare Church.
Proposed Bylaw Amendments
This year’s proposed bylaw amendments from the Bylaw Committee contain many changes. In addition, like every year, some bylaw proposals are needed to keep the bylaws in step with current administration practices.