Lenten Preaching Series

Each year the Wake Forest University School of Divinity and First Baptist Church, Highland Avenue are partner to host for the Lenten Preaching Series. Services are at First Baptist Church, 700 Highland Avenue in Winston-Salem, from 12:00-12:45 every Friday during Lent. Communion is served. Preachers include School of Divinity faculty and staff. Good Friday Preaching includes School of Divinity students addressing the “Seven Last Words” of Jesus from the cross.


Friday, March 3
Rev. Dr. Bill J. Leonard
Dunn Professor of Baptist Studies and
Professor of Church History

Friday, March 10
Rev. K. Monet Rice-Jalloh
Associate Chaplain

Friday, March 17
Rev. Dr. Shonda Jones
Associate Dean of Admissions and Student Services

Friday, March 24
Rev. Dr. John E. Senior
Director of the Art of Ministry and
Assistant Teaching Professor of Ethics and Society

Friday, March 31
Rev. Dr. Henry Mugabe
Visiting Professor
and Principal, Zimbabwe Theological Seminary

Friday, April 7
Rev. Dr. Derek S. Hicks
Assistant Professor of Religion and Culture

Friday, April 14
Seven Last Words of Jesus From the Cross
School of Divinity Students