FRC to Co-Host Panel Discussion on 'The Future of the Black Family and the Church'

Mar 15, 2011, 11:31 ET from Family Research Council

WASHINGTON, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council (FRC) and the Frederick Douglass Foundation will host a panel discussion this Friday at the Metro Center Marriott Hotel titled, "Pulpits Addressing Promiscuity: The Future of the Black Family and Church."


The event will take place as part of the 2011 Frederick Douglass Foundation's annual Leadership Summit.

The panel will highlight the need for African-American pastors to encourage their congregants to remain sexually pure and stand against promiscuity and the resulting widespread pattern of unmarried pregnancy, abortion and fatherlessness as they preach and minister to the black community.


Pat Fagan, Ph.D., Director, Marriage & Religion Research Institute, Family Research Council

Rev. Michael Faulkner, Pastor, New Horizon Church, Harlem, New York City

Bishop Harry Jackson Jr., President, High Impact Leadership Coalition

Gerard Henry, former Black Entertainment Television host and author of "Seductive Delusions: Exposing Lies About Sex"

Dean Nelson, Vice President, Underserved Outreach, CareNet

Pat Funderburk Ware, President and CEO, PFW Consultants, Inc.

WHAT: "Pulpits Addressing Promiscuity: The Future of the Black Family and Church," a news conference addressing the role of African American pastors in teaching sexual purity.

WHEN: Friday, March 18, 2011, at 9:30 a.m., EDT

WHERE: Metro Center Marriott Hotel, 775 12th Street NW, Washington, DC 20005

A lunch co-sponsored by FRC's Church Ministries department and the Frederick Douglass Foundation will follow the event.

Contact the FRC's press office at (866)-372-6397 to RSVP and for more information.

SOURCE Family Research Council