VOL. 114 | NO. 63 | Friday, March 31, 2000
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Calvary Lenten series continues
Calvary Episcopal Church continues its annual Lenten Noonday Preaching Series Monday, with services conducted by the Rev. Dr. Johnny Ray Youngblood.
The series of noon services, which are open to the public, feature theologians from throughout North America and is 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.
The book, ``Upon This Rock, is based on Youngblood's 26-year ministry, including his leadership of St. Paul Community Baptist Church in Brooklyn, N.Y., an urban church 8,000 members and extensive outreach programs.
Youngblood will be the featured speaker for services Monday through Wednesday.
The Rev. Dr. Maxie D. Dunnam, the president of Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Ky., will conduct services Thursday and April 7.
President of the largest predominantly Methodist seminary in the U.S., Dunnam is the former senior minister of Memphis' Christ United Methodist Church. He is a preacher, missioner and author including the publication, "Workbook on Prayer. Dunnam also serves as chair of World Evangelism of the World Methodist Council and travels globally as a lecturer and preacher.
Upcoming speakers in the series include 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.
Each Monday during the series, Calvary will salute area businesses and organizations. The National Civil Rights Museum, National Conference for Community and Justice and Habitat for Humanity will be recognized Monday.
Calvary will honor AutoZone on April 10.
For more information, call 525-6602.