SCU Celebrates Black History Month


BETHANY – Southwestern Christian University will join a number of other colleges and universities across the nation celebrating Black History Month as part of the school’s Spiritual Heritage Week.

Brad Davis, SCU’s Vice-President for Student Life, has arranged the pair of special Chapels to celebrate the African-American contribution in Pentecostalism.

Music for both chapels will be led by SCU student Marcellus Coleman, a senior from Lancaster, Calif., along with accompaniment by the Chapel Band.

SCU Professor Dr. Ken Young will be the special guest presenter on Tuesday, Feb. 25 and will speak on the famous 1906 Azusa Street Revival which happened in California. Led by William J. Seymour, an African-American preacher, the revival is considered by historians to be the primary catalyst for the spread of Pentecostalism in the 20th century.

Norman Minister Antwan Leon will share his personal testimony on Thursday, Feb. 27. Leon has ministered for more than nine years in the states of Georgia, Florida and currently in Oklahoma.

Chapel services at SCU begin are open to the public and begin at 10:50 a.m. in Minchew Auditorium