Church Activities

 Black History Month - 2016



Black History Month:   Schedule of Activities

Theme - Celebrating Our Journey: Much Accomplished. Much Still to Be Done


February 6, 2016 (Saturday)

Absalom Jones Celebration - St. Phillips Episcopal Church - Columbus, Ohio 


February 7, 2016

85th Church Anniversary Lunch sponsored by the 85th Anniversary Committee

Rose Holloway, Chairperson and 85th Anniversary Committee


February 14, 2016

Black History Month Kick-off - Performance by St. Simon African American Drummers

Music: Combination of Traditional Hymns and African - American Spirituals - Frank Carr, Music Coordinator

Sunday School students will present a cavalcade of community and nationally African American legends. (This activity will be done in conjunction with Rose Holloway and the Sunday School Department)

Youth Reader- Litany of Black History (Megan Morgan) Coffee Hour Presentation: Video of Life Work of Dr.Ethelrine Shaw-Nickerson Darlene Gray: Reflections on Dr. Ethelrine Shaw-Nickerson Women's Empowerment Series


February 21, 2016

Guest Speaker : Carl Westmoreland

St. Simon Praise Dancers will perform Sheila Morgan and Mary Stenson, Coordinators


February 29, 2016

Guest Speaker: Dawn Bailey, Principal Lincoln Heights Elementary School

Topic: The State of Education at LHES

Multicultural Coffee Hour (Southern, Carribbean, and African cuisine featured) - Marcella Babb, Coordinator Members of Congregation are asked to make food contributions to this effort.

African American attire encouraged but not required


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