Campbellsville University chapel series open to the public, featuring a variety of speakers

By Ariel C. Emberton, staff writer/photographer, Office of University Communications

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Campbellsville University’s chapel series for the spring semester 2020 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.

All chapel programs are televised live on WLCU (Comcast Cable channel 10 and digital channel 15) and are streamed live on the internet at wlcutv.com.

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

The schedule for the speakers is as follows:

  • Jan. 22 – Dr. William Turner, professor, writer, speaker and consultant, “Martin Luther King Jr.” service;
  • Jan. 29 – Dr. Scott Wigginton, professor of pastoral ministries and counseling at Campbellsville University; Dr. Ken Hollis, associate professor of theology in marriage and family therapy, and Whitney Brainard, a licensed marriage and family therapist who works at Lighthouse Counseling at Campbellsville Baptist Church and Beacon of Hope at Beacon Hill Baptist Church in Somerset, panel discussion on “Depression & Anxiety;”
  • Feb. 5 – Dr. Lewis Brogdon, visiting professor of preaching and black church studies at Baptist Seminary of Kentucky and chair of religious studies department at Simmons College;
  • Feb. 12 – Dr. Daryl Davis, entertainer, author and lecturer;
  • Feb. 19 – Dr. Joseph L. Owens, pastor of Shiloh Baptist Church, Lexington, and CU Trustee “Black History Month;”
  • Feb. 26 – Dr. Ken Brockman, Noble Prize winner and retired director of the division of nuclear installation safety for the international atomic energy agency;
  • March 11 – Dr. Adam Harwood, professor of church history at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, “Baptist Heritage Week;”
  • March 18 – The Rev. Jeff Gaines, pastor of Christ Church, Winchester, Ky.;
  • March 25 – The Rev. Alex Lockridge, pastor of First Baptist Church, Morehead, Ky.;
  • April 1 – Dave LaBelle, photojournalist-in-residence, CU;
  • April 8 – Holy Week Chapel, the Rev. Choe Sergent, pastor of Junction City Baptist Church and associate vice president for university outreach at Campbellsville University;
  • April 15 – Dr. Joel Carwile, pastor of First Baptist Church Athens, Ala. and CU trustee; and
  • April 22 – Awards Day.

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

Campbellsville University is a widely acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with more than 14,000 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 www.campbellsville.edu.

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.