Registration continues for Convocation on Black Church


Christian Washington and Cheryl Stevenson along with the Rev. Fred Brown will be the featured speakers at the annual Convocation on the Black Church,

The event is set for 8 a.m. Oct. 20 at Rust College in Holly Springs.

The focus will be Strengthening the Black Church in the 21st Century (SBC21), with the theme of “Celebrating Our Strength.”

Stevenson, the national coordinator for SBC21, will explain how churches can partner with one of the 19 resource churches across the country. Washington will lead a workshop on how to reach “the least of these.”   

The deadline for registration for the convocation is Oct. 3. The registration fee is $10 per person for the first five members of a church, while additional participants pay $15 each. Registration will be $15 per person after the deadline. The fee includes lunch. Register online at or 601-354-0515.