Numerous people I’ve talked to recently share an unsettled-ness that I too am experiencing this 4th of July. The protests and civil unrest have brought to the fore the realities of what this holiday has long represented for people in our black communities. … read more.
LSURJ Faith, Presbyterian and other community faith leaders of all colors are asking you to sign this brief interfaith Justice for Breonna press release – https://bit.ly/BreDemands. The plan is for it to be released Sunday evening, June 21, for publication Monday, … read more.
The video I offer to you today contains the powerful words of author Kimberly Jones. In my opinion, the only way this racial revolution will be successful is through voices such as hers and ears such as ours. Her clarity of message and strength … read more.
Today’s poem comes to us from famed Spanish poet Pedro Salinas. If we weren’t in the midst of a civil uprising for racial justice, I would take in these words and nod my agreement without much ado. The overarching message seems to … read more.
Referenced in Sunday’s Celebration of Life service was the phrase “The revolution will not be televised,” which was a 1970 song by Gil Scott-Heron. The song’s title become an often-used catchphrase among the U.S. Black Power movement in the 60’s, with lyrics referencing TV shows, ad slogans, … read more.
Reminder: Send in your flower pictures by Saturday, June 13.This Sunday, we will be having our traditional Flower Communion but we’re having to do so in non-traditional ways. Weather permitting, the service will be held in our beautiful courtyard. We want to see YOU as … read more.
Civil Rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson will be in Louisville on Saturday, June 6 and Sunday, June 7, 2020. St. Stephen Church confirmed Jackson will be in attendance and having a conversation with Rev. Kevin Cosby during their 9:30 a.m. service on Sunday, … read more.