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Bennett Delivers Keynote Speeches for Local Martin Luther King Jr. Events


January 4, 2005

[ Rev. Dr. L. Charles Bennett] DELAWARE, OHIO -- Keynoting the 12th Martin Luther King Jr. Annual Breakfast on Monday, Jan. 17, is Rev. Dr. L. Charles Bennett, a pastor of the Dayspring Community Church in Lanham, Maryland, and adjunct professor of preaching at the Interdenominational Theological School in Atlanta, Georgia.
 
Bennett's address, titled "Reclaiming Dr. King's Legacy: CPR for Liberals," will be the focal point of the breakfast program, which begins at 8 a.m. in the Benes Room of the Hamilton-Williams Campus Center. Bennett also will present a worship service entitled "Losing the Lasting" at 3 p.m. in Delaware's First Presbyterian Church on the preceding afternoon (Sunday, Jan. 16).
 
Bennett earned his undergraduate degree and a Presidential Service Award from The Ohio State University in 1971. In 1994, he received both his Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry degrees from the Methodist Theological School, where he also was presented with the John T. Mount Parish Ministry Award.
 
Tickets for the King breakfast, which is open to the public, are $15 each or $120 for a table of eight. For more information, contact Dr. Theresa Byrd, Chief Information Officer and Director of Libraries at OWU, at 740-368-3246.