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Worship at Duke Chapel
January 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Instead of gathering for Evening Prayer tonight, Duke Lutherans will instead gather for worship at Duke Chapel at 11 am, followed by a community lunch at West Union. Duke Lutherans will sit together in worship – meet us outside on the Chapel steps at 10:50 am!
The guest preacher at Duke Chapel is Rev. Dr. Otis Moss Jr. A theologian, pastor, and civic leader the Rev. Dr. Otis Moss, Jr. was a leader in the Civil Rights Movement and continues to be an influential religious leader and highly sought-after public speaker. A pastor for more than fifty years, Dr. Moss is pastor emeritus of Olivet Institutional Baptist Church in Cleveland, Ohio, where he served for thirty-three years. During the Civil Rights Movement, he was a regional director of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, participated in the Selma, Alabama civil rights march with the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and served as a co-pastor at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta with Martin Luther King, Sr. He holds degrees from Morehouse College, Morehouse School of Religion, and United Theological Seminary, as well as honorary degrees from other universities. He has received numerous honors including giving the Lyman Beecher Lectureship on Preaching at Yale University, receiving the Candle in Religion Award form Morehouse College, being named one of America’s most influential black preachers by Ebony Magazine, and having Cleveland’s University Hospitals Otis Moss, Jr. Health Center named in his honor. He has served on numerous boards and committees, including Morehouse College’s board of trustees and the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnership Council.