The group is elected by the national conference delegates from various geographical regions and also includes the immediate past moderator, the current moderator, and the two moderators-elect. Current moderator Keith Shearer is leading the meetings this week.
Members of the Council present include Doug Courter, Larry Edwards, Jim Brown, Greg Howell, Nathan Zahaki, Andy Wirt, Mike Jentes, Dan O’Deens, Tom Hocking, Dan Allen, Robert MacMillan, Ed Waken, Dan Gregory, and Shearer.
The meetings conclude tomorrow and most Council members will stay over and preach in various northern California Grace Brethren churches on Sunday.
Updates and reports given today by national organization leaders included Grace College & Seminary (Ron Manahan); CE National (Ed Lewis); Grace Brethren Investment Foundation (Larry Chamberlain); Brethren Missionary Herald Co. (Terry White); Grace Brethren North American Missions (Tim Boal); Grace Brethren Men (John Haller); Women of Grace USA (Janet Minnix); National Hispanic Ministries (Jesus Munoz); Grace Brethren International Missions (Dave Guiles) and Grace Village Retirement Community (Jeff Carroll).