Former District Lay Leader Debbie Humm was honored with a plaque presented by Lay Leader Dan Genannt.
Bishop Sudarshana Devadhar introduces Dr. Foster.
The Rev. Dr. Andrew L. Foster, III, and his wife, Pastor Lorraine Foster.
Bishop Devadhar (second from left) presents anointing oil to Dr. Foster. At left is Dr. Foster's mentor the Rev. Dr. Alfred S. Maloney. At right is Rev. Dr. David Calhoun, superintendent of the Conn./WMA District.
The Covenant Service with Debbie Hum, former district lay leader, and Dan Genannt, one of the two current lay leaders. Darin Krum was not present.
Dr. Maloney, left, offers a prayer.
Rev. Dr. David Calhoun, superintendent of the Conn./WMA District and Cabinet secretary, welcomed Dr. Foster on behalf of the Cabinet.
Rev. Tim Atwater presents the Bible.
Pastor Ginny Doran presents the water.
Lisa Carter presents the bread and cup.
Rev. Hyuk Seonwoo presents the Book of Worship and Hymnal
Pastor Philip H. Viall presents the towel and basin.
Rev. Lynn McCracken presents the stole.
Ruth James presents the Book of Discipline.
Dan Genannt presents the globe.
District Administrative Assistant Susan Leatherwood reads the scripture passages: Isaiah 43:15-21 and Philippians 3:10-14.
The Faith Community Church praise band performs.
The Rev. Beverly Stenmark leads the congregation in prayer.
Dr. Foster greets Bishop John Innis, retired, who led the Liberia Episcopal Area.