Annual Retirees Gathering - September 29, 2009
Retired clergy and spouses gathered at New Hope United Methodist Church, Des Moines, for their annual fall gathering. Bishop Julius Calvin Trimble was the preacher for the morning worship. Mrs. Racelder Grandberry-Trimble spoke to the group asking. "What's In A Name?" Betty Palmer addressed pension and health care concerns. Rev. Bob Burkhart called the gathering to order. The "Singing Gourmet" was the chef for and sang during the lunchtime.