Chaplain Selected for Florida Southern
(April 1, 2002) - The Reverend Timothy S. Wright, Senior Pastor
at the Zellwood United Methodist Church, has been named as the new
Chaplain for Florida Southern College. The Reverend Wright will
begin his duties in June at the college. He is a 1994 graduate of
Florida Southern and received his Master of Divinity from Duke University
"I am excited
to continue my ministry at Florida Southern and to serve the church
and the college in this unique fashion," the Reverend commented.
"Having thoroughly enjoyed my time at FSC as an undergraduate,
I look forward to this opportunity to work with a new generation
of students as they discover all that FSC has to offer."
one of the most gifted younger ministers in the Conference,"
said the Reverend William S. Barnes, Senior Pastor at St. Luke's
United Methodist Church in Orlando, and a member of the FSC Board
of Trustees. "He has the commitment to the ministry and the
insight to Florida Southern which will make him tremendously successful."
Wright's duties on campus will be plentiful. He will preach and
coordinate the weekly Sunday morning worship service in Annie Pfeiffer
Chapel, teach an introductory Bible class each semester and coordinate
all campus ministry groups. In addition, he'll mentor United Methodist
candidates for ministry, counsel students, faculty and staff on
spiritual matters, administer the pre-ministerial and full-time
Christian Service Grants, and work in cooperation with Student Life,
Senior Staff, the Department of Religion and Church Relations
Florida Southern is a four-year, private, co-educational liberal
arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The college
offers more than 40 undergraduate majors and a master of business
administration degree accredited by the Commission on Colleges of
the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Located in Lakeland,
Fla., the college is home to the largest, single-site collection
of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture in the world.