Anita C. Hill is an ELCA minister and regional coordinator for the Midwest for ReconcilingWorks: Lutheran for Full Inclusion. She works with Lutheran congregations and individuals in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota to be fully inclusive of LGBT people. She lives in the St. Paul, Minn., area.
Dr. Gwen Wagstrom Halaas is a physician and associate dean of the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences. She is the author of The Right Road: Life Choices for Clergy, in which she discusses the stress and other health threats faced by many clergy members. Halaas is married to a Lutheran minister.
Tex Hall was president of the National Congress of American Indians twice, founded in 1944. Hall is chairman of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation in North Dakota and lives in New Town, N.D.
Robin F. Finegan is regional administrator for the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Denver location. She oversees operations in Colorado, North Dakota, Montana, South Dakota, Utah and Wyoming. Finegan is highly experienced in crisis management and community preparedness.
Part of the Evangelical Free Church of America responsible for church planting. Operations divided into 17 districts which support 1,500 congregations across the United States. Based in Minneapolis, Minn.
Oversees church planting for the Souther Baptist Convention. The web site has information in two areas: The church-planting group, which trains, plans, supports and mentors church planters, and the church-planting “village,” an online resource area.
Has offices in Lombard, Ill. and Roseville, Cali. Family of churches in the U.S. and Canada. Church planting is an emphasis.
Based in Colorado Springs, Colo. Claims membership of over 4 million people in 13,609 churches in 81 countries and territories including more than 2,000 churches in the United States. Contact Rev. William (Bill) W. Malick, director of church multiplication ministries.
An evangelical church committed to church planting and world missions based in Fort Wayne, Ind.