Yes! So, yes! Just, yes! Yes, we're thrilled to host two amazing and moving poets, Marvin K. White and David Brazil!
Marvin K. White, MDiv, is a graduate of the Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley, CA and the inaugural Public Theologian in Residence ('17-'18) at First Church Berkeley. He is a recipient of a Yerba Buena Center for the Arts "Equity Fellowship", and a former Pastor Associate at Glide Memorial Church in San Francisco. Marvin is currently an arts liaison and a co-facilitator of the "Faith Leaders Round Table" at The Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society. He is the author of four collections of poetry published by RedBone Press: Our Name Be Witness; Status; and the two Lammy-nominated collections last rights and nothin’ ugly fly. A public theologian and community-based artist, he is articulating a vision of social, prophetic and creative justice through his work as a poet, artist, teacher, facilitator, activist, community organizer, preacher, homemaker, cake baker, and Facebook Statustician.
David Brazil is a Christian antifascist. He has been given the ministry of reconciliation.