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Efforts continue to purchase Lexington’s historic First African Baptist Church

Efforts continue to purchase Lexington’s historic First African Baptist Church Published: August 5, 2013 Efforts to purchase historic church in Lexington continue with tour, concert By Merlene Davis — Herald-Leader columnist When William Thomas died unexpectedly in April, efforts he had spearheaded to buy the former First African Baptist Church at Short and Deweese streets […]

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Chevy Chaser Article about First African Foundation

  First African Foundation works to preserve a city landmark     January 31, 2013 By Natalie Voss This article appeared in the January 31st Chevy Chaser Magazine.   According to William Thomas, a step into the building at the corner of Short and Deweese streets is a step back into history. The building there […]

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Andover article about William Thomas

For William Thomas, A New Labor of Love by Sally Holm (Read in Issuu | Read/download PDF) From his podium, the cellist and passionate conductor William Thomas wielded his baton across the orchestras and choruses of 34 years of Andover student musicians, creating glorious and moving music experiences for thousands of audiences worldwide. Now 61, […]

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