Bishop Carlton Pearson will come to the Hillside International Truth Center in Atlanta on Sept. 22 for a free public screening of “Come Sunday.”
The 3 p.m. event is part of a month-long 47th anniversary celebration of Bishop Barbara King and Hillside, which began in 1971 with 12 people in King’s home.
“Come Sunday,” stars Academy Award and Golden Globe nominated actor Chiwetel Ejiofor for his role on “12 Years a Slave .”
It tells the story of Pearson, who was a rising star among Pentecostals until he was ostracized after he started preaching that there is no hell and that Christians were not the only ones who could go to Heaven.
The film is now available on Netflix.
Pearson is an award-winning gospel vocalist who once produced the Azusa Conference and recorded four “Live at Azusa” albums.
Pearson founded the Metacostal Network of Churches and Ministries that bridge the gap between his Pentecostal roots in spiritual transcendence and embrace a metaphysical approach to ministry and progressive spirituality, according to his Web site.
The Rev. Kenneth L. Samuel, pastor and organizer, Victory for the World Church, will moderate the discussion.
The event will be held at Hillside, 2450 Cascade Rd. S.W. Atlanta. There is no admission fee, but a love offering will be accepted.
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