Mt. Nebo Baptist Church

where church is family and our Father is Lord

Black History Month

bhmCelebrating the accomplishments of Blacks throughout history and encouraging success for the future… 

Facts 

Alexander Crummell became an Episcopalian minister at the age of 25 even after being denied entrance into the General Theological Seminary of the Episcopal Church because he was African American. Alexander_CrummellHe founded St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Washington, DC. He lectured all across the United States and took a faculty position at Howard University. Crummell was an activist through his last year of life where he helped establish and was the first president of the American Negro Academy. 

 

Announcements: 

  • Old Fashioned Joy Night Revival – Friday February 22, 2019 at 7:15pm, Guest Preacher will be Rev. Ivan Pretlow, feel free to dress in old timey or African attire

  • Annual Black History Month Celebration – Sunday February 24, 2019 at 3:00pm, Guest Preacher will be Pastor Ray Smith, please sign up to bring a covered dish 

Trivia:

What Jesse Jackson chant was repeated by his supporters with a feeling of pride?

A. “I’m Black and I’m proud”  

B. “I am somebody”

C. “We shall overcome”

D. “One voice one nation” 

* Answer will be posted the following day

What college, originally established as August Institute, was organized by three ministers in the basement of a Baptist church in 1867?

Answer: Morehouse College

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