David Alexander - This eighteen-year-old plays the piano in the church, but wants to be a jazz musician.
Luke Alexander - This estranged family member collapses from an illness.
Margaret Alexander - This character, a pastor of a church, takes a brief trip to a Philadelphia church.
Brother Boxer - This church elder drives a liquor delivery truck.
Sister Boxer - This church elder is upset with the pastor for insinuating that the elder's spouse is doing something sinful.
Ida Jackson - This character asks the church for help with a sick baby.
Sister Moore - This church elder has never been married and leads the fight for getting rid of the present pastor.
Odessa - This character defends the pastor against members of the congregation.
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