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FUM Opens Search for Next General Secretary

FUM General Secretary Colin Saxton travels with the General Board in June, 2016. In May of this year, Saxton and the Board jointly announced entry into "a year of transition," allowing Colin to answer his call back to his home, and the Board sufficient time to find FUM's next executive leader. More information on the transition can be found here: Colin Saxton Enters Year of Transition.

Search Committee Announces Description, Qualifications, Timeline

 

More information about the position, about what we are searching for, and about Friends United Meeting may be found here.

Friends United Meeting has grown in several ways in recent years: We have worked to strengthen our sense of community throughout the world; we have made progress in global partnership; we are placing renewed emphasis on evangelism; we are maintaining many programs that promote peace and justice; and we have begun developing programs to strengthen local meetings.

The General Secretary is a key point person for the FUM family, providing inspiration and leadership for our work, and deeply involved in discerning priorities for the future.

We trust the Lord will call the right person for this position, and we ask for everyone’s prayers. We also ask all friends to think of those persons who might be a great fit for FUM and to talk to potential candidates personally, or send suggested names to the search committee.

Applications

If the Lord is calling you to apply for this position, please send a cover letter, resume, and a list of references to Cliff Loesch (1840 W. University, Wichita, KS 67213; crloesch@sbcglobal.net). We prefer receiving applications via email with attachments, but sending them through the postal service is also an option. Please give contact information for three references (including two recent supervisors and the clerk of your Monthly Meeting). References will only be contacted if you are a finalist.

Applications accepted through November 30, 2017

Interviews begin in January, 2018

Starting date: July 1, 2018 – or earlier.

 

The FUM Mission

Friends United Meeting commits itself to energize and equip Friends through the power of the Holy Spirit to gather people into fellowships where Jesus Christ is known, loved, and obeyed as Teacher and Lord.

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Search Committee Announces Description, Qualifications, Timeline

FUM Opens Search for Next General Secretary

Search Committee Announces Description, Qualifications, Timeline

Applications

If the Lord is calling you to apply for this position, please send a cover letter, resume, and a list of references to Cliff Loesch (1840 W. University, Wichita, KS 67213; crloesch@sbcglobal.net). We prefer receiving applications via email with attachments, but sending them through the postal service is also an option. Please give contact information for three references (including two recent supervisors and the clerk of your Monthly Meeting). References will only be contacted if you are a finalist.

Applications accepted through November 30, 2017

Interviews begin in January, 2018

Starting date: July 1, 2018 – or earlier.

 

Search Committee Members:

Ron Bryan (Iowa YM)

Margaret Fraser (New Association)

Greg Hinshaw (Indiana YM)

Joy Kelemba (Nairobi YM)

Cliff Loesch (Great Plains YM)

Frederick Martin (New England YM)

Judy Ritter (North Carolina YM)

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Search Committee Announces Description, Qualifications, Timeline

Year of Transition

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