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Saturday, October 12, 2013
Weekend Roundup: Black Preachers & Politics, Area Ballot Levies
Cleveland pastor returns to area pulpit tomorrow
Marvin A. McMickle, who served as Senior Pastor of Antioch Baptist Church from 1987 until 2011, will preach at the 10AM Church of the Covenant worship service tomorrow.
Following the service, McMickle will lead an adult forum on the intersection of religion and politics. The discussion is expected to look at the way conservative Christians use the political process to advance a social agenda.
McMickle, a prolific author, will no doubt reference his forthcoming book on the black preacher and politics. He left Antioch and Cleveland in 2011 to become President of Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity Schoolin Rochester, NY, where he is also Professor of Church Leadership and Director of the Program of Black Church Studies.
for info on all those levies on the ballot this year?
hear representatives of the Cuyahoga County Health & Human Services
Department, the county Port Authority, and Metroparks on today’s “It’s About
Justice”. The public affairs program hosted by retired Cleveland educator
Meryl Johnson airs on WRUW-FM/91.1 Saturday afternoons from 2:30-3:30PM*.
You can also hear it online at wruw.org/guide/.
A Cleveland Public
Library levy is also on this year’s ballot. A campaign spokesman for that issue
will also be on today’s program. If you miss it, I believe the programs can be accessed online for about a week after the show.