Timeline of Events: What’s Next?
Wondering where we are in the process of selecting a new president for The Foursquare Church? The following are a few key dates to know.
November 2018: Request for licensed ministers to submit two names for possible inclusion on the presidential ballot.
January 2019: A special cabinet meeting was held to refine the list of recommendations and select nominees (per the approved process) for office of president.
March 2019: Cabinet refines list of nominees through interviews and subsequent vote. Final names for convention balloting will be determined.
March – May 2019: Public introduction of the two or three presidential nominees via electronic and printed communication; forums and webinars slated for dynamic interaction. Absentee balloting registration opens in late March.
April 2019: Presidential Forums will be held across the nation, giving an opportunity to credentialed ministers and voting delegates to meet the candidates in advance of Foursquare Connection 2019 in Nashville, Tenn.
May 2019: Presidential election to be held during Foursquare Connection 2019 in Nashville, Tenn., with absentee voting for ministers not present due in advance of convention.
September 2019: President-elect installed in training capacity for official installation in fall 2020.
May 2020: President-elect is commissioned at Foursquare Connection and takes the oath of office.
September 2020: The new Foursquare president officially takes office.
Download a full list of dates for the presidential selection process timeline.