Yvonne Gilmore to Deliver Eureka College Baccalaureate Address on May 4
April 30, 2018
EUREKA, Ill. – Yvonne Gilmore, Associate Dean of the Disciples Divinity House at the University of Chicago, will deliver the Baccalaureate address at Eureka College’s 2018 service on Friday, May 4 at 6 p.m. at the Donald B. Cerf Center.
Gilmore’s address is titled “Innovation and Imagination: That Your Love May Overflow.” Gilmore has preached, lectured, and/or performed at varied educational institutions and denominational events, including the University of Chicago, Louisville Presbyterian Seminary, Christian Theological Seminary, McCormick Theological Seminary, and, within the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), at the Ohio Regional Assembly, the National Convocation, and the General Assembly.
She is in demand as a speaker and preacher and as an anti-racism trainer with Reconciliation Ministry. She has team taught in the Divinity School’s Arts of Ministry sequence, and she is a member of the Board of Directors of Higher Education and Leadership Ministries (HELM) and former member of the General Board of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).
The Baccalaureate service is an offering of worship in which all graduates, faculty, friends, and relatives are invited to participate. Eureka College is affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and is committed to respecting the community’s diversity. This tradition equally honors the choice to worship or simply observe, according to one’s conscience.