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Dr. James E. Ridgway Sr.

On February 27, 2014, Educational Opportunities and Jerusalem Center for Biblical Studies Founder Dr. James E. Ridgway Sr., passed away and went to be with our Lord. His passion for people and the ministry has touched thousands of lives across the globe. He will be honored this Wednesday, March 5 at First United Methodist Church in Lakeland, FL at 11:00 AM. All are welcome to attend. Click here for directions

To the right you can watch a short tribute video of Dr. Ridgway. In lieu of flowers, Dr. Ridgway has requested that donations be made in his memory to the James E. Ridgway scholarship fund at Garrett-Evangelical Theological SeminaryYou may make a donation by clicking here.


Tuesday, March 4th from 5:00-8:00pm
Lakeland Memorial Gardens
2125 S Bartow Highway
Lakeland, FL 33801

Wednesday, March 5th at 11:00am
First United Methodist Church
72 Lake Morton Drive
Lakeland, FL 3380