Vice presidents of the LWF were seated in the front row on the right side of the altar at St. Annas. They are, left to right, the Rev. Prasanna Kumari, executive secretary, United Evangelical Lutheran Church in India (wearing purple stole); Bishop Julius Filo, Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession in the Slovak Republic; the Rev. Huberto Kirchheim, president, Evangelical Church of the Lutheran Confession in Brazil; the Rev. H. George Anderson, presiding bishop of the ELCA; Parmata Abasu Ishaya, lay member, Lutheran Church of Christ in Nigeria (reading lesson).