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9-25-12 New Jersey Conference Officers Re-elected
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Pictured L-R: Executive Secretary, Jim Greene and wife Joyce; President Jose H. Cortes and wife Celia; and Treasurer Modesto Vazquez and wife Milca.  
Sunday, September 23, 2012 the constituency of the New Jersey Conference re-elected Jose H. Cortes, president; Jim Greene, executive secretary; and Modesto Vazquez, treasurer of the conference for another 5-year term.

“I am deeply honored by the confidence you have placed in me and my fellow officers,” Elder Cortes said in his acceptance remarks. “God has blessed New Jersey in a mighty way and I appeal to all of us to work together for a finished work in New Jersey. May this be the last quinquennium before our Lord returns! God bless each one of you and I thank you for your vote of confidence in our officer team.”

During this past quinquennium, New Jersey Conference membership increased by 17% from 12,083 to 14,122. There were 4,208 baptisms and professions of faith and the tithe increased by 16% to a total of $53.1 million for the quinquennium. The conference’s required working capital also increased from 51.69% in 2006 to 134.04% as of December 31, 2011.
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