Online worship services continue, while limited in-person worship services have resumed.
Come learn about the first recorded use of slaves in Madison, CT as Terry Roberts, President of the Deacon John Graves Foundation, shares his research taken from the journals recorded by generations of the Deacon John Graves family, starting in 1685.
Jenifer Frank, one of the authors of Complicity: How the North Promoted, Prolonged and Profited from Slavery, will speak at our region's annual gathering. Please register ahead of time:
Please join the Anti-Racism & Social Justice Book Group in our next round of discussions. The next book is titled How to Be an Anti-Racist, by Ibram X. Kendi: https://www.ibramxkendi.com/how-to-be-an-antiracist-1
We will be reading and then discussing the book every two weeks on Zoom, Wednesday nights at 7 pm. We will focus on Chapters 1-4 beginning August 12th. We encourage everyone interested to read and join us in learning and growing together in order to transform our country.
In this TED talk the author discusses major points from the book and answers questions to readers:
Email any questions to Sarah Raynold, firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday, September 30th, 7pm Learn about the first recorded use of slaves in Madison from 1685, as presented by Terry Roberts, President of the Deacon John Grave Foundation. Terry has researched the family journals and legacy created by the Grave family ancestors living in the same house for 300 years in Madison, CT. These journals recorded nearly every aspect of early colonial life through the lens of the Grave family over multiple generations. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82875678036?pwd=c2djd3ZKdmFZQXBHVEpadFA2U1p1Zz09 Meeting ID: 828 7567 8036 Passcode: 386232