"Religion and Politics" topic of WXXI interview with Dr. Marvin McMickle on Friday, September 30, 2016

In preparation for the upcoming CRCDS Fall Lectures, "Religion and Politics: Praise, Protest and Policy", Rochester, NY's radio host Evan Dawson will interview CRCDS President Dr. Marvin A. McMickle. The one-hour call-in show, accessible on radio channel WXXI-AM 1370 or WRUR-FM 88.5, will air from 1:00p.m.- 2:00 p.m. on Friday, September 30, 2016 and will focus on the Black Vote in America and the upcoming Presidential Election. To be a part of the conversation, call (585) 263-9994 or email connections@wxxi.org.

Dr. McMickle continues the conversation on Monday, October 3, 2016 when he presents the African American Legacy Lecture, "The African American Church and the 2016 Political Season: Our Vision–Our Values–Our Votes" at 7:00 p.m. at Baber AME Church, 550 Meigs St., Rochester, NY. Dr. McMickle will be available to sign his fifteenth and newest book, "Be My Witness" on Monday evening. This newest book offers a twenty-first century approach to preaching. Dr. McMickle suggests a way for today's preachers to combine the teachings of the gospel with the many issues and challenges society faces.

For more information on this and other Fall Lecture events, call (585) 340-9643 or see http://www.crcds.edu/fall-lecture-week/

Join us on Facebook LIVE! Monday, October 3, 2016 at 7:00 pm

CRCDS President Dr. Marvin A. McMickle will present the African American Legacy Lecture, "The African American Church and the 2016 Political Season: Our Vison–Our Values–Our Votes" on Monday, October 3, 2016 at 7:00 p.m at Baber AME Church, 550 Meigs St., Rochester, NY 14607.

For the first time, CRCDS invites its audience to participate in the conversation via the popular interactive app, Facebook LIVE. This is a way in which you may watch the lecture, comment, and share the video afterwards on your Facebook page.

To join the conversation, simply visit the CRCDS Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/crcds/

We look forward to your participation on Monday evening! Please see http://www.crcds.edu/fall-lecture-week/ for details on other events, or call (585) 340-9643.

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CRCDS Fall 2016 Convocation: Watch it on CRCDS YouTube

Convocation marked the the opening of the 2016-17 academic year at Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School on Wednesday, August 31, 2016.

CRCDS President Dr. Marvin A. McMickle, members of the Board of Trustees, alumni/ae, faculty, staff and friends of CRCDS welcomed new and returning students in the historic Samuel Colgate Memorial Chapel.

To view the Convocation celebration, click here:

https://www.youtube.com/user/CRCDSMedia/playlists

Have you registered? CRCDS Fall Lectures Begin October 3, 2016

Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School's 2016 Fall Lectures, "Praise, Protest and Policy–Religion and Politics"  begin on Monday, October 3, 2016 and continue through Thursday, October 6, 2016.

Highlights include:

Monday, October 3, 2016, 7:00 pm

  • African American Legacy Lecture: “The African American Church and the 2016 Political Season: Our Vison–Our Values–Our Votes" with Rev. Dr. Marvin A. McMickle, Ph.D.

Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 7:00 pm

  • Christian Faith & LGBT Experience: LGBT Advocates and Straight Allies: A Collaboration of Religion, Politics, Labor and Business with NYS Assemblymember  Harry Bronson

Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 9:00 am

  • Janice Lynn Cohen Symposium: Caring for Children Where they Live: Community Clinics in Faith-Based Settings

Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 7:00 pm

  • Helen Barrett Montgomery Lecture: Can These Bones Live Again?”: Faith and Politics in 2016, Part 1 with Simone Campbell, SSS

Thursday, October 6, 2016, 10:30 am

  • Helen Barrett Montgomery Lecture: Can These Bones Live Again?”: Faith and Politics in 2016, Part 2 with Simone Campbell, SSS

Thursday, October 6, 2016, 12:15 pm

  • Helen Barrett Montgomery Luncheon (Featuring the Presentation of the Women of Vision Award)

All lectures are free, but we need to know you're coming! Lunches are available on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and may be purchased for $15 per person (tax included). Reservations for lectures and meals must be received by September 23, 2016.

To see the complete list of events, event locations or to register online, please click here: http://www.crcds.edu/fall-lecture-week/ or call (585) 340-9643.

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Kitty Van Bortel and Deborah Hughes to receive Women of Vision Award at CRCDS October 6, 2016

Kitty Van Bortel, President of Van Bortel Auto Group and Deborah Hughes, Executive Director of the National Susan B. Anthony Museum and House, will receive the Helen Barrett Montgomery Women of Vision Award at CRCDS on October 6, 2016. This award, presented to women in leadership who embrace and promote the empowerment of other women, will be given during a luncheon beginning at 12:15 p.m. on October 6, 2016 as part of the school's Fall Lectures.

For reservations, please call (585) 340-9643 or see http://www.crcds.edu/fall-lecture-week/

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