"All White Christian" convention being held in Lamar County - ABC 33/40 - Birmingham News, Weather, Sports

"All White Christian" convention being held in Lamar County this week

Posted: Updated:
BEAVERTON - AL -

Fliers went up overnight throughout the Winfield area for the Annual Pastors Conference. But the religious conference, which includes a cross burning, is only "open to all white Christians."

The mayor of Winfield has asked city employees to help remove all the fliers.

The event begins in Beaverton on Wednesday and is sponsored by the Church of God's Chosen, a Christian Identity Ministry. It ends Friday at 9pm with "a sacred Christian cross lighting ceremony" that is "open to all white Christians."

The Christian Identity Ministry is linked to Aryan and white supremacist groups.

ABC 33/40 will have more on this story on the News at 10.