Connecting the Dots: Ferguson to Palestine — Thursday, September 24, 2015

Rev. Graylan Scott Hagler, Senior Minister of Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ in Washington, D.C. will speak at Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School on Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. This event is open to the public. Free-will donations are appreciated.graylan hagler

Rev. Hagler, an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ, is the Immediate Past National President of Ministers for Racial, Social and Economic Justice (MRSEJ). During his ministry, he has campaigned to protect citizens from unconstitutional and illegal police practices and to safeguard democratic participation in the election of black political leadership. He served on the Steering Committee of United for Peace and Justice and participates in the work of African Americans for Justice in the Middle East and North Africa. Rev. Hagler co-signed the 2015 Black Solidarity Statement with Palestine.

The event is co-sponsored with Christians Witnessing for Palestine.

Save the Date! Fall Lectures, Reflections & Worship: October 5-8, 2015

Mark your calendars! The CRCDS Fall Lectures, Reflection & Worship series, "In Christ, there is no abled or disabled…inclusion, accessibility and belonging" is scheduled for Monday, October 5, 2015 through Thursday, October 8, 2015.

Honored speakers include Rita N. Brock, Ph.D., Co-Director of the Soul Repair Center, Brite Divinity School, Garth Kasimu Baker-Fletcher, Ph.D., and Chris Hilderbrant, COO of Finger Lakes Health Systems Agencies.

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