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Jemison Among Award Recipients

Given by Oklahoma Conference of Churches

Rev. Major L. Jemison was among the recipients of awards recently presented to community leaders by the Oklahoma conference of Churches. Rev. Jemison, pastor of the St. John Missionary Baptist Church, and five others were presented awards on Nov. 9 during the Annual Dinner of the organization. The pastor of St. John Baptist was presented a Community Service Award. Rev. Robert E. Long, pastor of the St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, received the conference’s Distinguished Ecumenist Award. Other Community Service Award recipients are: • Robert Henry, president of Oklahoma City University; • Lou C. Kerr, president and chairman of The Kerr Foundation, and • Gene Rainbolt, chairman emeritus of BancFirst. Rabbi Vered Harris, spiritual leader of Temple B’nai Israel, received the conference’s Interfaith Award...To Read More...subscribe to the blackchronicle newspaper