Black History Month resources available

Black History Month resources are available courtesy of the denomination’s Discipleship Ministries. The theme for 2016 is “Unnatural Disasters: The Stony Road to Hope.”

The resources feature preaching notes by Rev. Cedrick D. Bridgeforth, pastor of the Santa Ana United Methodist Church in California for Transfiguration Sunday (Feb. 7) and the first three Sundays in Lent. He has published two books: “Thoughts and Prayers” and “Thoughts On Things That Make You Think: And Prayers To Help You Pray About Them.”

Other resources include related articles and videos, as well as the following:

  • The Black History Month Project

  • “The History of Black History Month” by Daryl Michael Scott, Professor of History at Howard University and vice president of program for the Association for the Study of African American Life and History

  • 2016 Black History Month recommended reading from Just Read, Florida!

  • First United Methodist Church of Lewisville's litany for MLK Day

  • Global Ministries' Black History Month resources

  • “Litanies of Hope” from the Roanoke District of the Virginia Annual Conference

  • U.S. Census Bureau facts for Black History Month

  • Worship resources from the African American Lectionary

Click here for the entire library of resources.

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