adjourned the 37th Convention of teh SED at 2:25 pm on Saturday, May 16.
The proceedings of the 37th Convention are posted on the website.
Surrounded by Music
music director Kyle McClure from Concordia, Conover directed the music
not only for the Friday worship but also for daily bible studies and
delegate received an electronic voting device. Delegates used these
little machines and were able to view real time results for elections
and as well as for resolution work.
stopped at key times during the Convention to listen from God's Word
and pray for His wisdom and guidance in the decision making.
for the election of the President and members of the Board of
Directors, for the work of Synod, President Harrison, and all who serve
at the National level, and for the work of the congregations, schools,
and missions of the SED were offered during these times.
The convention was blessed with the presence of our President
Emeritus. From left to right. Rev. Dr. Jon Deifenthaler, Rev. Dr. Roy
Maack, President Denninger, and Rev. Dr. Arthur Scherer. Rev. Dr.
Richard Hinz and Rev. Dr. Charles Mueller were not able to attend.
Farewell and Thank You President Denninger recognized
Rev. Art Umbach and Cindy Hilewitz. Art will be retiring as the Central
Region Mission and Ministry Facilitator in June. Cindy served as the
Administrative Assistant to the Presidents Office for over 20 years.
Cindy will be re-locating to Texas in June. God's blessings to both.
Board Of Directors Chair Mr. Stu Nichols, Chairman of the
SED BOD, served served nine years on the board. Thank you Stu for your
dedication and service to the Southeastern District.
We are a regional district of the
Lutheran Church Missouri Synod. The 212 churches, 91 schools and 45
missions are located in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania,
District of Columbia, North and South Carolina. The SED office is
located in Alexandria VA.