Francis A. Adewale will be the featured speaker at the multi-church service as part of Colville’s Rendezvous Days Encampment and Festival.
Adewale, one of the Pastors of the Spokane Dream Center will speak at the non-denominational multi-church service that is held annually.
Adewale, a resident of Spokane in addition to being an ordained Pastor and Bible teacher, is also an Assistant Public Defender with the City of Spokane as well as a civil rights activist and public administrator.
He immigrated to the United States in 1999 from Nigeria and became a citizen in 2005. Since then, he has helped establish the well-known Spokane Community Court and he volunteers on weekends at the SDC Resource Center where he holds free legal clinics for the less privileged, helping senior citizens prepare wills, codicils and ensuring access to justice for all. He is the current Chair of Spokane’s Refugee Connections, a nonprofit organization that connects refugees to resources within the Spokane region plus he works with minority businesses in the Spokane area providing advice and legal guidance as needed. In his Christian endeavors, his passion is to see believers fulfill their potential and reflect the glory of Jesus Christ.
Open to the public, the non-denominational multi-church service will be held at the Rotary Pavilion Stage in Colville’s City Park (Yep Kanum Park) starting at 9 a.m., Sunday, August 7 and will start with Praise & Worship music.
There will also be Communion as part of the program for all those who want to participate. The annual program is sponsored by The North Stevens County Ministerial Association. For more information contact Bill Ford, Chair of NSCMA at 509-680-7495.