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ECUMENICAL SPEAKERS FEATURED AT GENERAL ASSEMBLY
05 May 1996 13:16:40
95187 ECUMENICAL SPEAKERS FEATURED AT GENERAL ASSEMBLY
by Jerry L. Van Marter
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--Ecumenical speakers will be featured at two July 19 events
during the 207th General Assembly (1995) in Cincinnati.
The Rev. Gregor Henderson, general secretary of the Uniting Church of
Australia (UCA), will keynote the Ecumenical Breakfast. Henderson was a
minister of the Presbyterian Church of Australia prior to the creation of
the UCA. He will share his experiences as a Presbyterian participant in
one of the world's newest united Protestant churches.
Bishop Othal Lakey of the Christian Methodist Episcopal (CME) Church
will preach at the Ecumenical Service of Worship. Lakey is presiding
bishop of the CME, one of three historic African- American churches that
are participating in the Consultation on Church Union (COCU).
(information provided by Theodore Gill, assistant director, Department of
Governing Body, Ecumenical and Agency Relations, Office of the General
For more information contact Presbyterian News Service
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Louisville, KY 40202
phone 502-569-5504 fax 502-569-8073
E-mail PCUSA.NEWS@pcusa.org Web page: http://www.pcusa.org
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