DOBSON — The Glory Hallelujah Pentecostal Apostolic Church will host the seventh annual G.A.P. Church Conference on Saturday at the Hampton Inn and Suites in Dobson.
“Not only are we looking forward to gathering, but we’re excited about our keynote speaker,” said Pastor Kathy Hunt Dobson.
According to Dobson, a Red Carpet Meet and Greet will commence at 3 p.m. followed by a dinner at 4 p.m. Dinner is provided by Dean’s Catering of North Wilkesboro.
Presenting the keynote is Glenn Scotland of Virginia. Scotland is retired from the U.S. Army. During his career, Scotland worked at JHB International, the Department of Defense as an IT specialist, Joint Base at Buckley Air Force Base Colorado as a transportation specialist, and director of equal employment officer at JBBAFB, among other positions.
At Buckley Air Force Base, Scotland received awards such as: Squadron Employee of the Year, Group Employee of the Year, and Base Employee of the Year. He received “High Achiever” recognition by the U.S. Air Force Inspect General. He was a board of director for the Denver Brass.
Today, Scotland is at the U.S. Geological Survey for Washington D.C., where he serves as a civil rights specialist, mediator, and investigator of employment discrimination. Scotland provides training to managers and employees on Equal Employment Opportunity matters.
Musical entertainment at the conference will be provided by the Mighty Wonders of Winston-Salem. One Accord of Mount Airy also will perform.
Tickets to the conference are $50 per person and are available at the door. Proceeds are dedicated to the Outreach Ministry of the church.
Anthony Gonzalez may be reached at 336-835-1513 or on Twitter @newsgonz .