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May 17, 2010
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Wichita pastor to speak at baccalaureate

Baldwin City, Kan. — The Rev. Junius Boyd Dotson, senior pastor of Saint Mark United Methodist Church in Wichita, will speak at the baccalaureate service at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, May 23, at First United Methodist Church in Baldwin City.Dotson

Dotson was ordained to the ministry of the United Methodist Church in June 1992. In 1996, he began a new and innovative church in the Silicon Valley, Genesis United Methodist Church. Dotson’s ministry has been featured in The San Jose Mercury News, The San Francisco Examiner, The Sacramento Bee, religious journals, and segments on CBS Radio’s “The Osgood File.”

Dotson received a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science with a concentration in economics at the University of Texas at Arlington, where he was also president of the local chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha, the nation’s oldest African American fraternity. He began his postgraduate work at Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, and earned his Master of Divinity degree from the Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley, Calif.

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