Black History ‘Erryday’:  Happy 88th Birthday Rev. Cecil Williams

by Kiki

Cecil Williams 9/22/1929 San Francisco, CA

Minister and author. 

One of the five black graduates of Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University in 1955. 

Pastor of Glide Memorial Church in 1963. 

Founded Council on Religion and the Homosexual in 1963. 

Glide is the largest provider of social services in San Francisco. 

After mandatory retirement in 2000 he was named Minster of Liberation. 

Married twice, divorced once, 2 children. 

Peace, love, joy, gratitude, faith, courage, compassion and blessings. 


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