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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

03/31/2017

Thursday, March 30 — Psalm 40:9–17

Esther 8:1–9:17; Romans 10:1–13

Moses said, “You must diligently observe everything that I command you; do not add to it or take anything from it.” Deuteronomy 12:32

Jesus says, “If you wish to enter into life, keep the commandments.” Matthew 19:17

We commit ourselves to your word, O Lord. May we live with its claims upon our lives—to love you and our neighbor. May we, through our obedient actions, usher in your kingdom. Amen.

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