Close-up of those recently ordained as Deacons of United International Moravian Ministry Group. These were ordained at a Spiritual Feast sponsored by United Alaska (International) Moravian Ministry Group and the Anchorage Moravian Church at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church on December 13, 2019, 6 pm.
Left to Right – The Rev. Curtis Pavila (Bethel), The Rev. Ina Pavila (Bethel), The Rev. Steven Paul Sr. (Napakiak), The Rev. Ruth Jenkins (Bethel), in purple is The Rt. Rev. Lauden Kangele (Seattle, WA), The Rev. Dr. Judith Lewis-Walunga (Anchorage), The Rt. Rev. Dr. William Nicholson (Eagle River), The Rev. Milton Cross (Anchorage), his wife Maggie Cross, and The Rev. Marvin Tate (Soldotna). — in Anchorage, Alaska.
These newly ordained ministers join 20 other ordained ministers of United Alaska Moravian Ministry Group working in Alaska and the United States. These ministers along with their peers in Africa and Honduras number 125 Moravian Heritage Churches and growing.