July 01, 2017
In 2001, the UCC Central Atlantic Conference (CAC) entered into an agreement with the UCC’s Board of Homeland Ministries to endow an Academic Chair at Howard University School of Divinity (HUSD) in honor of the American Missionary Association. The Board granted half a million dollars to endow the academic chair in support of a proposed Ph.D. program in Africana Religious Studies.
We are on the precipice of making this dream a reality, but we need your help. Over the past fifteen years the UCC Friends of HUSD and Howard staff have hosted an annual fundraiser in the name of the James Floyd Jenkins Pillar of Faith Awards Program to support this effort.
At $1.2 million, we are very close to reaching our goal of $1.5 million, and solicit your help to make it happen by the end of 2017. $350,000 is our goal.
Your support of the AMA Endowed Chair will: