The Rev. Dr. Donald J. Dawson, director of World Mission Initiative (WMI) at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, will present his lecture, “Answering God’s Call,” as part of the Christ & Culture Lecture Series, Tuesday, Nov. 12, at 7 p.m. in Roberts Chapel on the campus of Waynesburg University. Admission is free, and the public is invited to attend. In addition to his lecture, Dawson will speak Tuesday at 11 a.m. in Roberts Chapel. Dawson had 24 years of pastoral experience leading churches in mission involvement before beginning as director of the WMI in 2000. He was pastor of the Buffalo United Presbyterian Church in Sarver, Pa., and the Hampton Presbyterian Church in Gibsonia, Pa. Dawson also serves as the director of the New Wilmington Mission Conference (NWMC). The NWMC has mobilized the church for mission for 108 years and uses its Presbyterian mission heritage to encourage a deep spiritual life of fellowship with God by promoting service and witness for Jesus Christ.The WMI fosters an environment of mission work and is committed to raising a generation who will lead the church in rediscovering its identity as the sent people of God.