Massachusetts Commemorates 400 Years of Black Resiliency
September 6, 2019
The Mass Council of Churches is hosting a major event on Friday, September 20th. It’s in honor of the 400th anniversary of slavery in the US, and is celebrating 400 years of Black faith and Black resiliency in the US – a powerful work of God for us all to celebrate, be part of, and learn from.
Friday September 20, 2019 at 12pm: “Preaching Black Resiliency”
A Master Class with Rev. Dr. Leslie Callahan
People’s Baptist Church
134 Camden Street, Boston, MA 02118
Preachers are invited to attend this homiletic master class on preaching black resiliency. Rev. Dr. Leslie Callahan serves at the first female pastor of St. Paul’s Baptist Church in Philadelphia, with degrees from Harvard, Union Theological Seminary and Princeton University. Lunch will be served.
Friday September 20, 2019 at 7:30pm: “May We Forever Stand”:
Worship with Bishop Claude Alexander preaching
Greater Framingham Community Church
44 Franklin St, Framingham, MA 01702
All are invited to attend this ecumenical worship service for the praise of God and the celebration of the Black Church. Bishop Claude Alexander has served as the Senior Pastor of The Park Church in Charlotte, North Carolina for the past 27 years, with degrees from Morehouse College, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary and Gordon Conwell Theological School.