BUMP and BMCR award scholarships

STANDING PROUDLY TO SUPPORT OUR YOUTH, members of Philadelphia’s Black Methodists for Church Renewal (BMCR) and Black United Methodist Preachers (BUMP) pose with the 2013 BUMP/BMCR Scholarship winners and their families. Pictured with Peggy Johnson, Bishop of the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference (center, seated) are (from left) Braelin T. Bass of Paoli United Methodist Church, who will be attending Hampton University in Virginia; Dominique M. Howard-Diggs of Camphor Memorial United Methodist Church, who will be attending Bloomsburg University in Pennsylvania; Bishop Johnson; Bethany I. Callwood of Devereux United Methodist Church who will be attending East Stroudsburg University in PA and David A. Howard-Dean, also of Camphor, who will be attending LaSalle University. Each student received $1,000 scholarships through the contributions of participating churches and individuals. Photo by Rev. Dr. Andrew L. Foster, III