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ManDate conference seeks attendance by 1,000 men


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Posted Online: March 08, 2013, 3:44 am
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DAVENPORT -- The Rev. Pastor Stanley Moore, of Progressive Baptist Church, will host a ManDate Men's Conference from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 14, to Friday, March 15, at the RiverCenter/Adler Theater, with nightly services at 7:30 p.m.
The purpose of the ManDate Conference is to reach out to men in the Quad-Cities and surrounding areas to strengthen, encourage, unify and promote fellowship. Rev. Moore is seeking 1,000 men ''to follow ManDate," he said.
Dr. Rogers Jackson, of the Man Project in Chicago, will be the conference facilitator and keynote speaker.
Evening services will be led by conference evangelist and keynote speaker the Rev. Tellis Chapman, a Baptist minister in the Greater Metropolitan Detroit area. Rev. Chapman serves as pastor of Galilee Missionary Baptist Church in Detroit. He was born in Newton, Miss., and graduated from Jackson State University, Jackson Miss. He has received honorary doctorate degrees from Natchez College, Natchez, Miss., and Dallas Baptist College, Dallas.
Guest singer Micah Stampley will perform his new album, "One Voice." a powerful collection of songs that are musically diverse yet lyrically focused.
Mr. Stampley andhis wife started "Operation I Believe Inc.," in 2006 with platforms that include humanitarian and outreach initiatives.
The conference will cost$40 for a two-day pass. Worship services will be free and open to the public.

















 



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