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The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song

Thursday, April 22 at 4pm

The Black Church inspired Cooking Demonstration by Rx Catering - DC Metro

Follow along with Chef Cheron as she creates a delicious dish for your next gathering.  We will also explore the significance and history of food in the Black Church.  This event will be live on MPT's Facebook page and YouTube channel.

The Black Church Inspired Cooking Demonstration by Rx Catering - DC Metro

Tuesday, April 27 at 7pm

Baltimore Black Church Digital Series Premiere

Take a look inside three of Baltimore's historic black churches and discover how these institutions are helping bring forth change in the community.  Also take a look inside the animated series Cornerstones: Founding Voices of the Black Church.   This short animated series, we look at just a few pivotal people who brought the reality of the right to gather, read, sing, and worship.

Baltimore Black Church - Elder Harris

Take a look inside one of Baltimore's historic black churches and discover how these institutions are helping bring forth change in the community. Elder Harris - founder of Intersection of Change and pastor of Newbown Community of Faith - gives us a glimpse inside the community of Sandtown/Winchester and how the church serves the community.

Baltimore Black Church - Greater Baltimore Urban League

Take a look inside one of Baltimore's historic black churches and discover how these institutions are helping bring forth change in the community. Tiffany Majors - president and CEO of Greater Baltimore Urban League - discusses the history of Orchard Street Church and how it has evolved to help the community.

Baltimore Black Church - Heber Brown

Take a look inside one of Baltimore's historic black churches and discover how these institutions are helping bring forth change in the community. Heber Brown - pastor of Pleasant Hope Baptist Church - gives us a glimpse inside the church and the community garden, how he helps connect the Black church and Black farmers, and how the church serves community youth.

Tuesday, March 2 at 8pm on MPT - Parts 1 & 2

The Black Church

Extended Trailer

Explore the 400-year-old story of the Black church in America with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

About the program

Tracing the 400-year-old story of the Black church in America, THE BLACK CHURCH reveals how Black people have worshipped and, through their spiritual journeys, improvised ways to bring their faith traditions from Africa to the New World, while translating them into a form of Christianity that was not only truly their own, but a redemptive force for a nation whose original sin was found in their ancestors’ enslavement across the Middle Passage.