Rev. Bernice King keynote speaker at Leadership Conference

first_img Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson By Jaine Treadwell You Might Like County growing surplus After finishing 2013 with a surplus in excess of $1 million, the Pike County Commission is hoping to use sound… read more Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthTop 4 Methods to Get Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Sponsored Content Rev. Bernice King keynote speaker at Leadership Conference Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Print Article Skipcenter_img By The Penny Hoarder On Saturday, Feb. 8, the plenary sessions will be from 8:15 until 11:30 a.m. The luncheon and closing speaker will be from noon until 1:30 p.m. Tentative speakers for the plenary sessions are Judge Steven L. Reed and Marquita Davis. The Rev. John Ed Mathison has been invited to be the closing speaker.For ticket information, contact Barbara Patterson at 334-670-3204 or Jackson at 670-2283.The African-American Leadership Conference is presented by Troy University and the City of Troy. Primary sponsors of the conference are Walmart, SD James Evangelistic Association and Troy Bank and Trust. Email the author Book Nook to reopen The Rev. Bernice King will be the keynote speaker at Troy University’s Leadership Conference Celebrating African-American History Month on Feb. 7 and 8.King is the daughter of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King,She will speak at the Conference’s opening session at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7.King is nationally and internationally known as one of the most powerful, motivating and life-changing orators and speakers on the circuit today, said Shelia Jackson, public relations and tourism director for the City of Troy. Latest Stories “We are extremely pleased to have Rev. King as the keynote speaker for the 2014 African-American Leadership Conference,” Jackson said. “Rev. King leaves her audiences speechless and challenges people to raise the standard.“ She was called to the ministry when she was 17 years old. She has been quoted as saying that, in a sense, her calling to the ministry will be the perpetuation of the flame, the spirit of her father living on.”King graduated from Spelman College with a B.A. in psychology and went on to earn a J.D. and Master of Divinity from Emory University. She delivered her first sermon at Ebenezer Baptist Church, the church of her father and grandfather, on March 27, 1988. She was ordained as a minister in 1990.The African-American Leadership Conference will begin with check-in at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7 at the Trojan Center on the campus of Troy University. The opening session will begin at 6:30 p.m. The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Published 11:00 pm Thursday, January 9, 2014last_img read more