2017 Legacy of Leadership Award Gala

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The McCormick Theological Seminary Legacy of Leadership Award honors bold and distinguished leaders who embody McCormick's vision and core values, personify radical love and innovation, and whose life and ministry have had an enduring impact on the community and in the world.

The 2017 Legacy of Leadership Award Gala will be held Friday, October 13, 2017 at South Shore Cultural Center beginning with a reception at 6:00 p.m. with the dinner and program beginning at 7:00 p.m.

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At this event, McCormick will with great pleasure present the Legacy of Leadership Award to the Rev. Dr. Jeremiah A. Wright, Jr. Dr. Wright is Pastor Emeritus of Trinity United Church of Christ (TUCC) on Chicago’s south side, after having built it from 87 members to over 6,000 in his 36 years as Pastor. McCormick recently collaborated with Dr. Wright and TUCC to create a new Doctor of Ministry program at McCormick named in honor of Dr. Wright. Dr. Wright has lectured at seminaries and universities across the United States and has represented TUCC and The United Church of Christ around the world. He is recognized as a leading theologian and pastor and has published four books and numerous articles.

Tickets start at $175. For more information or for sponsorship information and to purchase tickets, please contact Lisa Dagher (ldagher@mccormick.edu) or 773.947.6320.

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