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Preaching with Power – Celebrating 35 Years!


The Rev. Dr. Quintin L. Robertson, Director of LTSP’s Urban Theological Institute (UTI), reflects on the upcoming 35th anniversary of UTI’s Preaching with Power (PWP) event — its history, the new “Preaching with Power Sunday”, and the future — and asks for your support of the 35X12 initiative that honors the PWP 35th anniversary by helping prospective students realize their goals of attending seminary.

Preaching with Power 2017Starting Sunday, March 12 with “Preaching with Power Sunday,” Preaching with Power continues Monday, March 13 – Thursday, March 16 at locations throughout Philadelphia featuring Guest Preachers Dr. Carolyn Ann Knight, Dr. Otis Moss, III, Rev. Lucille “CeCee” Mills, and Bishop Frank Madison Reid, III, and Lecturer Dr. Cleophus J. LaRue, plus a Black Sacred Music concert.

Worship offering proceeds from Preaching with Power go primarily to the J.Q. Jackson Scholarship Fund, which benefits UTI students.

See the Preaching with Power schedule, including profiles and locations, here.


UTI 35X12 initiative

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