LET THE CHURCH SAY AMEN
"A deeply moving 87 minutes that leave you feeling touched, renewed and refreshed - kind of like a great sermon."
– The Washington Post,
"A modest but affecting portrait...viewers [will] care deeply about these people."
Over the course of a year, Let the Church Say Amen chronicles the daily life surrounding World Missions for Christ Church in the Bloomingdale neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Like many urban communities that haven't benefited from America's prosperity, these citizens face challenges that would be shocking for any U.S. city, let alone that of the nation's capital: Rampant drug abuse, unemployment, poverty, homelessness, and violence. Yet the strength of this community comes from the powerful faith of a storefront church of modest resources but great spiritual power. Years ago the space was a corner store, now it serves as a sanctuary where members gather every Sunday to sing, pray, testify and work through faith to change the community.
Director and Cast
Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Format: DVD (NTSC)
Encoding: Region 1
Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1, Full Frame
Screen Format: 4x3 Not Widescreen
Sound: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
Closed Captioned: Yes