Bishop Edgar Vann on the Black Church

Orlando Bailey of BridgeDetroit visits Second Ebenezer Church to talk with its senior pastor, Bishop Edgar Vann, about the specific needs his church is addressing in 2021.

This is a part of a yearlong series on the black church in Detroit, produced in partnership with the ecumenical theological seminary and Charles H. Wright Museum of African American history. Today, we’re looking at the important role of the black church in the community. Historically, churches have served as a foundation for African Americans by meeting their religious, economic, social, and cultural needs.

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Black church leaders discuss their top 2024 priorities for their congregations and community | American Black Journal

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Heading into 2024, the “Black Church in Detroit” series examines the focus areas, issues and opportunities that lie ahead in the new year for leaders of Detroit’s Black churches. Three Detroit ministers talk about increasing outreach, encouraging voter participation, eradicating gun violence in the community, and the importance of working together to bring about change.

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