Conference 2016: Worship Leaders Announced
This just in from Conference President Rev. Dr. Ken Chroniger:
Monday Evening Worship Leader – Doreen Sanford Davis:
Doreen leads hymns and sings on the worship team at the Seattle Area SDB church. She and her husband, Dave stay busy raising their teenage sons, Duane and Ty, and participating in the local music and arts community. She is a lead microbiologist at Virginia Mason Medical Center in downtown Seattle.
Tuesday Evening Worship Leader – Melissa Noel
Melissa lives in Corning NY, the Crystal City, since 1990. Her husband, Rod Noel is a member of General Council. Melissa and Rod have 3 adult children, Dorothy, Caleb and Abigail. She is a member of the Alfred Station Seventh Day Baptist Church where she is a Deaconess, the Sabbath school Superintendent and a Sabbath school teacher. Melissa also participates in the choir, the chime choir and coordinates the worship leaders and message to young worshippers each Sabbath. Melissa teaches Kindergarten through second grade students in an 8:1:1 special education class in the Corning Painted Post School District.
John 14:27 is her life verse.
Wednesday Evening Worship Leader – Emily Watt
Emily was baptized at the age of 15 and has been doing her best to be the woman God made her to be ever since. She graduated from Hood College with a Bachelor’s in Elementary and Special Education and currently teaches 4th grade. She’s legit.
Thursday Evening Worship Leader – Kristin Camenga
Kristin is wife of Pastor Andrew J. Camenga and mother of daughters Elisa and Annika. She is a member of the German Seventh Day Baptist Church in Salemville, PA. She enjoys singing and playing piano or guitar, and has been a worship leader at several SDB churches, camps, and SCSC.
Sabbath Morning Worship Leader – Luan Ellis
Luan is the daughter of Rev. and Mrs. Harley Sutton. She is married to Ronald Ellis, mother of Timothy, Terry, and Debi (Barber) and Grandmother to 7.
Luan is a graduate of Alfred University and a retired Mathematics teacher at Alfred-Almond Central School.
Luan has been a member of the Alfred Station SDB Church for 61 years and served in many capacities – President, Treasurer, Clerk, Choir member, director of Chime Choir, Sabbath School teacher. She has served the SDB Denomination as President, member of General Council, Council on Ministry, Missionary Society, Board of Christian Education, Treasurer of World Federation. Luan presently serves the community as Coordinator of the Alfred Area Food Pantry.