Gospel Brunch

Michael Waters

Please be our guest
Sunday, August 26, 2012
11:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Joy Tabernacle A.M.E. Church
3203 Holmes Street
Dallas, TX 75215
Please R.S.V.P. by August 20
Tel: 214-670-0987
Email: jacqueline.garner@dallaslibrary.org (please note Gospel Brunch in the subject line)

The event includes a lecture, entertainment and brunch for $15.00. Tickets may be purchased during the festival or at the door.

The Reverend Dr. Michael W. Waters is the founder and Senior Pastor of Joy Tabernacle African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church in Dallas, Texas. Named among America’s top young leaders by EBONY Magazine (April 2009), Dr. Waters is widely regarded as an emerging leader. The author of a celebrated blog for The Huffington Post, Dr. Waters’ keen insights and commentary have been engaged by such popular media outlets as The NBC Nightly News, National Public Radio, the British Broadcasting Corporation, and The Associated Press. A graduate of Southern Methodist University (SMU) and the Perkins School of Theology at SMU in Dallas, Dr. Waters earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science (Pi Sigma Alpha) and Religious Studies with a minor in History, a Master of Divinity degree, cum laude, with Certification in African American Church Studies and Urban Ministry, and a Doctor of Ministry degree, with Honors, in Urban Ministry. A sought-after preacher and lecturer, Dr. Waters' research on hip hop spirituality has been engaged by such historic institutions as Howard University in Washington, D.C and Wiley College in Marshall, Texas. Dr. Waters is wonderfully married to Attorney Yulise Reaves Waters. They are the proud parents of three children.