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2015 Religious Liberty Council Luncheon tickets available April 1

By BJC Staff Reports

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The Rev. Dr. Marvin A. McMickle, president of Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School in Rochester, N.Y., will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Religious Liberty Council Luncheon. The event will take place in Dallas, Texas, on Friday, June 19, in conjunction with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship General Assembly.

Tickets for the luncheon will be $40 for individuals and $400 for a table of 10. New this year is a special discounted ticket price of $20 for young ministers with five years or less of experience. Please visit beginning April 1 to purchase your tickets and to read more details.

The author of 15 books, McMickle’s most recent work is titled Pulpit & Politics: Separation of Church & State in the Black Church. He has authored dozens of articles that regularly appear in professional journals and magazines.

Prior to his appointment at Colgate, he served as pastor of Antioch Baptist Church in Cleveland, Ohio, and as a member of the Board of Trustees of Cleveland State University. McMickle was also the Professor of Homiletics at Ashland Theological Seminary in Ashland, Ohio, and spent a semester as a Visiting Professor of Preaching at Yale University Divinity School.

McMickle holds several degrees, including a Master of Divinity from Union Theological Seminary in New York City and Doctor of Ministry from Princeton Theological Seminary. He is a member of the Martin Luther King Jr. International Board of Preachers at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia.

A native of Chicago, he been married to his wife, Peggy, for 39 years. The couple has one son and two granddaughters.

For questions about the luncheon or more information, contact Taryn Deaton, director of development, by email at [email protected] or by phone at 202-544-4226.


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