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Film features LGBT minister

The Rev. Yolanda (aka Roger Anthony Yolanda Mapes) will be in Chapel Hill Saturday, March 14, to host a 7:30 p.m. screening of “Rev. Yolanda's New Old Time Gospel Hour: The Movie,” at Unity Center of Peace, 8800 Seawell Road.
The Rev. Yolanda (aka Roger Anthony Yolanda Mapes) will be in Chapel Hill Saturday, March 14, to host a 7:30 p.m. screening of “Rev. Yolanda's New Old Time Gospel Hour: The Movie,” at Unity Center of Peace, 8800 Seawell Road.

Singer/songwriter/performance artist and interfaith minister the Rev. Yolanda (aka Roger Anthony Yolanda Mapes) will visit the Triangle this weekend for film screening.

The film, “Rev. Yolanda's New Old Time Gospel Hour: The Movie,” will be shown at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Unity Center of Peace, 8800 Seawell Road in Chapel Hill.

The film is a collaboration between Mapes, whose work as an artist and activist has earned him a place in the LGBT Hall of Fame, and New Thought filmmaker Ike Allen, who focuses on sharing stories of love, diversity, freedom and full self-expression .

In addition to the film, Rev. Yolanda will perform a selection of some of his greatest hits and lead a discussion on Allen's “Inclusive Project” with its message of “moving beyond differences to seeing everyone as beautiful and loveable.”

Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door. Call 919-968-1854 for details

Unity Center of Peace is part of the New Thought Movement that embraces a positive path for spiritual living and is a LGBT-friendly community.

Johnston: 910-361-4135

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