Black History and African American Heritage Month

Presented by the Black Church Traditions and African American Faith-Life Program at Phillips Theological Seminary

Join us for a series of sermons and a lecture honoring Black History and African American Heritage Month throughout the month of February. Click here to watch the series on YouTube. In-person events take place in Meinders Chapel at Phillips Theological Seminary at 901 N. Mingo Road in Tulsa, OK.

Kyle Brooks, PhD

Visiting Assistant Professor of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of San Diego

Tuesday, February 6 at 11:30 a.m.

In-person sermon at Phillips Theological Seminary and online

 

Brad R. Braxton, PhD

President and Professor of Public Theology at Chicago Theological Seminary

Tuesday, February 13 at 11:30 a.m.

Online chapel sermon

 

Barbara Krauthamer, PhD

Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences at Emory University

Monday, February 19 from 6–7:30 p.m.

Online lecture

 

Stacy Davis, PhD

Professor of Religious Studies and Theology at Saint Mary's College, and Academic Acquisition Editor at Westminster John Knox Press

Tuesday, February 20 at 11:30 a.m.

Online chapel sermon

 

Courtney Bryant, PhD

Assistant Professor of Religion at Manhattan College

Tuesday, February 27 at 11 a.m.

In-person sermon at Phillips Theological Seminary and online

 

All times are CST. Online participants click here for our YouTube streaming site. In-person events take place in Meinders Chapel at Phillips Theological Seminary at 901 N. Mingo Road in Tulsa, OK.

For more information about Black Church Traditions and African American Faith-Life at Phillips Theological Seminary visit this page.

Upcoming Events and Phillips Theological Seminary

gOD-Talk Film Screening

Friday, April 5, 2024

Phillips will host a screening of the film gOD-Talk presented by the National African American Museum of History & Culture in association with the Pew Research Center.

Tulsa Race Massacre Annual Lecture

Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Dr. Tracey Hucks of Harvard Divinity School will offer a lecture inspired by the historical and contemporary implications of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. Preceding the lecture, we will open a new art exhibit by Halim Flowers. Read more about his exhibition here: Art Exhibits

Indigenous North American History and Culture Event

Tuesday, November 12, 2024

Joy Harjo, the first Native American United States Poet Laureate, will lead an evening of discussion and community to honor Native American Heritage Month.