LBW to offer religion classes

Published 12:00 am Saturday, December 29, 2001

Beginning January 14, Lurleen B. Wallace State Junior College will welcome Joseph W. Lisenby, licensed pastor and ordained elder,

for a six-week lecture series on Biblical history and a history of American religious development.

A native of Ozark, Ala., Lisenby is currently an ordained elder of the Alabama-West Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church. He also serves as

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chairman of the board of directors of the United Methodist Church. He has served as pastor of several churches as well as the district superintendent of Troy and Greenville districts, which involved supervision of 75 – 85 churches and 45-50 ministers.

Lisenby received a bachelor of arts in pre-theology from Huntington College in Montgomery, a master of divinity from the Candler Scchool of Theology at Emory University in Atlanta, Ga., and a master of theology from Duke University in Durham, N.C.

The class will meet on Mondays from 7 – 8:30 p.m. beginning Jan. 14, and will include six sessions. An application can be picked up at the Greenville campus Monday – Thursday, January 2 – 14, from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. For more information, call 382-2133.