World Missions Conference Is This Weekend At Lookout Mountain Presbyterian

Thursday, April 03, 2014

The World Missions Conference at Lookout Mountain Presbyterian Church, 310 North Bragg, begina Friday, and will continue through Sunday. The keynote speaker is Pastor Rankin Wilbourne, who grew up near New Orleans. He worked in corporate banking for five years before deciding to become a pastor. After his training at Princeton Theological Seminary, Rankin was Minister of Teaching and Missions at First Presbyterian Church of Chattanooga. He is currently the Senior Pastor at Pacific Crossroads Church in Los Angeles. 

Mr. Rankin enjoys most any sport, poetry (especially Robert Frost), and music (especially Bruce Springsteen). Mr. Rankin married his wife, Morgen in February 2008. They have three children,Jack (born November 2009), Emi Bea (born April 2011), and Will (born March 2013).

On Saturday, join us for an evening of great food and great conversation as we hear from keynote speaker Pastor Wilbourne. Seating begins at 6 p.m. and dinner at is 6:30. Reservations are required and the cost of the dinner is $12. Your payment secures your reservation. You can RSVP online or by calling the front office at 423 821-4528. There is no nursery for this event.

Pre-K through fifth grade children are invited to join us for our annual Children’s Banquet, on Sunday, from 6-8 p.m. in the fellowship hall. Learn new games, create fun crafts and hear from LMPC Member, Michael Pepper, as he talks about Uganda. Dinner will be served and there is no cost for this event.

Join us for our evening service where we will hear from our missionary guests and keynote speaker, Pastor Wilbourne. Immediately following the service, there will be a time of prayer for our missionary guests. Nursery will be provided from 6-8 p.m. Nursery-aged children will need to bring a sack dinner.


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