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COR hosts small business forum on new church campus
By Cora Jackson-Fossett (Religion Editor)
Published September 25, 2014

Christ Our Redeemer AME Church group

Receiving God’s favor always moves Pastor Mark E. Whitlock, Jr., to pass the blessings on.  Earlier this month, God favored him and the members of Christ Our Redeemer A.M.E. Church with a new  sanctuary.  In response, COR will bless the community by hosting the ‘Civil to Silver’ conference.

The multi-faceted event celebrates the 60th anniversary of the civil rights movement and offers information to empower faith leaders, educators, small business owners, parents and youth.  Activities begin on Friday, October 3, at 11 a.m., at the new COR campus located at 45 Tesla in Irvine, said Pastor Whitlock.

“We are bringing together visionary speakers and a range of resources to address and improve current issues in our community,” he said.  “Anyone who is concerned about our youth, education or business opportunities is urged to attend.”

Richard Cordray, director of the Federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, will be the keynote speaker at 12 p.m., on Friday.  At 2 p.m., Dr. Jeff Hittenberger, chief academic officer for Orange County Board of Education, will outline the county’s college and career readiness strategic plan initiatives. A worship service will take place at 7 p.m.

The conference continues on Saturday, October 4, with an 8 a.m. breakfast featuring John Hope Bryant of Operation Hope as the guest speaker.  Elementary, middle and high school students are invited to share their insights in the interactive listening session at 10 a.m.   At 12 p.m., a panel of students will discuss various school-related topics with the OC Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Al Mijares.

More workshops will be offered for faith and business leaders.  Scheduled participants are Bishop T. Larry Kirkland, presiding prelate of the A.M.E. Church Fifth Episcopal District; Dr. Xavier L. Thompson, president of the Baptist Ministers Conference of Los Angeles and Southern California; Hyepin Im, Korean Churches for Community Development; the Rev. Dr. Cecil L. Murray, USC Murray Center for Community Engagement; the Rev. Martha Daniel, IMRI, Inc.; and the Rev. Dr. Jesse Miranda, Jesse Miranda Center.

To learn more or register, call (949) 955-0014.

 

 

 

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