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.
Jun 19, 2014
The Presiding Prelate of the 1st Episcopal District & Chairman of the Board of Payne Seminary will preach Wednesday June 25, 2014, at 7:30 a.m. at the Sheraton Music City McGavock Room B.
Jun 10, 2014
Maria Frizelle Roberts, CEO of MFR Consultants in Old City will receive top honors at an awards ceremony and luncheon on Thursday June 12th at 10am at XFinity Live restaurant in Philadelphia
May 17, 2014
Prayer vigil and rally are set for May 19th at 11am at Philadelphia International Airport. Demonstrators will encourage people to vote #YesOnOne and elect a Governor who supports a #FullFundingFormula for education