Presentation on theme: "Annual Meeting at GSA, 2013 Welcome! Charles W. Carrigan, ACG President Prof. of Geoscience, Olivet Nazarene University Please feel."— Presentation transcript:
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.
~ 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?
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.
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!
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.
“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
“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?