Contemporizing The Rich Legacy Of Black Church Liturgy – Conference

New Testament Assembly & The Institute of Theology & Christian Counselling will host:

A National Conference Saturday 27th July  2019, 9:30 am to 3:45 pm

A unique conference exploring the rich history, transformation and transition of Black Church Liturgy over the past half a century. Appraisal of Black Church Liturgy. Examining ways to celebrate, preserve, document and disseminate our rich liturgical heritage.


  • Revd N J Sterling – Director of Studies ITCC  
  • The Rt. Revd DA Powell – The New Testament Assembly  


  • Min Nicky Brown
  • Dr D Dixon-McKenzie
  • Min Mark Sturge
  • Dr Pauline Muir
  • Bishop Eric Brown

Who Should Attend:    

  • Contemporary & Traditional Pastors & Church Leaders;
  • Musical Artists & Writers;
  • Theology students;
  • Those with an interest in BMCs past and present and in particular its Liturgy; 
  • Praise & Worship leaders & singers;
  • Church members of all age groups;
  • Theologians and teachers of practical & Theoretical liturgy;
  • Historians;
  • others.

What can they expect?
Well researched, informative and enriching presentations of Black Church Liturgy 
How will attending make a difference in leadership or ministry?
A better understanding of the origins, the journey of the black liturgy, and an opportunity to examine the past and present undergirding theology. Contributory factors – Hebraic, African, Caribbean roots and influences, slave narrative, the experience of oppression etc.
Key learnings Outcomes Attendees will become:

  •  more aware of the need. and will be able to assess the theology of our current and past liturgy;
  •  more aware of the challenges and tensions relating to the divergence/ convergences across denominations;
  •  affirmation of the redemptive and transformational power of black Church liturgy.

For further details contact Revd N J Sterling on 0208 579 3841 | 07970 547 528 | 0208 672 9416 or email njsterlnta@aol.comDo you have questions about ITCC Conference – Contemporizing The Rich Legacy Of Black Church Liturgy? Contact The New Testament Assembly

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