ST. LOUIS (BP)–Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary will highlight its 45th anniversary during its June 11 alumni luncheon in conjunction with the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting in St. Louis.
Messengers to the 1957 SBC annual meeting approved the establishment of a seminary in the Midwest that launched Midwestern Seminary in Kansas City, Mo.
“Celebrating 45 Years of Ministry” will be the theme of the Tuesday noon luncheon in room 261 of the Cervantes Convention Center (part of America’s Center). Midwestern’s president, R. Philip Roberts, will be the keynote speaker.
Alumni of the year honors will be given to William Curp, director of missions for Missouri’s Jefferson Baptist Association, and Dewey Hickey, retired director of the readiness team of the church planting group of the North American Mission Board.
Advance tickets are $15; $17 at the seminary’s booth in the SBC exhibit hall. The advance ticket price is good through June 7. Reservations may be made by contacting Kathy Harbert at (816) 414-3720 or [email protected]. If reserved by June 7, the advance ticket price may be paid at the booth.