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Dr. Martin Luther King chapel speaker to be Dr. David Goatley
By Austin Fitzgerald, intern writer, Office of University Communications
CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. -- Campbellsville University will be hosting Dr. David Goatley at the university's annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Service Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018 at 9amCT/10amET in Ransdell Chapel, 401 N. Hoskins Ave., Campbellsville, KY.
Goatley, former pastor of First Baptist Church in Campbellsville, will speak about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as 2018 is the 50th anniversary of the death of King which will be part of the emphasis. The service is free and open to the public.
The chapel service is sponsored by Campbellsville University and Greater Campbellsville United.
Goatley is the executive secretary-treasurer of the Lott Carey Baptist Foreign Mission Convention, an international Christian missions agency founded in 1897 that helps churches extend their witness to the ends of the earth, and the executive director of Lott Carey International, a global relief and development agency that helps improve the quality of life in marginalized communities around the world.
As the chief executive officer of these two agencies, Goatley oversees vision, administration and development efforts to invest in indigenous leadership and programs in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Europe, North America, Oceania and South America.
An ordained Baptist minister who has been a pastor, university professor and seminary professor, Goatley earned degrees from the University of Louisville and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
In addition to journal articles and book chapters, Goatley is the editor of "Black Religion, Black Theology: Selected Writings of J. Deotis Roberts," author of "Were You There?: Godforsakenness in Slave Religion" and author of "A Divine Assignment: The Missiology of Wendell Clay Somerville."
Goatley was elected in July 2006 as a member of the 64-seat national Board of Directors of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the oldest civil rights organization in the United States.
Goatley also serves as a member of the board of directors for Save Darfur Coalition, an advocacy community working for peace, security and justice in Darfur and Sudan; and president of the North American Baptist Fellowship, the regional body of more than 30 Baptist denominations and organizations affiliated with the Baptist World Alliance with membership of more than 20 million Baptists in Canada and North America.
Goatley, his wife Pamela, and their son, Atiba Emmanuel and reside in the Metropolitan Washington, D.C. area.
Chapel is designed to provide opportunities for corporate worship and exposure through a variety of informative speakers and presentations.
All chapels are open to the public free of charge and are televised live on WLCU (Comcast Cable channel 10 and digital channel 23.0) and are streamed live on the internet at wlcutv.com.
For information about chapel, call the Office of Campus Ministries at (270) 789-5227.
Campbellsville University is a widely-acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with more than 8,000 students offering over 90 programs of study including 20 master's degrees, six postgraduate areas and seven pre-professional programs. The university has off-campus centers in Kentucky cities Louisville, Harrodsburg, Somerset and Hodgenville with instructional sites in Elizabethtown, Owensboro, Summersville, all in Kentucky, and one in Costa Mesa, Calif., and a full complement of online programs. The website for complete information is campbellsville.edu.
This story was posted on 2018-01-05 09:07:45
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