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Cross & Crown

Elizabeth Alexander &
Richard J. Price Distinguished Cross & Crown

The Cross and Crown was established in 2009 and it is presented each year at the annual “Friends of the Foundation” Donor Recognition Dinner.

The Cross and Crown recipient(s) are presented with a small replica of the Cross and Crown now hanging in the Church Sanctuary.  Elizabeth Alexander Price presented the Sanctuary’s Cross and Crown to LLUMC on Sunday, August 24, 2008.

Criteria for the Cross & Crown

Candidates for consideration should be member(s) of LLUMC and possess the following attributes: A Christian-centered life with quality in all things; principled with the highest life standards; dedicated and highly focused; optimistic with a love of life and excitement for the future; and service-oriented.

Past Recipients

  • Carmyn Neely – 2009
  • Judy and Jim Gibbs – 2010
  • Betty Korioth – 2011
  • Dr. Walter Hoy – 2012
  • David McLaurin / Posthumously – 2013
  • Frank Jackson – 2014
  • Sandra and Henry Estess – 2015
  • Jim (posthumously) and Barbara McCormick – 2016
    Arch (posthumously) and Babs Owen – 2016

2017 Shipp Lecture Series

2017 Shipp Lecture Series

On February 26 and 27, the Shipp Lecture Series Featured Craig Hill, Dean of Perkins School of Theology, SMU

Craig Hill, Dean of Perkins School of Theology, SMUDean Hill’s series was based on his book, Servant of All: Status, Ambition and the Way of Jesus.

Sunday’s dinner exploreed the biological basis of the human desire for status and the countercultural example of Jesus.

At Monday’s breakfast, we discovered how Paul and other early Christian leaders confronted this issue, and considered how we might create a community of love and acceptance.

Scripture theme: Philippians 2

Who is the Greatest of All?

2017 Lecture Schedule

Sunday, Feb. 26

  • Featured speaker/sermon in both the 8:15 and 10:50 service
  • Dinner – 5:00 p.m. in Watson Hall
    Tickets $25* | open to public

Monday, Feb 27

  • Complimentary breakfast for local pastors – 9:00 a.m. at LLUMC
  • Luncheon at 12:00 p.m. in Watson Hall (open to public) $8*

*All proceeds benefit LLUMC Foundation Perkins Scholarship Fund for LLUMC Staff

RSVP to: or 214-706-9561