The January Vigil in Support of Black Lives Matter will be held Thursday evening, January 6, from 5:30 - 6:30 pm on the lawn of the First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain, 633 Centre Street, JP. In recognition of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday later this month, the Vigil will be a tribute […]
The Centre for Faith, Art, and Justice, the non-profit organization sponsored and housed by First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain, will be hosting a series of three outdoor events on April 10, April 17, and April 24 at 7pm. The purpose of these events is to highlight our Capital Campaign to finish the rebuild of […]
The March Vigil in Support of Black Lives Matter welcomes guest speaker Donald Maurice Osgood, a Family Advocate at the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute, this Thursday, March 5. Following Mr. Osgood's remarks, there will be a "call and response" reading of names of victims of racist violence, after which participants will stand in Silent […]
The February 6 Vigil in Support of Black Lives Matter is pleased to welcome as guest speaker Canadian Sheila North, an Indigenous community change leader and film producer, whose 2019 documentary "1200+" examines the crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. Following her remarks, there will be a "call and response" reading of […]
Everyone is invited to participate in this monthly Vigil in Support of Black Lives Matter. In honor of the January 15 Birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., we will begin this month's Vigil with a reading of excerpts from his speeches and writings. We invite you to bring a favorite passage to share. The […]
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