Antioch Baptist Church Archives

Antioch M.B.C. celebrates 75th Church Anniversary

October 21, 2021

On Sunday, October 17, 2021 Antioch Missionary Baptist Church hosted its 75th church anniversary at the church, 2033 W. Congress Ave. The theme for the anniversary was “Upon This Rock I Will Build My Church,” (Matthew 16:18) and was hosted by Antioch pastor Rev. Victor Manns and First Lady Lisa Manns. The church was founded… [Read More]

Honoring Black History Week 1 – Celebrating Our Historic Black Churches

February 4, 2021

The term “Black church” is used to describe Protestant churches that have predominately Black congregations. More broadly, the Black church is both a specific religious culture and a socio-religious force that has shaped protest movements, such as the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s. Origins of the Black Church The Black church in… [Read More]