WMC: June 2017
Congratulation to Deacon Selina Nisbett who was Ordained at Darlington Street Methodist Church on Sunday 25th June at 4:00pm.
Selina was one of 5 Deacons being Ordained at this year's Methodist Conference.
It was a splendid and uplifting occasion, with The Revd Dr Laurence, preaching, The Vice-President of Conference Mrs. E Jill Baker, reading the Old Testament Lesson (Isaiah 61:1-4), Bishop Leidimo Edoni, (from the United Methodist Church of Papua New Guinea) reading the Epistle (1 Corinthians 12:27-13:13) , The Warded of the Diaconate, Deacon Karen McBride reading John 13:1-17, and Revd Will Morrey, as President.
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