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Power in Partnership Breakfast Series
The Rowan Chamber is pleased to announce that Bishop Tim Smith of the North Carolina Lutheran Synod, will speak at the Power In Partnership (PIP) program on Thurs., December 16, 7:30 a.m. at Trinity Oaks (728 Klumac Road). PIP Sponsors are Rowan Helping Ministries, Rowan Meals on Wheels and Family Crisis Council of Rowan.
Tim is a graduate of Salisbury High School and a Morehead Scholar at UNC Chapel Hill. His dad was the Superintendent of the Salisbury City Schools, and his mom was a teacher. He played JV basketball under Coach Roy Williams and was musical director of the Clef Hangers at UNC Chapel Hill, graduating in 1982. He then attended Gettysburg Seminary, including a semester in Washington, DC at Catholic University and an internship at The American Church in Berlin, and graduated in 1986.
He received a DMin degree from Drew University in 1992 and served three parishes—St. Paul-Startown (Newton, NC), Grace (Boone, NC), and Redeemer (Atlanta, GA)—before becoming bishop. Tim is married to Wendy Weisner Smith, and they have three grown children and four young grandchildren.
To register for the event click HERE