Bishop Robert Schnase, resident Bishop of the Missouri Area of The United Methodist Church, presided at a service of Holy Communion on the Riverwalk in Tampa. It was the first of the noon-time services of Holy Communion that will be offered daily throughout the 2012 General Conference of the denomination.
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