A History of the Black Church with Rev. Dr. Jeremiah A. Wright, Jr.
Saturday, February 4, 2012 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM (PST)
Please join Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD)
for a special lecture presentation,
The History of the Black Church
with Rev. Dr. Jeremiah A. Wright, Jr.
Saturday, February 4, 2012
Join Dr. Rev. Jeremiah Wright in discussion of the formation of the first American black churches in the 1800’s to their present day roles in fostering community organization, political leadership, in addition to religious fellowship. The lecture will be followed by book signing of Rev. Dr. Wright’s most recent publication, A Sankofa Moment: The History of Trinity United Church of Christ, which gives the 48-year history of the Trinity United Church of Christ with a major emphasis on the building of the largest United Church of Christ congregation within the denomination that developed several ministries and several entities under the pastorate of Rev. Jeremiah A. Wright, Jr. This is a special program in our ongoing series, Migrations of the Sacred: Spiritual Practices Across the Diaspora.
Rev. Dr. Jeremiah A. Wright, Jr. is a man of faith, a homiletic genius, a theological scholar and a pastor’s pastor. He is a family man who enjoys spending quality time with his wife, children, grandchildren, extended family and friends. Dr. Wright is Pastor Emeritus of Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, IL.
Tickets for this special MoAD event are $20 for Members/$25 for General Admission.
Tickets will be pre-sold to MoAD members only January 13-27, 2012. Members must enter promotional access code and may purchase 2 tickets per member.
General Admission tickets will be available as of January 28, 2012.
Seating is limited and advanced tickets are required for admission to this program.