Union Baptist holding Take Over Youth Conference

Union Baptist holding Take Over Youth Conference
August 13
00:00 2015

In above photo: (left) Community Services project supervisor Christopher Mack and (right) Youth Program director Dr. Kia Hood. (Submitted photo)

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Union Baptist Church, 1200 N. Trade St., is holding its 10th annual Take Over Youth Conference through Sunday, Aug. 16.

Paid registration started on Wednesday, Aug. 12.

The conference is for youth in grades K-12.

A free public worship service on Friday, Aug. 14, at 7 p.m., will feature guest preacher the Rev. Reginald Sharpe Jr.

After the service, the “Official Youth Conference After Party” will be held.

There is a $10 fee for non-conference participants.

The Youth Conference will culminate on Sunday, Aug. 16, with worship services free and open to the public.

Christopher Mack, Community Services project supervisor with the city of Winston-Salem, will speak at the 8:30 a.m. worship service, and Dr. Kia Hood, Youth Program director at Union Baptist Church, will preach at the 11 a.m. worship service.

Sharpe, a native of Lithonia, Georgia, is a graduate of Morehouse College.

He graduated cum laude with departmental honors in the disciplines of religion and philosophy.

While attending Morehouse, Sharpe served as the president of both the Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel Assistants Program and the Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Society.

He won the 2012 Otis Moss Jr. Oratorical Contest, was voted Religious Leader of the Year for two consecutive years, and was named the 2012-2013 Martin Luther King Jr. Scholar.

Sharpe is also one of the charter members of the Academy of Young Preachers.

Among his many distinctions, he is a member of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc.

Currently, he is attending Vanderbilt Divinity School in Nashville, Tennessee, pursuing a Masters of Theological Studies degree.

Sharpe is a member of The House of Hope Atlanta (The Greater Travelers Rest Baptist Church) in Decatur, Georgia, where Dr. E. Dewey Smith Jr., is the pastor and teacher.

For more information, call Hood at 336-724-9305, ext. 231.

Bishop Sir Walter Mack  is pastor and teacher of Union Baptist Church.

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