Mission Advance Conference (District Assembly)
Raleigh First Church of the Nazarene
June 7-9, 2017
Theme:  Re-Focus Jesus
 

 
Raleigh First, host church for the Mission Advance Conference
 
Dr. Geneva Silvernail spoke during the NMI Convention

NMI President Donna Sisk presents Rev. Mark Eby and wife Tammy, 
an award for their service to Work & Witness

NMI President Donna Sisk expresses appreciation to retiring
NMI Treasurer, Mel Fry
 
Rev. Sherman Waters, SDMI Chairman gives his report
 
Rev. Sherman Waters ask a panel to share about Kids Camp

Brian & Jenny Hood share some updates about Lay Retreat
with Rev. Sherman Waters

Dr. Dean Blevins, spoke during the SDMI Convention
 
District Supt. Dr. Greg Mason & wife Elaine bring greetings,
as Dr. Jerry Porter looks on

Wonderful spirit of worship
was enjoyed during each session & service

District Supt. Dr. Greg Mason presents a gift to retiring treasurer
Jim Pulliam, and his wife Martha


The Collison Trio
(beautiful family harmony in song)

Redeemed (a music group from Trevecca)
delighted the crowd with their singing
 

Adam deWeber and Dustin Phillips
were the worship leaders
 
Dr. Jerry Porter, General Supt. delivers a challenging message
 

Christian & Heather Sapp, (church planter in residence), share their vision for a future church plant on our district

Rev. Matt Roberts and Rev. Tommy Thompson prepare to serve communion
 


Dr. Greg Mason asks a few people who went on the
Cuba Work & Witness trip, to share their experiences
 

Dr. Greg Mason, performs a foot washing for Andre Smiley.
He also does this for Jose Romero and Kathy Getka.


Ministers Choir led by Pastor Matt Roberts.
This is one of the highlights during the Ordination service.

Left to right:
Dr. Greg Mason, District Supt., Rebecca Crimmins, Andrew Crimmins (ordinand), Dr. Jerry Porter, General Supt.
 

Left to right:
Dr. Greg Mason, District Supt., Delmi Romero, Jose Romero (ordinand), 
Dr. Jerry Porter, General Supt.
 

Left to right:
Dr. Greg Mason, District Supt., Jen Willard (ordinand), Bryan Willard,
 Dr. Jerry Porter, General Supt.


 
 

Left to right:
Dr. Greg Mason, District Supt., Nancy Gardner, Jerry Gardner (deacon to elder), Dr. Jerry Porter, General Supt.


 

Left to right:
Dr. Greg Mason, District Supt., Melissa Puckett, Cregg Puckett (credential recognition), Dr. Jerry Porter, General Supt.


Ordination Class of 2017
 
 

Laying on of hands, always a special part of the ordination service
2018 Mission Advance Conference 
(District Assembly)
June 20-22
 

Location to be determined. 

Mark these dates on your calendar. You will not want to miss it.