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Reverend Marion Roddy-Hart

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Profession

Category:
ReligionMakers
Occupation(s):
Pastor

Favorites

Favorite Color:
Blue
Favorite Food:
Broccoli
Favorite Time of Year:
All Seasons
Favorite Vacation Spot:
Hawaii
Favorite Quote:
With God, All Things Are Possible.

Birthplace

Born:
9/12/1937
Birth Location:
Chicago, Illinois

Profession

Category:
ReligionMakers
Occupation(s):
Pastor

Favorites

Favorite Color:
Blue
Favorite Food:
Broccoli
Favorite Time of Year:
All Seasons
Favorite Vacation Spot:
Hawaii
Favorite Quote:
With God, All Things Are Possible.

Birthplace

Born:
9/12/1937
Birth Location:
Chicago
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Biography

The Reverend Marion J. Roddy-Hart was born in Chicago. The daughter of a nurse and a manufacturer and one of seven children, Roddy-Hart attended DuSable High School, graduating in 1950. Later, she attended Chicago State University, where she earned a bachelor's degree in 1970. After earning some post-graduate credits at the University of Illinois, Roddy-Hart earned a master's degree from Lancaster Seminary in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in 1995.

Roddy-Hart spent many of her early years working in Chicago. She started her career performing administrative work with the City Colleges of Chicago. From there, she joined the City of Chicago Department of Health, also in an administrative role. After earning her M.A. from Lancaster, Roddy-Hart became a student pastor, where she has served since 1998. Since then, she has also become the pastor of the Albright-Bethune United Methodist Church in State College, Pennsylvania. Roddy-Hart has also been active with the NAACP for more than twenty years. She is married to Morris E. Hart.

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  • Tape: 1 Story: 2 - Reverend Marion Roddy-Hart lists her favorites
  • Tape: 1 Story: 3 - Reverend Marion Roddy-Hart talks about her grandfather, Josiah T. Walls
  • Tape: 1 Story: 4 - Reverend Marion Roddy-Hart talks about her family history
  • Tape: 1 Story: 5 - Reverend Marion Roddy-Hart talks about her father
  • Tape: 1 Story: 6 - Reverend Marion Roddy-Hart shares her memories of her father reading to her
  • Tape: 1 Story: 7 - Reverend Marion Roddy-Hart talks about her siblings
  • Tape: 1 Story: 8 - Reverend Marion Roddy-Hart describes her mother's family background
  • Tape: 1 Story: 9 - Reverend Marion Roddy-Hart describes how her parents met
  • Tape: 1 Story: 10 - Reverend Marion Roddy-Hart describes the sights, sounds, and smells of her childhood
  • Tape: 1 Story: 11 - Reverend Marion Roddy-Hart talks about her childhood illness
  • Tape: 1 Story: 12 - Reverend Marion Roddy-Hart talks about her educational experiences in childhood
  • Tape: 2 Story: 1 - Reverend Marion Roddy-Hart describes her experience at DuSable High School in Chicago, Illinois, pt. 1
  • Tape: 2 Story: 2 - Reverend Marion Roddy-Hart describes her experience at DuSable High School in Chicago, Illinois, pt. 2
  • Tape: 2 Story: 3 - Reverend Marion Roddy-Hart talks about returning to school after her illness
  • Tape: 2 Story: 4 - Reverend Marion Roddy-Hart talks about her career in health education
  • Tape: 2 Story: 5 - Reverend Marion Roddy-Hart talks about the churches she attended as a child
  • Tape: 2 Story: 6 - Reverend Marion Roddy-Hart talks about Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Reverend Joseph H. Jackson
  • Tape: 2 Story: 7 - Reverend Marion Roddy-Hart talks about her brother, Frederick P. Wall
  • Tape: 2 Story: 8 - Reverend Marion Roddy-Hart talks about her brother's newspaper, the Chicago Courier
  • Tape: 3 Story: 1 - Reverend Marion Roddy-Hart describes her reaction to Chicago politics in the early 1970s
  • Tape: 3 Story: 2 - Reverend Marion Roddy-Hart describes her experience at Trinity United Church of Christ, pt. 1
  • Tape: 3 Story: 3 - Reverend Marion Roddy-Hart describes her experience at Trinity United Church of Christ, pt. 2
  • Tape: 3 Story: 4 - Reverend Marion Roddy-Hart describes becoming a minister
  • Tape: 3 Story: 5 - Reverend Marion Roddy-Hart describes her religious calling to Albright-Bethune United Methodist Church
  • Tape: 3 Story: 6 - Reverend Marion Roddy-Hart describes her philosophy of religion
  • Tape: 3 Story: 7 - Reverend Marion Roddy-Hart talks about the differences between State College, Pennsylvania and Chicago, Illinois
  • Tape: 3 Story: 8 - Reverend Marion Roddy-Hart talks about the community at her church in State College, Pennsylvania
  • Tape: 4 Story: 1 - Reverend Marion Roddy-Hart talks about the ministry of Ozzie Smith
  • Tape: 4 Story: 2 - Reverend Marion Roddy-Hart describes her hopes and concerns for the African American community
  • Tape: 4 Story: 3 - Reverend Marion Roddy-Hart reflects upon her legacy and her family
  • Tape: 4 Story: 4 - Reverend Marion Roddy-Hart talks about how she would like to be remembered
  • Tape: 4 Story: 5 - Reverend Marion Roddy-Hart talks about megachurches
  • Tape: 4 Story: 6 - Reverend Marion Roddy-Hart talks about the role of women in the ministry
  • Tape: 4 Story: 7 - Reverend Marion Roddy-Hart narrates her photographs