Deacon Laura Carson (Faith Formation Coordinator at Peace) brought ecumenical greetings on behalf of Bishop Jim Gonia and the ELCA at the New Mexico Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. The ELCA and UMC have been in Full-Communion partnership for seven years, which has included opportunities for sharing pastoral ministries, joint ministries, and more. On Friday, June 2nd, Deacon Laura brought greetings at the beginning of the morning business session. That afternoon, Deacon Laura assisted with their closing worship and ordination service at St. Paul’s UMC. Pictured below is Deacon Laura with Bishop Bledsoe.