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Black History Celebration held at local Faith Tabernacle Church

Posted on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 7:04 am

Faith Tabernacle Church of God in Christ (COGIC) Pastor Richard Smith gives a detailed presentation on Black History during a celebration held this past Sunday at the church in Vandalia.

The Faith Tabernacle Church of God in Christ (COGIC) hosted a Black History Celebration this past Sunday afternoon featuring historian and pastor, Richard Smith.
Pastor Smith gave an interactive presentation using his displays and gave a lot of detailed history in his presentation.
During the celebration, the congregation sang “Lift Every Voice and Sing.” Prayer was offered by Deacon Walker, scripture by Deacon Jackson, and a Litany came from Sister Nada Smith.
There were also poems and readings about black history and songs from the choir and guests.
A presentation was made by the Vandalia Area Historical Society’s Charlene Teague followed by a quiz question and answer session.