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11th Annual Juneteenth Celebration and Homecoming Dance
June 17, 2017, 8:00 AM
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SALINA JUNETEENTH GOSPEL MUSICAL

Saturday, June 17 at 2 PM - 4 PM
Hosted by: New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church Salina, KS
   
Thomas Pierce was born Salina, Kansas and started playing at the age of thirteen years old at the St. John Baptist Church where Rev J.E. Jones was the pastor.  In High School Thomas' teacher Mr. Royce Young introduced him to the wonders of the pipe organ while they were installing the organ at Christ Cathedral in Salina, Kansas.  Mr. Pierce's love and legacy for music has spanned the past 50 plus years with his work in the Gospel Industry. His greatest joy is serving God and introducing the gospel musically/verbally to those who are less fortunate.  Mr. Pierce is the Field pastor for the I AM Ministry and continues to serve the Lord with God given talents.  Mr.Pierce was trained in Music Appreciation with Barbara Knight at St. John Baptist Church where his musical mentors during this time were Francis Young, K.L. Davis, Rev McCoy Caraway, and Connie Gardner.
 
Thomas Pierce has played for following Iconic singers
Andre Crouch
James Cleveland
Shirley Ceaser
Judy Mccalister
Resident Organist- Iris Stevenson
 
Thomas currently serves as the State organist for the California Metropolitan Jurisdiction #1
  • Music Director for Mary Mayfield-Smith and the Sunshine Youth Band COGIC
  • Currently serving as the Spanish Outreach Pastor for the Saints of Value-Downey, CA
 
Thomas Pierce has expressed his musical talent with the following Ministries
  • Associate Music Director for Love Peace and Happiness Church - Bishop Leon Martin
  • Greater New Victory-  Pastor Lucille Riztell
  • Final Legacy Funeral Home- Kenneth Pitchford
  • House of Refuge 29 years- Dr. Julius Ceaser Rogers
 
Mr. Pierce has two Honorary Doctorate Degrees
  • Fuller College- Pasadena California
  • Life Bible College with an emphasis in Sacred Music Literature- Loma Linda,CA
Mr. Pierce has been preaching for over 35 years is honored to be apart of the Salina Juneteenth Celebration in his Hometown.  What a "great honor it is to be present for this historical event"!


The purpose of the Salina Juneteenth Celebration Committee is to promote and cultivate knowledge and appreciation of African American history and culture. Juneteenth celebrates African American freedom while encouraging self-development and respect for all cultures. Juneteenth is taking on a more national and even global perspective. The future of Juneteenth looks bright as the number of cities and states come on board and form local committees and organizations to coordinate the activities. This national day of pride is growing.

Mission Statement: To bring the community together in a harmonious and spirit filled setting; while we promote, cultivate and appreciate African American history and culture.

   
Salina Juneteenth Celebration Committee
Jackie Anders, Founder/Chairperson


        SALIINA JUNETEENTH COMMITTEE

        Jackie Anders - Chairperson
        Sharol McMillan, Treasurer/Donations
    Vickie Guillot, Publicity
   Marquette Allen
   Vilois Moffett
     Alicia Slay-Skillern
          
        (Sponsored in part by the City of Salina Community Relations, Salina Public Library, Salina Downtown, and Salina NAACP)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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2017 SALINA JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION

Saturday, June 17, 2017

 

All-U-Can-Eat Pancake Feed

$3.00 per person

8a.m. - 10 a.m.     

Martinelli's Little Italy

158 S. Sante Fe 

 

Gospel Musical
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
New Jerusalem MBC
321 N. Eighth St.
Featuring Salina's own Minister of Music, Thomas Pierce. YEESSSS, he is coming back home for the celebration! Dinner will be served immediately following the musical.
 
All past St. John's MBC choir members or anyone that would like to participate in the Juneteenth choir, please join us.
 
Rehearsals will be at New Jerusalem MBC on Thursday, June 15th and Friday, June 16th at 6pm.
 

Homecoming Black & White Dance

"DRESS TO IMPRESS"

The City – 129 N. 7th St.

8 p.m. – 1 a.m.

$30/couple - $35 after June 9th

$20/single - $25 after June 9th

Price includes (1) FREE

Pancake Breakfast Ticket

NO JEANS!!

N0 “DENIM” OF ANY KIND!!

NO SNEAKERS!! 

NO BASEBALL CAPS!!

NO DOOR SALES!!!

NO OUTSIDE ALCOHOL, FOOD, OR BEVERAGES!!

MUST BE 21 OR OLDER TO ATTEND!!

NO TICKET SALES AFTER

JUNE 14TH!! - NO EXCEPTIONS!!!

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