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Chautauqua Community Worship Service: Rev. Dr. Karoline M. Lewis

Karoline LewisThe Rev. Dr. Karoline M. Lewis returns to Lakeside Chautauqua to serve as Preacher of the Week from 7-11. She leads the 10:30 a.m. Chautauqua Community Worship Service on Sunday, Aug. 7 in Hoover Auditorium. This week’s Preacher of the Week is supported by the Ruth C. Shannon Endowment.

Featuring music and the spoken Word, Michael Shirtz and guest artists will provide musical leadership during the service, while the liturgy is led by the Rev. Dr. Charles Yoost, Senior Director of Religious Life & Pastoral Care.

This week’s service will be live streamed. Visit lakesideohio.com/streaming to watch on the day of the service.

Following the opening prayer, children (ages 5-11) will proceed to Bradley Temple for Children’s Church with Chip Richter. There will be a message by Richter, songs, crafts, and refreshments to share. Children ages 6 and under are welcome if accompanied by an adult.

Lewis will also lead Vespers by the Lake at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Steele Memorial Bandstand.

She is the Marbury E. Anderson Chair in Biblical Preaching at Luther Seminary, St. Paul, Minn., where she has taught since 2007.

Lewis is the author of A Lay Preacher’s Guide: How to Craft a Faithful Sermon, Embody: Five Steps to Leading with Integrity, SHE: Five Keys to Unlock the Power of Women in Ministry (including an accompanying facilitator guide, participant guide, and DVD) and John: Fortress Biblical Preaching Commentaries, as well as numerous articles and book chapters. She was one of the 100 religious scholars in the United States to contribute to the Values and Voices Campaign.

Ordained in the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Lewis holds degrees from Northwestern University (B.A.), Luther Seminary (M.Div.) and Emory University (Ph.D., New Testament studies and homiletics).

She has served as Treasurer of the Academy of Homiletics and Regional Coordinator for the Upper Midwest Region of the Society of Biblical Literature. Lewis is the Program Director of the Festival of Homiletics and Chair of the Homiletics and Biblical Studies Section of the Society of Biblical Literature.

Lewis leads conferences, workshops and retreats internationally on the Gospel of John, the New Testament, interpreting the Bible, preaching, leadership and women in ministry. She is a contributing writer for Working Preacher, co-host of the site’s weekly podcast, “Sermon Brainwave,” and regularly authors the Dear Working Preacher column.

Church Pass

Guests are welcome to attend Sunday morning church services free of charge by requesting a complimentary Church Pass between 7:30-10:30 a.m. Sunday; valid until 1 p.m. The pass includes admission to Lakeside for guests and auto, but not access to the Grindley Aquatic & Wellness Campus Pool.

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Aug 07, 2022


10:30 am - 11:30 am


Religious Life


Hoover Auditorium
Hoover Auditorium
115 West 3rd Street, Lakeside, Lakeside Marblehead, OH, USA

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