The Office of Black Church Studies at Duke Divinity School will host a gathering for Divinity School African-American alumni.
The day-long event will include a morning session on "The State of the Black Church," facilitated by Bishop Clarence Laney, senior pastor of the Monument of Faith Church in Durham, N.C.; an alumni dinner and lecture by the Rev. Dr. Cynthia Hale, senior pastor of the Ray of Hope Christian Church in Decatur, Ga.; and a worship service with the Rev. Dr. Calvin O Butts, III, the preacher and lecturer for the 2014 Gardner C. Taylor Lecture Series, senior pastor at Abyssinian Baptist Church in New York City, and president of the State University of New York (SUNY) College at Old Westbury.
The cost for the event is $65 each, with advance registration required. Registration details will be announced soon.
For more information, contact Tara M. Batemon at (919) 660-3461.