From Capitol Hill to Oak Bluffs Pulpits; Finding a Way Out of No Way

On Saturday night at 10 p.m., Sen. Raphael Warnock was on Capitol Hill, fighting to pass a bipartisan infrastructure bill. On Sunday morning Reverend Warnock was preaching on Martha’s Vineyard.

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Nikole Hannah-Jones, Michael Eric Dyson Electrify Union Chapel Crowd

Two of the country’s most prominent black intellectuals joined forces on the stage of Union Chapel in Oak Bluffs Thursday afternoon, where an eager crowd of listeners filled the pews.

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Union Chapel Organ Dedication Concert

On Wednesday, August 4, Union Chapel in Oak Bluffs is hosting a free dedicatory recital of its recently restored organ, which dates back to 1924.

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Union Chapel Celebrates 150th Anniversary Summer

Union Chapel will open its doors for its 150th summer season on Sunday, July 4 with Swarthmore College president Valerie Smith in the pulpit.

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Restored and Ready to Pull Out All the Stops
Louisa Hufstader

When congregations return at last to Union Chapel in Oak Bluffs, they will be greeted by an old acquaintance as they’ve never seen — or heard — it before.

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Adding to the Story of Racial Justice Through Community Art
Maia Coleman

Kneeling in the circular nave of Union Chapel, artist-in-residence Kevin Sampson worked on his latest community sculpture, drawing inspiration from African American folklore and the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Rev. Susan Sparks Returns to Union Chapel Series

On Sunday, July 19, Rev. Susan Sparks leads the service at Union Chapel.

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Union Chapel Closed, But Organ Restoration Continues
Louisa Hufstader

The pipe organ at Union Chapel in Oak Bluffs was set to be rededicated this summer, 96 years after it was first installed in the historic house of worship.

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Union Chapel Dedication Proves the Enduring Power of the Pew

On Jan. 6, 1961, U.S District Court Judge W. A. Bootle ordered the immediate admission of two black students to the University of Georgia, ending 160 years of segregation at the school.

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Final Summer Sunday at Union Chapel

As the Union Chapel 2019 season comes to a close this Sunday, Sept. 1, trustee Reverend Dr. Aliya F. Browne will deliver the sermon, entitled He Knows My Name.

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