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Come Celebrate Black History Month with the NEJ Multi-Ethnic Center for Ministry and join in the discussion  

“A Cross-Cultural Conversation on the Impact of Race/Racism on the Personal Faith Journey” 

7pm – 9pm, Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Baltimore Washington Conference Center,
7178 Columbia Gateway Drive, Columbia, MD 21046-2132

 Among the invited panelists are:  

  • Bishop Roy I. Sano, Executive Secretary, Council of Bishops
  • The Reverend Chester R. Jones, General Secretary, General Commission on Religion & Race
  • Mrs. Kathleen Sano, Associate General Secretary, General Commission on Religion & Race
  • Mrs. Barbara R. Thompson, Former General Secretary, General Commission on Religion & Race
  • The Reverend Yolanda Pupo-Ortiz, Former Associate General Secretary, General Commission on Religion & Race
  • Dr. Olivia Schwartz, Commissioner, General Commission on Communications & Member of the Multiti-Ethnic Center for Ministry Board
  • The Reverend Howard O. Nash, Pastor, Gatch Memorial/St. John’s of Hamilton Charge
  • Mr. Carl Snowden, Community Activist, Director, Civil Rights Division, Maryland State Attorney General’s Office
  • Bishop John R. Schol, Episcopal Leader, Baltimore Washington Conference, Host Bishop                           
  • Dr. W. Astor Kirk, Author, Professor

The Rev. Mamie A. Williams, Executive Director of the Multi-Ethnic Center for Ministry of the Northeastern Jurisdiction will moderate this thought-provoking discussion on Race and Racism, how it impacts the personal faith journey in a diverse global community.  Directions to the Baltimore Washington Conference
Center can be downloaded at http://www.bwcumc.org/page.asp?PKValue=113                                
For additional information, contact:
The Reverend Mamie Alethia Williams
Executive Director of the Multi-Ethnic Center for Ministry of the Northeastern Jurisdiction The United
Methodist Church           
7178 Columbia Gateway Drive
olumbia, MD 21046–2132
1-800-492-2525, ext. 454, 309