Amistad United Church of Christ

AmistadUCC, Bishop John Selders, Rev. Kevin Ewing

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Sunday: 10:00am

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77 Sherman Street
(Chapel of Hartford Seminary)
Hartford, CT 06134
860-461-0001

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About Us

Denomination:
United Church of Christ

Language:
English

Size: Small

Music:
Traditional Hymns,Traditional Hymns,Contemporary,Jazz

Vibe:
Casual, Progressive, Gay affirming, Inclusive, Multigenerational

Programs:
Community Service, Social Justice, Faith and Work

Website: Visit Website

Founded:
2001





Our Services

Sunday 10:00am: We worship in the Chapel of Hartford Seminary. The seminary is located at 77 Sherman Street, Hartford, CT!

Church Leader

John Selders

John Selders

The Right Reverend Doctor John L. Selders, Jr. is an ordained minister serving in the United Church of Christ, the organizing pastor of Amistad United Church of Christ, Hartford, CT, and Program Coordinator of Zezzo House (an 18 unit housing project). He is the loving spouse of Pamela and father of two, Alisia (daughter), Jay (son) and grand parent of one, Makenzie (granddaughter). Bishop Selders has done his academic and theological reflection attending Life Christian Bible College, Webster University, Eden Theological Seminary and Anglican Divinity School. In addition to being a talented award winning songwriter, musician and performer with local, national, and international credits, he is also the Bishop Presider of The Inter-Denominational Conference of Liberation Congregations and Ministries (ICLCM) and is the Co-Presiding Bishop of The Network of Independent Inclusive American Churches (NIIAC). Bishop Selders has exhibited extraordinary commitment and dedication to a number of efforts that have afforded him the opportunity to travel across the country speaking, lecturing and conducting workshops in the areas of race, anti-racism and internalized oppression. He is a teacher, lecturer, workshop leader, an HIV/AIDS educator and activist with numerous citations for his work. Currently, John is Lecturer at Yale Divinity School in New Haven, CT., Adjunct Faculty Member in the Field Education Department of Andover Newton Theological School, Dean of Urban Ministry Track for The Anglican Divinity School and is an adjunct faculty member for The Seminary Consortium for Urban Pastoral Education. He serves on a number of boards and works with several organizations both locally and nationally whose work is ultimately concerned with the healing of humanity.