ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians announced today that Reverend Dr. Dana Allin, Senior Pastor of Indian River Presbyterian Church, will assume the role of President of ECO, on June 16, 2012.
Allin will replace Reverend Dr. John Crosby, Senior Pastor of Christ Presbyterian Church in Edina, Minnesota as President. “For the last year, John Crosby has graciously served as Interim President of ECO,” said Jim Singleton, President of the Fellowship of Presbyterians. “He skillfully helped create the vision for and establish this new denomination, and we will continue to look to his leadership and guidance on the Board of Directors.”
Allin brings specialized skills in organizational leadership and 12 years as a church pastor to the position. “I’m thankful for the friendships I have built and strengthened as a result of being on the polity task force and the Fellowship/ECO board of directors,” said Dana Allin, incoming President of ECO. “I’m especially thankful for the leadership of Jim Singleton, as President of the Fellowship, and John Crosby as President of ECO.”