Carlos J. Craig Named Southwestern Union President
27 April 2021 | According to the Southwestern Union Record, Carlos J. Craig was voted president of the Southwestern Union Conference at the union’s 31st Constituency Session, on April 25, 2021, at the Keene Seventh-day Adventist Church in Keene, Texas.
Craig will replace Larry Moore, who has served as president of the Southwestern Union and is now retiring after 49 years of service to the denomination.
Craig has served as president of the Texas Conference since June 2011 and will assume his new duties in May.
According to the Record, Craig has worked in the Texas Conference as Executive Secretary, Executive Vice President for Evangelism and Hispanic Ministries, and Youth Department Director.
The nominating committee recommended the following officers, vice presidents and departmental leaders, which were put to a vote and passed:
Executive Secretary, Stephen Brooks; Treasurer/CFO, John Page; Vice President for Church Ministries, Elton DeMoraes; Vice President for Education, Carol Campbell; Vice President for Multicultural Ministries, Osvaldo Rigacci; Undertreasurer, Bo Just; Associate Treasurer and HR Director, Vivian Johnson; Children’s Ministries and Sabbath School Director, Sonia Canó; Communication Director and Record Editor, Jessica Lozano; Associate Communication Director, Kristina Busch; Secondary Education Director, Mike Furr; Men’s Ministries, Ministerial Director, and Stewardship Director, Elton DeMoraes; and Young Adult and Youth Ministries Director, Prayer Coordinator, Helvis Moody.
The positions of Family Life/PARL Director, Women’s Ministries Director, Personal Ministries Director, and Evangelism Director were voted to be referred back to the Southwestern Union Executive Committee.
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