St. John Will I Am Coltrane African Orthodox Church At Magic Theatre

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St. John Will I Am Coltrane African Orthodox Church

The St. John Will I Am Coltrane African Orthodox Church is a resident company with Magic Theatre at Fort Mason Center For Arts & Culture. St. John Coltrane Church offers services at 12:00 p.m. (Noon) every Sunday in Magic’s space in Building D on the third floor. On the first Sunday of the month, the church also A Love Supreme Meditation session.

The St. John Coltrane Church encourages everyone to participate in the services by singing along, clapping hands, and dancing. Those who play instruments are welcome to bring them to play. The service consists of confession, the Coltrane liturgy, scripture readings, hymns, spirituals, and preaching.

The meditation on the first Sunday of the month is great for long-time Coltrane lovers and new listeners. A guided meditation on the testimony and music of St. John Coltrane’s A Love Supreme calms minds and helps attendees tune into the spirit. Join St. John Coltrane Church and experience the power of this anointed sound … the music and wisdom of Saint John Coltrane.

Join Magic Theatre and the St. John Coltrane Church for a special Welcome Celebration on Sunday, October 2, 2022, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The guided sound meditation happens from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Noon). From 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., the welcome party provides live music, light bites, poetry, speakers, and more.

Donald E. Lacy, Jr. hosts the Welcome Celebration, which features live music from Baby Steps, Richard Howell, (saxophone) and Destiny Muhammad. San Francisco Poet Laureate Tongo Eisen-Martin contributes spoken-word poetry and speaker Dr. Nicholas Baham (ethnic studies professor) shares insights.

The theme of the Welcome Celebration is threefold. It’s a party and wedding celebration acknowledging the joining of Magic and Miracles — the Magic Theater and the Coltrane Global Spiritual Community. It is also the 96th year of John Coltrane’s birth and the birthday of Archbishop King, co-founder of the Coltrane Church. Reserve admission in advance.

Free Admission (donations welcome)

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