Church Leader to Step Down Early

1 decade 2 years 8 months ago Wednesday, July 11 2007 Jul 11, 2007 Wednesday, July 11, 2007 9:34:51 AM CDT July 11, 2007 in News
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SPRINGFIELD (AP) - The head of the Missouri-based Assemblies of God church will step down two years before his term ends. Seventy-one-year-old Thomas Trask will leave office in October after 14 years as general superintendent. The national Pentecostal denomination is headquartered in Springfield. Nominations for a new leader will be taken next month when the church's general council holds its annual meeting in Indianapolis. Trask said in a statement he had decided to step down early after seeking advice from God.

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