The Board of Christian Education of Zion Baptist Church, 225 Byrne St., will host its 2014 training session on Saturday, April 5, from 8:30 a.m. to approximately 1:30 p.m. Special guest will be the Rev. Dr. Kevin Swann, senior pastor of the Ivy Baptist Church in Newport News.
The Rev. Dr. Kevin G. Swann began his service in 2006. Pastor Swann has a bachelor’s and master’s degree (both in counseling) from Old Dominion University (Norfolk, Va.), (1993 and 1995 respectively). Dr. Swann also has a Doctor of Ministry degree from South Florida Theological Seminary (2010). He has received two honorary Doctorate degrees from St. Thomas Christian College (2008) and Canaan Theological Seminary (2009).
Dr. Swann is an adjunct professor in the Religious Studies Department at Hampton University. In addition, Dr. Swann has received numerous community service awards, most recently including the NAACP “Living Legends Award” (2012), Newport News Office of Human Affairs Community Service Person of the Year (2011). This past March, he authored his first book, “Survive and Advance: Effective Strategies for Christian Leaders”.
Source: Progress Index