Roger Grimmett DS Installation

Photos from the Service of Installation of Dr. Roger Grimmett as MRD Superintendent. September 7, 2014 at Belleville Union UMC. Photos by Paul Black

Beck

Mary Lou Beck present bread and the cup -- symbols of Communion

Brass Quartet

Brass Quartet plays pre-service music

Brass Quartet 2

Brass Quartet-Sanctuary Choir

Dickinson

Rev. Ron Dickinson present a Bible - symbol of proclamation edification and conversion

East St. Louis Trinity Choir

East St. Louis Trinity Choir sings "Perfect Praise"

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Edmiaston

Certified Lay Minister Faye Edmiaston reads from Nehemiah

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Frazier

Retired pastor Rev. Bill Frazier presents hymnal and Book of Worship -- symbols of worship leadership

Frette

MRD UMM President Dick Frette reads from Psalm 100

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Frick

Retired pastor Rev. Louis Frick prepares to offer a prayer

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Gholson

Rev. Katie Gholson presents The Book of Discipline -- symbol of administration

Griffith

Rev. Jan Griffith Executive Assistant to the Bishop brings greetings and opening prayer

Griffith-Grimmett-Keaton

Rev. Jan Griffith Dr. Roger Grimmett and Bishop Jonathan D. Keaton

Grimmett

Dr. Roger Grimmett preaching on "Purposeful Leadership"

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Dr.Grimmett greets those in attendance following the service

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Hasenstab

Tonya Hasenstab presents a stole -- symbol of shepherding ministry

Johnson

MRD Director of Lay Servant Ministries Debra Johnson reads from Nehemiah

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Keaton

Bishop Jonathan Keaton introduces Dr. Roger Grimmett

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Keaton-Gholson

Bishop Jonathan Keaton and Rev. Katie Gholson serve Communion

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Keaton-Grimmett

Bishop Keaton leads the Covenant Service

Lewis

Bradley Lewis presents water and pitcher - symbols of baptism

McCray

MRD Lay Leader Marian McCray offers Prayer of Illumination

McCray 2

MRD Lay Leader Marian McCray introduces the offering for Lessie Bates Davis Neighborhood House

Platform

The platform speakers for the Service of Installation

Processional

Processional led by MRD Lay Leader Marian McCray

Processional 2

Processional with Dr. Roger Grimmett pictured in the back

Sanctuary Choir

Sanctuary Choir sings Choral Call to Worship

Sanctuary Choir 2

Sanctuary Choir sings "The Church's One Foundation"

Sanctuary Choir 3

Weston

Belleville Union UMC pastor Rev. Ed Weston brings greetings

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Weston-Grimmett

Rev. Ed Weston and Dr. Roger Grimmett serve Communion

Woolever

Rev. Jason Woolever presents towel and basin -- symbols of servant leadership