2015 and will terminate Friday, January 1, 2016 with a feast. All events
will be held at
First Community Interfaith Institute Inc., 219 Hamilton Street in the South Wedge neighborhood of Rochester, at 5:30 pm with the exception of the
feast on January 1, 2016 (6 PM) at St. Johns Home, 150 Highland
Avenue, Rochester, New York.
December 27 is
Self determination (Kujichagulia), December 28 is Collective work and
(Ujima),December 29 is Cooperative Economics (Ujamaa), December 30 is Purpose (Nia), December 31 is Creativity (Kuumba), and January 1
is Faith (Imani).
started in 1966 by Dr. Maulana Karenga.
Talent.” The operating principle is Doology, as developed by Minister
Lawrance Lee Evans Sr. In 1958. The spiritual manifestation is First
Fruits, reflected in the culture of African people and
manifested in the Old Testament.