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    Colonial Williamsburg, Black Church to Ring in New Era

    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Colonial Williamsburg is reintroducing itself to African-American visitors. The Virginia heritage site has struggled to attract Black tourists, despite a continuing emphasis on African-American history. Now, the foundation that operates the...

    Study Highlights Mainline Protestant Church Bias Against Blacks & Other Minorities

    It seems mainline Protestant are less likely to “walk the walk” when it comes to opening their doors to Blacks and other minorities than their conservative counterparts, according to a new study. Mainline Protestant denominations—Methodists,...

    Black Clergy Urge Support for Obama Climate Plan

    Leaders from major Black denominations representing more than 13 million Black church members are voicing support for President Obama’s climate plan, saying it echoes the Bible’s call to be stewards of the environment. Bishop George...

    US Episcopal Church Installs First Black Leader

    Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, installed Sunday as the first black leader of the U.S. Episcopal Church, urged Episcopalians to evangelize by crossing divides of race, education and wealth. Curry used the example of his own...

    Meet the Pastor, Rev. Ruby C. Gilliam

    The Rev. Dr. Ruby C. Gilliam, senior pastor and founder of Divine Wisdom Christian Center Baptist Church, in Randallstown, was not raised as a Baptist but wound up leading a Baptist church. “I actually grew...

    Priscilla Shirer: Minister, Motivational Speaker and Now Actor

    A graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary with a Master's degree in Biblical Studies, Priscilla Shirer speaks at corporate conferences, organizations, and before Christian audiences across the United States and around the world. After ten...

    Md. Appeals Court Rules in Favor of the Rev. Peebles Return to Jericho City...

    (Updated 8/15/2015) A Maryland appeals court recently ruled that Jericho City of Praise Church in Landover, Md. must allow Pastor Joel Peebles to return. He was fired by the church’s board of trustees in...

    Maryland Clergyman Leads Congregation through Community Service

    According to his congregation, the Rev. Dr. Delman L. Coates is no ordinary clergyman. Instead, he is anointed by God to be a teacher, preacher, and community advocate.  Coates is committed to connecting the...

    J.J. Hairston Fuses Past and Present to Make Today’s Gospel

    J.J Hairston is the leader of a contemporary gospel choir known as Youthful Praise. The group has been very successful within the gospel music industry and worked with a great deal of titans within...

    American Muslims Lend Hand in Rebuilding Black Churches

    Predominantly Black churches which were burned in the days and weeks following the deadly June 17 shooting at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C. are receiving help from a coalition of American...

    Episcopal Church Elects First Black Presiding Bishop

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Episcopal Church elected its first African-American presiding bishop, choosing Bishop Michael Curry of North Carolina during the denomination's national assembly Saturday. Curry was elected by a landslide in a...

    Baltimore Event Seeks Healing

    Mary Alice Rose, a member of the Christian Science Board of Lectureship, will speak at an event called “A Talk on the Healing Comforter,” on May 9. She said she’ll bring to Baltimoreans the...

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