We will observe Men’s Day on Sunday, November 30 during one service at 10:15 a.m. U.S. Representative James Clyburn from South Carolina, U.S. House Assistant Democratic Leader and a member of the AME Church will be the Men’s Day speaker. This year’s theme is “Am I My Brother’s Keeper?: The Plight of the African American Male in 2014.” The service will be led by the Mighty Men of Metropolitan. Please invite your family, friends and associates and help us fill the church.
Rep. Clyburn has spent his entire life living in the current Sixth Congressional District of South Carolina. He was born and raised in Sumter, the eldest son of a fundamentalist minister and a cosmetologist. He graduated from South Carolina State University in Orangeburg with a bachelor’s degree in history. His first job was teaching social studies at C.A. Brown High School in Charleston. He later was appointed the first minority advisor to a South Carolina governor. He won the Sixth Congressional seat in 1992, becoming South Carolina’s first African American to serve in Congress in nearly 100 years. He has served as Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, Democratic Caucus Chair and in 2007, he became the second African American to serve as House Majority Whip.
A reception will be held immediately after service in the National Education Association Building. Copies of Rep. Clyburn’s book, “Blessed Experiences” will be available for sale.
Church School will be held 8:45 a.m.