The Metropolitan Community Churches (MCC) General Conference XXVII elected
Rev. Elder Cecilia Eggleston
as the next Moderator to serve a term of six years. Over 500 registered delegates, including virtual voters, elected Rev. Elder Eggleston after two rounds of voting.
The Governing Board appointed Rev. Elder Don Eastman to serve as the Interim Moderator in the role of facilitating the Business Meeting. Rev. Elder Tony Freeman withdrew his candidacy after the first round of voting. Rev. Freeman received a standing ovation.
The General Conference also elected a new Governing Board to fill eight (8) seats, four clergy and four laity. Six (6) year terms were given to the two candidates in each house who received the highest votes, and three (3) year terms were given to the remaining candidates.
Over three hours of variousmotions delayed the elections to begin after lunch.
The following are the elected Governing Board members and their terms.