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04-07-2008


Former KBC Leader Guest Speaker at UC’s Franklin P. Owen Conference on Missions and the Church

 


WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. - University of the Cumberlands is pleased to host the third annual Franklin P. Owen Conference on Missions and the Church. The conference, featuring Dr. Robert Browning, is to be held on Cumberlands’ campus in Williamsburg on Monday, April 14th through Wednesday, April 16th.

Scheduled events include a lecture at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 15th, in the Hutton School of Business room 106, and a reception, immediately following the lecture. Browning is also the featured speaker at Monday and Wednesday’s convocation services held at 10 a.m. on April 14th and April 16th.

Browning, former president of the Kentucky Baptist Convention (1993-94) and pastor of Smoke Rise Baptist Church in Stone Mountain, Ga., brings to this year’s conference an interest in the local church’s involvement in missions locally, nationally and internationally. He has led churches to participate in mission work in New York, Mexico, Honduras, Russia, Brazil and Africa.

For more information or to register for the conference, please contact Bob Dunston, chair of University of the Cumberlands Religion and Philosophy Department, at (606) 539-4227.

The Franklin P. Owen Conference on Missions and the Church is supported by an endowment given in honor of Franklin P. Owen, former executive/secretary of the Kentucky Baptist Convention and Baptist Statesman, and by University of the Cumberlands of Williamsburg, Kentucky.