Jun 04, 2015
Longtime pastor of Kaighn Avenue Baptist Church dies, suddenly at the age of 46.
Apr 02, 2015
Interfaith community organizing group POWER unites with the MLK DARE Coalition for the "Poor Peoples March" this Saturday April 4th at 1pm. Demonstration also coincides with the 47th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Mar 02, 2015
Former Television News Executive Brings Broad Perspective to the Performing Arts Campus
Jan 05, 2015
Thousands of people, from a broad based coalition, will march on MLK Day Monday January 19th starting at 1:30pm. The protestors are demanding an end to "Stop & Frisk," an increase in minimum wage, and a full funding formula for schools.
Dec 08, 2014
'The 7 Last Words of 7 Black Lives' will be presented through short sermons, music, and the spoken word in a healing service presented by interfaith clergy leaders from POWER tonight (12/10) at 7pm at New Vision United Methodist Church.
Dec 06, 2014
POWER leaders, and members of their congregations, will stage a "die-in" in the middle of the busy intersection at South Broad and Pattison Streets following Sunday's Eagles Game against Seattle.
Nov 28, 2014
The national news commentator, and Philadelphia native, will be at Mother Bethel AME Church this Sunday 11/30 at 11:30am for a 'Basement Chat' about the Mike Brown case. This event is free and open to the public.
Oct 29, 2014
Forty POWER clergy leaders, and members of their interfaith congregations, plan daily phone banks and a neighborhood canvass pushing communities of color to the polls on November 4th. The grassroots campaign focuses on diversifying the voter turnout.
Oct 25, 2014
The "Mother Bethel Players" re-enact the church's role in helping enslaved people find freedom at 11am. Then at 3pm, a special worship service featuring a modern day freedom fighter as the guest speaker: Cong. James Clyburn (D) South Carolina
Oct 10, 2014
The Howard University Gospel Choir will perform a FREE musical celebration at 7pm tonight (10/10) at Mother Bethel AME Church marking the day Bishop Richard Allen bought the church's property at the corner of South 6th & Lombard Streets.