EPC leaders highlight spring commencement exercises


Three EPC leaders will deliver commencement speeches for institutions of higher learning in May 2017.


Jeff Jeremiah

Jeff Jeremiah, EPC Stated Clerk, will speak at Knox Theological Seminary. Mike Moses, Pastor of Lake Forest Church in Huntersville, N.C. and Moderator of the 35th General Assembly, will address Montreat College. Sandy Willson, Pastor of Second Presbyterian Church in Memphis, Tenn., will speak at the Memphis Center for Urban Theological Studies (MCUTS).

The graduation ceremony for Knox Theological Seminary will be May 19 at 7:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The seminary was founded in 1989 by Dr. D. James Kennedy and leaders of the Coral Ridge congregation, whose desire was to establish a seminary with a theological perspective of historic Reformed theology as expressed in the Westminster Confession of Faith and the Larger and Shorter Catechisms. More than 300 students are currently enrolled in Knox’s residential and online learning programs.


Mike Moses

The commencement service for Montreat College will be held May 13 at 2:00 p.m. in the school’s Anderson Auditorium in Montreat, N.C. An independent, Christ-centered, liberal arts institution in North Carolina, Montreat College has undergraduate campuses in Montreat and Black Mountain, and adult and graduate studies locations in Asheville, Charlotte, Morganton, Montreat, and online.


Sandy Willson

The MCUTS commencement ceremony will be held May 1 at 6:00 p.m. at Life Church in Memphis. The non-denominational educational institution provides affordable, accessible, and accredited theological education and training for people serving in the urban context. Affiliated with Lancaster Bible College and Capitol Seminary and Graduate School, it was formed in 2000 through the collaborative effort of the Memphis Leadership Foundation, Neighborhood Christian Centers, Hope Christian Community Foundation, Second Presbyterian Church, and Hope Presbyterian Church.

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