A Sankofa Moment gives the 48-year history of the Trinity United Church of Christ with a major emphasis on the building of the largest United Church of Christ congregation within the denomination that developed several ministries and several entities under the pastorate of Rev. Jeremiah A. Wright, Jr.
MORE ABOUT THE BOOK: The first Black pastor of the first Black church in American history to produce a president releases a new book titled, A Sankofa Moment: The History of Trinity United Church of Christ. Be sure to get your copy and be sure to tell your family and friends. In case you are wondering, A Sankofa Moment refers to the following:
The Akan people [of Africa] have an important symbol known as Sankofa. It is expressed in the Asante Adinkra symbols as a bird whose body is heading in one direction, but whose head is turned in the opposite direction. What the symbol is teaching is that we cannot go forward without first going back to our past to understand how it is we got to where we are (Introduction, pg. 17).
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: The Rev. Dr. Jeremiah A. Wright, Jr. is a man of faith, a homiletic genius, a theological scholar and a pastor’s pastor. He is a family man who enjoys spending quality time with his wife, children, grandchildren, extended family and friends. Dr. Wright is Pastor Emeritus of Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, IL.
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