The Well: Prophetic Speech in Our Public Commons (Video)


Katie Ladd welcomes Seattle’s Queen Anne neighborhood to experience The Well – a place for great conversation in an intimate sharing space.

Today, famed author, activist and intellectual Cornel West visits The Well to speak on Black Prophetic Fire and of Black leaders who have inspired movements for justice, peace, and equality.

Global Mission Fellows Janjay Innis and Sarah Roemer share their reactions to Dr. West’s presentation and how they will apply their experience at Tacoma Community House.

1. What is The Well?
2. Cornel West: What is Prophetic Speech?
3. Global Mission Fellows: How can we apply our experience at TCH?
4. Why The Well is important?

For more information on The Well, visit
Special thanks to Queen Anne UMC, The Rev. Katie M. Ladd, Janjay Innis, Sarah Roemer, Tacoma Community House, Pastor Patrinell White, The Total Experience Gospel Choir, Farestart, and Dr. Cornel West.

This video is produced by The Office of Connectional Ministries
and The Pacific Northwest Conference of The United Methodist Church.

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