From left, Southern Illinois District President Rev. Timothy Scharr installs Rev. Dr. Kirk Clayton as district second vice-president on Oct. 7. The installation was held during the Divine Service at the Fall Pastors’ Conference at Pere Marquette Lodge and Conference Center.
Rev. Clayton replaces Rev. Benjamin Ball, who was elected as LCMS sixth vice-president at the 67th Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod in Tampa in July.
Rev. Clayton serves as pastor of Zion, Mascoutah.