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Lecture: The Power of Hope in Troubling Times
March 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Rev. Traci Blackmon, Associate General Minister of Justice and Local Church Ministries for the United Church of Christ and a leading voice of frontline spiritual leaders during the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, after the murder of Michael Brown, joins us for a lecture and Q&A session around the power of hope in troubling times. Rev. Blackmon will be the featured guest preacher on Sunday, March 12, at the 10:00 am service as part of the Michael B. Curry Distinguished Preachers Series.
Learn more here: https://www.trinity-episcopal.org/events-1/guest-preacher-the-revd-traci-blackmon
About the Speaker
Initially ordained in the African Methodist Episcopal Church, Rev. Blackmon served in various ministry capacities for 9 years, prior to becoming ordained in the United Church of Christ and installed as the first woman and 18th pastor in the 162-year history of Christ The King United Church of Christ. A registered nurse with more than 25 years of healthcare experience, Rev. Blackmon’s clinical focus was cardiac care and in later years her focus shifted to mobile healthcare in underserved communities with the greatest health disparities in her region. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Birmingham – Southern College (1985), and a Master of Divinity degree from Eden Theological Seminary (2009).