The 11th Council meeting of the Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus commenced with prayer on July 15 was concluded on July 21 with elections for two major positions.
The Council elected Rev. Teshome Amenu as a new Associate General Secretary to replace the outgoing Associate General Secretary, Mr. Paulos Shune. Mr. Paulos had served faithfully for two terms in the church.
Mr. Gumachew Kussie was re-elected as Commissioner for Pension, Insurance and Investment Commission to serve the Church for the coming four years.
The EECMY 11th council was peaceful and successful and everyone was grateful for the wonderful hospitality the South Central Ethiopia Synod provided. The Tabor Evangelical College was also commended for providing facilities for the Council meeting.
In conclusion Rev. Dr. Wakseyoum Idossa, President of the Church, closed with prayer and gave benediction to the Council.