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1 Annual Meeting at GSA, 2013 Welcome! Charles W. Carrigan, ACG President Prof. of Geoscience, Olivet Nazarene University Please feel free to contact me regarding ACG news, events, etc.

2  ~ members  Membership fairly evenly divided between academics & industry  Our website:  This is YOUR organization – nothing happens without the involvement of many! o How will you contribute in the coming year?

3  Formed in 1989 to: ◦ Promote fellowship among Christian geologists; ◦ Promote the integrity of geology as a scientific discipline; ◦ Investigate the ways in which Christian faith & geology bear on one another; ◦ Educate the Christian public about geology; ◦ Develop avenues of witness to non-Christian geologists; ◦ Promote Christian stewardship & service in the geological sphere; and ◦ Provide intellectual leadership at the interface between Christian and geologic thought.

4  Elections for new officers are needed! We need volunteers for all of the positions. Please consider stepping up and helping out! ◦ President ◦ Vice President ◦ Treasurer ◦ Newsletter Editor  Please pay your annual dues!

5  Our website: www2.wheaton.edu/ACG  Our sponsored GSA session  Geosci & Intl. Dev: Tuesday 1 PM, Room 402  Like us on Facebook  Our list: sign up at our website!  Our Newsletter: Contribute! ◦ Members should have received s with newsletters attached as.pdf document over the past two years. ◦ Keith Miller to sign up or change your address.

6  “Where there is no vision, the people perish.” - Proverbs 29:18  We must craft an intentional future and be a people of faith & vision.  “The place God calls you to is the place where your deep gladness and the world’s deep hunger meet.”  Frederick Buechner

7  “Where there is no vision, the people perish.” - Proverbs 29:18  We must craft an intentional future and be a people of faith & vision.  What are the ideas big & small that will take us into the future? What do we need to be doing? Impact!  What specifically are YOU willing to do to participate & serve the organization in the next year?


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