Good Friday - 7 Last Words and Meditation - Year A

April 10, 2020
The Bishop and Assistants are filming sermons for a few weeks so that churches who do not gather for worship, due to the coronavirus, have a sermon prepared already. This mediation and the 7 Last Words of Jesus (for April 10, 2020) is from Ms. Melissa Fuller Sims, Assistant to the Bishop and Director for Evangelical Mission.
 

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Melissa Fuller Sims
Ms. Melissa Fuller Sims has served on the Southeastern Synod staff since July 2018 as the Interim Administrative Liaison for Candidacy. For the ten years prior, she served as a member of the Candidacy Committee. Her support of the synod includes serving on the synod council for one year representing the Trinity Conference; chairing the Kessler Scholarship committee; serving as a volunteer for the ELCA Youth Gathering and several synod assemblies. Currently, she serves as a member of the Umoyo Steering Committee and the Advisory Board for Trinity Lutheran Seminary at Capital University.

As a 15-year employee, Ms. Fuller Sims retired from McKesson Corporation as Director of Quality Assurance, where she led a team of managers and a staff of 50 contributors in the development of clinical applications. She received her education at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, FL and DeVry Institute in Decatur, GA. She is a member of Lutheran Church of the Atonement, Atlanta, GA, where she has held various roles including president, vice president, and treasurer.

Melissa is the proud mom of an adult daughter, Charlisa, who resides in Decatur, GA.