Center for religion, Arts, and Culture

The Center for Religion, Arts, and Culture (C-RAC) exists to cultivate creative self-actualization and freedom, while holding space for critical exploration of the ways religion, art, and culture shape our civic and communal pursuits.

Shonda Nicole Gladden,
C-RAC Director

Upcoming Events 

Every Tuesday - Connecting Conversations 

Everyone is invited to join us for weekly conversations from 6:00-8:00pm.  We move around the building each week, so enter Door #1 and follow the signs to our location for the evening. 

May 2023 - "Finding Your Center" Pottery Workshop

Join us for our next 4-week pottery workshop and conversation beginning on Saturday, June 3rd from 1:00-3:00pm in the Pottery Studio at Broadway (Room 306) .

February,  3, 2023 - Salvatore Pronesti  was in Concert 

On Friday, February 3rd, at 6:00pm, The Center for Religion, Arts, and Culture at Broadway United Methodist Church welcomed Italian Concert Organist, Salvatore Pronestì. Signore Pronestì will be playing the music of Italian composers. He is also skilled in the art of Improvisation and was joined by Broadway’s Organist in Residence, Wolff Von Roos, to play some duet improvisations on various themes submitted by the in-person audience! This event was part of Broadway UMC’s 150th Anniversary Celebration. 

June 18, 2023 - Juneteenth Celebration 

Join us for an interactive, multi-generational celebration of Juneteenth on Sunday, June 18th (in preparation for the holiday on June 19th) in Backstage at Broadway at 11:15am.  The program will include music,  drama, poetry, and a shared meal.  
Joshua Thompson

"Do not fear mistakes, there are none."

- Miles Davis -

"Mari Evans" Mural by Michael Jordan
"Maternal Child Health Collection" by Carol White & Nyderia Harris
HIV Long-Term Survivors Celebration
Connecting Conversations
Connecting Conversations
Spirit & Place Festival Testimony Service
"Community" by Carol White & Nyderia Harris
Pottery with Don Edwards
"Bessie Coleman" by Tania Wineglass

"Come celebrate with me that every day something 
has tried to kill me and has failed."

- Lucille Clifton -