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Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy in the Contemporary Black Church
Sunday, January 20, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (EST)
Dr. Tamelyn Tucker-Worgs to deliver a speech entitled "Answering the Knock at Midnight: Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy in the Contemporary Black Church" at 1 pm on January 20th. Dr. Tucker-Worgs is author of the book, "The Black Megachurch: Theology, Gender, and the Politics of Public Engagement. Her book received the W.E.B. DuBois Award from the National Conference of Black Political Scientist. In addition to contextualizing Martin Luther King's challenge to the Black church to “answer the knock at midnight” and progressively engage in public life, Tucker-Worgs will discuss the faith-based community development in today’s churches—where it works, where it fails, and how gender plays a role. Tucker-Worgs is a political science professor at Hood College in Frederick, Maryland. We invite you to join us as we engage with this scholar’s groundbreaking work. Reverend Vincent Harris and Johns Hopkins Politcal Science Professor Lester Spence to respond to Dr. Tucker-Worgs remarks. Book signing and reception to follow.
Mr. Sterling Ashby
Dr. Amanda Brown
Rev. & Mrs. Massenburg
Mr. Calvin McFarland, Jr.
Dr. and Mrs. Eddie Neal
Mr. & Mrs. George Nicol, Sr.
Mr. George Nicol, Jr.
Mr. Woodrow Odom
Ms. Diane Quinn
Ms. Paula Singleton
Ms. Angie Rodgers
Mr. Jon Rutherford
Ms. Angela Wright
Mr. Herbert Rutherford, III in memory of his loving wife Dr. Gayle W. Rutherford
Episcopal Church Women of St. Luke's
Washington, DC Chapter of the National Hampton University Alumni Association, Inc.
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St. Luke's Episcopal Church
The St. Luke’s Episcopal Church of Washington, D.C. was organized by the Reverend Alexander Crummell in 1873 as the first independent black Episcopal church in Washington. Throughout 2013, the church and its supporters have planned numerous events to celebrate the 140 years as an important part of the Episcopal faith in the District of Columbia.