Title

[Ordination Service] (audio)

Original Title

Installation of Elder Berry at Calhoun

Authors

J. Howard Dell

Streaming Media

 
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Document Type

Audio

Date Information

1973-07-01

Collection

Bishop J. Howard Dell Collection

Playing Time

00:47:09

Abstract

This recording begins with the choir singing “We’ve Come This Far by Faith” and other gospel songs, and a man introduces Dell and his wife. Dell announces the ordination of Elder Berry as pastor of a church in Atlanta. He recites Romans 10:14, and talks about the Watergate scandal and how some people are not meant to be president or in charge. He talks about sin and the importance of the preacher, mentioning that education is not the answer. He goes on to say money and politics are not the answer, but preaching and testifying is what will bring the congregation closer to God and make a better world.

Rights

All audio content in this collection is protected by copyright or is the property of the Robert W. Woodruff Library of the Atlanta University Center, Inc., and/or the copyright holder as appropriate. For more information or to inquire about permission to publish, please contact archives@auctr.edu.

File Name

auc.118.b20t08.19730701.aud0410

Acknowledgements

The Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library acknowledges the generous support of the National Endowment for Humanities - Humanities Collections and Reference Resources Implementation Project Grant in supporting the processing and digitization of a number of its major archival collections as part of the project: Spreading the Word: Expanding Access to African American Religious Archival Collections at the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library.

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