Baccalaureate Service


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Dec 16

Huff Concert Hall
Reeves Fine Arts Building


Rev. Kelli Taylor
(910) 630-7515


Prior to graduation, a Baccalaureate Service will take place at 10:30 a.m. in Huff Concert Hall, where Dr. James Howell will deliver the baccalaureate sermon. Howell is the senior pastor of Myers Park United Methodist Church in Charlotte, N.C. He has served on a number of councils and boards, including the Duke Divinity School Board of Visitors, the delegate to the World Methodist Council (1998-2011), and the Mecklenburg Ministries Interfaith Organization, where he serves as president. He has received education with honors from The University of South Carolina and Duke Divinity School, from which he earned a Doctor of Divinity in Old Testament Theology.

Please join us for refreshments prior to the service beginning at 9:45 a.m.

Dr. James Howell

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