Commissioners Choose Invocation Policy with Chaplain and Rotating Ministers
Last updated 9/3/2020 at 4:33pm
Lake Wales Deputy Mayor Robin Gibson said he would prefer city commission meetings begin with a moment of silence, but the mayor and other commissioners agreed at their Sept. 2 workshop to go forward with a new invocation policy that appoints an official chaplain and sets up a rotation list of local clergy volunteers when he is not available.
Commissioners will consider adopting a resolution formalizing the new policy at their Sept. 9 meeting. The resolution appoints Dr. James Moyer, who has been giving most of the city's invocations since 2009, as official chaplain. In the past the mayor...