Symposium on Faith and Values

Featuring Rev. Dr. Bernice King

Date Friday, May 3, 2013
10:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Location Benson Great Hall
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Cost Free

Event Description

Bernice A. King ("Be A King") is the Chief Executive Officer of The King Center, which was founded by her mother, in 1968. Nationally and internationally known as one of today’s most powerful and motivating speakers, King challenges people to “Raise the Standard.” She has spoken at the White House and for corporations and universities in such places as Australia, Germany, New Zealand, and South Africa. The youngest daughter of the late Coretta Scott King and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., she began her oratorical journey at age 17 when she spoke in her mother’s place at the United Nations. She holds a Master of Divinity and Doctorate of Law from Emory University and an undergraduate degree from Spelman College. She also received an honorary Doctorate of Divinity from Wesley College.


Chapel | 10:15-11 a.m.
Join the community for worship and inspiration as King speaks about forgiveness and peace.

Q&A | 11:15-11:30 a.m.
Conversations with King during this brief question and answer session.

Book signing | 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
King will be available to sign a copy of her book, "Hard Questions, Heart Answers" (available for purchase in the Community Life Center lobby).


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