This Shabbat will feature guest speaker Rev. Mia M. McClain of Myers Park Baptist Church. Mia is an artist, pastor and king cake lover. Originally from New Orleans, Mia went on to obtain a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre from Syracuse University, a Master of Arts in Art and Public Policy from New York University—Tisch School of the Arts, and a Master of Divinity, with concentration in Psychology, Religion, and Homiletics from Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York. At Union, she was the 2018 recipient of the Jonathan Kneeland Preaching Fellowship—awarded by Auburn Seminary—and the 2019 recipient of the Karen Ziegler Feminist Preaching Prize. In 2021, she was the recipient of the Duke Divinity Innovation Grant that will enable research and production around decolonizing liturgical practice and space. A licensed Baptist minister, Mia is ordained in the United Church of Christ and served as a liturgist and songwriter at the UCC's 2021 General Synod.
This Shabbat Evening Service is designed for our entire community and all are welcome. Shabbat worship is the highlight of our week, where community lifts our spirits, music fills our souls, story and wisdom inspire, and the prayers of our tradition nourish our innermost being.
Everyone attending is required to follow Temple Beth El’s COVID-19 Policies (https://bit.ly/3Bvr3cL).
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