2023 Vision Dinner


The School Ministries Board of Directors

  Cordially invites you to a gathering of Christian Leaders

For a special dinner and evening
with Kelvin Cochran

Thursday, March 23, 2023

First Presbyterian Church
Columbia, SC  

6:00 p.m. - Reception
6:30 p.m. - Dinner


Hear testimonies of how God has brought eternal hope and purpose to children and youth 


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Kelvin Cochran
Keynote Speaker

Former Atlanta Fire Chief and Administrator of the U.S. Fire Administration; current SVP of Human Resources and Faith Initiatives with Alliance Defending Freedom;
and author of "Facing the Fire."


Dawndy Mercer Plank

Dawndy Mercer-Plank
Anchor, WIS-TV - Columbia SC

Join us as former Atlanta Fire Chief and Administrator of the U.S. Fire Administration Kelvin Cochran shares how his faith helped form his character and how he found the courage to take the heat and stand for truth when his faith came under fire. Learn more about what he does to support other Christians in his role with Alliance Defending Freedom and why he believes teaching the gospel to children is more critical than ever.


View the Invitation and Read Kelvin Cochran's Bio


Please contact Adele Little with any questions!  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 803-772-5224 x1002

Sponsorship Opportunities 



Sponsorships by businesses, organizations, churches, or individuals help cover the expense of the event. 

  • $10,000 - Presenting Event Sponsor
  • $5,000 - Impact Sponsor
  • $2,500 - Strategic Sponsor
  • $1,000 - Table Sponsor
  • Other: $_______


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