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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We’ll continue our yearlong series on The Black Church in Detroit with a look at how the church ministers beyond the walls of the building.
Stephen Henderson has a candid conversation with three women ministers about their roles in the church today, and the ongoing debate over gender equality in the ministry.
American Black Journal’s series on the Black Church in Detroit continues with a look at the history of women in the Black church.