First Church Community is invited and encouraged to attend the following Antiracism Symposium:
Inaugural Anne B. Bonnyman Symposium
We Still Have a Dream: End Racism
Sunday, January 18 – 1:30 pm
Trinity Church in Copley Square
To spotlight what Trinity Rector, the Rev. Samuel T. Lloyd, calls “the urgent issue of our time,” the Church will be hosting the inaugural Anne B. Bonnyman Symposium:
“We Still Have a Dream: End Racism,” produced by a subcommittee of the Anti-Racism Team. Free and open to the public, the program, featuring nationally recognized speakers, will include opportunities to discuss barriers to equality as well as to learn spiritually sustaining practices individuals and communities can adopt to help recognize, root out and resist the effects of systemic racism. Events throughout the day will include:
Keynote by Marian Wright Edelman, founder of Children’s Defense Fund – Sermons by Bishop Michael Curry of North Carolina at 9:00 am and 11:15 am services.
Panel Discussion with Marian Wright Edelman, Bishop Michael Curry, Reverend Liz Walker, Debbie Irving (Waking Up White), Randy Testa (educator, author); moderated by Barbara Dortch-Okara
Music, food, discussion, and commitments going forward!
2015 Price Lecture Series