Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Updated program for September 6

The Historiographer of the Diocese, the Anti-Racism Committee, and the School of Ministry
of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina

invite you to

“Traces of Our Trade”

Saturday, September 6, 2008
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, Hillsborough

Litany of Remembrance, Lament, and Hope
Jane Carol Redmont, Chair, Anti-Racism Committee and All Participants

Opening Remarks
The Right Rev. Alfred C. “Chip” Marble, Assisting Bishop, Diocese of North Carolina

Film: “Traces of the Trade: A Tale from the Deep North”

Discussion with Constance and Dain Perry, members of the DeWolf family featured in the film. The Perrys are an interracial couple, members of Trinity Church, Copley Square, Boston, and experienced facilitators.

- Lunch -

Panel: Sharing Our Stories: Racial Histories and Faith Journeys :
* Overview of Church & Race in North Carolina
The Rev. Dr. Brooks Graebner, Historiographer
* St. Mark’s, Huntersville: Restoring a Slave Cemetery
Dr. Michael Thompson, Senior Warden & Professor of History, Pfeiffer University
* St. Matthew’s, Hillsborough: Living with the Legacy of Jurist Thomas Ruffin
Dr. Sally Greene, Parishioner & Member of Chapel Hill Town Council
* St. Ambrose, Raleigh: A Historically African American Congregation
The Rev. Kymberly D. Lucas, Rector
* Segregation and Desegregation in the Life of the Women’s Auxiliary
Lynn Hoke, Historian of the Episcopal Church Women & Project Archivist for Diocesan Records

Workshops and Resource Centers
*** * Telling Our Local Stories: Oral History in a Congregation
*** * Researching Slave Records, Interpreting Slave History
*** * Treasures in the Archives: Mining Parish and Diocesan Records
*** * Resources for Learning and Conversation: Books, Films, Websites, Discussion Guidelines
*** * Exhibit, African American Episcopal History Project

Concluding Remarks: The Right Rev. Michael B. Curry, Bishop of North Carolina

Shelley Kappauf, School of Ministry, 336-273-5770

All are welcome regardless of ability to pay the registration fee.

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