Founders Month Celebrations

MCC 50th Anniversary

The 50th Anniversary of MCC Churches is October 7th, 2018. But we're stretching it into more than a month of commemorative activities and services. Put these important dates on your calendar now.

September 21-23 - The Rev. Elder Dr. Nancy Wilson, retired global leader of MCC Churches, visits with St. John's MCC

  • Friday 7pm - Meet the Author Event at the LGBT Center of Raleigh
  • Saturday morning and afternoon - Workshops led by Rev. Elder Wilson
  • Saturday 1:00pm - Lunch Boxes of Love with Rev. Elder Wilson serving
  • Sunday 9am & 11am - Worship Experiences with Rev. Elder Wilson preaching
  • Sunday, 4pm - Pride Interfaith Service at Pullen Memorial Baptist Church

September 29-30 - LGBTQ Pride Celebrations

  • Saturday morning afternoon, and evening - Pride in Durham Parade, Pride After Dark Festival and Celebration
  • Sunday 9am & 11am - Pride Worship Experiences with Rev. Vance Haywood preaching

October 7 - Founders Sunday

  • Sunday 9am & 11am - Founders Day Worship Experiences with Rev. Jimmy Gibbs preaching

October 13-14 - Homecoming Celebration

  • Saturday 9am - Homecoming Brunch & Feast Preparation
  • Saturday 4pm - Homecoming Choir Rehearsal
  • Sunday 9am - Homecoming Brunch
  • Sunday 10am - Homecoming Worship Experience featuring Rev. Willie White, St. John's MCC Founder with other founding members of the church
  • Sunday 12noon - Homecoming Feast
  • Sunday 6pm - Gospel Drag Show

October 21 - Founders Month Closing Celebration

Sunday 9am & 11am - Worship Experiences with Rev. Vance Haywood preaching