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As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 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. 52    x

and

REGISTRATION STATEMENT

UNDER

   THE INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940    x
   Amendment No. 54    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

 

 

 

  Copies to:

Cherika N. Latham, Esq.

GuideStone Financial Resources of the Southern

Baptist Convention

2401 Cedar Springs Road

Dallas, TX 75201-1407

 

 

Eric Purple, Esq.

Donald Smith, Esq.

K&L Gates, LLP

1601 K Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20006

Telephone: (202) 778-9223

(Name and Address of Agent for Service)  

 

 

 

It is proposed that this filing will become effective

 

  ¨ immediately upon filing pursuant to paragraph (b)
  x on November 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 November, 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*

    

Trustee, Chairman of the Board

 

November 18, 2013

Joseph A. Mack

      

/s/ Thomas G. Evans*

    

Trustee

 

November 18, 2013

Thomas G. Evans

      

/s/ James W. Hixson*

    

Trustee

 

November 18, 2013

James W. Hixson

      

/s/ Michael R. Buster*

    

Trustee

 

November 18, 2013

Michael R. Buster

      

/s/ Carson L. Eddy*

    

Trustee

 

November 18, 2013

Carson L. Eddy

      

/s/ William Craig George*

    

Trustee

 

November 18, 2013

William Craig George

      

/s/ Grady R. Hazel*

    

Trustee

 

November 18, 2013

Grady R. Hazel

      

/s/ Franklin R. Morgan*

    

Trustee

 

November 18, 2013

Franklin R. Morgan

      

/s/ Kyle L. Tucker*

    

Trustee

 

November 18, 2013

Kyle L. Tucker

      

/s/ Jeffrey P. Billinger

    

Vice President and Treasurer

 

November 18, 2013

Jeffrey P. Billinger

    

(principal financial officer)

 

*By: /s/ John R. Jones

    

Attorney-in-Fact

 

November 18, 2013

John R. Jones

      


Exhibit Index

 

EXHIBIT NO.

  

DESCRIPTION

EX-101.ins    XBRL Instance Document
EX-101.sch    XBRL Taxonomy Extension Schema Document
EX-101.cal    XBRL Taxonomy Extension Calculation Linkbase Document
EX-101.lab    XBRL Taxonomy Extension Labels Linkbase
EX-101.pre    XBRL Taxonomy Extension Presentation Linkbase Document
EX-101.def    XBRL Taxonomy Extension Definition Linkbase