Angela's roles have included pastor's wife, mother of eight, grandmother of 14, volunteer, public school teacher, homeschooler, Director of Youth and Children’s Ministries at Elliott Avenue Baptist Church in Springfield, Illinois and now, seminarian.
Although the process of arriving at seminary has taken nearly two decades, she is certain that now is the time. “I have a passion for teaching God’s word,” says Angela. “When I teach others, I grow and learn too and I think of the create program as an ‘equipping ground’ for many years of ministry.”
Alum of the Year
Each year at the annual Alumni/ae Association Banquet, Central alumni/ae, nominated by their peers, are honored for their contribution to ministry.
The criteria for a Central Alum of the Year:
- Must be a graduate of Central Baptist Seminary.
- Must have exemplary Christian character.
- Must exhibit some significant contribution to Christian ministry.
- Must have been or presently conducting ministry in a fashion consistent with the purpose of the seminary.
For a list of past recipients, click here.