Annual Dr. John Dee Mangram Ministers’ Conference
and Bell Ringers Scholarship Luncheon
Jarvis Christian College will host the 7
Annual Dr. John Dee Mangram Ministers’ Conference on
April 9 and 10, 2013, on campus at the J. N. Ervin Religion and Culture Center. The conference
honors Dr. John D. Mangram and his more than 50 years of service in the training of ministers. This
year’s theme is: Feed My Sheep: A Call for Loving Pastors.
The public is invited to register online at www.Jarvis.edu and come to hear powerful speakers like
Dr. Denny Davis, pastor, St. John Church, Grand Prairie, Texas; Rev. Sedaric Dinkens, Sedaric
Dinkens Ministries, Dallas, Texas; Rev. Clarence Preston, pastor, Beth-Eden Baptist Church, Dallas,
Texas; and Rev. John D. Godfrey, pastor, New Forest Church, Houston, Texas provide insight on
the call of God for the loving pastor.
Dr. Mangram, also known as, “The Preachers Teacher,” is a 1941 graduate of Jarvis Christian
College. Since the inaugural conference, more than 20 students have received over $40,000 in tuition
assistance through the scholarship that bears his name and pays tribute to his legacy of scholarship,
leadership and service.
The conference schedule is as follows:
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
11:00 AM Speaker: Dr. Denny Davis
12:30 PM Lunch with Dr. Mangram
2:00 PM Speaker: Rev. Sedaric Dinkins
7:00 PM Speaker: Rev. Clarence Preston
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
10:00 AM Conversation with Dr. Mangram
12:00 Noon Luncheon & Speaker: Rev. John Godrey
For more information, please contact Rev. Olin Fregia at 903-730-4890, Ext. 2620.
Founded in 1912, the mission of Jarvis Christian College is to prepare students intellectually, socially,
spiritually and personally to pursue professional and graduate studies and productive careers.
Affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), the College strives to instill in students the
values of Christianity, knowledge, service, and industry.