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Hoon/Bullock Lecture

Hoon/Bullock Lecture welcomes Rev. Dr. Jim Singleton, Features 500th anniversary of Reformation


The 2017 Hoon/Bullock Lecture will take place Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 23-24, and will feature Rev. Dr. Jim Singleton, Jr., former associate pastor of First Pres from 1983-1988. The title of his lecture will be “How Does Yesterday (Oct. 31, 1517) Relate to the Church Today?” focusing on the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. It will also be a “primer” for our October Wednesday evening lectures at FPC, which also focus on this monumental period in the history of Christianity.

Schedule for 2017 Hoon/Bullock Lecture:
Saturday, September 23
6:30 PM: Dinner followed by lecture

Sunday, September 24
9:30 AM: Preach at traditional worship service (Sanctuary)
11:00 AM: Preach at Combined traditional/contemporary service (Sanctuary)

12:15 PM: Lunch followed by lecture (Westminster Hall)


Dr. Singleton joined Gordon-Conwell as Associate Professor of Pastoral Leadership and Evangelism in 2012, bringing with him many years of church leadership experience. He previously served on Gordon-Conwell’s faculty as adjunct professor in Presbyterian polity and history at the Hamilton campus in 1991.

The son of a Presbyterian pastor, Dr. Singleton’s call to ministry began early in his high school years and intensified in college. His particular interests lie in evangelism and the mission of the local church. He has a passion for helping equip congregations to better fulfill their global mission. Dr. Singleton served as senior pastor of churches in Texas, Washington and most recently, First Presbyterian Church in Colorado Springs. He has taught at several seminaries around the world, including ones in Virginia, Texas, Washington, Moscow and Zambia. In addition to teaching and preaching, Dr. Singleton has participated in cross-cultural missions in places like Mongolia, Ecuador, Cuba, Mexico and India.


NOTE: Registration for this event is now closed.