119 South Georgia Mason City, Iowa Phone: 641-423-4905 Fax: 641-423-9295
Rev. Kathleen R. Moore, Pastor Email: email@example.com
FOR RELEASE: IMMEDIATELY
DR. LALLENE RECTOR, PRESIDENT OF GARRETT-EVANGELICAL SEMINARY TO SPEAK IN MASON CITY THIS SUNDAY
Dr. Lallene J. Rector, president of Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston, Illinois, will speaking at Mason City First United Methodist Church on Sunday, September 24 at 2:00 p.m. The public is invited to hear her reflections on “The Church and the Academy” and to visit with her individually afterwards.
Dr. Rector joined the faculty of Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in 1986, teaching Psychology of Religion and Pastoral Psychotherapy, and later serving as Vice-President of Academic Affairs and Academic Dean. She was named President in 2013, the first woman and first layperson to serve in that position in a United Methodist Seminary. She will be speaking on the partnership between the local congregation and the seminary. Everyone from the community is welcome.