New York, New York (October 6, 2010) – The disciples of Canaan Baptist Church of Christ will gather for their annual fall revival. United not only through their faith in God’s love and providence, but in their dedication to serve God’s people, the disciples will petition God in prayer and worship for redemption, restoration and renewal during the church’s week long faith revival. The revival’s theme, “Standing on the Promises of God” will be preached by civil rights activist, author, and revivalist, Rev. Dr. Carl L. Washington, Jr. pastor of Mount Zion Baptist Church of Harlem, New York. Revival begins Sunday, October 17, 2010 at 3:30pm and continues October 18-21, 7:00pm. Highlighting the Sunday afternoon worship service will be the anniversary celebration of several outreach ministries who provide service to the congregation and Harlem community. The revival is open to the public and everyone is welcome to join Canaan disciples in an inspirational week of devotion, prayer, praise and powerful preaching.
Canaan Baptist Church of Christ is located at 132 West 116th Street. For more information call 212.866.0301 or visit cbccnyc.org.
About Canaan Baptist Church of Christ
Canaan Baptist Church of Christ was founded in 1932. It is located in the heart of Harlem at 132 West 116th Street between Dr. Wyatt Tee Walker Square and Lenox Avenue. Sunday worship is held 8:00am and 11:00am. The church is known worldwide for its Afrocentric worship services, dynamic preaching of senior pastor Dr. Thomas D. Johnson, Sr., great gospel music, social justice activism, and civil rights legend Dr. Wyatt Tee Walker, and pastor emeritus. The church sponsors more than 50 outreach ministries meeting such diverse needs as health and wellness, housing, senior services, HIV/AIDS education, and anti-drug abuse. Canaan was the first church President Nelson Mandela visited in Harlem; the last place Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King spoke in New York City before his assassination.