Skip to main content

Uhuru Week is coming!

To honor the 128th anniversary of the Honorable Marcus Garvey, First Community Interfaith Institute Inc.invites you to our weeklong Uhuru Week activities. The venue for all activities is 219 Hamilton Street in Rochester NY. Orientation for the upcoming 2015-16 school year of the Charles Riley Tutorial Program will take place at the end of the presentations listed below. We hope to see you at least one of the events.

SUNDAY AUGUST 16
STUDENT DOOLOGY HOUR
“AGAINST ALL ODDS-GARVEY AND
NATIONALISM”
Presenter: Minister Lawrance Lee Evans Sr.
Time: 4 pm
MONDAY AUGUST 17
JOHNNY BROWN DEFENSE COMMITTEE
“CREATIVITY: REMEMBER GARVEY”
Entertainment by Brother Johnny Brown and Sister So-So Brown
MC: Sister Brenda Lee Snow
Time: 6 pm
TUESDAY AUGUST 18
“Zulu Nation”
Presenter: Brother Brian Griffin
  Time: 6 pm
WEDNESDAY AUGUST 19
“Akan Nation”
Presenter: Brother Zeb Coleman
Time: 6 pm
THURSDAY AUGUST 20
“Democratic Republic of Congo and the Sylvester and Stacey Johnson Memorial”
Presenter: Sister Shiminege
Time: 6 pm
FRIDAY AUGUST 21
“Ibo Nation”
Presenter: Brother Leo White
Time: 6 pm
SATURDAY AUGUST 22
Asante Nation” presented by Sister Uwimana
“Jamaican Maroons” by Sister Nia
“Mali” presented by Sister Tiffany
 Time: 6 pm


Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Join us for our annual Legacy Day celebration

Legacy Day: In honor of Madam Martha McMiller Jordan will be on June 6, 2017 (6 PM) at First Community Interfaith Institute Inc.  The event features a Doology Workshop which is coordinated by the students of the Ministry School of Doology. Minister Lawrance Lee Evans Sr. will conduct the workshop.

The workshop is designed for those who desire "people" skills and "personal" skills for the purpose of individual success. Doology is a discipline for being successful in one's academic environment and in one's interpersonal relationships.
Minister Lawrance Lee Evans Sr. is the Developer of Doology based on the teachings of his late grandmother, Madam Martha McMiller Jordan. RSVP at fciirochester@gmail.com.
June 6 is the birthday of Madam Martha Jordan. The Doology Workshop is also a fundraiser for the annual trip to the FCII Festival in July.

Join us for the "Meaning of Resurrection"

On Sunday, April 16, join First Community Interfaith Institute Inc. for a very special service at 4 PM. "The Meaning of Resurrection," the annual presentation by Minister Lawrance Lee Evans Sr., is a unique viewpoint on the significance of resurrection from a black perspective and always take place on "Easter Sunday." Dinner will be served,  and the program is open to all faiths.  We hope to see you on April 16!

Rev. Myra Brown, one of the honorees at our Women's History Month event, spoke about her background during the program.

It's Time to "Receive Your Heavenly Blessings" for Women's History Month

First Community Interfaith Institute Inc will have a program of “Honor and Thank you” on Friday, March 10, 2017 (6 PM) at First Community Interfaith Institute Inc., 219 Hamilton Street, Rochester NY.
The Institute will honor the late Siti Akanke (AKA Mary Bailey), who helped Minister Evans develop case management services at First Community Interfaith Institute Inc. She also was a trustee at the Institute for over twenty years. Libation will be performed on behalf of Sister Siti.
Also on the Women’s History Month program, the Institute will give Rev. Myra Brown a “Thank You” in its traditional “Shout Out” based on its Doology discipline.
Rev. Myra Brown, who was ordained into the priesthood at Spiritus Christi Church, will be saluted at First Community Interfaith Institute Inc at the Institute’s Women’s History Month program “Receiving Our Heavenly Blessing: Tribute to Sister Siti Akanke” on March 10, 2017 at the First Community Interfaith Institute Inc., 6 PM, 219 Hamilton Street, Roche…