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Aug 22 PSR South Bay Summer Lecture Series: Rev. Ann Jefferson

August 22, 2013 at 7:30pm

Singing the Dream: Spirituals & Gospel Music in the Civil Rights Movement.
Rev. Ann Jefferson, a 33-year resident of the Bay Area, currently works as Program Coordinator of the Theological Education for Leadership (TEL) Program at Pacific School of Religion and co-director of Worship. Beyond PSR, Ann serves as Associate Pastor of Worship & Liturgy at City of Refuge UCC in San Francisco ( and has served as a musician and music director of several congregations throughout the Bay area. She brings 30+ years’ experience to her study and teaching of the history of African-American sacred music. She has taught numerous seminars in this subject area including: collaborative workshops with Linda Tillery (founder and artistic director of the Cultural Heritage Choir), several PSR courses, and a seminar on African-American women hymn and gospel pioneers at the 2010 annual conference of the Hymn Society of the United States and Canada. 

PSR South Bay Summer Lecture Series at FCC San Jose

Talks from 7:30-9:00pm with a reception to be held afterwards (all welcome) at First Congregational Church of San Jose.

First Congregational Church of San Jose
1980 Hamilton Avenue
San Jose, California

We are excited to begin offering summer programming for the general public in the South Bay. Join us for a short series of lectures and conversations given by distinguished members of PSR's Summer Session faculty and special guests.

The talks will be held on Thursday nights at 7:30pm during Summer Session. They are
free of charge, and open to the public, with receptions following the talks.