Acknowledge the struggle our brothers and sisters of color continue to face and pledge to continue to strive to live out the conviction that racism is incompatible with Christian teaching.
Virtual Viewing & Pre-Viewing Discussion with composer Joel Thompson
Seven Last Words of the Unarmed
Saturday, June 19
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of this important and moving musical composition https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0D48A9AD2BABFF2-seven
THESE SEVEN AFRICAN-AMERICAN MEN:
Michael Brown, Trayvon Martin, Oscar Grant, Eric Garner,
Kenneth Chamberlain, Amadou Diallo, & John Crawford
WERE EACH KILLED BY POLICE OR BY AUTHORITY FIGURES.
They are the subjects of this powerful multi-movement choral work.
STAY ON ZOOM FOR THE POST-VIEWING Q&A SESSION
with composer Joel Thompson
and First Church music director Doug Peters
To learn more about each of these seven men, go to https://sevenlastwords.org/seven-lives/. Each person, their lives, deaths, and the cases their families brought against police has his own page