AC 2017 photos: Thursday morning

Pat Parent, CONAM president, led the blessing of the space using traditional Native American prayers.

Representatives from the Board of Ordained Ministry and the Board of Laity made a joint statement to open AC 17. See our news for more.

Lourey Savick, chair of the Rules Committee, presents the RS-17-214 and 215, on rules and policies and procedures. The resolutions passed with no debate.

Effie McLain presents RS-17-125 Updated Racial Harassment Policy, which was approved.

David Nicol presents RS-17-135 Clergy Couple Housing. The resolution was approved.

Mark Miller, second from right, and his band are providing music again this year.