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January 2017

Sankofa Awards for Excellence in Education in the Black Community

January 24 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Immaculate Conception Chapel, 285 Oblate Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78216 United States
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For more information and scholarship information, please contact Thelma at (210) 341-1366 EXT 230

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Sankofa Christian Unity Worship Service

January 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Immaculate Conception Chapel, 285 Oblate Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78216 United States
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“In Times Like These . . .”  Christian Unity in 2017   BISHOP FERNAND J. CHERI, OFM Auxiliary Bishop New Orleans, LA PREACHER   CHRISTIAN UNITY WORSHIP SERVICE 7-9 pm on Friday, January 27, 2017 Reception following   This ecumenical worship service, which is open to the public, is the beginning of the Sankofa Institute's annual Come, Taste and See Conference, at which attendees may meet the Sankofa Council of Elders as they speak on a wide variety of topics concerning Black…

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$150

Come, Taste & See: An Introduction to Black Church Studies

January 28 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Whitley Theological Center, 285 Oblate Drive
San Antonio , TX 78216 United States
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This conference is an opportunity to explore a pathway to academic, theological, ministerial formation and professional leadership development with black religious scholars committed to the vocation of educating transformational leaders for African American communities and communities of African American descent living in North America. Renowned scholars, authors and professors who are members of the Council of Elders or who teach in the present lectures give you a “taste” of the breadth, depth and quality of instruction offered through the Institute.…

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February 2017
$40

Rethinking Azusa: Futures of Justice and Love Within the Black Church

February 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Whitley Theological Center, 285 Oblate Drive
San Antonio , TX 78216 United States
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Event This lecture will discuss how the birth of Afro-Pentecostalism at the Azusa Street revival in 1906 expands and enriches conversations surrounding social justice and love within black churches and broader society.  This lecture addresses these central questions: Did Azusa creatively challenge oppressive theologies and institutions in society? How does Afro-Pentecostalism enrich and expand black Christian ecumenical dialogue surrounding difference (ethnic, gender, sexual, and class difference)? And what might Afro-Pentecostalism at Azusa teach us about black Christian traditions of social…

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March 2017
$105

Sankofa Women’s Conference – Spirituality and Healing: Speaking Wellness to Mind, Body, and Soul

March 18 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Whitley Theological Center, 285 Oblate Drive
San Antonio , TX 78216 United States
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The Conference The annual Sankofa Women's Conference is about lifting up and empowering women and providing an opportunity for both healing and spiritual development. The conference brings together women of all ages, ethnicities and social classes to share their experiences, learn from one another and heal together. We bring world-class speakers and leading voices in their fields to shine a light on different aspects of women's issues, share their own experiences and lead spiritually-driven healing for women in all stages…

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April 2017
$40

Black Christian Ethics – Dr. Cheryl Kirk-Duggan

April 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Whitley Theological Center, 285 Oblate Drive
San Antonio , TX 78216 United States
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  Speaker Rev. Dr. Cheryl A. Kirk-Duggan, PhD   Dr. Kirk-Duggan as a Professor of Religion at Shaw University  Divinity School, Releigh, NC, and an ordained Elder in the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church. She has written numerous books including co-authoring Wake Up!: Hip Hop, Christianity and the Black Church. Dr. Kirk-Duggan’s current research includes: theology; justice; violence and religion; music; ethics, humor; the Bible and culture; Womanist and feminist studies; faith, spirituality, and health; women’s religious and leadership experience; pedagogy;…

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