"Lift Every Voice"
Submitted on February 5, 2019
Georgetown College’s Office of Faith and Service announces its lineup of Chapel Speakers for the spring 2019 semester. “Lift Every Voice” continues as the theme for services in John L. Hill Chapel at 11 a.m. on the dates listed, except as noted.
The Chapel Services are intended to pursue and cultivate knowledge of and commitment to the Christian faith and are open to all members of the campus community as well as the greater Georgetown community. Committed to faith in God, the College encourages all to discern their mission and vocation in order to lead active and productive lives as exemplified in the teachings of Jesus Christ.
1/29/2019. 11 a.m.
Pastor Griff Ray
Griff is the Crossroads Georgetown Community Pastor and brings with him over 28 years of ministry experience. His career ranges from his early years in children’s and student ministry to Senior Pastor at a Cincinnati-based church as well as leading various ministry teams for Crossroads Andover in Lexington, KY. Griff loves being with people, building relationships as well as camping and hiking. He is also a self-proclaimed craft beer snob and Star Wars/Lord of the Rings nerd. He’s been married to his wife, Kristan, for 28 years and has two college-age children.
2/12/2019, 11 a.m.
Rev. Allen Evans (GC athletic director Brian Evans’s brother)
Reverend Allen Evans, Jr., Louisville’s St. James Missionary Baptist Church, is a native of Louisville, Kentucky. He graduated from Shawnee High School and attended the University of Louisville and Simmons Bible College in Louisville, Kentucky. Reverend Evans acknowledged his call to preach at the early age of 21, and has served as Pastor of the St. James Missionary Baptist Church for 31 years. Currently, Reverend Evans holds the distinction of being the Senior Pastor of the St. James Missionary Baptist Church, and he is blessed to have the assistance of six associate ministers who serve under his leadership.
2/26/2019, 11 a.m.
Rev. Richard Hughes
Rev. Richard Hughes previously served as an Assistant Minister at the St. Stephen Church in Louisville, KY under the pastoral direction of Dr. Kevin W. Cosby. Richard received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Simmons College of KY, the nation’s 107th Historically Black College and University, and the state of Kentucky’s only private HBCU. He now attends the Wake Forest University School of Divinity in Winston-Salem, NC where he is pursuing his Master of Divinity degree.
3/26/2019, 11 a.m.
Rev. Dave Hammond
Pastor Dave Hammond is a 1977 graduate of Georgetown College and holds a master’s degree from Morehead State. When he became pastor at Faith Baptist Church of Myra in 1991, the church had only twenty members. It now has more than three hundred. Together, Pastor Dave and his wife, Kay, have brought a broad-based and multi-faceted range of services and ministries to their local community, county, and the entire south-east region.
4/16/2018, 7 p.m.
Holy Week Service
Pastor Tim Jones
Pastor Tim Jones has decades of experience in campus ministry. Along with serving as the Wesley Foundation Director (United Methodist Campus Ministry) at Florida State University for over a decade, Pastor Tim has traveled extensively across the United States praying with students on hundreds of campuses. He is the author of a book released in 2017 entitled Extreme Sheep: Experiencing Listening Prayer.
4/30/2018, 11 a.m.
The Last Chapel speaker will be determined by on-campus nominations and announced at a later date.
Rev. Dr. Bryan Langlands is Director of the Office of Faith and Service and Campus Minister.