Conventions are busy … but rewarding … and a great way to be part of the ongoing business of the synod. Here is a small sample of photos from the 2012 event, Stories of the Great Co [Mission]
Social Justice Workshop presenter - Rev. Ryan Anderson, Advent, Calgary
It wasn't all work ... Pastors Brad Everett and Mike Wellman enjoying the sunshine
Table discussion during business session
Calgary - Abundant Life Lutheran, Pastor Peter Chau, welcomed to ABT Roster
25 year service awards
40 year service awards
Eight 60 year awards were presented. Receiving congratulations here is Rev. Sid Nelson and Elaine Nelson.
Colombian Bishop Eduardo Martinez and Rev. Dr. Larry Kochendorfer, ABT Assistant to the Bishop
Rev. Brian Rude, Missionary to El Salvador since 1988 spoke at the Convention banquet.
Rev. Gary Nickel, ABT necrologist / archivist, places a candle of remembrance.