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Soul Stirrings: Looking Back To Go Forward; The church is making the most of the Windrush anniversary celebrations

Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Nathan,Ron (Author)
Newspaper Article
Publication Date:
London, UK
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Blacks, Religion, Great Britain, Caribbean, Christianity, Culture, Black culture, Minority & ethnic groups, Sturge, Mark, Sarkis, Angela
"The Black church is the success story of the arrival of the Empire Windrush. Therefore the church should not be an appendix to the celebrations but at the heart of it." So says Angela Sarkis, chief executive of the Church Urban Fund and vice-president of the African Caribbean Evangelical Alliance (ACEA). Pauline Graham, the coordinator of the churches' Windrush celebration, is encouraging congregations, is encouraging congregations to write in for a Windrush Information Pack. * For further information, contact Ms Graham at ACEA, Whitefield House, 186 Kennington Park Road, London SE11 4BT, or telephone 0171-735 7373.