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Alumna to speak at Milligan’s Spiritual Renewal Week

MILLIGAN COLLEGE, Tenn. (Feb. 27, 2015) — A Milligan College alumna will be the keynote speaker for the college’s annual Spiritual Renewal Week, March 2-6.

Laura Buffington will speak on Tuesday, March 3, and Thursday, March 5, at 11 a.m. in Milligan’s Mary B. Martin Auditorium located in Seeger Memorial Chapel. The services are free and open to the public.

For the Milligan community only, Buffington also will speak at an event called “My Two Words” on Monday, March 2, at 9 p.m. in the lower level of Seeger Chapel and on Wednesday, March 4, in SUB7 at 8 p.m. Her theme for the week is “Listening.”

Buffington is a teaching pastor at SouthBrook Christian Church near Dayton, Ohio, and an adjunct professor at Cincinnati Christian University. She grew up in Columbus, Ohio, and graduated from Milligan in 2000 and Emmanuel Christian Seminary in 2003. Buffington blogs at www.rebelstorytellers.com.

She also will preach for one of the college’s main sessions at the North American Christian Convention Student Convention, June 23-26, and at Milligan’s Youth in Ministry (YiM) Student Leadership Conference, July 19-25. Buffington serves on the YiM leadership team.

“We are so excited to have Buffington return for such an important time of spiritual formation for our students,” said Brad Wallace, campus minister. “Spiritual Renewal Week exists to provide the campus community an opportunity to refocus on our shared faith and life in Christ, to challenge and call each other to lives that are more obedient and more centered on the love of God.”

To learn more about spiritual life events on campus, contact Wallace at 423.461.8748. To learn more about Milligan, visit www.milligan.edu.


MILLIGAN UNIVERSITY is a Christian liberal arts university in Northeast Tennessee whose vision is to change lives and shape culture through a commitment to servant leadership. The university offers more than 100 majors, minors, pre-professional degrees and concentrations in a variety of fields, along with graduate and adult degree completion programs.  To learn more about Milligan University, visit www.milligan.edu or call 800-262-8337.

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