Lakeland in Polk County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Reverend Vaudie V. Lambert Jr., served over 50 years as an Assemblies of God minister. For 23 of those years he and his wife Lillian pastured churches in Alabama and Florida. His last pastorate, Evangel Temple in Montgomery, Alabama grew to become one of the strongest churches in the domination. He faithfully served the Alabama District of the Assemblies of God with distinction for 22 years as District Superintendent. Lillian served as Director of the Alabama Women’s Department for 15 years. Reverend Lambert served on many national boards and committees of the General Council of the Assemblies of God and in 1986, he was elected as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Southeastern University, a position he held for 12 years. In 1978, he was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Divinity from his alma mater, Southeastern University.
Erected by Southeastern University.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Education.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1000 Longfellow Boulevard, Lakeland FL 33801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Homer Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker); Hennesy Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker); Price Memorial Fountain (within shouting distance of this marker); Brown Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker); Kelly Gardens (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Acton Community (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Frank Lloyd Wright Campus of Florida Southern College (approx. 1.9 miles away); Thomas B. Mack Park (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lakeland.
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