Black History Month at FUMC

Celebrate black history month with us and participate in one of the activities below.


Book Conversation: Just Mercy

Sunday, Feb. 12 at 11:15 a.m.

In Calkins Hall or on Zoom

All are welcome to join us when Debbie Houghton leads a conversation about the book Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson. Learn more and access the Zoom link here.


Conversations About Science and Religion With Dr. Versha Pleasant

Sunday, Feb. 19 at 11:15 a.m.

Downtown Sanctuary or on Zoom

Join us for a talk with Versha Pleasant, M.D., who visited us in June to celebrate Juneteenth. Dr. Pleasant runs the Cancer Genetics and Breast Health Clinic at UM and is deeply interested in health disparities, particularly in breast cancer and genetic testing barriers facing Black women. Learn more and access the Zoom link here.


African American History & Civil Rights Museums Virtual Tours

Take a virtual tour from your own home of these museums focused on African American History & Civil Rights.

A History of Racial Injustice Calendar from The Equal Justice Initiative

The Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) designed the History of Racial Injustice calendar for learning more about people and events in American history that are critically important but not well known. This digital calendar highlights events on this day in history with rich detail. View the calendar here.

Music in the Black Church: A Kaleidoscope of Colors

Saturday, Feb. 11 & Sunday, Feb. 12

First Congregational Church of Ann Arbor

Enrich your knowledge and exposure to church music from the African American experience through this collaboration. Learn more.