The Rev. Charles Mock is set to receive his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday.
Mock, 69, is doing so to safeguard his own health.
But the pastor of Community Missionary Baptist Church, and former president of Erie’s African American Concerned Clergy group, is also rolling up his sleeve to send a message to other people of color — don’t fear something that could save your life.
Mock said he has spoken with many Black members of his congregation, and others, who…