Commission Celebrates Top Executive’s Retirement


The General Commission gathered on Sat, October 2, 2021, to celebrate the retirement of Mr. Gil Hanke, the commission top executive.  The celebration was held at the Cookery, a non-profit restaurant in Nashville that works with the homeless community providing meals and training in the culinary arts.  This training prepares the participants for employment in the food industry. 

 Bishop James Swanson, board president, brought greetings from the board and highlighted Hanke’s accomplishments with the commission.

The staff of the commission shared a video of memories with Gil. You can view the video by clicking here. Many of the guests, at the event, also shared their favorite “Gil” moment.

Bishop Gary Mueller, vice president of the commission’s board was unable to attend but shared his memories and congratulations by video.

The commission’s 3rd Annual Give Day will be held on October 18, 2021.  They have set up a text to give for anyone who would like to give a gift in honor Gil’s ministry with UMM.  To give text Gil to 44321.  You may also use the QR code to the right.Give Day QR Code

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