Please join us for our Lynchburg Cru Vision Night – an evening of celebration to highlight the wonderful stories of God’s provision and movement at Lynchburg area colleges and high schools, and to share with you the future direction of the ministry! This event will be a dinner with special guest speakers and an invitation to participate financially in the ministry of Lynchburg Cru. Please join us, and invite friends that would be encouraged by what God is doing to make His name known!

Sunday, April 30, 2023

6:00pm – 8:00pm

La Vida Coffee + Market
2704 Langhorne Rd
Lynchburg, VA 24501

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Our Speaker

Darryl Lamar Smith was born and raised in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He graduated from Kirkman High School in 1983 and served in the U.S. Army for three years. God saved him in 1991. He was licensed to preach in 1992 and ordained in 1994.

Darryl has been on staff with Cru since 1996, working with high school students at Howard High School in Chattanooga. He served as Chattanooga’s city director for six years and as the southeast regional director for three.

In the summer of 2006, Cru chose Darryl to be the executive director for the high school ministry, where he served until he was chosen as the director of Oneness and Diversity in 2017 which is the role that he currently serves in alongside his wife Gwen. They have three adult children.

The Location

La Vida is a beautiful space that during the day serves as a popular coffee shop hangout. During the evenings the space is turned into a beautiful venue for events. Wedding receptions, formal dinners, parties and more occur on a regular basis. We think you will really enjoy the space and can’t wait to see you there!