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Durham County Library Presents From the Steeple to the People: Writing Church History Institute

Program: From the Steeple to the People: Writing Church History Institute
Date: April 9
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Mt. Vernon Baptist Church, 1007 S. Roxboro Street
Cost: Free and open to the public

About: Durham County Library will host From the Steeple to the People: Writing Church History Institute at 10 a.m. on Sunday, April 9, at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church, 1007 S. Roxboro St.

The Writing Church History Institute project is designed to encourage, promote and empower local Durham area church bodies to document, record and write their history. Facilitators for this free workshop are Beverly Washington Jones, historian and retired professor of History at North Carolina Central University; Andre Vann, NCCU Coordinator of University Archives/Instructor of Public History; Benjamin Speller, genealogist and retired professor of Library and Information Science at NCCU; T. Evan Faulkenbury, oral historian and PhD candidate in history at UNC-Chapel Hill; and Trice Hickman, author and publishing/marketing consultant. Registration is required.

This program is sponsored by Durham Library Foundation. For more information, call 919-560-0282 or visit durhamcountylibrary.org.

Durham County Library encourages Discovery, connects the Community and leads in Literacy. As a department of Durham County Government, the library furthers Goal 1 of the county’s Strategic Plan by enhancing cultural, educational and creative opportunities. For more information about the library, visit durhamcountylibrary.org.

Contact: Matthew Clobridge
919-560-0128 or mclobridge@dconc.gov

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