At the Table: Conversations with the Bishop, Hospitality & Virtual Tools Trainings

Worship Services


Commissioning Service - August 8 - Watch now

Probationary Members Commissioned for Ordination as Elders

Joseph Isaac Carter

Shannon Clark Patterson

Robby Paulk

Jason Patrick Wade


Ordination Service - August 9 -  Watch now

Full Conference Member/Elders

Gerald Ray Akin, Jr.

Jonathan Lee Brown

John Pierce Grantham

Scott Dozier Stanfill


Retiree Recognition Service - August 11 - Watch now

Those retiring this year:

Wayne B. Anthony

Gary C. Brady

Annette Brooks

Faye Burgamy

James A. “Jimmy” Cason

Donald C. Combs

William H. “Bill” Daniel

Lynn A. Drake

Edgar A. Eschmann

Sally K. Flowers

Rob Grotheer

William G. “Billy” Hester

 Charles A. “Sonny” Moon

Larry G. Rader

D. Craig Rikard

Jerry D. Sharpe

Richard F. “Ricky” Varnell

J. Maddox Woodbery


We also celebrated with those pastors who have served 50 years in the ministry:

H. Dwight Bishop

Eugene C. Cochran 

Hugh L. Davis

Charles L. Houston

Richard E. Lanning

Richard F. Varnell


Memorial Service - August 13 - Watch now

Those being remembered who have passed away between April 1, 2019, and March 31, 2020, include:


Deceased Clergy

James Jesse "Jim" McLendon

George Joseph "Joe" Leatherwood

Sanford Vandiver Brown, Sr.

Edward E. "Ed" Cadle , Sr.

Thomas L. Teate

Ruben Vance Riggins

Kenneth Reinhold Banker

George Lotsy Anderson

Claude Theo "Ted" Bass

James Allen Brooks

John Errell Horton, Jr.

James David Aycock, Jr.

Donald Charles Warren


Deceased Clergy Spouses

Thomas Newton Pruette, Jr.

Betty Ann Flowers Driggers

Elia Josephine Lilley Dorsey

Patricia Allen Floyd Hazen

Tobye Ruth Bindes Watkins

Janice Evans Smith Henry

Velma Weismiller Foster

Inez Davis Cadle

Emma Ruth Bray Brown

Shirley Pike Turner Darden

Mary Elizabeth Carter Taylor

Belle Jones Cochran

Helen Claire Smith Rogers

Ann Paige Dampier Moore












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