Mother Bethel AME Church
They began arriving in Ferguson on Sunday and, one by one, the half-dozen Philadelphia religious leaders have joined peaceful protesters in marches across that city.
Mother Bethel AME church in Society Hill offered a 6 a.m. service where more than one hundred members showed up for the early worship.
The Philadelphia branch of the NAACP and the antiviolence initiave “Hands Across Philadelphia” are teaming up with the Philadelphia school district to launch a new essay contest focused on black history.
The two churches that started what has become known as the Black Church Movement in America united for a historic worship service Sunday morning at St. Thomas Episcopal Church on Lancaster Avenue.
Most people know Philadelphia as the birth place of liberty — the place where concepts like freedom of speech and Democracy were perfected.