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9-25-12 New Jersey Conference Officers Re-elected
|Pictured L-R: Executive Secretary, Jim Greene and wife Joyce; President Jose H. Cortes and wife Celia; and Treasurer Modesto Vazquez and wife Milca.|
“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.