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As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on July 18, 2013

Registration Nos. 333-53432

811-10263

 

 

 

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, DC 20549

 

 

FORM N-1A

   REGISTRATION STATEMENT   
   UNDER   
   THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933    x
   Pre-Effective Amendment No.                ¨
   Post-Effective Amendment No. 46    x
   and   
   REGISTRATION STATEMENT   
   UNDER   
   THE INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940    x
   Amendment No. 48    x

(Check appropriate box or boxes)

GUIDESTONE FUNDS

(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)

 

2401 Cedar Springs Road

Dallas, TX

  75201-1407
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s Telephone Number, including Area Code: (214) 720-1171

 

 

 

Cherika N. Latham, Esq.

GuideStone Financial Resources of the Southern

Baptist Convention

2401 Cedar Springs Road

Dallas, TX 75201-1407

(Name and Address of Agent for Service)

 

Copies to:

 

Eric Purple, Esq.

Donald Smith, Esq.

K&L Gates, LLP

1601 K Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20006

Telephone: (202) 778-9223

It is proposed that this filing will become effective

 

  ¨ immediately upon filing pursuant to paragraph (b)

 

  x on July 18, 2013 pursuant to paragraph (b)

 

  ¨ 60 days after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(1)

 

  ¨ on              pursuant to paragraph (a)1

 

  ¨ 75 days after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(2)

 

  ¨ on              pursuant to paragraph (a)(2) of Rule 485.

If appropriate, check the following box:

 

  ¨ This post-effective amendment designates a new effective date for a previously filed post-effective amendment.

 

 

 


SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (“1933 Act”), and the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, the Registrant certifies that it meets all of the requirements for effectiveness of the Amendment to the Registration Statement on Form N-1A, pursuant to Rule 485(b) under the 1933 Act, and has duly caused this Registration Statement on Form N-1A to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, in the City of Dallas, State of Texas, on the 18th day of July, 2013.

 

GUIDESTONE FUNDS
By:  

/s/ John R. Jones

  John R. Jones
  President

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, the following persons in the capacities and on the dates indicated have signed this Registration Statement below.

 

/s/ Joseph A. Mack*

Joseph A. Mack

   Trustee, Chairman of the Board   July 18, 2013

/s/ Thomas G. Evans*

Thomas G. Evans

   Trustee   July 18, 2013

/s/ James W. Hixson*

James W. Hixson

   Trustee   July 18, 2013

/s/ Michael R. Buster*

Michael R. Buster

   Trustee   July 18, 2013

/s/ Carson L. Eddy*

Carson L. Eddy

   Trustee   July 18, 2013

/s/ William Craig George*

William Craig George

   Trustee   July 18, 2013

/s/ Grady R. Hazel*

Grady R. Hazel

   Trustee   July 18, 2013

/s/ Franklin R. Morgan*

Franklin R. Morgan

   Trustee   July 18, 2013

/s/ William T. Patterson*

William T. Patterson

   Trustee   July 18, 2013

/s/ Jeffrey P. Billinger

Jeffrey P. Billinger

  

Vice President and Treasurer

(principal financial officer)

  July 18, 2013

*By:    /s/ John R. Jones

                 John R. Jones

   Attorney-in-Fact   July 18, 2013


Exhibit Index

 

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  EX-101.cal       XBRL Taxonomy Extension Calculation Linkbase Document
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