And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper. "Psalm 1:3, (KJV).

Dear Rochester Community,

Greetings in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ! You are cordially invited to join us for the Second Annual Rev. Dr. Richard Douglass Lectures which will be held on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 7:00pm a the Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church at 250 Dr. Samuel McCree Way Rochester, New York 14611. The Rev. Dr. Richard Douglass Lectures on the Black Christian Church is to provide an ongoing intellectual conversation-within the Church among black theologians, pastors, lay leaders and laity-on the nature and ,mission for the Church in an ever changing environment.

The goal is self –definition. Believers that are born in this tradition have an obligation to define the nature of the beliefs and practices they embrace. The Black Christian Church with its unique calling, born out of rejection and the cistern of slavery, owes it to itself to discuss issues of faith formed by the great cloud of witnesses that sought to stay true to the belief that the God of the Bible and the God of the Black Christian Church is the God of history and hope. These lectures will provide an opportunity to wrestle with the beliefs that guide us, the values that challenge us, and the paradoxes that confound us. We do this without seeking permission from others, but we do illicit the perennial guidance of the Holy Ghost.

It is my hope that these ongoing conversations will produce a people who have an enduring faith in Jesus Christ in a post-modern world. This lecture is an attempt to highlight areas of our religious life that inform our understanding of God, church worship, and traditions.

The Douglass lectures are free and open to the public. Our Lecturer this year will be the Rev. Dr. Jonathan McReynolds of Rochester, New York. His topic will be “Theology & Worship in the Black Church Tradition: Does Theology inform Worship or Does Worship inform Theology in the Black Church Tradition?” For more information or to RSVP, please contact the Church Office at (585)328-4660. Again, we hope you will join us on Tuesday, February 8, 2019.

Yours In Christ

Rev. Dr. Richard Douglass, Pastor

Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church

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