An “awesome task” is the description used by Reverend Marcus Francis of is appointment as the new President of the Dominica Association of Evangelical Churches (DAEC).
Francis was appointed at a meeting of the DAEC’s executive held on Thursday, 9th October, 2014.
He will replace the late Bishop Michael “Bill” Daniel who held the position at the time of his passing.
“Humility and an awesome task that is set before me to work together with the rest of the committee to advance the objective of the association which is in summary to really bring the body together in a spirit of humility, a bond of peace and to give a sense of direction to the country from a biblical perspective,” Francis told Dominica News Online.
He envisions a united evangelical community in Dominica that is spreading the gospel to the lengths and breadths of the island and seeking to represent God in every facet of society.
He said he is bringing his skills, experience and passion to the job, but there will be no changes in the association as the DAEC’s mandate is clear.
Francis has served on the DAEC as a committee member during the period of 1995- 1997 and as Vice President for the past three years.
He currently serves as the District Superintendent of the Christian Union Church of the West Indies Dominica District and Pastor’s the Roseau Christian Union Church.
The present Executive comprises:
Pastor Marcus Francis – President
Sister Anthea Joseph – Secretary
Pastor Cecil Joseph – Treasurer
Sister Clementina Munro – Assistant Secretary/Treasurer
Pastor Kennedy Dupuis – Member
Pastor Francois Maxime – Member
Pastor Arlington Willson – Member
At the executive meeting a resolution was tabled for the election of a new Vice President in the upcoming months.