Adult Forum Guest Speaker Derrick Weston

Join us for an in-person screening of this short film presented by Ankos Films and Stories of Food and Faith. This documentary highlights the work of four food-based ministries across the country including the Black Church Food Security Network in Baltimore City. After the short screening, the film’s producer Derrick Weston will sit down for a conversation with Rev. Michele Ward about food based ministry during the pandemic at Rocks N Rows, the mutual aid efforts in Greenmount West, and food delivery with Baltimoreans United in Leadership Development (BUILD).


Film and Conversation Details

November 21, 2021 at 9:30 am
Screening and Discussion of Short Documentary Film “A Wilderness Like Eden: Stories of Food and Faith,”Assembly Room.


About our Guest Speaker

Derrick Weston has spent the last two decades working in churches and community-based nonprofits in Pennsylvania, Ohio, California, Oregon, and now Maryland. He manages the Rocks N Rows Charity Garden on Baltimore City’s east end. Derrick received his Master of Divinity from San Francisco Theological Seminary, a certification in health ministry from Wesley Theological seminary and was a part of the Re:Generate Fellowship on food, faith, and ecology through Wake Forest University. Derrick is the co-host of the Food and Faith Podcast and the pro- ducer of the short documentary “A Wilderness Like Eden: Stories of Food and Faith” released in the summer 2021. He and his wife Shannon have four children and live outside of Baltimore City.