Confirmation Ministry: Faith Speaker - Icy Mackley

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On Wednesday, January 31, St. James Confirmation Ministry will be hosting a special speaker.  Icy Mackley, a longtime member of St. James, will share her experience as an African-American woman growing up in Alabama during the Civil Rights Era.  When she was a girl her family moved from California to Birmingham a year after the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church -an act of domestic terrorism perpetrated by white Christian Klansmen which killed four young girls.  Mrs. Mackley's family attended that same church.  Come hear her story.   We start at 6:30 p.m. and will go to 7:30 p.m.       

To watch a video on the 16th Street bombing from the History channel (Click Here)