NOAC 2009 - Worship Services and Keynote Sessions

A photo album of the Worship Services and Plenary Sessions at National Older Adult Conference (NOAC) 2009, held at Lake Junaluska (N.C.) Conference and Retreat Center on Sept. 7-11. The event is sponsored by the Church of the Brethren's Caring Ministries. Click on one of the photos to bring up larger images and captions. More photos will be added to this album throughout the week of NOAC.


Logo for National Older Adult Conference (NOAC) 2009
Logo for National Older Adult Conference (NOAC) 2009

The NOAC Banner
The NOAC Banner

Kim Ebersole, NOAC coordinator
Kim Ebersole, NOAC coordinator

Jonathan Shively introduces the NOAC theme song (Monday, Sept 7)
Jonathan Shively introduces the NOAC theme song (Monday, Sept 7)

Worshipers gather at NOAC in Lake Junaluska, NC (Monday Sept 7)
Worshipers gather at NOAC in Lake Junaluska, NC (Monday Sept 7)

Christopher Bowman preached the opening sermon (Monday, Sept. 7)
Christopher Bowman preached the opening sermon (Monday, Sept. 7)

Bowman preaches on the unity of old and new (Monday, Sept. 7)
Bowman preaches on the unity of old and new (Monday, Sept. 7)

Wil Nolen leads singing for worship at NOAC (Monday, Sept. 7)
Wil Nolen leads singing for worship at NOAC (Monday, Sept. 7)

The opening Call to Worship at NOAC 2009 (Monday, Sept. 7)
The opening Call to Worship at NOAC 2009 (Monday, Sept. 7)

Weaving illustrates the NOAC theme
Weaving illustrates the NOAC theme

Becky Rhodes leads music (Tuesday, Sept. 8)
Becky Rhodes leads music (Tuesday, Sept. 8)

Candles and weavings form the worship center (Tuesday, Sept. 8)
Candles and weavings form the worship center (Tuesday, Sept. 8)

Bob Neff leads the morning Bible studies (Tuesday, Sept. 8)
Bob Neff leads the morning Bible studies (Tuesday, Sept. 8)

The congregations chats while awaiting the first keynote session
The congregations chats while awaiting the first keynote session

A view of the AV box in Stuart Auditorium
A view of the AV box in Stuart Auditorium

Rachael Freed, NOAC keynote speaker
Rachael Freed, NOAC keynote speaker

Cynthia Hale preaches for worship (Wednesday, Sept. 9)
Cynthia Hale preaches for worship (Wednesday, Sept. 9)

Hale brings a message of grace (Wednesday, Sept. 9)
Hale brings a message of grace (Wednesday, Sept. 9)

The NOAC choir sings for worship
The NOAC choir sings for worship

The choir at NOAC
The choir at NOAC

David Waas, NOAC keynote speaker (Wednesday, Sept. 9)
David Waas, NOAC keynote speaker (Wednesday, Sept. 9)

Waas speaks on legacies of faith vs. nation (Wednesday, Sept. 9)
Waas speaks on legacies of faith vs. nation (Wednesday, Sept. 9)

Mike McKeever, NOAC keynote speaker (Thursday, Sept. 10)
Mike McKeever, NOAC keynote speaker (Thursday, Sept. 10)

Fred Rice leads singing for final service (Friday Sept 11, 2009)
Fred Rice leads singing for final service (Friday Sept 11, 2009)

Gathering music (Friday, Sept. 11)
Gathering music (Friday, Sept. 11)

Dennis Webb, NOAC preacher (Friday Sept 11)
Dennis Webb, NOAC preacher (Friday Sept 11)


The weaving is complete (Friday, Sept. 11)
The weaving is complete (Friday, Sept. 11)



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