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Wake Forest University School of Divinity and First Baptist Church, Highland Avenue are again partnering for the tenth annual Lenten Preaching Series.
Services are at First Baptist Church, 700 Highland Avenue in Winston-Salem, from 12:00-12:45 every Friday during Lent. Communion is served. Preachers include School of Divinity faculty and staff.
Good Friday Preaching includes School of Divinity students addressing the "Seven Last Words" of Jesus from the cross.
Friday, March 3
Rev. Dr. Bill J. Leonard
Dunn Professor of Baptist Studies and
Professor of Church History
Friday, March 10
Rev. K. Monet Rice-Jalloh
Friday, March 17
Rev. Dr. Shonda Jones
Associate Dean of Admissions and Student Services
Friday, March 24
Rev. Dr. John E. Senior
Director of the Art of Ministry and
Assistant Teaching Professor of Ethics and Society
Friday, March 31
Rev. Dr. Henry Mugabe
and Principal, Zimbabwe Theological Seminary
Friday, April 7
Rev. Dr. Derek S. Hicks
Assistant Professor of Religion and Culture
Friday, April 14
Seven Last Words of Jesus From the Cross
School of Divinity Students
Darnysha Nard (MDiv '17) --Luke 23:34: Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do.
Brian Hollingsworth (MDiv '17) --Luke 23:43: Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in paradise.
Sherine Thomas (MDiv '17) -- John 19:26–27: Woman, behold your son. Son, behold your mother.
Nicole Newton (MDiv '17) --Matthew 27:46 & Mark 15:34 My God, My God, why have you forsaken me?
Daniel Szemple (MDiv '17) --John 19:28: I thirst.
Demi McCoy (MDiv '17) --John 19:30: It is finished. (From the Greek "Tetelestai" which is also translated "It is accomplished.")
Darrell Hamilton (MDiv '17) --Luke 23:46: Father, into your hands I commit my spirit.
First Baptist Church, Highland Avenue