Rosa A. Horn

Black History Month Feature: Bishop Rosa A. Horn

In celebration of February as Black History Month, the My Faith and Fitness blog has featured several Black women preachers.  Our last featured preacher is Bishop Rosa A. Horn. Born in December in 1880 in Sumter, South Carolina as the granddaughter of a slave, Bishop Emeritus Mother Rosa A. Horn attended private school throughout her … Continue reading Black History Month Feature: Bishop Rosa A. Horn

Julia Foote

Black History Month Feature: Rev. Julia A.J. Foote

In celebration of February as Black History Month, the My Faith and Fitness blog will feature several Black women preachers.  Today's featured preacher is Rev. Julia A.J. Foote. Julia A. J. Foote (1823-1900), the daughter of former slaves, was born in Schenectady, New York. Her parents were devout Christians, and she embraced their faith at … Continue reading Black History Month Feature: Rev. Julia A.J. Foote

Bishop Ida B. Robinson

Black History Month Feature: Bishop Ida B. Robinson

In celebration of February as Black History Month, the My Faith and Fitness blog will feature several Black women preachers.  Today's featured preacher is Bishop Ida B. Robinson. Sister Ida, Mother, Evangelist Robinson, Elder Robinson, and Bishop were some of the names that Ida Bell Robinson fondly answered to. From a child she was gifted … Continue reading Black History Month Feature: Bishop Ida B. Robinson

Florence Spearing Randolph

Black History Month Feature: Rev. Florence Spearing Randolph

In celebration of February as Black History Month, the My Faith and Fitness blog will feature several Black women preachers.  Today's featured preacher is Rev. Florence Spearing Randolph. Florence Spearing Randolph was among a small group of women evangelists who were licensed to preach and ordained as deacons and elders in the late 19th century. … Continue reading Black History Month Feature: Rev. Florence Spearing Randolph