The homegoing service for Dr. Gardner C. Taylor is being held today at the church where he pastored for 42 years — Concord Baptist Church of Christ in Brooklyn, NY. Preachers from around the nation including, Donald Hilliard Jr., James Perkins, Al Sharpton, and others, are in attendance. Local elected officials are also expected to attend.
The current senior pastor of Concord Baptist Church of Christ, Dr. Gary Simpson, is delivering the eulogy. Civil rights advocate, Vernon Jordan, also spoke.
The cover of the funeral program is below.
Some tweets from Dr. Simpson’s eulogy and other speakers at the homegoing are below.
One attendee shared the following photos of “the gathering of preachers” at the homegoing.