Nov. 10: Lyvonne Proverbs ’00 to Preach at Hallelujah! Worship Service

Pastor Lyvonne Proverbs ’00 will lead Lawrenceville’s Hallelujah! Worship Service on November 10, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., in the Edith Memorial Chapel. All are invited to attend this special service, with the theme of gratitude, dedicated to the Thanksgiving season.
 
An Emmy-award-winning media producer, Proverbs graduated from Seton Hall University with a bachelor of arts in English Honors, Yale Divinity School with a Master of Divinity, and Columbia Theological Seminary with a Master of Theology. A preacher, transformational speaker, spiritual life coach, writer, poet, educator and creative social entrepreneur, Proverbs has partnered with Lyft, Auburn Seminary, San Francisco Department of Health, the Atlanta University Center, Young Women Social Entrepreneurs, and more.
 
Proverbs is the founder of beautiful scars, an online storytelling agency focused on trauma, healing, and resiliency. Her @WereSurthrivors platform is a digital community for Black Christian women who are also survivors of childhood sexual abuse.
 
She has been featured in ESSENCE, Cosmopolitan, and The Washington Post magazines. Sojourners named her one of “11 Women Shaping the Church” in March 2019. Proverbs is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, and the inaugural cohort of the DO GOOD X Startup Accelerator
 
Lawrentians will remember Proverbs as Lyvonne “Livy” Briggs, a member of the School’s Class of 2000.
 
For additional information, please contact Lisa M. Gillard Hanson, director of Public Relations, at lgillard@lawrenceville.org.
 
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