Join the First Federated Church of Peoria board at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 10 at the Peoria Public Library’s north branch at 3001 W. Grand Parkway.  

John D. Morris, Ronald W. Reagan Society of Eureka College director of development, will be the board’s first speaker of the 2013 season. His topic will be “Ronald Reagan in The Chapel: How the Great Communicator Found His Voice.”

Morris has held his position as the society’s director of development since 2008.

In his role, he leads Eureka President J. David Arnold’s “Reagan Forward” fundraiser to support Eureka College.

Programs supported by the Reagan Society include the Reagan Fellows student scholarship program, the Reagan Museum & Peace Garden on campus, the Mark R. Shenkman Reagan Research Center, speaker’s series, and an academic conference.