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Good Friday Vigil

  • The Salt Box 1650 Ivy Avenue Winston-Salem, NC, 27105 United States (map)
People across the nation & the world have mourned the violent murder of 33 year old L.A. rapper Nipsey Hussle. In Nipsey's death, many saw the terror & tragedy that far too many of our lesser known kinfolk have suffered. His murder caused so many to re-live the all too familiar pain of seeing the beauty, gifts, & potential of our brightest taken far too soon.   How do we heal from this trauma?  How do we stop the violence in our communities & our world?  How do we become instruments of peace?   These are age-old questions that were also on the mind of oppressed people in the 1st Century who had looked to another 33 year older from a "hood" called Nazareth for hope & freedom.   Is there a connection between the pain of 1st century Nazareth, the pain of Crenshaw, & the pain of Northeast & East Winston?   Join The Drum Majors Alliance on Friday April 19th @ 830pm as we wrestle with these questions, call our community to embrace the things that make for peace, & remember the death of Jesus AND loved ones we've lost to violence this year.  We cannot afford to close our eyes to the pain & injustice all around us. We must remember The Cross &  #StayWoke !

People across the nation & the world have mourned the violent murder of 33 year old L.A. rapper Nipsey Hussle. In Nipsey's death, many saw the terror & tragedy that far too many of our lesser known kinfolk have suffered. His murder caused so many to re-live the all too familiar pain of seeing the beauty, gifts, & potential of our brightest taken far too soon.

How do we heal from this trauma?
How do we stop the violence in our communities & our world?
How do we become instruments of peace?

These are age-old questions that were also on the mind of oppressed people in the 1st Century who had looked to another 33 year older from a "hood" called Nazareth for hope & freedom.

Is there a connection between the pain of 1st century Nazareth, the pain of Crenshaw, & the pain of Northeast & East Winston?

Join The Drum Majors Alliance on Friday April 19th @ 830pm as we wrestle with these questions, call our community to embrace the things that make for peace, & remember the death of Jesus AND loved ones we've lost to violence this year. We cannot afford to close our eyes to the pain & injustice all around us. We must remember The Cross & #StayWoke!

Earlier Event: April 19
Take Courage: Lenten Preaching Series
Later Event: April 23
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