Juneteenth Lecture Series: An evening with Dr. Eddie Glaude Jr. discussing Freedom, Democracy, Race and the Value Gap

Please join us for “An evening with Dr. EEddie_Glaude_2017-02-23ddie Glaude Jr. discussing Freedom, Democracy, Race and the Value Gap”

June 16, 2017 6pm-8pm

First Presbyterian Church, 1903 Church Street,  Galveston

Dr. Eddie S. Glaude, Jr. is the William S. Tod Professor of Religion and African American Studies and the Chair of the Center for African American Studies at Princeton University. He joined the faculty of Princeton University in 2002. He is the author of several books and publications, the latest being In a Shade of Blue: Pragmatism and the Politics of Black America, In 2009 he was awarded Princeton’s President’s Award for Distinguished Teaching. His research interests include American pragmatism, specifically the work of John Dewey, and African American religious history and its place in American public life.

Advent Pilgrimage

The annual Historic Downtown Churches’ Advent Pilgrimage will be held on Sunday, December 11, 2016,  beginning here at First Presbyterian Church at 4pm. Following a short service of Scripture and song at each location, the pilgrimage will proceed to the next church and finally end with a reception at the final church. Besides FPC, participating churches are St. Mary’s Basilica, Trinity Episcopal, First Lutheran and First Baptist.christmas eve2015