On Sunday, September 19, after almost seven hours of careful and prayerful deliberation, the Lake Region executive committee members elected Garth Gabriel as conference president for the remainder of the 2018-2022 term.
On Sept. 14, 2021, the Lake Union Conference Executive Committee convened virtually to receive the recommended name of Elden Ramirez for executive secretary. Ramirez who was confirmed with very strong support from the committee becomes the first Hispanic executive secretary in the Lake Union.
As we approach the 20th anniversary of 9/11, I find myself pondering how that day in New York City changed so much of the way we live. I had just finished a three-mile jog around Brooklyn’s Prospect Park, my routine before heading into work at NBC News’ Rockefeller Center headquarters. I remember the cool crisp air hitting my lungs, and the bright sun casting a ray of hope on that gorgeous September morn. The mood would quickly change.
BENTON TOWNSHIP — Students returning to Fair Plain Middle School on Monday will get a cool reception. Several area pastors donated and installed almost 20 air conditioners throughout the school Friday.