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First Pres Montgomery Repents of Generational Sins

In 2012, a fellow Montgomery pastor told DePace about his conversation with a Montgomery man who described FPC as “the church that would not let black people in.” DePace was stunned, so he delved into the church archives himself.

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Racial Reconciliation Study Committee Recommends Survey

The 45th General Assembly voted to accept the recommendation that the Racial and Ethnic Reconciliation Study Committee conduct a survey and present its final report to the 46th General Assembly in 2018.

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PCA Voices

Higgins’ journey to the PCA was marked by a series of friendships with welcoming individuals who affirmed that the denomination would benefit from more minorities like Higgins.

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Film About PCA Pastor Earns Critical Recognition

The documentary was created by Grain, a St. Louis-based creative firm that helps its clients create beauty and uproot ugliness. Director John Pa hoped that sharing Higgins’ story would “at least start a conversation about these prejudices we have in our heads, minds, and hearts.”

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What Overture 43 Means to Me

“I think the passing of Overture 43, and the fruit that will come of it, will be a help in recruiting African-American pastors into our denomination. It demonstrates to them that we are real, not trying to cover up sins of the past or present, but owning them and seeking to grow from them.”

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