Mt. Nebo Baptist Church

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Black History Month

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

Facts 

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was an ordained Baptist minister and a very influential civil rights activist in the mid 1900s. mlkHe stood on the idea of nonviolent protests to fight against the racial injustices. He was one of the leaders of the Montgomery bus boycott as well as the March on Washington. Dr. King created the Southern Christian Leadership Conference as a base of operation in the South to discuss and fight against race related issues. MLK became co-pastor with his father at his family church Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, GA. He was the youngest person to be award a Nobel Peace Prize in 1964 for his efforts in the Civil Rights Movement. 

 

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:

Who was the first African American female billionaire?

A. Madame CJ Walker

B.  Folorunso Alakija 

C. Shelia Johnson 

D. Oprah Winfrey 

* Answer will be posted the following day

Who was the first black woman to be crowned Miss America?

Answer: Vanessa Lynn Williams

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