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Showing posts from June, 2013

Pastoral Gathering & Renewal Conference, July 12-13

First Mt. Zion Baptist Church of Dumfries, Va. in partnership with Princeton Theological Seminary will be holding a Pastoral Renewal Conference (July 12-13) and a Church Leaders Gathering (July 13). The theme for both is “At the Heart of Leadership.” Participants will be encouraged to consider the theological and practical challenges for effective pastoral Christian leadership today. Speakers include: Rev. Dr. Craig Barnes, president and professor of pastoral ministry, Princeton Theological Seminary; Rev. Dr. Kenyatta Gilbert, assistant professor of homiletics, Howard University Divinity School; Rev. Dr. Adam L. Bond, assistant professor of historical studies, Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology; and, Rev. Dr. Leslie Copeland-Tune, director of communications & resource development for the D.C. Baptist Convention. The Pastoral Renewal Conference is open to pastors, while the Church Leaders Gathering is open lay leaders. Registration is now available online for both the Pastora…

"A Change is Gonna Come," A Play on Domestic Violence in the Church, Jun 22 & 29

“A Change Is Gonna Come,” an award-winning play, will be featured during the 4th Annual D.C. Black Theatre Festival. The play addresses the issue of domestic violence behind the walls of the church. Performances are scheduled for Saturday, June 22 at 8 p.m. and Saturday June 29 at 4 p.m. at the Cultural Arts Center of Silver Spring, Md. (at Montgomery College), 7995 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, Md., 20910. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit
John Marienau Turpin