Impromptu choir from Good Soil sings hymns outside the Minneapolis Convention Center.
Good Soil members sing outside the Minneapolis Convention Center prior to the morning's plenary session.
Human Sexuality Task Force Committee Members meet prior to the morning's first plenary session. The proposed Social Statement on Human Sexuality will be considered by the assembly during plenary session five.
Stretch and Pray before plenary.
Stretching before this morning's plenary.
The Rev. Murray Finck, bishop, Pacifica Synod leads the Stretch and Pray group.
Group participates in this morning's Stretch and Pray.
Vice-President Carlos Pena during plenary session four.
Maxine Enfield, Stillwater, MN listens to Bishop Hanson report on the process for election of the Vice President.
Kristi Bangert, executive director for Communication Services, during plenary session four.
Bp. Craig Johnson distributes the ballots for Vice President to members of his synod.
David Ullrich, associate general counsel
Voting members fill out ballot for Vice President.
Sally Ea, Minneapolis, MN takes time to review material from the pre-assembly report.
Marion Kresslein, representative from the Youth Convocation.
Michael Packer, representative from the Youth Convocation.
Nicolette Faison, LYO President, greets the Assembly. Nicolette is from Elmont, New York.
Presiding Bishop Mark S. Hanson during plenary session four.
Cindy Derendal, MN
Dr. Paul Rajeshekar leads voting members in prayer.
Hannah: future Wartburg grad, LYO president, voting member, bishop, presiding bishop
Presiding Bishop Mark Hanson lights the candle as Plenary 4 begins.
Presiding Bishop calls the voting members to prayer.
Pastor Bill Tesch, South Dakota Synod
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