BLACK HISTORY MONTH

black history month

COLOR OF LAW @ FBC-WEST

COLOR OF LAW

Community Discussion with Richard Rothstein
First Baptist Church-West
Monday, Jan. 28, 7-9pm

Author Richard Rothstein joined the discussion of his book, The Color of Law, and the impact that governmental policies have on residential racial segregation across the nation and in our backyards. The open conversation attracted more than 800 participants and focused on neighborhood segregation and how we can address these issues in Charlotte.

The panel included:

Glenn Burkins — Moderator, Editor/Publisher of QCitymetro.com
Richard Rothstein — Author of The Color of Law
Willie Griffin — Museum of the New South
Arthur Griffin — Black Political Caucus Chair & former School Board Chair
Julie Porter — Charlotte Mecklenburg Housing Partnership
Greg Jarrell — West Side Community Land Trust
Dr. Justin Harlow — District 2 City Councilman

To learn more, go to coloroflawclt.com.

MARRIAGE MINISTRY

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Salute To Veterans! 

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CHURCH MEETING

The churchwide Conference Meeting will be held Saturday, Feb. 2, @ 10am. All members are urged to attend.

IT'S COLD OUTSIDE!

The Board of Missions & Evangelism is collecting new hats, gloves, scarfs and socks for women, men and children in our community. The donation box will be located in the FRONT LOBBY until Feb. 10th. Let's help our neighbors stay warm.

WORSHIP SCHEDULE

one service

The First Baptist-West worship service schedule is one service starting at 9am. 

Sunday School follows the worship service at approximately 10:30 a.m. 

Bible studies are held on Wednesdays at 12 noon and 7 p.m. (excluding summer months).

All are welcome!

150TH ANNIVERSARY

The year 2017 marked the 150th Anniversary of First Baptist Church-West. As the oldest Black Baptist church in Mecklenburg County, FBC-W has a long history of faith, service and "Making First Things First." Activities were held throughout the year to observe this magnificent celebration. Click Here for more info.

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