Faith in uncharted waters
A few of the hundreds of prefilled communion cups served during the Lord’s Supper at the lectureship. PHOTO BY LYNN McMILLONChurch members shouted — and typed — “Amen!” as ministers from across the U.S. shared the Gospel at the 70th National Lectureship of the Churches of Christ. About 2,600 church members attended the annual gathering. Hundreds more watched the keynote sessions live online and posted comments. “Navigating Uncharted Waters: Examining Issues. Creating Solutions” was the theme.
Congregations in Atlanta hosted this year’s lectureship, directed by Richard Barclay, minister for the Hillcrest Church of Christ in Decatur, Ga., and Orpheus Heyward, minister for the West End Church of Christ i n Atlanta. At the lectureship: Tonya Wilkerson, of the Camp Creek Church of Christ in Atlanta; Dayna Ludy, of the West End Church of Christ in Atlanta; Alexis Ludy and Deborah Ludy, of the Roosevelt Freeport Church of Christ in New York; Laina Ludy, of West End; and Belle Alexander (seated), of Camp Creek. PHOTO BY LYNN McMILLON