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Friday Forum + Conversation Cafe: Exploring the Radical Black Church

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University YMCA, co-sponsored by Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program
1001 S Wright St, Champaign, IL 61820, USA
Feb 2, 2024   12:00 - 1:00 pm  
Rev. Terrance Thomas, Bethel AME Church
Marc Alexander
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Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program (WGGP)

A proud native of the southside of Chicago, The Rev. Terrance L. Thomas is an Itinerant Elder with the African Methodist Church and currently serves Pastor of Bethel AME Church in Champaign, IL. In addition to serving as a Pastor, Rev. Thomas also the Executive Director of Building Community Life Center, a faith based non-profit in Champaign IL. Rev. Thomas also is the former President of the CU Ministerial Alliance and 20-year member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc where he serves as President of the Epsilon Mu Sigma chapter. A dedicated liberation theologian and unapologetic Black Nationalist, Rev. Thomas received his undergraduate degree in Inner City Studies with a minor in Sociology from Northeastern Illinois University and a Masters of Divinity from Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary (concentration: African American Church Leadership). Currently Rev. Thomas is pursuing his Doctor of Ministry in Pastor Leadership and Community Engagement from Payne Theological Seminary in Wilberforce, OH and is a John Lewis Fellow with the Faith and Politics Institute. 

Free lunch provided by Y Thai Eatery 

The Women & Gender in Global Perspectives is a co-sponsor of this lecture series.

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