Its goal is to have at least five Rosa J. Young Academies established by 2027. The college preparatory schools are intended to honor and continue the legacy of missionary educator Dr. Rosa J. Young (pictured).
The LCMS turns its attention toward revitalization, work among Hmong and Hispanic peoples and establishing Rosa J. Young academies.
LCMS congregations will soon receive their free mailed DVD copy of “The First Rosa,” along with online access to resources related to the film.
The film that tells the story of famed educator-missionary Dr. Rosa Young is being shown at a number of Synod venues this fall, prior to its release in January.
Some 300 people are treated to the first public showings of “The First Rosa: Teacher, Confessor, Church Planter,” a new docudrama that highlights the life of Dr. Rosa J. Young.
See photos from the fall filming of the documentary about Lutheran black-ministry pioneer Rosa J. Young.
Dr. Ardon Albrecht directs filming of the documentary “The First Rosa” in and around Selma, Ala.
Mary Jones Wise, great-niece of Rosa Young, discusses the first film documentary about the life of Dr. Rosa Jinsey Young – “the mother of black Lutheranism in central Alabama.”
During filming of “The First Rosa” documentary in Selma, Ala., the week of Sept. 22, 2014, the Rev. Jon Vieker, senior assistant to The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod president, interviews two of the actors playing Rosa J. Young at different stages of her life, Jordan Donegan and Jasmine Gatewood.