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Annual Conference 2012 - Friday


2012 Class of Retirees 2012 Class of Retirees 2012 Class of Retirees 2012 Class of Retirees 2012 Class of Retirees 2012 Class of Retirees Annual Conference retunred to Birmingham-southern College. Assistant Conference Secretaries. Assistant Secretaries Birmingham-Southern College awarded Gloria Holt an Honorary Doctorate of Divinity in recognition of her service and leadership in the church. Birmingham-Southern College President Gen. Charles Krulak Birmingham-Southern College President Gen. Charles Krulak Birmingham-Southern College President Gen. Charles Krulak was the Laity Luncheon speaker. Birmingham-Southern College President Gen. Charles Krulak was the Laity Luncheon speaker. Birmingham-Southern College President Gen. Charles Krulak welcomed people to campus and offered an invitation for the 2013 North Alabama Annual Conference to return to campus Bishop James Swanson of the Holston Conference presented a Bible Study / Sermon on Friday morning. Bishop James Swanson of the Holston Conference presented a Bible Study / Sermon on Friday morning. Bishop James Swanson of the Holston Conference presented a Bible Study / Sermon on Friday morning. Bishop James Swanson of the Holston Conference presented a Bible Study / Sermon on Friday morning. Bishop James Swanson of the Holston Conference presented a Bible Study / Sermon on Friday morning. Bishop Swanson Bishop Swanson Bishop Swanson Bishop Swanson answers questions from the crowd. Bishop Willimon Bishop Willimon calls the Session to Order. BSC Chaplain Rev. Jack Hinnen (left) and Bishop Willimon greet guests during lunch. Cabinet Cindi Patsios is recognized during the Board of Ordained Ministry Report. Clergy stand in line to get their pictures made for the clergy directory. Commission on Archives and History Report Commission on Archives and History Report Commission on Archives and History Report Commission on Archives and History Report Commission on Archives and History Report Commission on Archives and History Report Commission on Archives and History Report Commission on Archives and History Report Communion by the Lake Communion by the Lake Communion by the Lake Communion by the Lake Communion by the Lake started the day. Conference Lay LEader Steve Lyles Presents the Laity Address Conference Lay LEader Steve Lyles Presents the Laity Address Conference Lay LEader Steve Lyles Presents the Laity Address Conference Lay Leader Steve Lyles welcomes people to the Laity Luncheon. Conference Secretary Rev. Sherill Clontz (right) and Assistant Secretary Rev. Nancy Cole. Conference Secretary Rev. Sherill Clontz announces the bar of the Conference. Council on Finance Report - Rev. Jimmy Bassham Council on Finance Report - Rev. Jimmy Bassham Crowd in Bill Battle Coliseum. District Lay Leaders District Lay Leaders are recognized. Dr. Gloria Holt Dr. Gloria Holt Dr. Gloria Holt Dr. Gloria Holt Dr. Rick Owen gives the Board of Ordained Ministry Report. General Conference Delegates led a time to Greetings from the General Board of Discipleship Ice Cream Break sponsored by Promise Homes. Ice Cream Break sponsored by Promise Homes. Ice Cream Break sponsored by Promise Homes. Ice Cream Break sponsored by Promise Homes. Ice Cream Break sponsored by Promise Homes. Ice Cream Break sponsored by Promise Homes. img_2835.jpg img_2837.jpg Laity Luncheon Laity Luncheon Members gathered in Bill Battle Coliseum. Members of the Hilltop Singers sing during the Laity Luncheon. Members of the Hilltop Singers sing during the Laity Luncheon. Members of the Hilltop Singers sing during the Laity Luncheon. Opening Worship Opening Worship Opening Worship Opening Worship Opening Worship Opening Worship Pension and Health Benefits report - Rev. James Haskins Presenters on stage. Question for Bishop Swanson Registration was on the first floor of the Norton Center. Rev. Alton Parris was recognized for attending his 65th Annual Conference. Rev. Andy Wolfe presents the BSC Trustees report. Rev. Barry Dunn speaks heartfelt words of thanks to one of the retirees. Rev. Don Neal speaks during the Board of Ordained Ministry Report. Rev. Michael Freeman asked Bishop Swanson a question during the afternoon Q&A time. Rev. Ron Schultz leds the Friday morning Communion Service. Rev. Ron Schultz leds the Friday morning Communion Service. Rev. Ron Schultz leds the Friday morning Communion Service. Rev. Ron Schultz leds the Friday morning Communion Service. Shuttle Bus! Taking notes during Conference The Cabinet listen to Bishop Swanson. The Cabinet stay connected during Annual Conference. The Committee on Episcopacy then thanked Bishop Willimon and his wife Patsy, for their ministry with the North Alabama Conference over the last 8 years. The Committee on Episcopacy then thanked Bishop Willimon and his wife Patsy, for their ministry with the North Alabama Conference over the last 8 years. The Committee on Episcopacy then thanked Bishop Willimon and his wife Patsy, for their ministry with the North Alabama Conference over the last 8 years. The Committee on Episcopacy then thanked Bishop Willimon and his wife Patsy, for their ministry with the North Alabama Conference over the last 8 years. The Praise Team from Ginghamsburg UMC The Praise Team from Ginghamsburg UMC The Praise Team from Ginghamsburg UMC The Praise Team from Ginghamsburg UMC The Praise Team from Ginghamsburg UMC The Praise Team from Ginghamsburg UMC The Praise Team from Ginghamsburg UMC The Praise Team from Ginghamsburg UMC The Praise Team from Ginghamsburg UMC The Praise Team from Ginghamsburg UMC The Praise Team from Ginghamsburg UMC The Praise Team from Ginghamsburg UMC led times of worship throughout Conference. The registration team was there to help! Volunteers hand out bags.
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