Stories We Could Tell – African-Descent Lutherans in the ELCA Podcast Series

  • Stories We Could Tell – African-Descent Lutherans in the ELCA Podcast Series premiered between Saturday, February 2, 2019 and Saturday, February 23, 2019.

Stories We Could Tell Podcast Series was created for King of Kings’ Black History Month Celebration in 2019.

Episode 1“Introduction and Origins of African-Descent Lutherans in the Western Hemisphere.” (Length: 9 minutes, 32 seconds)

Frederick Evangelical Lutheran Church, St. Thomas, VI

Full Text: Episode 1 Podcast Text

Episode 2“African American Lutherans on the U.S. Mainland & the Stories that Four Pioneer Pastors Could Tell” (Length: 11 minutes, 56 seconds)


Jehu Jones

Daniel A. Payne

Boston J. Drayton

John Bachman

Full Text: Episode 2 Podcast Text

Episode 3“African American Lutherans Post-Civil War: Stories They Could Tell” (Length: 9 minutes, 55 seconds)

Daniel Wiseman

Full Text: Episode 3 Podcast Text

Episode 4“African American Lutherans: ‘Voices’ from the ELCA Archives & Parting Words” (Length: 8 minutes, 9 seconds)

Full Text: Episode 4 Podcast Text

The series was written and narrated by The Rev. Dr. Julius Carroll. Intentional Interim Pastor, King of Kings and produced by Howie Mansfield, Technology Team Chair, King of Kings.

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