CU to Host Emmanuel McCall as Martin Luther King Memorial Service Speaker Jan. 21

By Joan C. McKinney, news and publications coordinator

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Emmanuel L. McCall, pastor of the Fellowship Group Baptist Church, East Point, Ga., will be the guest speaker at Campbellsville University’s Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Service Wednesday, Jan. 21, at 7 p.m. at Ransdell Chapel.

The public is invited to the free service.

McCall is an adjunct faculty member of the McAfee School of Theology at Mercer University. Previously he pastored the Christian Fellowship Baptist Church for 13½ years in College Park, Ga.

McCall has also served on the staff of the Home Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention for 23 years.

A native of western Pennsylvania, McCall attended the public schools of Mercer County, in Pennsylvania.

He holds five degrees from the University of Louisville, Ky., The Southern Baptist

Theological Seminary and Emory University.

McCall is married to Emma Marie Johnson McCall. He is the father of two children and grandfather to four.

The Zion District Choir will perform at the event. They are a district choir made up of members from Taylor, Green, Hart and Adair counties.

For more information about the event, contact the Office of Church Relations at (270) 789-5520 or

Campbellsville University is a private, comprehensive institution located in South Central Kentucky. Founded in 1906, Campbellsville University is affiliated with the Kentucky Baptist Convention and has an enrollment of 2,601 students who represent 93 Kentucky counties, 27 states and 31 foreign nations. Listed in U.S.News & World Report’s 2009 “America’s Best Colleges,” CU is ranked 22nd in “Best Baccalaureate Colleges” in the South for the second consecutive year. CU has been ranked 16 consecutive years with U.S.News & World Report. The university has also been named to America’s Best Christian Colleges®. Campbellsville University is located 82 miles southwest of Lexington, Ky., and 80 miles southeast of Louisville, Ky. Dr. Michael V. Carter is in his tenth year as president.

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