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Morning Prayer with Shane Claiborne and Dr. S. Todd Yeary

For September’s Monthly Morning Prayer, we are absolutely delighted to be joined by Dr. S. Todd Yeary.

He is Chair, Board of Directors at RLC and serves as the senior pastor of the Douglas Memorial Community Church, a Covenant Congregation, and is an adjunct professor in the College of Public Affairs at the University of Baltimore.

Additionally, Dr. Yeary serves as the chief executive officer of DMCC’s two community development corporations – Douglas Memorial Community Church Village and Camp Farthest Out. Dr. Yeary’s social justice work includes serving on the national board of National Action Network, in the immediate past with Political Action, Co-Chair for the Maryland State Conference NAACP, as co-founding principal of Community Churches for Community Development, Inc., and as a former steering committee member of OneBaltimore, Baltimore City’s collaborative public-private coordinating organization.

Dr. Yeary is a founding principal and policy director of SALT (Strategic Advocacy and Legislative Thinktank), a faith-based public policy collaborative that works on regional and national empowerment strategies impacting the African American community. Dr. Yeary often provides commentary, public testimony, and insight on a variety of public policy and leadership concerns, and he has presented in a variety of forums.

Dr. Yeary holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Management from National-Louis University, a Master of Divinity from Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, and the Graduate Certificate in African Studies in addition to the Doctor of Philosophy Degree (Ph.D.) in the area of Religion in Society and Personality from Northwestern University. Dr. Yeary is also member of the 2012 class of the Board of Preachers of the Martin Luther King, Jr. College of Preachers and Laity of Morehouse College.

We are delighted to have him with us in prayer and fellowship along with Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove and Shane Claiborne.

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Morning prayer takes place at the beginning of each month based on the book, Common Prayer: A Liturgy for Ordinary Radicals. You can follow along with the readings from Common Prayer at commonprayer.net for free!

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Sep 01 2023


9:00 am - 10:00 am