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Rev. Dennis Edwards Ph.D – Guest Speaker

You’re invited to join us for worship on Sunday, January 12th at 11:00am. Help us welcome Dennis Edwards who will be our guest speaker. We are co-hosting Dennis with Shalom Mennonite Fellowship where he will be preaching earlier in the morning.

Bio for Dennis Edwards:

Rev. Dr. Dennis R. Edwards is currently Associate Professor of New Testament at North Park Theological Seminary (Chicago, IL) and the author of 1 Peter in the Story of God Bible Commentary series. Dennis has been married to Susan Steele Edwards since 1982. They are the parents of four adult children, have two grandsons, and expecting 2 more grandchildren. Dennis has over thirty years of urban pastoral ministry experience. He most recently served as senior pastor of The Sanctuary Covenant Church in Minneapolis, MN. Prior to that, he was the founding pastor of Peace Fellowship Church in Washington, DC; associate and then lead pastor of Washington Community Fellowship on Capitol Hill; and founding pastor of New Community Church in Brooklyn, NY. Dennis holds a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering (Cornell University) and has been a high school science and math teacher. He also earned a Master of Divinity degree in Urban Ministry (Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) as well as Master of Arts and PhD degrees in Biblical Studies (Catholic University of America). Dennis enjoys playing his flute and saxophone, as well as weightlifting, cycling, and playing racquetball as much as his body will let him.

PLEASE NOTE WORSHIP BEGINS AT 11:00AM ON THE 12th AND NOT 10:30AM LIKE USUAL.