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Sunday, November 19 | | |
WiggleWorms meets Monday in the Community Room from 3 to 4 p.m. This program is designed for little ones 0 through 3 .
Brides/Babies

Neeley Anniversary

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Wendell and Jimmie Neeley, who were married Nov. 21, 1962, are celebrating 55 years of memories. Their children and grandchildren offer congratulations on their wedding anniversary.
People

Echols receives Business Alumna Award

2 days ago | | |
Echols receives School of Business Alumna Award   Dr. Evaline Echols was recently named the 2017 School of Business Distinguished Alumnus of the Year, at the annual department …

Morris receives Lee department alumnus award

2 days ago | | |

Morris receives Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences Alumnus Award 

  
On Nov. 4, Lee University’s Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences named Marc Morris its Alumnus of the Year during the annual department breakfast at Homecoming 2017. 
  
Morris, who graduated from Lee in 1984 with a bachelor’s in psychology, is a leader in international missions and benevolence administration. 
  
“With his years of ministry to orphan children in the Philippines, Dr. Marc Morris epitomizes our department motto of ‘Doing Unto Others,’” said Dr. Robert Fisher, professor of psychology. “He is a wonderful example to our students of how they can lead a life of service.” 
  
Morris currently serves as the regional superintendent for the Church of God in Austral Asia, where he oversees the COG in Australia, Fiji, Japan, Korea, New Zeland, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, and the South Pacific nations. 
  
He is a member of the COG World Missions Board, as well as chairman of the board for the Asian Seminary of Christian Ministries 
  
Morris began his journey in the 1980s as a short-term mission volunteer during his time at Lee. He traveled to Asia, Europe, and Africa. After graduating from Lee, Morris took a position at the World Evangelism Action Center. 
  
In 1998, Morris and his wife, Maria Elena, founded a social welfare agency in the Philippines called Samaritan’s Inc. 
  
At Samaritan’s Place, the flagship program of Samaritan’s Inc., orphan children are being provided beautiful homes and being cared for by loving Christian parents. As an accredited and licensed institution, Samaritan’s also provides international adoption liaison services to help with the placement process of Filipino orphans. 
  
Morris completed a master of divinity from the Church of God School of Theology and is an ordained bishop in the COG. He has also been awarded an honorary doctorate from the ASCM. 
  
Morris and his wife have two grown children, Christopher and Michelle, both of whom are Lee alumni. 
 

Marc Morris was named the 2017 Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences Distinguished Alumnus of the Year. 

Good Eats!

Gibson recipes

Wednesday, November 8 | | |
Egg Custard Pie Courtesy of Charlotte Gibson

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