Duke Divinity School will celebrate its 90th Baccalaureate Service with Eboni Marshall Turman, assistant research professor of theological ethics and black church studies and the director of the Office of Black Church Studies at the school, preaching.
Divinity School Interim Dean Ellen Davis selected Marshall Turman to preach after graduating students made nominations.
This 90-minute service of worship includes the traditional ritual of hooding for degree recipients and is open to the public. It will be webcast live on Duke Chapel’s YouTube channel and also on the Duke Chapel website.
Persons holding priority seating tickets will be seated beginning at 5:30 p.m., followed by general seating at 6:10 p.m. There will be overflow seating in Rooms 0016 and 0014 of the Westbrook Building at the Divinity School.
Duke Divinity graduating students should meet before the Baccalaureate Service in Goodson Chapel at 5 p.m. to check-in and prepare for the service.