U.S. Senate Chaplain to Speak at Kettering College

Chaplain Barry Black will be a featured guest on Sept. 21 and 22

Kettering, OH - 9/5/2007

Kettering, Ohio (Sept. 5) – Barry Black, chaplain for the United States Senate, will be guest speaker at a series of events hosted by Kettering College of Medical Arts on Friday, Sept. 21, and Saturday, Sept. 22, at Kettering Seventh-day Adventist Church.

On Friday, Sept. 21, gospel jazz artist Steve Norman will perform at 7:30 p.m., followed by Chaplain Black at 8:30 p.m. Chaplain Black also will be the featured speaker at Sabbath morning worship service at 11 a.m. on Sept. 22. Kettering SDA Church is located at 3939 Stonebridge Road in Kettering.

Rear Admiral Barry Black (ret.) was elected the 62nd chaplain of the United States Senate in 2003. Prior to coming to Capitol Hill, Chaplain Black served in the U.S. Navy for over 27 years, ending his distinguished career as the Chief of Navy Chaplains. More information on Chaplain Black is available at http://www.senate.gov/reference/common/person/barry_black.htm.

A musician for the last 14 years of his life, 24-year-old Steve Norman lost his sight two years ago but continues to praise God and pursue his music career, despite a series of other setbacks. His incredible and inspirational story is available at his web site, http://www.stevenorman4.com.

This event is sponsored by Kettering College’s Office of Spiritual Life, Kettering Medical Center Spiritual Services and Missions, and the Kettering Seventh-day Adventist Church. For more information, contact Kettering College chaplain Clive Wilson at (937) 395-8601 ext. 57015 or via e-mail at clive.wilson@kc.edu.

About Kettering College of Medical Arts
Kettering College of Medical Arts is a fully accredited, coeducational college that specializes in health science education. A division of Kettering Medical Center, the College is located on the KMC campus in a suburb of Dayton, Ohio, and is chartered by the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Kettering College offers certificate programs, Associate and Bachelor of Science degrees, and a Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree.

An institution of Christian higher education, Kettering College graduates health care professionals of high character who, in the tradition of the Master Healer, give whole-person care to their patients and generous service to their communities. Eighty percent of Kettering College graduates live and work in Ohio, with the majority settling in the Dayton area.

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