2012 CMD Convocation

Thanks to Pr. Brack East and Holy Trinity Lutheran Church for hosting our 2012 convocation in Gastonia, NC, on May 4-5. As you can see by the first photo here, Pr. East also ran the sound for the services and sessions in the sanctuary.

Photo by Pr. Mark Ryman

Pr. Brack East, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church

Photo by Rita Sigmon

Registration Table

There were plenty of displays to keep one busy after registration and between sessions. Here are a few.

Photo by Rita Sigmon

Agapé/Kure Beach display

Photo by Rita Sigmon

Lutherans for Life display

Photo by Rita Sigmon

Lutheran Family Services/Services for the Aging display

Good, old-fashioned conversation and fellowship was in abundance.

Photo by Rita Sigmon

Photo by Pr. Mark Ryman

The Holy Trinity sanctuary

Photo by Rita Sigmon

The Holy Trinity sanctuary

Photo by Rita Sigmon

Pr. Steve Shipman, the director of Lutheran CORE, brought us news of CORE’s ongoing work.

Photo by Pr. Mark Ryman

Pr. Steve Shipman, Director of Lutheran Core

Photo by Rita Sigmon

Pr. Steve Shipman, Director of Lutheran CORE

Photo by Pr. Mark Ryman

Photo by Pr. Mark Ryman

Of course, there were treats between the sessions, with a copious supply of coffee to wash them down.

Photo by Pr. Mark Ryman

Photo by Rita Sigmon

Dean Carl Haynes presided over the opening service of worship…

Photo by Rita Sigmon

Pr. Carl Haynes, Christiana Lutheran Church

Photo by Pr. Mark Ryman

Pr. Carl Haynes, Christiana Lutheran Church

…as well as the business session.

Photo by Pr. Mark Ryman

Pr. Carl Haynes, Christiana Lutheran Church

Photo by Rita Sigmon

Pr. Carl Haynes, Christiana Lutheran Church

Photo by Rita Sigmon

Business Session

Photo by Pr. Mark Ryman

Lift high the cross!

Pr. Gemechis Buba preached at the ordination service.

Photo by Pr. Mark Ryman

Pr. Gemechis D. Buba, NALC Missions Director

The ordination of Pr. Samuel Pawlos took place Saturday afternoon.

Photo by Pr. Mark Ryman

L-R: Pr. Carl Haynes, Pr. David Wesley, Bp. John Bradosky

Photo by Lynn Coughenour

Photo by Lynn Coughenour

Our Bishop, Rev. John Bradosky, was present for worship and Q&A.

Photo by Pr. Mark Ryman

Bp. John Bradosky

Photo by Pr. Mark Ryman

Bp. John Bradosky

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