The Mid-South District was well-represented at the 2016 Synodical Convention in Milwaukee. Over 30 people served as delegates, with several more attending from our District in other capacities. We share our heartfelt thanks to all who shared their time and prayerful input at this year’s convention. Most are pictured here: (Sitting L to R) Mr. Michael Legendre of St. Paul in Paducah, KY; Mr. Marc Higgins of Shepherd of Peace in Maumelle, AR; Rev. John Gierke of Peace in Conway, AR; Mrs. Janet Simko of Shepherd of the Hills in Crossville, TN; Ms. Juanita Metzler of First in Hot Springs, AR; Rev. Dr. Roger Paavola, Mid-South District President and Mrs. Pat Paavola; Mr. Larry Vickers of Our Savior in Nashville, TN; Mr. Richard Breitenfeld of Peace in Cherokee Village, AR; Rev. Nathan Jansen of St. John in Burns, TN; (Standing L to R) Rev. Larry Peters of Grace in Clarksville, TN; Dr. William Foster of Bella Vista in Bella Vista, AR: Rev. Brian Truog of Christ Our Savior in Loudon, TN; of First in Chattanooga, TN; Rev. John P. Schulz of First in Knoxville, TN; Rev. Gordon Besel of Holy Trinity in Rogers, AR; Rev. Andrew Toopes of Holy Trinity in Bowling Green, KY; Rev. Joshua Hatcher of Trinity in Memphis, TN; Mr. John Caddell of St. Paul in Wartburg, TN; Mr. Michael Brugge of Faith in Collierville, TN; Mr. James Robert of Concordia in Nashville, TN; Mr. Allen Piepenbrink of Concordia in Jackson, TN; Mrs. Angela Fowler, Finance Executive of the Mid-South District; (Not Pictured)
Rev. Michael Schleider of Zion in Alexander , AR; Mr. Dennis Davenport of Our Savior in Brinkley, AR; Rev. David McMinn of Shepherd of the Hills in McMinnville, TN; Mrs. Evelyn Baisch of Faith in Fairfield Bay, AR; Rev. Joshua Willadsen of Bethel in Fort Smith, AR; Rev. Derek Roberts of Praise in Maryville, TN;
Rev. David Gadbaw of Redeemer in Mountain Home, AR.