You can join us in person for worship this Sunday. To protect the most vulnerable in our community, we ask that everyone wear masks and remember to socially distance when indoors. Our livestream will continue if you feel more comfortable worshipping at home.
This week we gratefully welcome Rev. Dr. Anthony Everett as our guest preacher. Reverend Dr. Anthony Everett (he, him, ours) is a Public Theologian, Social Entrepreneur, and Prophetic Activist. He serves as the executive director of Mission Behind Bars and Beyond Inc., an ecumenical, faith-based 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization whose mission is to educate every community across the Commonwealth of Kentucky to welcome, support, mentor, and equip returning citizens with the tools to successfully re-enter society. He is also an ordained elder of the United Methodist Church.
Dr. Everett’s personal mission is to lead Mission Behind Bars and Beyond Inc. as a social enterprise that transforms Kentucky communities impacted by mass incarceration. He has a vision of building and leading a movement of prophetic activists who empower and mobilize marginalized and oppressed people for holistic social transformation.
Dr. Everett graduated magna cum laude from Paul Quinn College in Dallas receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Management. He received a Master of Divinity degree with the Certificate in Urban Ministry from Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University, also in Dallas, where he was a Seminarians for Worker Justice Intern with Interfaith Worker Justice. Dr. Everett earned a Doctor of Ministry degree from United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio as a fellow of the Prophetic Preaching and Praxis Walker/Cummings Cohort. He is also the founder and faculty mentor for the “Prophetic Activism: From the Cross to the Community” Doctoral Cohort at UTS in conjunction with The Centre for Prophetic Activism of which he is also the founder and president.
Born in Washington, D.C., Dr. Everett is married to American Spiritual Ensemble soprano soloist, Dr. Angelique Clay Everett, an associate professor at the University of Kentucky School of Music and native of Louisville, Kentucky. The Everetts are an empty nest, blended family with four adult children and one grandchild.
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