Our church garden which is called Maxine's Garden is in the running to receive a $15,000 grant award from Nature's Path Organic. In order to get to the second round of this process, we need to be somewhere in the top 9 vote getters for our garden by October 15, 2018! We are long way so we're asking that you vote and spread the word about this through your network as well - asking them to vote for us to. Click this link to vote for Maxine's Garden at Pleasant Hope Baptist Ch
In 2009, the Reverend Dr. Leslie D. Callahan was called to be the 5th and first female pastor of the historic 119-year-old St. Paul’s Baptist Church in Philadelphia. Callahan, who was once faculty at the University of Pennsylvania, leads her congregation with a focus on advocacy and community activism and a womanist slant.
Born in the coal fields of West Virginia, Pastor Callahan studied at Harvard and attended Union Seminary soon after. From there she earned from Ph.D. in A