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Catawba College Alumna to be Ordained into UCC Ministry

September 11, 2012
Category: Academics, Alumni, Religion & Philosophy
Mollie Landers, a 2008 Catawba College graduate, will be ordained into the ministry of the United Church of Christ at 3 p.m. on Sept. 15 at New Covenant United Church of Christ. ;Earlier this year, Landers was named as the Associate Director of Outdoor Ministries for the New Hampshire and Maine…
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Catawba Alumna Named Associate Director of Outdoor Ministries at UCC's New Hampshire and Maine Conferences

July 26, 2012
Category: Alumni, Religion & Philosophy
Mollie Landers, a 2008 Catawba College graduate, was recently named as the Associate Director of Outdoor Ministries for the New Hampshire and Maine Conferences of the United Church of Christ. In 2011, Landers served as the Acting Director of Outdoor Ministries at Pilgrim Lodge while Bryan Breault…
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Catawba Alumnus to Lead Revival at Fellowship of Praise

June 25, 2012
Category: Alumni, Religion & Philosophy
Evangelist Bill F. Sheeks, a 1956 Catawba College graduate, will lead a four-day revival July 1-4 at Fellowship of Praise Church of God. Sheeks was born in Kannapolis, N.C., in 1934 and began his ministry after graduating from Lee College in 1954. He received his bachelor's degree from Catawba and…
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Catawba College and Its Chaplain Recognized by Southern Conference of UCC

June 21, 2012
Category: Faculty, Religion & Philosophy
Catawba College and the Rev. Dr. Kenneth W. Clapp, the college's chaplain and senior vice president, were recognized at the annual conference of the Southern Conference of the United Church of Christ.  The June 14-16 conference event, held at the Holiday Inn in Salisbury, was hosted by the Western…
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'56 Alumnus Who is a Six-Time U.S. Ambassador Receives O.B. Michael Award

May 12, 2012
Category: Alumni, English, Events, History & Politics, Religion & Philosophy
A 1956 Catawba College alumnus and six-time U.S. Ambassador, William Lacy Swing, received the O.B. Michael Award for 2012 at the college's 10 a.m. commencement exercise on May 12.Swing, a native of Lexington, N.C., has enjoyed a long career at the U.S. Department of State, serving as a six-time…
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