A committee has lined up an inspiring corps of preachers
by Montreat Conference Center | Special to Presbyterian News Service
LOUISVILLE — One of the highlights of Montreat Conference Center’s year-round programs is the summer worship series in which leading preachers from across the country join with visual artists, musicians, and volunteers in a service of worship open to the surrounding community. All are welcome and all are invited.
Each Sunday worship service throughout the summer is planned by Montreat Conference Center’s worship committee, which includes the leadership of the Rev. Carol Steele, vice president for program; the Rev. Dr. Ann Laird Jones, arts ministry director; Hannah Garrity, summer liturgical artist; Eric Wall, conference center musician; and the Rev. Keith Grogg, pastor of Montreat Presbyterian Church, among others.
The full lineup of preachers for the 2022 summer season includes:
June 5 — Dr. Jerry Root, Wheaton College Professor Emeritus, Wheaton, Illinois
June 12 — Dr. Jonathan Lee Walton, Dean, Wake Forest University School of Divinity, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
June 19 — The Rev. Pen Peery, senior pastor, First Presbyterian Church, Charlotte, North Carolina
June 26 — The Rev. Dr. Scott Black Johnston, senior pastor, Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, New York, New York
July 3 — The Rev. Dr. Brandi Casto-Waters, Reid Memorial Presbyterian Church, Augusta, Georgia
July 10 — The Rev. Dr. Byron A. Wade, general presbyter, Presbytery of Western North Carolina, Morganton, North Carolina
July 17 — The Rev. Dr. Bridgett Green, vice president for Publishing, Presbyterian Publishing Corporation, Louisville, Kentucky
July 24 — The Rev. Dr. Jill Duffield, pastor, First Presbyterian Church, Greensboro, North Carolina
July 31 — The Rev. Dr. Frank Clark Spencer, president, the Board of Pensions of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
August 7 — The Rev. Dr. Anna Carter Florence, Peter Marshall Professor of Preaching, Columbia Theological Seminary, Decatur, Georgia.
All of the summer Sunday services in the series begin at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time in Anderson Auditorium, just off Assembly Drive in Montreat. Childcare is available for children six months through kindergarten at the Updike Child Care Center on Texas Road.
Services are livestreamed and recorded. Go here to learn more.
For further information or to learn about other worship, educational and recreational opportunities at Montreat, visit www.montreat.org or call (828) 669-2911.
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