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Jim Bickerton offers morning session prayer

April, 2017

Marshal Jim Bickerton, father of Bishop Thomas J. Bickerton, leads the opening prayer May 3 at the 2012 United Methodist General Conference in Tampa, Fla. On the center screen is the dry painting created May 2 by Drake University campus minister Ted Lyddon Hatten using myrrh, sand and three types of mustard seed. The art work is located outside the plenary hall and changes daily. A UMNS photo by Kathleen Barry

A UMNS photo by Kathleen Barry

Marshal Jim Bickerton, father of Bishop Thomas J. Bickerton, leads the opening prayer May 3 at the 2012 United Methodist General Conference in Tampa, Fla. On the center screen is the dry painting created May 2 by Drake University campus minister Ted Lyddon Hatten using myrrh, sand and three types of mustard seed. The art work is located outside the plenary hall and changes daily.

by Art McClanahan
May 3, 2012

Bishop Tom Bickerton invited his father, Jim, to offer the morning session prayer. Jim is serving the General Conference as a marshall.