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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.

 

From the March 2015 Moravian Magazine

Moravian Daily Texts

12/13/2017

Wednesday, December 13 — Psalm 142
Micah 3–5; Revelation 12:7–13:10

I gave them my Sabbaths, as a sign between me and them. Ezekiel 20:12

Paul wrote: Guard the good treasure entrusted to you, with the help of the Holy Spirit living in us. 2 Timothy 1:14

Creator God, you are alive and active in our world. You call us to collaborate with you in the continuing work of creation. Inspire our efforts and bless them. And, then, O Lord, give us the gift of Sabbath peace, that we may rest from our labors and be renewed. Amen.

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