JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – Carson-Newman University hosts Dr. Ternae Jordan Sr., pastor of Mt. Canaan Baptist Church in Chattanooga, Tuesday, March 1 at First Baptist Church in Jefferson City. The event, which has been postponed from a set to February 8 which has been postponed, will run from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. and is open to the public. The event will also be streamed live in line at cn.edu/live.
“We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Ternae Jordan Sr. to Mossy Creek for Black History Month,” said Gloria Walker, Vice President of Student Services. “Dr. Jordan will present biblical insight into the role of the black church by sharing his well-researched experiences.
Jordan, a Chattanooga native renowned for his sense of humor, possesses a passion for serving God and a compassion for reaching people that goes far beyond pastoral duties and impacts entire communities.
A second-generation pastor, Jordan began pastoring at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Chattanooga before serving 15 years at Greater Progressive Baptist Church in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Over the years, Jordan has held many roles that have allowed him to offer insight and wisdom in building and improving communities. This included him as a representative of the House-Senate Republican Faith-Based Leadership Summit held in Washington, D.C. He was also selected by the US Department of Justice’s SafeCities, to serve on a national panel to discuss safety and after-school programs. .
With a heart for his community, Jordan is often sought after for his leadership. Chattanooga City Team.
He and his wife Angela Faye Jordan have three children: Ternae Jr., DeJuan and JaMichael.
Founded in 1851, Carson-Newman is a liberal arts-based Christian university affiliated with the Tennessee Baptist Convention. The school is located in Jefferson City, Tennessee, at the foot of the Great Smoky Mountains. Carson-Newman offers 50 undergraduate majors, as well as associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. That of the establishment website is cn.edu.
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