VOL. 114 | NO. 53 | Friday, March 17, 2000
Calvary continues Lenten series on WednesdayCalvary Episcopal Church will begin its annual Lenten Noonday Preaching Series on
Calvary Lenten series continues
Calvary Episcopal Church continues its annual Lenten Noonday Preaching Series on Monday, with services conducted by the Rev. Gina M. Stewart.
The series of noon services, which are open to the public, will feature theologians from throughout North America and will be held in the sanctuary each weekday from 12:05 p.m. to 12:40 p.m. through April 14.
Calvary is located Downtown at the corner of Second Street and Adams Avenue.
Stewart is pastor of Christ Missionary Baptist Church in Memphis. She is one of the first African-American women to serve as pastor of a Baptist congregation in the city. She is a contributing writer for the African-American Devotion Bible and a part-time staff member at Metropolitan Interfaith Association.
Other speakers scheduled for next week include the Rev. Dr John M. Mulder, president of Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Kentucky, Tuesday and Wednesday; and Dr. Marcus J. Borg, a professor at Oregon State University, Thursday and March 24.
Upcoming speakers in the series include the Rev. Dr. Herbert ODriscoll, an international missioner and teacher from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; the Rev. Dr. Renita J. Weems, an associate professor at Vanderbilt Divinity School in Nashville, Tenn.; the Rev. Dr. Johnny Ray Youngblood, senior pastor of Brooklyns St. Paul Community Baptist Church; the Rev. Dr. Maxie D. Dunnam, president of Asbury Theological Seminary; the Rev. Dr. Kenneth S. Robinson, senior pastor of St. Andrews AME Church in Memphis, the Rev. James Lewis, missioner for Social Ministry in the Diocese of Delaware; and the Rev. Dr. Barbara Brown Taylor, a professor at Piedmont College.
On April 10-11, the Rev. Dr. Alvin O. Jackson, senior pastor of National City Christian Church in Washington, D.C., will speak. Jackson is the former senior pastor of Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church in Memphis.
On each Monday during the series, Calvary will salute area businesses and organizations. Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association and Church Health Center will be recognized Monday.
Calvary will honor city and county employees on March 27; the National Civil Rights Museum, National Conference for Community and Justice and Habitat for Humanity on April 3; and AutoZone on April 10.
From today through March 26, Calvary also will open its Waffle Shop. Its fare will be available weekdays from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Those attending services may choose to eat before services begin or reserve seating for afterward.
For more information, call 525-6602.