THE FINDING FELLOWSHIP SERIES
As we conclude the series, we invite the public to join us for the reception and fundraiser
“TOO PRECIOUS TO LOSE”
SUNDAY, APRIL 11 | 2 PM
This interactive, engaging reception will focus both on the 153-year history of the Pleasant View community while inspiring attendees to contribute to its future. Attendees will experience musical performances, hear student contributions, and engage with community influencers like Political Commentator, Mike Muse, and Obama Administration Faith Advisor, Joshua Dubois. See below for our full line-up of guest speakers.
A SERIES PRESENTED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH
The Finding Fellowship Series is a two-month program that centers around local filmmaker Jason Green’s 60-minute documentary, Finding Fellowship. The film tells the story of how three racially-segregated Methodist churches–two white and one black–merged into one in the wake of Dr. King’s assassination.
The documentary highlights our need as a community and a culture to preserve stories, memories, and lessons of the past in order to shape our future. The series provided multiple opportunities for engaging in our local and rich history including:
A marketplace for additional educational resources
A free screening of the film
A live Q&A session moderated by
An introductory to documentary filmmaking workshop for youth; and
A closing reception and fundraiser
EVENT SPEAKERS & GUESTS
The Finding Fellowship Series was created to inspire conversation. The resources below provide anyone looking to engage deeper in the subjects of local history, race relations, and social healing with resources to guide such discovery.
"We live under the tremendous weight of slavery now. And what we're talking about is not Black history. This is our nation's history. It's my history. It's your history."
- John Cummings, Founder
Whitney Plantation Slavery Museum
In a world where we are often told that we are irreconcilably divided, we still believe in FINDING FELLOWSHIP, and it is this story that gives us hope.