Founders' Day 2017 featuring Dr. Doreen Morrison | Judson University Christian College


Please join us in celebrating our heritage and history during Founders' Day:
Friday, October 20, 2017.

Featured Speaker

Dr. Doreen Morrison

Dr. Doreen Morrison

Dr. Doreen Morrison is an ordained Baptist minister, author and historical theologian. She was born in Birmingham, England, to Jamaican parents and received her Master of Divinity degree from Northern Baptist Theological Seminary and a Doctorate in Theology from the University of Birmingham (England). She has been trained as a clinical chaplain and spent time as a managing chaplain, probation officer and prison chaplain. Yet her heart has been to help Caribbean youth imprisoned in England. While working on her doctorate, she studied the history of George Liele, the first African American Baptist minister and a pioneer of Baptist work in Jamaica. Her postdoctoral work resulted in her introducing Liele and his work with Ethiopian Baptists to the Baptist World Alliance Gathering in Jamaica in 2013. Her groundbreaking book, “Slavery’s Heroes: George Liele and the Ethiopian Baptists of Jamaica 1783-1865,” was released in 2014. Dr. Morrison is a member of the Baptist World Alliance Heritage and Identity Commission and a prolific writer and speaker on 19th century Jamaican and British Caribbean church history. She currently lives in England.

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10 a.m., Herrick Chapel

"A Special Hug from Heaven: George Liele, Jamaica's Hero and the First Baptist Missionary to the World"
- Dr. Doreen Morrison


11:30 a.m., Betty Lindner Campus Commons

Please join us for the luncheon as we celebrate our founders and those that continue to make an impact on our future.

Judson University, Shaping Lives that Shape the World