The National United Church Ushers Association of America, Inc. held its 56th Annual "Central Region" Conference in Bloomington, MN at the Doubletree By Hilton March 22-23, 2013.
The Theme: "Ushers Being Joyful in Hope, Patient in Distress and Faithful in Prayer" – Romans 12:12.
Officers present at the "Central Region" Conference: Harold E. Hester, Jr., National President; Betty Butler, National Chairman – Board of Directors; Geneva Clark-Cole, Regional Director; Darlene Anderson, Regional President; Tiana Adams, Young Adult Regional President; Breanna Arnold, Junior Regional President and Rev. Jessie Griffin, Host Pastor.
There were over 500 in attendance from seven states (Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio and Wisconsin which included 300 Usher Delegates. Photos submitted by Lucy Buckner,
New Hope Baptist Church, St. Paul, MN.