Black Lives Matter: Commemoration and Commissioning as We Go Beyond the Banner
Join us to honor the one-year anniversary when Fountain Baptist Church and Beacon Unitarian Universalist Congregation raised Black Lives Matter banners. Rev. Charles Boyer* will preach. An offering for anti-racism training in Summit will be taken up. Pastor Jerry Sanders, Rev. Robin Tanner and members of Fountain and Beacon will speak about the next year going beyond the banner.
* The Reverend Charles Franklin Boyer is a third generation African Methodist Episcopal Pastor. He has a Master’s of divinity from Payne Theological Seminary and also holds an MBA from Franklin University. He is the Pastor of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal church in Woodbury, NJ.
He is a Social Justice Advocate with a focus on Racial Justice calling the Black Church back to its Liberationist roots, particularly regarding mass incarceration.
He serves on the leadership team for the NJ coalition of religious leaders, the NJ campaign for alternatives to isolated confinement, he serves on the board of the anti-poverty network and he is one of the leaders of the NJ prophetic agenda.