August 25, 2016
Lepp '92 and Retired NBA Motivational Speaker Branch to Present at Ignite Series
West Virginia Wesleyan College hosts a myriad of activities throughout the year for students and community. Under the leadership of Chris Scott, director of religion and spiritual life, and students Jordan Danko, Wilson Harvey and Clay Todd, the Chapel Office will offer a series of outreach events on campus. “Ignite,” a three-day series of speakers, music, and fellowship, will kick off the fall semester.
September 6: The Great Gathering featuring Bil Lepp '92, Wesley Chapel, 11 a.m. & 7 p.m.
Lepp '92, a storyteller and humorist, spins tall-tales and tells outrageous stories. He has gained national recognition that made him a two-time West Virginia Liars competition champion. This event is free and open to the public.
September 7: New Community Church Band of Buckhannon, Chapel Green, 6-8 p.m.
This event is free and open to the public.
September 8: Adrian Branch, retired NBA player, Rockefeller Physical Education Center, 7:30 p.m.
Considered to be one of the nation’s most powerful speakers, Branch will deliver a message of hope and encouragement. Drafted in the 2nd round by the Chicago Bulls, Branch went on to win a World Championship with the Los Angeles Lakers in 1987 with "Magic" Johnson and Kareem Abduhl-Jabbar. He has worked with Sportsworld Ministries, Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), Young Life, Youth for Christ, Youth With A Mission (YWAM), Athletes in Action (AIA), and Sports Power International. Branch has spoken to over a half million youth in school assemblies, colleges, correctional facilities, juvenile homes, youth groups, and many professional and collegiate athletic teams. *This event requires registration that can be completed at www.wvwc.eventbrite.com for a donation.
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