DUE TO EXPECTED INCLEMENT WEATHER, THE 2ND ANNUAL PRESIDENTIAL PRAYER SERVICE HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO WEDNESDAY, JAN. 8
NASHVILLE (TSU News Service) – Members of Tennessee State University and the local community will bow heads and clasp hands when they join together for the 2nd annual Presidential Prayer Service WEDNESDAY, Jan. 8 at the Jefferson Street Missionary Baptist Church.
Located at 2708 Jefferson Street in the historic Jefferson Street district, the service begins at 8 a.m. and is open to all University students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members.
Leaders from faith-based communities across metro Nashville and Davidson County will participate in the service. Local and state leaders, including Mayor Karl Dean, are also scheduled to speak. The service is a show of support for TSU President Glenda Baskin Glover and the University as the spring semester begins.
Reverend James Thomas and the Jefferson Street Missionary Baptist church are hosting the event for a second year. The pastor and church have special meaning for Dr. Glover who attended the church as a student at TSU.
Dr. Glover, who is completing her first year at Tennessee State University, was inaugurated as the eighth president of TSU Oct. 25. She is the first female to lead the institution.
Following the service, the public is invited to attend a reception in the Fellowship Hall.
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