Campbellsville University chapel series open to the public

Campbellsville University chapel series open to the public 1
Saulo DeAlmeida, instructor in music, cello and jazz in the School of Music, performs during the Nov. 7 Jazz Band chapel performance in 2018. The Jazz Band will perform Nov. 13 during the 2019 Chapel series. (CU Photo by Emily Barth)

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

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Campbellsville University’s Chapel Series for fall 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

“Jesus: Our Peace” is the theme for the semester taken from John 16:33.

The schedule of speakers for the semester include:

  • Aug. 21 – Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of Campbellsville University, who is beginning his 21st year as president;
  • Aug. 28 – Dr. Dwayne Norman, senior pastor of Campbellsville Baptist Church;
  • Sept. 4 – Brad Rhoads, co-founder of “Grace Marriage,” an interview with Scott Wigginton;
  • Sept. 11 – Dr. David Peoples, senior pastor of Jabez Missionary Baptist Church, Lexington, Ky., and first vice president of the Progressive National Baptist Convention;
  • Sept. 18 – to be announced;
  • Sept. 25 – “Missions Emphasis Week” with Dr. Albert Reyes, president of Buckner International;
  • Oct. 2 – “Dialogue on Race” with Dr. David Goatley, professor of theology and director of the black church studies program at Duke University;
  • Oct. 9 – Dr. Damon Eubank, chair of Campbellsville University’s Department of Social Studies and professor of history;
  • Oct. 16 – Heritage Day with Ron Blanton, 1983 CU alumnus;
  • Oct. 23 – Jonathan and Emily Martin, “The Word in Worship”;
  • Oct. 30 – International Education Emphasis Week with Amanda Goforth, CU Center for International Education, director of student activities;
  • Nov. 6 – Dr. Bill Wilson, director of the Center for Healthy Churches;
  • Nov. 13 – Campbellsville University Jazz Band;
  • Nov. 2 – “Robertson Worship Committee Thanksgiving Service” with the Rev. Philip Suber, pastor of First Baptist Church of Elkton, Ky., and third vice moderator of the General Association of Baptists in Kentucky.

For more information about chapel, contact Pavy at or (270) 789-5227.

Campbellsville University is a widely-acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with more than 12,000 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 is

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.

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