Become a Friend of the National Black Catholic Congress
By Tom Sonni
There are hundreds of charitable causes that want a
share of your generosity. And many of them are very worthy. Yet for many who
will receive this newsletter, the cause of supporting and strengthening ministry
to African American Catholics is of paramount importance.
We are proud to announce The Friends of the NBCC -
women and men from throughout the United States that care deeply about the cause
of this ministry and provide regular support each month.
History at the White House
The National Black Catholic Congress has held an
important place in this nation's history dating back 120 years. "In 1889, Daniel
Rudd called together the very first National Black Catholic Congress. This
meeting was held at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Washington, D.C.
Distinguished men of African descent came from all over the United States to
participate in this historic event. President Grover
Brothers and sisters, We, though many, are one Body
Will you help us advance
new ministries and services to
African Americans throughout
the country by becoming a
friend of the NBCC?
The Power of Coming Together
Still today, the National Black Catholic Congress is
the primary convening organization and the primary disseminator of information
supportive to Catholic African American ministry in the United States. To
sustain and expand its mission today, the Congress must build a broader base of
annual operating revenue. A goal for $150,000 has been set for the Friends
YOUR GENEROUS PARTICIPATION WILL ENABLE US TO:
- * Convene and connect those in Black Catholic Ministry throughout the US
- * Develop new programming and deliver support using new technology
- * Strengthen our advocacy for Black Catholic Ministry and those we serve
NOW MORE THAN EVER
Data shows a significantly declining number of
parishes and schools in the United States. Working together under the umbrella
of the National Black Catholic Congress, we can research what is working best
and examine how to share those great ideas as well as provide practical training
to support implementation at the local level.
Most friends will give monthly from $5 to $100 per month
as their blessings will allow. Some may give less and a few who are able to do
so may give more. Only you can know how much the Lord has blessed you and how
you are able to respond.
We will be very successful if all of us join
together and do just the part we can do. Jesus teaches us directly, Listen to
the Word of God and act on it. Will you act in faith right now? Please click
here to Donate Now.
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