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Campbellsville University chapel series open to the public

By Joan C. McKinney, director, Office of University Communications

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Campbellsville University’s Chapel Series for spring semester 2019 has been announced, according to Ed Pavy, director of campus ministries at the university.

All chapels are free and open to the public each Wednesday at 10 a.m. in Ransdell Chapel at 401 N. Hoskins Ave., Campbellsville.

Chapel is designed to provide opportunities for corporate worship and exposure through a variety of informative speakers and presentations, Pavy said.

All chapel programs are televised live on WLCU (Comcast Cable channel 10 and digital channel 23.0) and are streamed live on the internet at wlcutv.com.

“Jesus: Our Hope” is the theme for the semester taken from 1 Peter 1:3-6.

The schedule of speakers for the semester include: Jan. 9, senior staff of the university;

Jan. 16, Wesley Paul, founder and director, Wesley Paul International Ministries; Jan. 23, Martin Luther King Jr. Chapel Service featuring Dr. F. Bruce Williams, senior pastor at Bates Memorial Baptist Church in Louisville, Ky.; and Jan. 30, Darrell Locke, associate professor of social work at Campbellsville University;

Feb. 6, Dr. Ellen DiGiosia, Center for Biblical Equality speaker, pastor of First Baptist Church, Jefferson City, Tenn.; Feb. 13, Dr. Billy Compton, who attended Campbellsville College in 1962, and pastor of Muldraugh Hill Baptist Church; Feb. 20, Black History Month Chapel Service, Dr. Gerald Smith, professor of history at University of Kentucky; and Feb. 27, Liz Encinia, executive director-treasurer, Kentucky Women’s Missionary Union;

March 6, spring break, no chapel; March 13, Cora Renfro, 1969 Campbellsville College graduate, adjunct instructor in art at CU and retired art teacher at Taylor County High School; March 20, #CUontheGO, stories from student mission teams; and March 27, Dr. Elijah Brown, general secretary, Baptist World Alliance;

April 3, Dr. Matthew Sleeth, founder and executive director, BlessedEarth.org; April 10, Dr. Joel Carwile, pastor of First Baptist Church, Athens, Ala.; April 17, Holy Week Chapel Service, the Rev. Michael Rice, pastor of First Baptist Church, Glasgow, Ky.; and April 24, Honors and Awards Day.

For more information about chapel, contact Ed Pavy at ecpavy@campbellsville.edu or (270) 789-5227.

Campbellsville University is a widely-acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with more than 10,000 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, Hodgenville and Liberty with instructional sites in Elizabethtown, Owensboro and 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.

Chapel Series

Spring 2019

“Jesus: Our Hope”

1 Peter 1:3-6


9        Senior Staff

16        Wesley Paul, Founder and Director, Wesley Paul International Ministries

23        MLK Chapel Service – Dr. F. Bruce Williams, Senior Pastor at Bates Memorial

Baptist Church, Louisville, KY

30        Mr. Darrell Locke, Associate Professor of Social Work



6         Dr. Ellen DiGiosia, Center for Biblical Equality speaker, Pastor of FBC, Jefferson City, TN

13        Dr. Billy Compton, CU alumnus and pastor of Muldraugh Hill Baptist Church

20        Black History Month Chapel Service – Dr. Gerald Smith, Professor of History at University of Kentucky

27        Liz Encinia, Executive Director-Treasurer, Kentucky Women’s Missionary Union



6         SPRING BREAK

13        Ms. Cora Renfro, 1969 CU alumnus, adjunct instructor in art at CU, and retired art teacher at Taylor County High School.

20        #CUontheGO, Stories from student mission teams

27        Dr. Elijah Brown, General Secretary, Baptist World Alliance



3         Dr. Matthew Sleeth, Founder and Executive Director, BlessedEarth.org

10        Dr. Joel Carwile, pastor of First Baptist Church, Athens, AL

17        Holy Week Chapel Service – Rev. Michael Rice, Pastor of First Baptist Church, Glasgow, KY

24        Awards Day