Central Baptist Church's affiliation with the Philadelphia New Sanctuary Movement is a renewal of CBC's prophetic engagement in the original Sanctuary Movement, declared in a congregational vote in 1984. This reaffirmation today of our historic commitment is grounded in our congregation's vision of “justice rooted in spirituality” and “making a difference in community.”-Congregational Meeting April 25th, 2010.

Monday, January 11, 2010

Film series and immigration discussions at CBC

 Join us for these upcoming films and discussion group afterward.  We serve soup and bread at 5:30; the film begins at 6:30.

Sunday, January 10, 2010              Weapons of the Spirit

Sunday, January 24, 2010              Sentenced Home

Sunday, February 7, 2010               Posada:  A Film about Unaccompanied Children
                                                                   Knocking on America's Door

Sunday, February 21, 2010             Man Push Cart

Added note -- Our first film was preceded by a Reform Immigration for America rally for
our Congressional district.  We had nearly 60 people from 7 faith
communities, 2 universities, a labor union, and other community groups.  We
were Haitian-American, Liberian-American, Japanese-American,
Chinese-American, Latino, and Anglo.  The film discussion was rich and

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