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Dr. Michael Carter calls for prayers for non-violence

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. - Campbellsville University President Dr. Michael V. Carter is joining other leaders in calling for a time of prayer for our country.

Carter has issued this statement:

"As people of faith, we are called to stand for justice and equity for all people. Violence has no place in our country - whether perpetrated against individual black Americans or by groups acting against civil authority.

"At Campbellsville University, we affirm the value and worth of all people and are committed to providing Christian higher education to prepare servant leaders who will seek to 'act mercy...and walk humbly' with God (Micah 6:8).

"We call upon all people of faith and goodwill to join in a time of prayer for peace, justice and reconciliation in our country."

Campbellsville University is a widely acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with more than 11,900 students offering over 100 programs of study including Ph.D., master, baccalaureate, associate, pre-professional and certification programs. The university has Kentucky based off-campus centers in Louisville, Harrodsburg, Somerset, Hodgenville and Liberty with instructional sites in Elizabethtown, Owensboro and Summersville. Out-of-state centers include two in California at Los Angeles and Lathrop, located in the San Francisco Bay region. The website for complete information

Campbellsville University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award certificates, associate, baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the status of Campbellsville University.

This story was posted on 2020-05-31 17:15:01
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2020-05-31 - Taylor County, KY - Photo by Linda Waggener.
It is a time for justice and equality, a time for focus, "...the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds..." - Phillipians 4:7. Reflections in a moment of meditation beside the fountain on the campus of Campbellsville University.

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