ACLC Prayer Breakfast Held in L.A.
Broaden Your Vision, Heighten Your Dreams
January 27, 2018 at Pico Union
The Los Angeles chapter of the American Clergy Leadership Conference (ACLC) organized a prayer breakfast on Saturday, January 27, 2018, at the Word of Encouragement Community Church.
Dr. Cecil “Chip” Murray delivered the keynote address, entitled “Broaden Your Vision, Heighten Your Dreams.” For 27 years, Dr. Murray pastored the First African Methodist Episcopal Church (FAME) of Los Angeles. During his tenure, he transformed a small congregation of 250 into an 18,000-person church. Its multimillion-dollar community and economic development programs brought jobs, housing, and corporate investment into many South Los Angeles neighborhoods.
After retiring from his post as pastor, Dr. Murray was appointed to be the John R. Tansey chair of Christian ethics at the University of Southern California’s School of Religion. In addition, Dr. Murray was named a senior fellow of the Center for Religion and Civic Culture. He also chairs the USC Cecil Murray Center for Community Engagement, which runs programs that train pastors to take on civic engagement work... Read More.