Bishop Joe's the write stuff; HANDSWORTH.A BIRMINGHAM cleric is celebrating the publication of his first book.
On Saturday, March 25, from 6pm, Bishop Dr Joe Aldred will be at Cannon Street Cannon Street is a road in the south of the City of London. It runs roughly parallel with the River Thames, and about 250 metres north of it. It is the site of the ancient London Stone. Memorial Baptist Church, in Soho Road, Handsworth, to launch Respect - Understanding Caribbean British A Caribbean British person is someone who is British by residence or citizenship and who has ancestry originating from the Caribbean. Many Caribbean British people were born in the UK and have Caribbean ancestry while others immigrated to the UK. Christianity.
The book covers keys issues such as identity.
why black churches were formed in Britain, plus some hard hitting views on oppression and liberation.
The evening will include interviews by leading gospel DJ Dulcie Dixon, from BBC Radio Leicester BBC Radio Leicester is the BBC Local Radio service for the English counties of Leicestershire and Rutland. It broadcasts from studios in Leicester on 104.9 FM, on DAB, and via Real Player on its website (where individual programmes are also available using the "listen again" . Guest artists include Birmingham's own Marsha Campbell and award-winning rapper The Witness.
Dr Aldred, aged 53, who is known for bringing Christians together across culture and ethnicity, said: "I hope the book will be of help to those who are leaders of Black churches as well as those who minister in a multi-cultural context.
"Issues such as identity are now more important than ever."
Dr Aldred chairs the Council for Black-Led Churches and is secretary for the Minority Christian Affairs for Churches Together in Britain and Ireland.