ALL-PRO DEVOTIONAL IN OREM: Former NFL All-Pro tight end Chad Lewis will address college students in his hometown on Friday.
Lewis and his wife, Michelle, will speak as part of the Friday devotional series at the Orem Institute of Religion.
"We're just excited to have somebody like him come and share testimony and scriptural insights," said Kent Hugh, an instructor at the Orem institute.
Lewis, who spent most of his career with the Philadelphia Eagles after going undrafted out of BYU, prepped at Orem High School. The former walk-on became a standout tight end for the Cougars and put together a nine-year NFL playing career that included three selections to the Pro Bowl.The devotional begins at noon and will take place in the north chapel. The institute building is at 785 W. College Drive, near the campus of Utah Valley State College.
STAKE PRESIDENT TO SPEAK AT NAACP EVENT: Pace J. McConkie, a civil rights attorney, will be the keynote speaker at the Utah NAACP's 24th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Luncheon. McConkie is the founder and director of the Center for Civil Rights in Education at Morgan State University in Baltimore and is also serving as president of the Annapolis Maryland Stake. McConkie was honored as the NAACP attorney of the year in 1994. He received his undergraduate degree at the University of Utah.
MORE ON CES FIRESIDE: Elder Earl C. Tingey of the Presidency of the Seventy, speaking during a Church Educational System fireside Sunday at the BYU Marriott Center that was broadcast throughout the world, provided counsel to young adults concerning marriage and family. Elder Tingey addressed seeking out a companion, personal improvement and parenthood. For an in-depth look at Elder Tingey's talk, see Saturday's edition of the LDS Church News.
TEICHERT LECTURE AT BYU: The BYU Museum of Art will be the site of a lecture on the work of Minerva Teichert, whose murals are on display at the museum through May 26. Robert Davis, senior curator at the Museum of Church History and Art, will present a lecture entitled "In (Her) Sight: Minerva Teichert's Vision of a Public Art," on Jan. 24 from 7 to 8 p.m. at the museum. Admission is free.
AUDITIONS AHEAD: The first audition for the 2008 Nauvoo Pageant will be Jan. 24 from 6 to 10 p.m. in the Bountiful Regional Center and will be followed by auditions in the Wilkinson Student Center at BYU on Jan. 25 and 26. Professional-quality actors are needed to fill 20 roles. For more information, view the link at lds.org/events.