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Preaching with Power 2016

Preaching with Power 2016

For the thirty-fourth year, Preaching with Power, sponsored by the Urban Theological Institute (UTI) of The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia (LTSP), brought outstanding preaching, teaching, and a Celebration of Music in the African American Church to Philadelphia. Worship offering proceeds from Preaching with Power go primarily to the J. Q. Jackson Scholarship Fund, which benefits UTI students.

You’ll find recordings and photos from Preaching with Power here.

Sunday, March 13 – Thursday, March 17, 2016

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Sunday, March 13, 2016
PWP Sunday! Partner with UTI at your local church!

The 35th Anniversary of Preaching with Power will be hosted at local congregations around Philadelphia and vicinity. Pastors or guest ministers will preach and a special offering will be collected to support the scholarship funds for students in the Black Church Concentration at The Lutheran theological Seminary at Philadelphia.

St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 5900 N. 5th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19120

Monday, March 14, 2016, 7:00 pm
The Rev. Dr. Howard-John Wesley

Grace Baptist Church of Germantown, 25 West Johnson Street, Philadelphia, PA 19144

Tuesday, March 15, 2016, 11:15 am
Terrorism in America — Sacred Places

A panel discussion with Mr. Everett A. Gillison, Dr. Mark K. Tyler, Dr. Kevin R. Johnson, and Dr. Katie Day
The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia, Benbow Hall, The Brossman Center, 7301 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia PA 19119

Tuesday, March 15, 2016, 7:00 pm
Bishop Violet L. Fisher

Janes Memorial United Methodist Church, 7 E. Haines Street, Philadelphia, PA 19144

Wednesday, March 16, 2016, 11:15 am
The Rev. Jocelyn K. Hart

The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia, Schaeffer-Ashmead Chapel, 7301 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia PA 19119

Wednesday, March 16, 2016, 7:00 pm
The Rev. Julian DeShazier

Reformation Lutheran Church, 1215 East Vernon Road, Philadelphia, PA 19150

Thursday, March 17, 2016, 7:00 pm
Bishop Jeffrey N. Leath

Mt. Tabor AME Church, 961 N. 7th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123


Unable to Attend?

Contributions to the J. Q. Jackson Scholarship Fund can be made at any time. Make checks payable to LTSP — The Joseph Q. Jackson Endowed Scholarship Fund and send to: The LTSP Foundation, 7301 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19119.

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