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()FIRSTBAPTISTCHURCHOFLINCOLNGARDENSTOINSTALLNEWSENIORPASTORREV.DANTÉR.QUICK,PH.D.|Pressreleases

()FIRSTBAPTISTCHURCHOFLINCOLNGARDENSTOINSTALLNEWSENIORPASTORREV.DANTÉR.QUICK,PH.D. Five-daycelebrationtoincludeGrammyaward-winninggospelartistKurtCarr (BlackPRWire)SOMERSET,NJ -FirstBaptistChurchofLincolnGardens(FBCLG)ispleasedtoannouncetheinstallationofRev.DantéR.Quick,Ph.D.,asthefourthseniorpastor.Theinstallationisafive-daycelebrationJune8-12thatwillconcludewithaformalceremonywhereRev.AaronL.Parker,Ph.D.,seniorpastorofZionHillBaptistChurchinAtlantaandprofessorofReligionandPhilosophyatMorehouseCollege,willpreachandGrammyaward-winninggospelartistKurtCarrwillprovidemusicalselections.Otherprogramhighlightsinclude: Wednesday,June8at6p.m.(virtual)and7p.m.(in-person)Thefestivitieswillbeginwithavirtualandin-personreceptionwithRev.Quick.LivemusicwillbeprovidedbytheB-SideEntertainmentGroup.Thursday,June9at6p.m.Aneveningunderthestarsfilledwithmusic,artisticinterpretationandfellowshipwillbeheld.Featuredjazzvocalistsforthenightarefour-timeGrammy-nominatedduo TheBaylorProject.Friday,June10at7p.m.Arevivalwillbepreachedby Rev.Dr.GinaStewart,pastorofChristMissionaryBaptistChurchinMemphisandpresidentoftheLottCareyForeignMissionsSociety.Saturday,June11 at10a.m.AscholarlydiscussiononthestateoftheBlackchurchwillbeledby Dr.StaceyFloyd-Thomas,associateprofessorofEthicsandSocietyatVanderbiltUniversityDivinitySchoolandCollegeofArtsandSciences,and Rev.Dr.StephenG.RayJr.,formerpresidentofChicagoTheologicalSeminaryandtheimmediatepastpresidentoftheSocietyfortheStudyofBlackReligion. Theprogramwillbemoderatedby Rev.Dr. DavidLatimore,directoroftheBetseyStocktonCenterforBlackChurchStudiesatPrincetonTheologicalSeminary. Saturday,June11at4p.m.Afamilybowlingoutingwillbehostedintheafternoonforallages. Sunday,June12 at10a.m.Amorningworshipservicewillincludepreachingby Rev.Dr.JacquelineThompson,seniorpastoroftheAllenTempleBaptistChurchinOakland,Calif. Sunday,June12 at4p.m.TheofficialinstallationceremonywillbepreachedbyRev.ParkerandmusicselectionsbyCarr. Moredetailsandregistrationinformationwillbeavailableonlineatwww.fbcsomerset.com. “PastorQuick’sinstallationisaformalandcelebratoryceremonythatmarkstheendofaninterimperiod,”saysCharlesCorpening,III,chairofFBCLG’sBoardofTrustees.“However,sincePastorQuick’sarrival,hehasbeenleadingwithsuchastrongconvictionandhasalreadybeguntoimplementanewGod-ordainedvisionforourchurch.” ThestartofRev.Quick’sministryismarkedbyhispracticalpreachingstyle,boldlyaddressingwhatsomemayperceiveas“taboo”topicsinatraditionalBaptistchurch.HissermonsacknowledgethatChristiansarenotimmunetoeverydaychallengeslikecopingwithmentalillness,livinglifeafterdivorce,grapplingwithissuessurroundingsexuality,andmore. InarecentsermonRev.Quicksaid,“Wehavetostophavingchurchdevoidofreality.Icanstandhereandrecitescriptureallday,butifIignorethefactthatyouaredepressed,ifIactlikeyouarenothavingsexbeforeyougetmarried,andifIpretendthatyoudon’tstealpaperfromtheoffice,thenIamnotactuallypreachingforyourreallife,”saidRev.Quick.“Fartoooftenweactlikeweareholy.Idon’tcometochurchbecauseIamholy…IcometochurchbecauseIhavedonewrongandIneedGodtomakemeright.Idon’tcomeherebecauseIamperfect.Iamawretchundone,butGod’sgraceandmercydofollowme.”  “EverythingthatwedoatFirstBaptististohelppeopleengagetheirfaithintheireverydaylife.Fromourworshipservicestoourcommunityevents,weaspireasachurchtomakeameaningfulimpactonpeople’slives,”saysRev.Quick.“Wewanteveryonethatweencountertorealizethatchurchmattersandtheirfaithisrelevant.” Rev.QuickbeganhisnewroleinAugust,immediatelyfollowingtheretirementofPastorEmeritusandformerNJSecretaryofStateRev.DeForestB.Soaries,Jr. Thecontentandopinionsexpressedwithinthispressreleasearethoseoftheauthor(s)and/orrepresentedcompanies,andarenotnecessarilysharedbyBlackPRWire.Theauthor(s)and/orrepresentedcompaniesaresolelyresponsibleforthefactsandtheaccuracyofthecontentofthisPressrelease.BlackPRWirereservestherighttorejectapressreleaseif,intheviewofBlackPRWire,thecontentofthereleaseisunsuitablefordistribution. Sourcelink

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()FIRSTBAPTISTCHURCHOFLINCOLNGARDENSTOINSTALLNEWSENIORPASTORREV.DANTÉR.QUICK,PH.D.|Pressreleases

()FIRSTBAPTISTCHURCHOFLINCOLNGARDENSTOINSTALLNEWSENIORPASTORREV.DANTÉR.QUICK,PH.D. Five-daycelebrationtoincludeGrammyaward-winninggospelartistKurtCarr (BlackPRWire)SOMERSET,NJ -FirstBaptistChurchofLincolnGardens(FBCLG)ispleasedtoannouncetheinstallationofRev.DantéR.Quick,Ph.D.,asthefourthseniorpastor.Theinstallationisafive-daycelebrationJune8-12thatwillconcludewithaformalceremonywhereRev.AaronL.Parker,Ph.D.,seniorpastorofZionHillBaptistChurchinAtlantaandprofessorofReligionandPhilosophyatMorehouseCollege,willpreachandGrammyaward-winninggospelartistKurtCarrwillprovidemusicalselections.Otherprogramhighlightsinclude: Wednesday,June8at6p.m.(virtual)and7p.m.(in-person)Thefestivitieswillbeginwithavirtualandin-personreceptionwithRev.Quick.LivemusicwillbeprovidedbytheB-SideEntertainmentGroup.Thursday,June9at6p.m.Aneveningunderthestarsfilledwithmusic,artisticinterpretationandfellowshipwillbeheld.Featuredjazzvocalistsforthenightarefour-timeGrammy-nominatedduo TheBaylorProject.Friday,June10at7p.m.Arevivalwillbepreachedby Rev.Dr.GinaStewart,pastorofChristMissionaryBaptistChurchinMemphisandpresidentoftheLottCareyForeignMissionsSociety.Saturday,June11 at10a.m.AscholarlydiscussiononthestateoftheBlackchurchwillbeledby Dr.StaceyFloyd-Thomas,associateprofessorofEthicsandSocietyatVanderbiltUniversityDivinitySchoolandCollegeofArtsandSciences,and Rev.Dr.StephenG.RayJr.,formerpresidentofChicagoTheologicalSeminaryandtheimmediatepastpresidentoftheSocietyfortheStudyofBlackReligion. Theprogramwillbemoderatedby Rev.Dr. DavidLatimore,directoroftheBetseyStocktonCenterforBlackChurchStudiesatPrincetonTheologicalSeminary. Saturday,June11at4p.m.Afamilybowlingoutingwillbehostedintheafternoonforallages. Sunday,June12 at10a.m.Amorningworshipservicewillincludepreachingby Rev.Dr.JacquelineThompson,seniorpastoroftheAllenTempleBaptistChurchinOakland,Calif. Sunday,June12 at4p.m.TheofficialinstallationceremonywillbepreachedbyRev.ParkerandmusicselectionsbyCarr. Moredetailsandregistrationinformationwillbeavailableonlineatwww.fbcsomerset.com. “PastorQuick’sinstallationisaformalandcelebratoryceremonythatmarkstheendofaninterimperiod,”saysCharlesCorpening,III,chairofFBCLG’sBoardofTrustees.“However,sincePastorQuick’sarrival,hehasbeenleadingwithsuchastrongconvictionandhasalreadybeguntoimplementanewGod-ordainedvisionforourchurch.” ThestartofRev.Quick’sministryismarkedbyhispracticalpreachingstyle,boldlyaddressingwhatsomemayperceiveas“taboo”topicsinatraditionalBaptistchurch.HissermonsacknowledgethatChristiansarenotimmunetoeverydaychallengeslikecopingwithmentalillness,livinglifeafterdivorce,grapplingwithissuessurroundingsexuality,andmore. InarecentsermonRev.Quicksaid,“Wehavetostophavingchurchdevoidofreality.Icanstandhereandrecitescriptureallday,butifIignorethefactthatyouaredepressed,ifIactlikeyouarenothavingsexbeforeyougetmarried,andifIpretendthatyoudon’tstealpaperfromtheoffice,thenIamnotactuallypreachingforyourreallife,”saidRev.Quick.“Fartoooftenweactlikeweareholy.Idon’tcometochurchbecauseIamholy…IcometochurchbecauseIhavedonewrongandIneedGodtomakemeright.Idon’tcomeherebecauseIamperfect.Iamawretchundone,butGod’sgraceandmercydofollowme.”  “EverythingthatwedoatFirstBaptististohelppeopleengagetheirfaithintheireverydaylife.Fromourworshipservicestoourcommunityevents,weaspireasachurchtomakeameaningfulimpactonpeople’slives,”saysRev.Quick.“Wewanteveryonethatweencountertorealizethatchurchmattersandtheirfaithisrelevant.” Rev.QuickbeganhisnewroleinAugust,immediatelyfollowingtheretirementofPastorEmeritusandformerNJSecretaryofStateRev.DeForestB.Soaries,Jr. Thecontentandopinionsexpressedwithinthispressreleasearethoseoftheauthor(s)and/orrepresentedcompanies,andarenotnecessarilysharedbyBlackPRWire.Theauthor(s)and/orrepresentedcompaniesaresolelyresponsibleforthefactsandtheaccuracyofthecontentofthisPressrelease.BlackPRWirereservestherighttorejectapressreleaseif,intheviewofBlackPRWire,thecontentofthereleaseisunsuitablefordistribution. Sourcelink

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