The Celebration of Lay Ministry is a celebratory dinner event, featuring a keynote speaker, to recognize and award those people who participate in lay ministry across the Delaware-Maryland Synod.  The 2020 Celebration of Lay Ministry will be held on Sunday, May 3 from 4-7 p.m. at Carroll Lutheran Village in Westminster, Maryland.

Each conference and social ministry organization is encouraged to nominate one lay person deserving of recognition. You can download the nomination form and Save the Date below. Registration for the dinner will be shared in the coming weeks.

Lay Ministry Honorees for 2019

Lifetime Achievement – Emma Hahn from St. Michael’s Lutheran Church in Perry Hall
Luther Award – Estella Patterson from St. Philip’s Lutheran Church in Baltimore
Allegany Conference Award – Doug Schmidt from St. John Lutheran Church in Cumberland
Baltimore North/East Conference Award – LuAnn Lundell from St. John Lutheran Church in Sweet Air
Baltimore West Conference Award – Linda Krause from Shepherd of the Glen Lutheran Church in Glenwood
Community of St. Dysmas – Susan Jordan
Delmarva North Award – Candace Maxwell for Leadership Development
Delmarva South Award – Karen Price from Faith Lutheran Church in Salisbury
Frederick Conference Award – Anne Wallis from Evangelical Lutheran Church in Frederick
Washington Conference Award – Ralph Conrad from Trinity Lutheran Church in Hagerstown
Westminster Conference Award – Top of the Hill Ministry from Calvary Lutheran Church in Mt. Airy
Carroll Lutheran Village Award – Kay Felder, resident and volunteer
Miller’s Grant Award – George and Norma Walgrove, residents and volunteers
Augsburg Village Award – Howard Ziethen, Augsburg Village Board Member

Congratulations and Thank You for giving of yourselves! You are such a blessing.