Weekly Bulletin - Hartford Memorial Baptist Church

Hartford Memorial Baptist Church celebrates 97 years of loving God and serving the world community.
The Rev. Edgar Wendell Edwards served as founding pastor from 1917 to 1920 when he relocated to
Chicago. After a diligent search, the Church called the Rev. Charles A. Hill Sr., assistant to the Rev. Robert
L. Bradby Sr., of Detroit’s historic Second Baptist Church. Installed as pastor in November of 1920, he
served for 48 years until his retirement on his 75 th Birthday, April 28, 1968. During his progressive
pastorate, Dr. Hill built new church facilities on the corner of Hartford and Milford and subsequently, a
community and recreation facility. He was a strong supporter of organized labor; UAW Ford Local 600 was
organized at Hartford Church. An outspoken champion of civil rights in the difficult days before the Civil
Rights Movement, Dr. Hill was at the forefront of the struggle for equality in the 1930s, ‘40s and ‘50s. He
was one of the first Blacks to run for the Detroit City Council. Courageously, he opened the Hartford pulpit
to such nonconformists as W.E.B. DuBois and Paul Robeson.
On April 6, 1969, Hartford gleefully received its son, Charles Gilchrist Adams, as pastor of the church in
which he had been reared, indoctrinated, baptized, licensed, ordained and married. At that time, Dr. Adams,
an honors graduate of the University of Michigan and Harvard Divinity School, had just begun his seventh
year as pastor of the historic Concord Baptist Church in Boston, New England’s largest African American
congregation. Having burned the old mortgage in 1971, Dr. Adams led Hartford into the current James
Couzens’ facilities on April 10, 1977; under his strong and vigorous leadership, this mortgage was burned in
1983, nine years ahead of time. With an ever increasing church family, Hartford has become one of the
largest church congregations in Detroit. Widely known for its music ministry, Hartford boasts of the largest
pipe organ built by a Black church. Choir loft expansions, upgraded audio/video equipment and redesigned
lighting in the Sanctuary are only part of the ongoing renovations.
Dr. Adams’ vision of community outreach led to the establishment of The AGAPE (LOVE) HOUSE for
charitable and community ministries. Formerly housed in properties purchased across the freeway on James
Couzens, The AGAPE HOUSE, now temporarily located in the Church, continues to offer needed social
services that include the Daily Senior Citizens’ Program, Hunger Task Force, Bookstore, Taping Ministry,
Scholarship and College Preparation Programs, Narcotics Anonymous and Alcoholics Anonymous.
Hartford has purchased commercial real estate along Seven Mile Road, supporting the establishment of fast
food restaurants, such as McDonald’s, Long John Silver and Kentucky Fried Chicken and other businesses.
A Super Kmart was built on church property and employed hundreds of local residents. Today, on the same
church property, Home Depot continues to provide employment and a tax base for the city and state. On
other church properties, Hartford has established the Head Start Agency, a Tutorial Program and the
Hartford Institute for Biblical Studies.
Recently, Hartford, under the leadership of Dr. Adams, purchased 5.5 acres of land located on the former
Meyers Road campus of Lewis College of Business. The design and plans are in progress for the utilization
of this site for Vision ‘007, Dr. Adams’ and Hartford’s greatly expanded vision for community outreach —
an assisted living complex, gymnasiums for seniors and youth, a performing arts auditorium and health
facilities and The AGAPE HOUSE programs.
In 2007, Dr. Adams was selected as the first professor of the Practice of Ethics and of Ministry at Harvard
University. His full teaching schedule at Harvard has not prevented his weekly delivery of soul-saving
sermons at Hartford. Assisting him is his son, the Rev. Charles Christian Adams, who was unanimously
appointed as Hartford’s first Presiding Pastor, thus continuing the Adams’ pulpit legacy. We celebrate and
praise God for the ever expanding ministry of Hartford Memorial Baptist Church.
“For Hartford is the Place to Be!”
Dr. Charles G. Adams, Pastor
Rev. Charles C. Adams, Presiding Pastor
Rev. Kevin N. Taylor, Assistant Pastor
Rev. Lurecie M. Stokes, Minister for Pastoral Care
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The texts for next Sabbath/Sunday are as follows: Isaiah 40:21-31; Psalm 147:1-11,
20c; 1 Corinthians 9:16-23; Mark 1:29-39.
All of these scriptures declare and demonstrate both the greatness and the goodness
of God. That is an awesome combination: greatness and goodness. During the Civil
War, President Lincoln summoned General Sherman from the battlefield to the
White House for an audience, The gruff, tough, no-nonsense military genius was
annoyed by the President’s summons and was tempted to reject it; however he went
to Washington out of protest and checked-in at the Willard Hotel which is still there,
close to the White House. His meeting with the President baptized his technical
consciousness into the deep moral cause of the Great War between the States, and he
left the White House spiritually enriched, enlightened and transformed. Alone in his
Willard Hotel room, he wrote his memorandum of the meeting with Lincoln: “I have
met with a man who is both great and good. Seldom do these virtues exist together in one person. If a
person is great, usually that person lacks goodness. If a person is good, usually that person lacks greatness.
Tonight I have just met with a man whom God has blessed to possess greatness and goodness in the same
soul.” Such is the holiness of God, not only to be both great and good, but to pour into our souls greatness
and goodness, truth and love, power and humble contrition and restraint.
Isaiah 40:21-31 is Isaiah’s song that sings about the splendor and power of God to the tired, weak and
discouraged Israeli exiles in Iraq or Babylonia. They are on the verge of freedom politically, but they are
also on the verge of despair spiritually. They are so discouraged that they find it difficult to believe that God
has provided freedom for them just around the corner. Isaiah sings to them about God by posing three sets of
questions and answers.
1. Main Question: Who’s In Charge Here? Under the main question, there are four sub questions: “Have
you not known? Have you not heard? Has it not been told you from the beginning? Have you not
understood from the foundations of the earth?” (Verse 21.) Then come the answers “It is he who sits
upon the circle of the earth...who stretches out the heavens...and spreads them like a tent...who brings
princes to naught and makes rulers...nothing.” The same God who rules the vast universe also deposes
false authorities and delegitimizes oppressive political regimes. Slavery is not forever. Oppression is not
endless. Trouble cannot and will not last always.
2. Main Question: “Are there any alternatives to God?.” The sub questions under the main question are
these: “To whom...will you compare me...who is my equal? Who created these?” (Verses 25, 26). This
sub-question refers to the stars. The answers are: God created the stars, made the stars, named the stars,
knows the stars, possesses the stars. None is absent. None is displaced. None is out of divine order. God
is the only source of life and reality. We exist because God lives and creates life.
3. Main Question: “Can we depend on God?” The sub questions are: “Why do you say... ‘My way is hidden
from the Lord, and my right is disregarded by my God?’ Have you not known? Have you not heard?”
The rest of the chapter supplies the answers to exiled Israel and to us. The same God who creates and
rules the universe also empowers the weak, blesses the poor and delivers the oppressed, because God is
both great and good, and uses ultimate Power to defend and deliver those who are weak, tired, poor,
oppressed and discouraged. God never fails. You can depend on God.
Psalm 147 continues Isaiah’s song. It begins and ends with “Hallelujah.” All reality should be framed in
praise and thanks to God. Start every day and end every day with “Hallelujah.”
1 Corinthians 9:16-27. In these verses the Apostle Paul celebrates his freedom under God and his bondage to
God and to all humanity. Here is a profound theological declaration of freedom and bondage written by the
Rev. Dr. Hycel B. Taylor, pastor of Second Baptist Church, Evanston, Illinois and quoted in the most recent
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Dr. Joanne Clark
Minister of Pipe Organ
Delores Ivory Davis
Dr. Donald Johnson
Hammond Organ
Dr. Sylvia Holifield
Joseph Hayden
Matthew Lemon
Senior Usher Ministry #1
Reichelle Tucker **
John Harvey
Nina White
** Interpreting Sermon
Angeline Brown, On Duty
Dorothy Welch, Team Leader
Linda Hathorne, 1st Asst.
Daisy Bryant Aaron, 2nd Asst.
Kathryn Cotton
Marjorie Dickson
Jackie Lurry
Dorothy Marbury
Rochelle Mitchell
Lurine Moncrease
Gwen Moore
Paulette Turner
Dorothy J. Ward
Carol Williams
Shirley Woods
Stephanye Fauntleroy, Capt.
Derek Arnold
Freida Green
Cecilia Holliday
Curtis Kilpatrick
Anitha Marzett
Barbara McDonald
Mary Pettaway
Lorraine Rhymes
LaRoy Taylor
Carolyn Wade
Thomas R. Williams, Chairman
Thomas R. Williams, On Duty
Lawrence M. Poole, Capt.
Leon Johnson Jr., Co- Capt.
William Agee
Markail E. Bell
Brian Flaggs
Kevin Hammons
Harley Hughey
Curley Lumpkin
Roderick Marshall
Silas Norman Jr.
Cary Powell
Walter Skerritt Jr.
G. Wayne Watkins
Robert Sneed, Capt.
Reichelle Pamela Tucker, CoCapt.
William Kanardy, Co-Capt.
Brian D. Albritton
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Attention Men of Hartford! Men’s Day is fast approaching. We need Financial Captains for Men’s Month
2015. Our theme is “In Whose Image?” Sign up today to be a captain and help us reach our goal of $100,000.
Please fill out the form at the bottom of the bulletin and place it in a collection plate or hand it to another
Hartford Men United member. Let’s start 2015 off right. Contact HMU President, Gene Kelley II with any
NAME:_______________________________________________ PHONE# __________________________
Please fill out and give to any usher or member of Hartford Men United.
book written by the Rev. Dr. Carlyle F. Stewart, former pastor of Hope United Methodist Church in
Southfield: “As a matter of principle, the African-American slave experience, like the experience of Lazarus
in the New Testament, teaches us that true death is death of the spirit that is separated from its infinite
ground, and true bondage is bondage of the human spirit when it is not free to manifest and demonstrate
deeds and works of infinite spiritual potential. ...There is no loss of freedom like the loss of infinite spiritual
potential, and there is no life of unfreedom like a life where one is unable to consistently manifest and
demonstrate deeds and works of infinite spiritual freedom.”
Please apply this principle to your reading and understanding of Mark 1:29-39 where Jesus plunges and
descends into the chaos of human bondage, brokenness and need, in order to manifest and demonstrate the
mighty power and deathless love of our God! Read in order to demonstrate the goodness and greatness of
Love ya
Your expressions of condolences provided genuine consolation during our time of sorrow. We appreciate the
beautiful message on each card, your uplifting words of condolence, as expressed in your calls and visits, and the
lovely flowers and gifts that we received. Your kindness will always be remembered.
Rev. John H. Mitchell Sr.
Gary Mitchell, Rohn Mitchell and the Mitchell Family
Samuel Smith
Deacon Matthew Smith and the Smith Family
Annie Louise Favors
Barbara Favors Winston and Family
Marilyn Dorsey
Jessie Martin-Ford and Family
Carrell “Kitty” Edwards
LaWanna and the Edwards Family
Mother Charlie Mae Wilson wishes to thank Pastor Adams, Rev. Christian Adams, Rev. Kevin Taylor, Rev. Ann
Allen, Deacon Larry Mathews, Deacon Marie Mosley, Mother Ernestine Mosley, and the Hartford Family for
your love, support and prayers during her illness.
The College Christian Ministry would like to thank Pastor Adams, Office Staff, Kitchen Ministry and all
involved in the success of the 2014 College Christmas Breakfast. We appreciate your support and love.
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2015 — 7:30 AM & 11:00 AM
Devotional & Pastoral Advisements
Choral Introit
Opening Praise Sentences
Processional Hymn #4
Prayer of Invocation
Glory Be To The Father #541
Organ Interlude
“There is a Balm in Gilead” - arr. Hailstork
“All People of God” – D. Fontana
Rev. Charles C. Adams
“Holy, Holy, Holy”
Rev. Charles C. Adams
7:30 AM —“I Want Jesus to Walk with Me” – arr. Billingham
11:00 AM — “Allegro” – Vivaldi
Prof. Rich Illman and Carlot Dorve, trumpets MSU
“Nkosi sikeleli Africa” – arr. B. Thomas
“Lift Every Voice and Sing” – arr. R. Carter
“Sweet, Sweet Spirit” – D. Akers
Prayer of Intercession &
Song of Inspiration
Welcome To The Visitors
Rev. Charles C. Adams
The Tithes & Offertory Period
Offertory Sentences
Luke 6:38; Matthew 6:19-21 (NRSV)
Leader: Give and it will be given to you, good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over will be
put into your lap.
People: For the measure you give will be the measure you get back.
Leader: Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust consume and where thieves
break in and steal.
People: But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven where neither moth nor rust consume and where
thieves do not break in and steal.
Unison: For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.
Offertory Selection
The Prayer of Dedication
Hymn of Preparation #512
The Written Word
Preached Word
“Is There a Word From the Lord” – G. Burleigh
Rev. Charles C. Adams
“Victory in Jesus”
Romans 8:37
Invitation To Christian Discipleship
Hymn of Invitation #25
Prayer of Thanksgiving
The Right Hand of Fellowship
The Church Covenant
The Ordinance of Holy Communion
Communion Elevation
Pastor Adams
“How Great Thou Art”
Refer to the screens
Choral Recessional Hymn #248
“Break Thou the Bread of Life” - arr. Johnson
“Give Me Jesus” – arr. M. Hogan
Rebecca Eaddy, soloist
“Hold to God’s Unchanging Hand”
“How Great Thou Are” and “How Great is Our God—arr. Page
The Scholarship Ministry is sponsoring its 2015 Black College Tour, Friday, April 3 thru April 12,
2015. They will tour colleges in Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas and Florida. The donation is $600, and includes
transportation and lodging. For applications and additional information, please contact Ms. Georgia Daniel at
313-861-1150 or the Church Office.
Keith Gamble-Woodwind Music Lessons is offering music lessons for saxophone, flute and clarinet for a
nominal fee. You may reach him at 313-330-0346, or email at [email protected] Also,
Deborah Scales, a retired DPS band and orchestra teacher is available to assist in beginning strings, snare
drum, trumpet and trombone. There is no fee for her lessons. Arrangements and times can be made by calling
Ms. Scales at 248-939-7358 or [email protected] Give the gift of a life time, a musical instrument and
lessons beginning the New Year.
Teen Connect Bible Study has star ted. Lear n the Wor d of God studying topics suggested by teens
that directly impacts their daily living. Studies are 5:30 to 6:30 PM every Tuesday and include guest speakers,
projects, prizes and more. For additional info, contact Rev. Robyn Moore at 248-252-7678.
The Birth Month Ministry Council is inviting everyone to our Shrove Tuesday Celebration, on February
17, 2015 at 6:30 PM. Come out and enjoy an evening of entertainment, food, games and fellowship. We are
asking everyone to bring a dish for this great pot luck meal. Also, bring your talents: jokes, singing voice,
instruments or other talents for the program.
“Christ Caring For People through People”
emotional and spiritual help needed with crisis that include:
Loss of a love one
Terminal Illness/Chronic Illness
Divorce or Separation
Unemployment/Job Crisis
Loneliness/ Discouragement
…and more
STEPHEN MINISTRY IS A CONFIDENTIAL MINISTRY and are trained volunteers ready to provide
you with one-on-one care. To Contact a Stephen Minister Call (313) 341-2301
Get that Midweek Boost! J oin us for “Hour of Power” Service each Wednesday, in the Chapel, at 12:00
Noon to 12:30 PM. Lunch is served after the Service in the Fellowship Hall. The scheduled preacher will be
Rev. Kevin N. Taylor. Be connected!
Prayer Service: Wednesday's fr om 7-8 PM, in the Chapel. The Theme for the Month is Self-Control.
Deacons and Ministers will anoint and offer comforting intercessory prayer. "Prayer is the key, but faith
unlocks the door."
Hartford Membership Photographers will be taking individual pictur es in Fellowship
Hall Stage area behind the screen on the Third and Fourth Sundays after the 7:30 AM and
11:00 AM Services. Don’t let this opportunity pass you by and not be included in our
membership publication. Stop by and ask for Delisa.
The Joshua Ministry (for adults 18-40) welcomes you to our weekly Thursday Bible Study at 6:15 PM in the
Vincent Room. Join us as Reverend Kevin Taylor leads us in Bible study and discussion. Please contact Kamil
Williams at [email protected] so that we can get a headcount for dinner.
Did you know that the Members Orientation Class is not just for new members? If it’s been years since you
last attended, never attended or did not complete the series, you are invited to come and learn more about you
Baptist heritage. After which you will be awarded your certificate of completing. Classes meet in the Chapel at
9:30 AM on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Sundays.
Get your fitness on this year by attending either the Ballroom or Hustle classes that are gearing up for the new
year! Ballroom classes have started, beginners at 6:00 PM and intermediate at 7:00 PM in the Fellowship Hall.
Donation: $5/per person. Hustle classes will begin Tuesday January 20th in the Vincent Room from 6:15- 7:30
PM. Donation: $7 per person. This is a great way to get your exercise in to begin the New Year. We look
forward to seeing you at one or both classes.
The Social Justice Ministry will have their monthly meeting on Monday, February 9, 2015, at 6:00 PM in
Fellowship Hall. All are welcome. Rev. Edie Worthy, Social Justice Ministry Leader.
18900 James Couzens Highway—Detroit, Michigan 48235
Administrative Offices—9:00 AM—5:00 PM Monday thru Friday
313-861-1285 / 313-861-1300 — Fax 313-861-0265
Open Sundays—before and after services / Tuesday 4:00 PM—8:00 PM / Wednesday 12 Noon—8:00 PM.
18700 James Couzens Highway—Detroit, Michigan 48235
313-861-1200 — Fax 313-861-7896
Hunger Task Force & Free Shop Mission….. 313-861-1202
The Staff Minister on call is Rev. Kevin Taylor. He can be contacted for any emergencies or urgent matters
313-861-1285 or 313-475-0316 — Email: [email protected]
The Youth Component of the Hartford Social Justice Ministry will have its fir st meeting on Monday,
February 2, 2015, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM, in Fellowship Hall. All youth ages16 and up and young adults are
welcome. Rev. Edie Worthy, Social Justice Ministry Leader.
The February 2015 Hartford Singles Ministry Calendar: Easter in Febr uar y! On Feb. 8 th, for both the
7:30 AM and 11:00 AM, Hartford Services will be filmed by ABC Television to be shown on Easter; Feb. 13 th,
"Seconds" featuring Phyllis Cox and the InnerSpirit Project Band at Brava Services, 21739 Melrose,
Southfield; Feb. 21st, Hartford Men United Annual Banquet in Fellowship Hall from 5:00-8:00 PM; Feb. 23rd,
Singles Ministry Meeting from 6:30-8:00 PM, in Hartford's Vincent Room. For more info, please contact
Deacon Jeffrey Steele 860-830-8596 cell and [email protected] email.
Come join The Detroit Westown Hartford Lions Club on Monday, February 16, 2015, at 6:30 PM, in the
Vincent Room as Captain Harold Rochon, Executive Director of The Target Group, and Holly Clements, No
More Broken Windows, share valuable information about gang violence and prevention. Learn the meanings
of the words defacing our buildings and the efforts by police, community activists, and neighborhood groups to
eliminate all graffiti. Learn how effective-community involvement reduces violence.
Please keep in prayer the families who have lost loved ones. We have received the following names:
Geraldine Jones
Barbara Jeter
Nicole Cannon
Joanne Cannon
Cassandra Cannon
Steven Tatum
Robert Hughley
Rhunette Cabil
Jonas Cabil
FH-10:00 AM
Svc-11:00 AM
FH-1:00 PM
01/31/2015 Svc-2:00 PM
Doris Randolph
Dr. Marie Randolph
Unity Funeral Chapel Sunday
Svc-3:00 PM
New York, NY
Albert Springer
Earline Springer
FH-10:00 AM
02/07/2015 Svc-11:00 AM
For additional information on these names and others, please see the notices as posted on the bulletin
board in the north corridor, or call the Church Office.
Following the loss of a loved one can be a very difficult time. You may experience all kinds of difficult and
surprising emotions, such as shock, anger and guilt. A Bereavement Support Counseling Group is being held
each 2nd and 4th Monday of each month, in Room 307 at 6:00 PM. Through a setting that embraces confidentiality, participants may: gain insight from others regarding coping strategies to begin to "live again"; share
experiences and feelings that keep memories alive; restore relationships when forgiveness is needed; gain wisdom regarding lifestyle changes; and strengthen our spiritual well-being. Please contact the Church Office to
register at 313-861-1285 x 429, and begin the journey to healing.
HARTFORD EASTER SUNDAY BROADCAST will be pr oduced on February 8, 2015 at the 7:30 AM
& 11:00 AM Services. Easter flowers will adorn the Sanctuary, Cathedral Choir & the Jubilee Chorus will
provide the music and Pastor Adams will preach the Easter Sermon. All members and friends are asked to
attend in large numbers and if possible, dress as though it is Easter Sunday. A One-Hour Program will be
edited and submitted to ABC Network for approval; then 200 ABC Affiliates from Coast to Coast will be
asked to broadcast the program Easter Sunday between 8:00 AM & 5:00 PM local times. Hartford is ready
for Prime Time Television. Ushers will distribute Photo Release Forms for all attendees. Thank you for your
This form confirms the agreement between you and Hartford Memorial Baptist Church regarding your
participation in activities in which you may be photographed or videotaped from time to time.
For valuable consideration received, you hereby irrevocably grant Hartford Memorial Baptist Church
perpetually, exclusively and for all media throughout the world—including print, nontheatrical, video, CDROM, internet and any electronic media presently in existence or invented in the future, the right to
incorporate (alone or together with other materials) in whole or in part photographs or video footage taken of
you as a result of your participation in approved activities of Hartford Memorial Baptist Church.
You hereby agree that you will not bring or consent to others bringing claim or action against Hartford
Memorial Baptist Church on the grounds that anything contained in the property, or in the advertising and
publicity used in connection herewith, is defamatory, reflects adversely to you, violates any other rights
whatsoever, including, without limitation rights of privacy and publicity.
You hereby release Hartford Memorial Baptist Church, its pastors, officers, successors and assigns from
and against any and all claims, demands, causes, and actions, suits costs, expenses, liabilities and damages
whatsoever that you may hereafter have against Hartford Memorial Baptist Church.
This agreement shall not obligate Hartford Memorial Baptist Church to use the property or to use any of
the rights granted hereunder, or to prepare, produce exhibit, distribute or exploit the property.
Hartford Memorial Baptist Church shall have the right to assign its rights hereunder, without your
consent, in whole or in part to any person, film, broadcast medium or corporation.
William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI
Beatrice Drake
U of M Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI
Min. Tommie Latimer Jr.
Oakwood Annapolis Hospital, Wayne, MI
Neil Haney
Providence Hospital, Southfield, MI
Beatrice (Bea) Williams
Oakwood Hospital, Deaborn, MI
Nellie Askew
Sinai Grace Hospital, Detroit, MI
Estereen Copeland
Karmanos Cancer Institute, Detroit, MI
Glen Myrick
Woodward Hills Nursing Center,
Bloomfield Hills, MI
Trustee Dorothy Cleveland
Notting Hill Health Care Facility,
West Bloomfield, MI
Ms. Johnnie Pearl Horton
Deacon Lawrence Brown
Hartford Nursing Center, Detroit, MI
Charlie Anderson
Ledora Holmes
AGREEMENT TO ACCEPT this _______________ day of _________________________, 20_____
Participants Signature ________________________________________________________________
Signature of Parent or Guardian ________________________________________________________
Print Name of Participant _____________________________________________________________
Contact Information
Lahser Hills Nursing Center, Southfield, MI
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Spears-Watson Bookstore Trivia Quiz: Black History
Sun-Feb 1
Isaiah 51:9-16
Hebrews 11:8-16
John 7:14-31
Mon-Feb 2
Isaiah 51:17-23
Galatians 4:1-11
Mark 7:24-37
Tue-Feb 3
Isaiah 52:1-12
Galatians 4:12-20
Mark 8:1-10
Wed-Feb 4
Isaiah 54
Galatians 4:21-31
Mark 8:11-26
Thur-Feb 5
Isaiah 55:1-13
Galatians 5:1-15
Mark 8:27-9:1
Fri-Feb 6
Isaiah 56:1-8
Galatians 5:16-24
Mark 9:2-13
Sat-Feb 7
Isaiah 57:3-13
Galatians 5:25-6:10
Mark 9:14-29
Isaiah 57:14-21
Hebrews 12:1-6
John 7:37-46
Isaiah 58:1-12
Galatians 6:11-18
Mark 9:30-41
Tue-Feb 10
Isaiah 59:1-15a
2 Timothy 1:1-14
Mark 9:42-50
Wed-Feb 11
Isaiah 59:15b-21
2 Timothy 1:15-2:13
Mark 10:1-16
Thur-Feb 12
Isaiah 60:1-17
2 Timothy 2:14-26
Mark 10:17-31
Fri-Feb 13
Isaiah 61:1-9
2 Timothy 3:1-17
Mark 10:32-45
Sat-Feb 14
Isaiah 61:10-62:5
2 Timothy 4:1-8
Mark 10:46-52
Sun-Feb 15
Deuteronomy 6:1-9
Hebrews 12:18-29
John 12:24-32
Mon-Feb 16
Deuteronomy 6:10-15
Hebrews 1:1-14
John 1:1-18
Tue-Feb 17
Deuteronomy 6:16-25
Hebrews 2:1-10
John 1:19-28
Wed-Feb 18
Jonah 3:1-4:11
Hebrews 12:1-14
Luke 18:9-14
Thur-Feb 19
Deuteronomy 7:6-11
Titus 1:1-16
John 1:29-34
Fri-Feb 20
Deuteronomy 7:12-16
Titus 2:1-15
John 1:35-42
Sat-Feb 21
Deuteronomy 7:17-26
Titus 3:1-15
John 1:43-51
Sun-Feb 22
Deuteronomy 8:1-10
1 Corinthians 1:17-31
Mark 2:18-22
Mon-Feb 23
Deuteronomy 8:11-18
Hebrews 2:11-18
John 2:1-12
Tues-Feb 24
Deuteronomy 9:4-12
Hebrews 3:1-11
John 2:13-22
Wed-Feb 25
Deuteronomy 9:13-21
Hebrews 3:12-19
John 2:23-3:15
Thur-Feb 26
Deuteronomy 9:23-10:5
Hebrews 4:1-10
John 3:16-21
Fri-Feb 27
Deuteronomy 10:12-22
Hebrews 4:11-16
John 3:22-36
Sat-Feb 28
Deuteronomy 11:18-28
Hebrews 5:1-10
John 4:1-26
Sun-Feb 8
Mon-Feb 9
Bring your completed quiz to the Bookstore, and if you answer 6 or more correctly, claim your prize. If this
includes the BONUS, receive an upgraded prize. You must claim your prize within a week of the quiz
appearing in Bulletin.
1. The March on Washington for jobs and freedom
was a large political rally in support of civil and
economic rights. However, it had no impact on
the Civil Rights Act or Voting Rights Act, since it
occurred after these were passed.
TRUE _________ FALSE _________
2. What was Frederick Douglass’ birth name?
First African American elected to public
office, as Town Clerk in Ohio
First Dean of the Law School at Howard
First President of Virginia State University
in 1888
First African American elected to the U. S.
Congress from Virginia
All of the above
________________________________________ 6. Which civil rights leader led the desegregation of
Little Rock, AK Central High School by guiding
nine students in 1957 in their crusade to enroll in
3. What intellectual and controversial figure on the
a white school?
world stage said, “Herein lie buried many things
which if read with patience, may show the strange
meaning of being black here in the dawning of the
20th Century?”
7. What is the title of Sojourner Truth’s best known
4. Who was the first jockey to be inducted in the
National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame;
and since 1995 has had an award named for him
BONUS: What is Sojour ner Tr uth’s given name?
that is bestowed to the jockey who has the highest
winning percentage for the year in North
American racing?
5. American abolitionist, attorney and educator John
Mercer Langston, accomplished which of the