Rev. Dr. Felicia LaBoy to deliver Cammack Preaching Lectures March 14-15

BUIES CREEK, North Carolina — Rev. Dr. Felicia Howell LaBoy will be the guest lecturer of the Campbell University Divinity School’s James C. Cammack Institute of Preaching Lectures March 14-15.

LaBoy is the associate dean for black church studies and advanced learning and an assistant professor of black church studies at the Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary.

She will speak on three different topics over three sessions March 14-15 in Butler Chapel:

  • Monday, March 14, 7 p.m. | “Render Unto Caesar: Race, Empire and Christianity”
  • Tuesday, March 15, 10:40 a.m. | “Don’t Count Me Out” (Sermon drawn from Acts 9:36-43)
  • Tuesday, March 15, 1:45 p.m. | “Moving from Jerusalem to the Ends of the Earth: Moving from Invitational to Radically Welcoming Multi-everything Incarnational Faith Communities”

Before joining the Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary in July 2015, LaBoy was the director of the Center for Urban Ministry at the United Theological Seminary, where she was also an assistant professor of evangelism.

Also an elder in full connection with the Northern Illinois Conference of the United Methodist Church, she spent over a dozen years in urban and multicultural pastoral ministry.

Her book “Table Matters: The Sacraments, Evangelism and Social Justice” will be published this year by Wipf & Stock.

She earned her Master of Divinity and Ph.D. from Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, a Master of Art from Indiana Christian University, an MBA from Duke University, and a Bachelor of Arts from Lehigh University.

Chris Cammack established the James C. Cammack Institute of Preaching Fund in 2011 to honor his father’s love and legacy of preaching and service to the church. James Cammack was the pastor of Snyder Memorial Baptist Church, in Fayetteville, for 30 years. He also served churches addition in Smithfield, North Carolina, and Rock Hill, South Carolina. The fund supports the Cammack Preaching Lectures.