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1619-2019: Commemorating 400 Years of Slavery in America

Six Sunday School Lessons During the 40 Days of Prayer


Simmons College of KY is Calling for This Historic Year to Be Commemorated in Two Ways:



Join the interfaith community and justice seekers across the nation for 40 Days of Prayer for the Liberation of American Descendants of Slavery, July 12, 2019 – August 20, 2019.



The 40 Days of Prayer will Culminate on August 20th. At 12 noon on August 20th, join the interfaith community and justice seekers across the nation to participate in a commemoration ceremony... for a time of reflection on where we’ve come from, where we are, and the new trajectory for the next 400 years.

The 40 Days of Prayer book is available NOW on The commemoration ceremony in Observance of 400 Years of Slavery in America, 1619-2019 is also available on, and at Barnes & Noble. (The commemoration ceremony book is the guide that will be followed by people across the nation as we gather together on August 20th).

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400th Year Commemoration Ceremony, Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at 12 noon, EST

The Ceremony Locations Are:

Six Sunday School Lessons During the 40 Days of Prayer

St. Stephen Baptist Church, 1018 S. 15th Street, Louisville, KY 40210 (LIVE Stream Site)

Greenforest Community Baptist Church, 3250 Rainbow Drive, Decatur, GA 30034

Greater Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church, 3155 Victoria Drive, Baton Rouges, LA  70805. (11 AM, CST)

Additional Commemoration Ceremony Times

First Lutheran Church of Dayton, 138 West First Street in Downtown Dayton, OH 45402 (6 PM, EST)

Faith Baptist Church, 116 Pocahontas Trail, Georgetown KY 40324 (6:30 PM, EST)

St. Paul Community Baptist Church, 859 Hendrix Street, Brooklyn, NY 11207 (7 PM, EST)

If you don’t have a location in your city, you may still participate by joining the LIVE STREAM below:

List Of those Participating in The 40 Days of Prayer

Name (First)(Middle)(Last)Organization(City)(State)Country
RayHigginsCooperative Baptist Fellowship of ArkansasLittle RockARUnited States
TraceyThomasGreater New Bethel Baptist ChurchGardenaCAUnited States
ISAACDINKINSPremier Partner Networks GroupWESLEY CHAPELFLUnited States
HelenSmithSt. Mary Missionary Baptist Church of Tampa, Inc.TampaFLUnited States
AngelaSpurlingSelfJacksonvilleFLUnited States
DarrylVaughnFootmonGreenforest Community Baptist ChurchDecaturGAUnited States
Sr. MarilynHuegerichSisters of St. Francis, Clinton, IAClintonIAUnited States
MurielCameronRSCJChicagoILUnited States
Sister RobbiePentecostSisters of St. FrancisOldenburgINUnited States
ShawnMichaelBillupsMember of St. Stephen ChurchJeffersonvilleINUnited States
RiaMChandlerNorth Central Region of the Baptist Women's Missionary Convention of KentuckyLouisvilleKYUnited States
KeyanaKThomasBABCLouisvilleKYUnited States
MarthaKnoxWoodsBurnett ave Baptist churchLouisvilleKYUnited States
ClaudetteLinderNew Zion Baptist ChurchLouisvilleKYUnited States
RiaMChandlerRMC DesignsLouisvilleKYUnited States
ElaineDuncanSt Stephen memberLouisvilleKYUnited States
K.B. and BeverleySweeney-SheppardMary Alyce Foundation and Nzingha Creations GalleryLouisvilleKYUnited States
JoelHWetheringtonSt. Matthews Baptist ChurchLouisvilleKYUnited States
BeverlyJeanAdkissonBeverly AdkissonLouisvilleKYUnited States
PennyPeavlerFrazier history museumLouisvilleKYUnited States
CedricShondaleBridges, Jr.Member of Christ’s Church for Our CommunityLouisvilleKYUnited States
TiffanyLatriceDobbins-BridgesMember of Christ’s Church for Our CommunityLouisvilleKYUnited States
DaleDale RainesRainesSt. John United Church of ChristLouisvilleKYUnited States
BarbaraBarnesCrescent Hill Presbyterian ChurchLouisvilleKYUnited States
MarkBarnesCrescent Hill Presbyterian ChurchLouisivilleKYUnited States
SharonPNesmithSt Matthew’s EpiuscopalProspectKYUnited States
BeccaKelloChrist Episcopal ChurchBowling GreenKYUnited States
LateyaAWoodsChrist Church For Our CommunityLouisvilleKYUnited States
HarveyWRobertsSt. Matthews Episcopal ChurchLouisvilleKYUnited States
JimHolladayLyndon Baptist ChurchLouisvilleKYUnited States
RoseBogal-AllbrittenSt. John's Episcopal ChurchMurrayKYUnited States
Dr. KevinWCosbySimmons College of KY / St. Stephen Baptist ChurchLouisvilleKYUnited States
Dr. SamuelTolbertNational Baptist Convention of America, InternationalLouisvilleKYUnited States
Dr. J. HerbertNelsonPresbyterian Church USALouisvilleKYUnited States
Rev. KellyKirbyThe Episcopal Diocese of KentuckyLouisvilleKYUnited States
ChrisSandersChris Sanders Law PLLCLouisvilleKYUnited States
ArnetteMStoreySt. Stephen Church Hardin CountyRadcliffKYUnited States
RobertJCleveland SrSt StephenLOUISVILLEKYUnited States
BrendaLMortonSt Stephen MemberLouisvilleKYUnited States
AndreaTCaldwellCaldwell Community Resource CenterLouisvilleKYUnited States
JeanetteLoRetaSmithSelfNicholasvilleKYUnited States
TracyMaloneSimmons College of Kentucky/St.James MB ChurchLouisvilleKYUnited States
CheriMillsSt. Stephen Baptist/Simmons College of KY/1Voice Prayer MovementLouisvilleKYUnited States
Rev. Dr. FrankSmith, Jr.Christ’s Church For Our CommunityLouisvilleKYUnited States
JackieAnnMoreauInstitute of the Sisters of Mercy of the AmericasPortlandMEUnited States
Sister AnnScholzThe Leadership Conference of Women ReligiousSilver SpringMDUnited States
Regina/CongregationOConnorSisters of St AnneMarlboroughMAUnited States
RitaHeywoodSisters of Notre Dame de NamurWellesleyMAUnited States
KevinRLeonardnzbcBaltimoreMDUnited States
Sister PatricaASiemen, OPAdrian Dominican SistersAdrianMIUnited States
WillieEdGantDelta State UniversityShawMSUnited States
RollandJYoakumSecond Baptist ChurchLibertyMOUnited States
L NicoleStringfellowTogether for Hope - Delta RegionClevelandMSUnited States
LisaLenoreGoffEusi SanaaRochesterN.Y.United States
Dr. SharonGrantHood Theological SeminarySalisburyNCUnited States
CalebLantzPuseyCareNetAshevilleNCUnited States
Rev. Dr. DaynetteSneadDIASPRANew BernNCUnited States
CarolDe AngeloSisters of Charity of New YorkBronxNYUnited States
OliverMelton-ChristianThomasProvidence Baptist ChurchGreensboroNCUnited States
HadassahYaelDaughter of ZionNew RochelleNYUnited States
HadassahYaelDaughter of ZionNew RochelleNYUnited States
Rev. DavidBrawleySt. Paul Community Baptist ChurchBrooklynNYUnited States
KimberlyRDavisADOS FB Group ModeratorCopiagueNYUnited States
StephanieHiltonWord of Deliverance Ministries for the WorldLiberty TownshipOHUnited States
LarryHamiltonThe Randolph & McCulloch Freedom's Struggle ComplexPiquaOHUnited States
ErinDowlingMiddletonSisters of Divine ProvidenceAllison parkPAUnited States
CarolStengerSisters of Divine ProvidenceAllison ParkPAUnited States
JuliaC.LaniganGrey Nuns of the Sacred HeartPhiladelphiaPAUnited States
Sr. MaryKarenKellyGrey Nuns of the Sacred HeartPhiladelphiaPAUnited States
CherylMooreAdamsonPalmetto Missionary Baptist ChurchConwaySCUnited States
ShirleyIson-NewsomeSIN Justice SeekersDallasTXUnited States
ShirleyIson NewsomeSI-N Justice SeekersDallasTXUnited States
DonnieWindhamWhitedAntioch Baptist ChurchSan AntonioTXUnited States
LindaBernadetteGlasperLocal ChurchesBeaumontTXUnited States
JacarandaRileySmall WondersRipleyTNUnited States
MarkFDavisCityview Bible ChurchRound RockTXUnited States
CourtneyLMoodyselfPortsmouthVAUnited States
SusanRDavidsonIndividualArlingtonVAUnited States
SusanAnnAdriansSchool Sisters of Notre DameMilwaukeeWIUnited States
BarbaraA.PfarrSchool Sisters of Notre DameElm GroveWIUnited States
TimDewaneSchool Sisters of Notre Dame - Central Pacific ProvinceElm GroveWIUnited States
RaeStrobelHoly trinity episcopal churchBrandenburgKYUnited States
DeeAllenDEE ALLENLouisvilleKYUnited States
BillyAlfordEpiscopal ChurchAugustaGAUnited States
Tweila-RochelleCauthenT-LIMSLaurelMDUnited States
DarylAdamTriplettShackles 400 AmbassatorsMonroeLAUnited States
MargaretScallyDaughters of CharityBellevilleILUnited States
ConnellDStokes SrBates Memorial Missionary Baptist ChurchLouisvilleKYUnited States
Myisha JBlackmanIn Good Hands GroupPasadenaCAUnited States

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Six Sunday School Lessons During the 40 Days of Prayer

Six Sunday School Lessons During the 40 Days of Prayer

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