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Obituary: The Rev. Joseph Daniel Conrad

The Rev. Joseph Daniel Conrad died September 10, 2014 after an extended illness. He was 65.

“Dan” was born July 24, 1949 to H. Joe and Mary Conrad, and was baptized at Bethania Moravian Church, in Winston-Salem, N.C. He attended Wake Forest University, served in the United States Navy, graduated from UNC-Greensboro and received his Master of Divinity degree from Moravian Theological Seminary in 1982.

He was ordained June 6, 1982 at Bethania by the Rt. Rev. George C. Higgins, and served the Community Fellowship (Welcome, N.C.), Mount Bethel (Cana, Va.), Good Shepherd (Kernersville, N.C.), and Advent (Winston-Salem, N.C.) congregations. He also was Director of Laurel Ridge Moravian Camp and Conference Center from 1993 to 2000.

Dan had a lifelong love of music which included being a member of the U.S. Navy band, and greatly enjoyed playing the trombone. Dan is survived by his wife, Jonetta Hilton Conrad; step-daughter, Cynthia Tesh Miles; step-granddaughter, Elizabeth Miles Haynes; great-grandson Braxton Haynes; his father, H. Joe Conrad; sister Molly C. Leinbach, and husband Mark; niece, Hannah L. Calloway; and nephew, Steven M. Leinbach.

A memorial service was held Tuesday, September 15, 2014 at Bethania Moravian Church with the Revs. Richard L. Sides and David Merritt officiating.

Moravian Daily Texts

06/29/2017

Thursday, June 29 — Psalm 79:9–13

Isaiah 10:12–11:9; Galatians 5:19–6:5

I pray to you, Lord, in the time of your favor; in your great love, O God, answer me with your sure salvation. Psalm 69:13 (NIV)

Are any among you suffering? They should pray. Are any cheerful? They should sing songs of praise. James 5:13

Great Doctor, you still heal our diseases, you are still our rock and shield, you still remove mountains and stumbling blocks from our path and so to you we offer our thanks and praise. Please do not stop being present with us even in spite of us. Heal us, Emmanuel, hear our prayers. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

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