FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (4/05)
Traditional 'Camp Meeting' Planned for June 6 at Centenary College during Louisiana United Methodist Annual Conference; Community Invited
SHREVEPORT, LA — A traditional “Camp Meeting” with dinner on the grounds will be held at Jones-Rice Field on the Centenary College campus Monday, June 6 during the Louisiana United Methodist Annual Conference. Bishop Kenneth Carder will preach for the casual outdoor service.
"This is an opportunity to celebrate our history in the American
Methodist movement. It really goes back to the days of John Wesley and
his tradition of field preaching. With our focus on prevenient grace,
the Camp Meeting encourages us to revisit our Wesleyan roots," said
Mimi McDowell, director of church relations at Centenary and chair of
this year's Worship Committee.
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