Trinity's Black Student Union Sponsors Visit to St. Luke Church

Feb 14, 2019

As part of Trinity’s Celebration of Blackness during Black History Month, a group of students, faculty, and staff attended worship on Feb. 10 at St. Luke Church of God in Christ. LaDarius Beal ’21, who serves as associate minister for the historic black church on Chicago’s Near North Side, gave the sermon that morning. The Black Student Union organized the trip.

After worshiping together, the congregation provided lunch for the Trinity guests.

The Black Student Union has several more events scheduled for February, including:

–Saturday, Feb. 16: Service Day  at the Symphony of Morgan Park Nursing Home at noon

–Friday, Feb. 22: Spoken Word at the BBC at 7:30 pm

–Thursday, Feb. 28: Celebration of Blackness Banquet in the Ozinga Grand Lobby at 5:30 pm

As part of Black History Month, Trinity’s History Department is also sponsoring its annual lecture. This year’s event will take place on Monday, Feb. 18, in the Vermeer Fireside Room from 3:30-5 pm. Guest lecturer Nathan Jérémie-Brink, Assistant Professor of the History of Global Christianity and the L. Russell Feakes Memorial Assistant Professor of Church History at New Brunswick Theological Seminary, will discuss “Moving Abolitionist Print:  Activist Networks, African American Churches, and Antislavery Print Distribution in the Early American Republic.”

For more information about these and other events, visit Trinity’s Events page.