"Beacon of Hope" mural to celebrate 125 year anniversary of the Wesley United Methodist Church

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"Beacon of Hope" mural to celebrate 125 year anniversary of the Wesley United Methodist Church

Time: June 2, 2013 from 11am to 2pm
Location: Wesley United Methodist Church, South Los Angeles
Street: 112 W. 52nd Street
City/Town: Los Angeles, CA 90037
Website or Map: http://maps.google.com/maps?q…
Phone: (323)291-9321
Event Type: mural, wesley, united, methodist, church, 125th, anniversary
Organized By: Rev. Leonardo V. Wilborn, Pastor Wesley United Methodist Church
Latest Activity: Jan 29, 2016

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Mural Conservancy of Los Angeles (MCLA)

Mural of the Week: 5/31/12

Artist: Elliott Pinkney 
Title: Beacon of Hope
Address: 112 W 52nd St, Los Angeles, CA 90037 
Size: 90' X 20' ft
Medium: Acrylic
Date: 2002
Type: Community/Portrait

Description / Interpretation: 
This mural was restored in 2013 by Patrick Henry Johnson. The restoration was facilitated by Rev. Leonardo V. Wilborn, Pastor of the Wesley United Methodist Church, which is the oldest African American Methodist Church west of the Mississippi. The restoration was finished in time for the 125 year anniversary of the Wesley UMC on June 2, 2013.

Photo © Ian Robertson-Salt

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