3trees Church pastor to speak at Campbellsville University chapel

3trees Church pastor to speak at Campbellsville University chapel

Aug. 29, 2013
For Immediate Release

Eric Gilbert, center, will be the chapel speaker at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4. He talks with Dr.
Michael V. Carter, CU president, at the recent Church Relations Council meeting. At left is his
wife Mandy. (Campbellsville University Photo by Joan C. McKinney)

By Lucas Pennington, student news writer

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky.— Eric Gilbert, head pastor of 3trees Church of Russell Springs, Ky., will speak at Campbellsville University’s weekly chapel Wednesday, Sept. 4 at 10 a.m.

Chapel is held in Ransdell Chapel, 401 N. Hoskins Ave., located on the main campus of Campbellsville University. Everyone is invited.

Gilbert is the founding and lead pastor of 3trees Church, a church founded in September 2000 that is experiencing ever-expanding growth in rural Kentucky. Gilbert said the call upon his life is “to be a voice leading people to a greater experience in God.”

Gilbert is also a new member of the university's Church Relations Council.

He is married to Mandy Gilbert; they have two children, Dawson Chandler and Natalie Grace Gilbert.

Eric and Mandy are high school sweethearts. Together they are “ever-discovering The Way, The Truth and The Life. Every aspect of their life is about Jesus, all about Jesus, and will always be about Jesus,” according to their website at www.3trees.com.

The Gilberts said, “We are humbled by the opportunity God has given us to lead 3trees Church, and we look forward to the opportunity to connect with you.”

Gilbert is the son of Donnie and Sharon Gilbert of Jamestown, Ky.

All chapels are open to the public free of charge and are televised live on WLCU (Comcast Cable channel 10) and are streamed live on the Internet at www.campbellsville.edu/live-streaming.

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 3,600 students offering 63 undergraduate options, 17 master’s degrees, five postgraduate areas and eight pre-professional programs. The website for complete information is campbellsville.edu.

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