The Legacy of Leadership Award dinner will be held Friday, October 12, 2018 at the Hotel Orrington, Evanston and begin with a reception at 5:30 p.m. with the dinner and program beginning at 6:45 p.m. Tickets start at $175 and can be purchased online at mccormick.edu.
This year, McCormick honors Dr. Bowen, a former McCormick Trustee and double McCormick alumnus, who has served several churches in his pastoral career. He began in Minnesota, participated in a one-year pastoral exchange in Germany, served Illinois churches in Tinley Park, Mount Prospect and Oak Park and served the last and longest part of his career at as senior minister of Kenilworth Union Church (KUC), the oldest Christian nondenominational church in the country and he continues to serve KUC as Minister Emeritus. During Dr. Bowen’s tenure at Kenilworth Union, the congregation grew from 400 to 3,200 adult members with a church school of 1,000 children.
Read more about Dr. Bowen here.