Baptist Hill to host youth explosion SaturdayPublished 9:15am Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Baptist Hill Church Youth Ministry will present its annual youth explosion extravaganza on Saturday
Youth groups from surrounding area churches are invited to present choirs, praise dancers, orations, skits and other acts of praise and worship to honor God.
This year’s speakers will be attorneys Aylia McKee and LaRonda Martin.
McKee, daughter of Mr. Marlin and Mrs. Alline Manuel of Brewton, is a graduate of T.R. Miller High School, the University Of Alabama and the University Of Alabama School Of Law. Prior to her present position, McKee was a deputy district attorney with the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office. Presently, and for the past six years, she has practiced as an assistant federal defender with the Federal Defender’s Office in Montgomery. She is the mother of one son.
Martin is a graduate of the St. Louis University School of Law. She has worked in a private practice, as an assistant federal public defender, Fulton County Georgia public defender and presently as the Alabama Federal Public Defender in Montgomery.
This event serves as Baptist Hill Church’s community service workshop and will address subject matters concerning taxes, drugs, and offenses against children, firearms and many more and is applicable to both youth and adult. Both McKee and Martin conduct these pro bono community service workshops in different areas throughout the state.
Lunch will be served.
The church will also hold a youth revival Monday through Wednesday nightly at 6 p.m. featuring Dr. Kevin B. Lee, the senior pastor of Berean Christian Church, Gwinnett, Ga., and the son of Relia Lee of Brewton.
Of the 29 years in the ministry, Dr. Lee served 16 years as youth pastor.
He earned a bachelor’s degree from Langston University in Langston, Okla., a master’s of religious education and a divinity from Southwestern Theological Seminary in Fort Worth and a doctorate of ministry degree from United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio.
Dr. Lee has authored four books. He is married to Karen Foushee-Lee and they have two children, Jamarr (Devine) and Kellie, but his heart is his grandson, Benjamin.