Mission Board hears plans for team merger

By Todd Deaton

Published: December 19, 2017

Joy Bolton, executive director of the Kentucky Woman’s Missionary Union depicts Lottie Moon and speaks about the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering for international missions at the KBC Mission Board meeting.

Louisville—The Mission Board of the Kentucky Baptist Convention heard plans to merge the KBC’s Business and Finance team with its Executive Office team and eliminated four staff positions as “belt-tightening” measures during its Dec. 11-12 meeting in Louisville.

The merger of the two teams, which will reduce the number of KBC ministry teams from five to four, was approved by the Mission Board’s administrative committee on Monday—though the staff impacted were consulted privately earlier.

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