Join us in a worship celebration by NAPAS (the National Association of Pan-African Seminarians):

When:  Wednesday, February 26th at 4:30 pm  (yes, this is Ash Wednesday)
Where: Iliff Chapel (A recording will be on YouTube later that evening)
Preacher:  Q — The Rev. Quincy Shannon, New Hope Baptist Church, Denver – see his pic & bio below
Music:  Led by Daryl J. Walker and Voices of Iliff
Guests: Everyone in Denver is encouraged to be in the room to hear the Word from a powerful young preacher whose weekday job works directly with Middle Schoolers. This will NOT be a traditional Ash Wednesday service, but will transform the season of Lent for you.
Reverend Quincy Shannon or Q as most know him, is the son of Melodie Brooks and Lamont Michael Shannon and the grandson of Madestella Holcomb. He is also the proud father of his daughter Imani Shannon. A Denver native Quincy became licensed to preach the Gospel under Dr James D Peters at New Hope Baptist Church in 2003 & was Ordained as a National Baptist Minister of the Gospel at New Hope Baptist Church in 2010. He currently serves at New Hope as the Assistant to the Pastor for Youth Worship. Quincy furthered his education becoming the 3rd generation of his family to attend Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri. At Lincoln Quincy held several leadership positions the most notable being that he served as Mr. Lincoln University in 2005/2006. It was also at Lincoln in 2004 where Quincy became a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Incorporated in which he is the former international undergraduate chaplain and former 2nd vice district representative for the 8th district.

Quincy graduated from Lincoln with a BS in Broadcast Communication and received his Master’s in Divinity from the Samuel D Procter School of Theology at Virginia Union University. In 2009 he started his consulting company Quintessential Remedy where he does motivational speaking and teaches soft skills (communication, ethics, inspiration) to clients. He is on the admin leadership team at Denver School of Science and Technology Green Valley Ranch, where he serves as the Dean of Students in the middle school Quincy is the past president of the Denver Urban League Young Professionals, Co-founder of the Denver Freedom Riders (where he took trips to Standing Rock, Ferguson, and has led protest all over the country), is the Step Coach for the Omega Leadership Academy Youth Mentoring Program, graduate of the Urban Leadership Foundation 2017 class, a Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce – Leadership Denver graduate of class 2014, and was named Mr. National Urban League Young Professional for 2019.

Quincy says his life’s motto is that he lives by 3 things Faith, Hope, & Love. Faith in God, Hope to become what he was created to become while altering negative black stereotypes, and Love for life and those around him.