Delegates re-elected the four lay representatives to the Provincial Elders’ Conference during balloting on Friday and Saturday, June 20 and 21, at the 2014 Synod of the Moravian Church Northern Province in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
The Provincial Elders’ Conference is Province’s highest governing board, providing administrative leadership to congregations and program agencies. Lay members of the PEC are elected to four-year terms.
Lay members elected to a second term on PEC include Judy Kaaua of Victoria, Minn., a member of Lake Auburn Moravian Church; and Wilton Grannum, Brooklyn, N.Y. of John Hus Moravian Church and Thomas Zimmer of Unionville, Mich., a member Unionville Moravian Church. Jill Westbrook of New Philadelphia, Ohio, a member of Sharon Moravian Church was re-elected to a third term.
The re-elected lay members join clergy representatives the Rev. David Bennett, president, Moravian Church Northern Province Eastern District; the Rev. James Hicks, president, Moravian Church, Northern Province Western District; Bryan Peacock, president, Moravian Church, Northern Province, Canadian District and the Rev. Dr. Betsy Miller, who was re-elected to a second term as president, Northern Province Provincial Elders’ Conference.
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