Wednesday, Feb. 20

Delegates sent off with prayers at Convocation

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (4:15 p.m., Feb. 20) — Delegates attending Convocation were presented with a “prayer scarf” and lifted up with more prayers yesterday at Music Road Convention Center.

The gift represented the prayers shared by clergy, who had tied threads into the netted scarf while praying on Monday during the Feb. 18-20 annual continuing education event.

Clergy delegates line the stage to receive prayers from their colleagues attending Convocation. (8:38 minute video)
The Rev. Kim Goddard, center, holds the prayer scarf during a Tuesday morning ceremony at Convocation. At left is the Rev. Jerry Russell, a Convocation speaker and alternate to General Conference. At right is the Rev. Wayne Cook, representing the order of the local pastors.