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Area Pastor Receives Award in Evangelism and Church Growth at Columbia Seminary Commencement


Decatur, GA.—Patrick Wayne Marshall, recently called to serve as pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Wahoo, NE, received the Master of Divinity degree and was presented the William Dudley Award on May 14 during commencement exercises of Columbia Theological Seminary. The Dudley Award is given to a Master of Divinity graduate who has shown significant achievement, interest, and commitment in the area of evangelism and church growth. Marshall is from Pensacola, FL, and holds the B.A. from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. Marshall is one of 92 students who received diplomas from one of Columbia’s five degree programs during commencement exercises. Columbia Theological Seminary, established in 1828, is one of 10 theological institutions of the Presbyterian Church (USA). 

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