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Miller elected president, Northern Province Provincial Elders’ Conference

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Betsy Miller was elected PEC president on Friday, June 20.

The Rev. Dr. Elizabeth D. Miller was re-elected president of the Provincial Elders’ Conference (PEC) of the Moravian Church Northern Province at the Province’s 2014 Synod in Bethlehem, Pa. on Friday, June 20.

The PEC is the highest governing board of the Moravian Church, Northern Province, providing administrative leadership to congregations and program agencies.

“I accept this call and will covenant with hand and heart,” said Miller upon announcement of the election. Miller was elected on the second ballot; PEC president election requires two-thirds majority vote of seated Synod delegates.

Miller was ordained in 1985. She served as co-pastor (1985-95) and pastor (1995-2005) of Lake Mills Moravian Church. She also served as director of Congregational Leadership and Resources for the Western District of the Moravian Church, Northern Province.

Miller was first elected PEC president for the Northern Province in 2010. Her second term will run through 2018.

For more on the 2014 Synod of the Moravian Church Northern Province, click here.

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Delegates vote during balloting for the president of the Northern Province PEC.

Moravian Daily Texts

11/24/2017

Friday, November 24 — Psalm 133
Daniel 11:20–12:7; Revelation 1:9–20

The Lord will never forget the needy; the hope of the afflicted will never perish. Psalm 9:18 (NIV)

Paul wrote: We will be with the Lord forever. Therefore encourage one another with these words. 1 Thessalonians 4:17–18

Gracious God, you never abandon those in need of your help. Remind us that we cannot rely on ourselves alone, but are in constant need of your guiding light. Amen.

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