6:00 p.m.: Fellowship
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No matter how much you know about St. James’s, you’re about to learn more. Every Wednesday evening from April 14 through May 5, we’ll see the history of St. James’s through the lens of race in our series: Uncovering Our History. Chapter 1 covers the years 1830-1865.
April 14: An Overview of Richmond 1830-1865, by Dr. Gregg Kimball
• Dr. Kimball is the Director of Public Services and Outreach at the Library of Virginia and the author of American City, Southern Place: A Cultural History of Antebellum Richmond.
April 21: An Overview of the Episcopal Church 1830-1865, by Dr. Edward Bond
• Dr. Bond is recently retired from Editor-in-Chief of Anglican and Episcopal History at the Historical Society of the Episcopal Church. He has taught the history of the Episcopal Church at Sewannee’s School of Theology and was Associate Professor of History at Alabama A&M University 2003-2015.
April 28: Uncovering Our History, Chapter 1 (Part I)
• RJR Formation Team: Alice Tousignant, Elizabeth Harvard, Jane Dowrick, Andy Bennett, Mary Lou Lee
• Ken Anderson is a recent graduate from University of Richmond’s Law School. As a parishioner of St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, he is researching their history as they approach their 160th anniversary.
May 5: Uncovering Our History, Chapter 1 (Part II)
May 12: Discussion of PBS Series The Black Church: This is Our Story. This is Our Song, Part 1 by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
• Available for streaming at https://www.pbs.org/weta/black-church/
May 19: Discussion of PBS Series The Black Church: This is Our Story. This is Our Song, Part 2 by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.