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Civil Rights Heritage Center presents Church in the Movement V: The Church's Role in Response to Racism, Poverty, and War

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Civil Rights Heritage Center presents Church in the Movement V: The Church's Role in Response to Racism, Poverty, and War

Time: April 10, 2010 from 9:30am to 8pm
Location: South Bend, IN
City/Town: South Bend, IN
Phone: (574)520-5580
Event Type: educational, spiritual, and, cultural, program
Organized By: Lawrence Giden
Latest Activity: Apr 8, 2010

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The Civil Rights Heritage Center presents to the Michiana area:
Church in the Movement V: The role of the Church in response to Racism, Poverty, and War (Violence). We will examine the role religious groups play in building our local communities today as similar churches/groups have done during the Civil Rights Movement of the 50's adn 60's. This is an educational, spiritual, and cultural outreach program of the IU South Bend Civil Rights Heritage Center.

Saturday, April 10, 2010-Civil Rights Heritage Center Engman Natatorium
1044 W. Washington St. South Bend, IN
Sidewalk Dedication-9:30 A.M.
-a ceremony honoring those in the religious community who have helped to (financially) support the Natatorium.

Community Panel Discussion-10:30 A.M.-12 Noon
-bringing together different religious groups from the Michiana community to discuss the three evils of racism, poverty, and war.
Jubilee House-Elkhart, IN/Transforming Action into Power/CommUnity Religious Effort/South Bend N.A.A.C.P./Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance of St. Joe County

Evening Gospel Celebration 6:00 P.M.-Olivet A.M.E. Church
719 N. Notre Dame Ave. South Bend, IN
guests include: Olivet A.M.E. Praise Dancers/IUSB Gospel Choir/Voices 'n Harmony Gospel Choir from Goshen College/Sophie Plunkett/Sarah Thompson....and much more!!

All events are free and open to the public. A free will offering will be given in the evening program with part of the proceeds to benefit the Natatorium.

God used Rev. Dr. Martin King and other civil rights leaders (regardless of race) to make the church a light to the world in response the enemy of racism, poverty, and violence in our communities. Let's come together to celebrate and learn what we can do to bring glory from heaven to our communities! ("Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory of the coming of the Lord!" Dr. King, April 3, 1968)

For More Information, you may contact the Civil Rights Heritage Center on the campus of IU South Bend: (574) 520-5580

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Comment by Monica Tetzlaff on April 8, 2010 at 5:28am
This will be a beautiful event. Thank you, Lawrence, for organizing it!

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