- Faculty & Staff
Preaching with Power 2014: Preachers and Lecturer
Sunday, March 9 - Thursday, March 13, 2014
The Thirty-second Anniversary of Preaching with Power brings
outstanding preaching, teaching, and an
African American Sacred Music Concert to Philadelphia.
Sunday, March 9, 2014, 4:00 pm
African American Sacred Music Concert - A service of worship featuring a variety of sacred music from the African American Church tradition. The Lutheran Theological Seminary choir will accompany the Gospel Choir of Reformation Lutheran Church. Other invited guests are the award winning Gospel Choir of the African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas, and choirs of the Monumental Baptist Church, Mt. Pisgah AME Church, Bright Hope Baptist Church, and Vine Memorial Baptist Church, and the dance ministry of the Grace Baptist Church of Germantown.
Reformation Lutheran Church
1215 East Vernon Road, Philadelphia, PA 19150
Monday, March 10, 2014, 7:00 pm
The Rev. Dr. Jerry M. Carter, Jr. is both pastor and professor. He is recognized in his community as a leader in the church. Dr. Carter received his Bachelor’s in Religious Studies from Denison University, his Master of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary, and his Doctor of Philosophy from Drew University, focused on Liturgical Studies. He has been pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in Morristown, New Jersey for the past 24 years, as well as an adjunct professor at Drew University.
Mt. Zion Baptist Church of Germantown
41 West Rittenhouse Street, Philadelphia, PA 19144
Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 11:15 am
Dr. Cain Hope Felder serves as Professor of New Testament Language and Literature at Howard University School of Divinity. Also a writer, Dr. Felder has published works including True to Our Native Land and Troubling Waters: Race, Class, and Family, while also working as an editor on works such as The Seasons of Lent: Proclamation Commentary and The Original African Heritage Study Bible. In addition to his publications, Dr. Felder is known as the founder of the Biblical Institute of Social Change, housed in Washington, D.C. With an MPhil and PhD from Columbia University, as well as an MDiv from Union Theological Seminary and a Diploma in Theology from Oxford University, Dr. Felder brings a plethora of academic expertise to the pulpit and classroom.
Lecture: The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia
Benbow Hall, The Brossman Center,
7301 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia PA 19119
Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 7:00 pm
Dr. Alvin O’Neal Jackson is senior pastor of Park Avenue Christian Church in New York, NY. Dr. Jackson has a storied history of pastoral ministry and preaching, including his work at Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church of Memphis and National City Christian Church in Washington, D.C. Having received his Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Butler University, he earned his MDiv from Duke University and his DMin from United Theological Seminary.
Harold O. Davis Memorial Church
4500 North 10th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140
Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 11:15 am
Bishop Audrey Bronson serves as the founding minister of Sanctuary Church of the Open Door, a ministry that began in 1975. In addition to this important work, she has served as Presiding Bishop of the International Fellowship of Churches since 1994. While known for her preaching and pastoral ministry, Bishop Bronson also brings a history of collegiate education at her alma mater Cheyney University, where she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education, and taught as an Associate Professor of Psychology for seventeen years. Bishop Bronson earned her Master’s degree in Psychology from Howard University and DMin from New York Theological Seminary.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 6:30 pm
The Rev. Dr. Joseph A. Conner, Sr. is the Chief Adjutant of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Jurisdiction of the Church of God in Christ, the District Superintendent of the West Philadelphia District, and the Secretary of the Hampton University Ministers’ Conference. A third generation member of the Church of God in Christ, Dr. Conner’s ministerial work called him to lead the Good Samaritan and New Dimensions churches in Philadelphia into a union now known as the New Beginnings Sanctuary of Praise Church of God in Christ. A product of various educational institutions of Philadelphia, including Antioch University of Philadelphia, Dr. Conner also serves on the Alumni Board of The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia, from which he received his MDiv and DMin.
Mt. Airy Church of God in Christ
6401 Ogontz Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19150
The Rev. Dr. Margaret Elaine M. Flake has served as co-pastor of The Greater Allen AME Cathedral (GAC) since 1999, and has served as a leader of GAC since 1976. In addition to her ministry at GAC, Dr. Flake teaches through her writing on spirituality, including the book God in Her Midst: Preaching Healing to Hurting Women. Dr. Flakes also serves as a chaplain to The Links, Inc. With a Bachelor’s degree in English from Fisk University and a Master’s degree in English from Boston University, Dr. Flake earned her MDiv from Union Theological Seminary and DMin from United Theological Seminary.
Mother Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church
419 South 6th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147
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