Announcements Apr. 15th, 2018


Bro. Conway Garlington

Rev. Rhonda James Jones and baby Samone

Bro. Omari Warner

Elder Jim Davis

Sis. Kim Purnell Grady

Sis. Nathalie Sertima of Detroit, sister of Sis. Sandra Samuels

Baba Babajide Fayoye

Bro. James Costen

Elder Freddie Young

Sister Janice “Taheera” Nichols-Harper



On TODAY after the morning worship service, the FAC Trustees and Muhammad Cannon will be hosting a Financial Seminar on Life Insurance (From Scarcity to Sufficiency).  This seminar will cover the types of life insurance, the cost of life insurance, and a life insurance strategy that will strengthen our families and communities.  Please contact Darryl Edler at 770-235-8772 with your questions.


Family, please join us for our Youth Lock-In planning meeting TODAY with the Youth Leaders following 10am service in the small classroom downstairs.  Let’s continue planning for this amazing event!  For more information please see Minister Chinasa, Baba Molefi, or Elder Pauline. Lock-In flyers Information packets are in the narthex.





Please join us for Bible Study Wednesdays, April 18th through May 9th at 1 & 7pm. Study Verse: Deuteronomy 11:18-17. Lunch and dinner served one hour prior to class.




2018 Heal the Community Tour with Charlotte (Mama C) O’Neal. Follow Mama C’s journey from Kansas City Black Panther to Tanzanian community work, artist, and activist. She is co-founder of the United African Alliance Community Center which offers local community members courses in English, Computer studies, Arts/Crafts, Music/Music Production and more! Please come with curiosity, questions and a willingness to engage in respectful, interest and stimulating conversation on Sunday, April 22nd following the 10am Worship Service.





The 4th Sunday Friends & Family celebration will be held on the 5th Sunday of this month.






2018 First Afrikan Church Youth Lock-In. “Returning God to the Center” Friday & Saturday, April 27th & 28th for ages 11 & 17. $10.00/$5. For each additional child. Bring pillow, blanket/sleeping bag, toiletries and a change of clothes. No cell phones or electronics. Waiver must be completed to register. See Minister Chinasa or website:





Sunday, April 29th after the morning worship service.  The First African Community Food Pantry along with the First Afrikan Church Deacon Board will be celebrating their 2nd Annual pantry celebration.  The church and community are invited to join in the festivities.  Please contact Darryl Edler at 770-235-8772 if you would like to volunteer or have questions.






This month we will have the following food pantries:  April 3, April 6, April 11, April 15, April 20, April 23 (location: Lithonia City Hall) and April 25.  Go tell the community!





Greetings First Afrikan Family!  Please join Kilombo Academic and Cultural Institute for Our Annual Art Show and Sale, Visualizing Freedom! Saturday, April 21st at the Purple Corkscrew, 32 N. Avondale, Rd. 7:00-10:00. Find us on Eventbrite or make a donation of $35 at It is $45 at the door. We are featuring the incredible photographer, Jim Alexander and quilter, Michelle Wiilis. Adults only please.


Kilombo is now registering for next school year, 2018-2019.  Kilombo Academic and Cultural Institute is accredited for grades K-8th grade. We will be registering for our Kilombo Daycare, ages 2-4, this May. Kilombo fosters an academically excellent and culturally relevant education that produces students who are equipped to succeed globally and are committed to social justice. Kilombo exists as a result of First Afrikan Church’s commitment to institution building. Call Aminata Umoja at 404-992-8021 or email me at   for more information.  Visit our new campus at 1879 Columbia Drive, First Afrikan members in good standing receive a 10% discount.


You are invited to join The Presbyterian Women at Radcliffe Presbyterian Church as we celebrate Women’s Day, Sunday May 6, 2018 at our 11:00am worship service. Theme: “Fearless Women: Claiming our Ministry.” Keynote speaker: the progressive Chief Enrollment Management Officer at Columbia Theological Seminary, Ruth-Aime’e Belonni-Rosario and an ordained minister of the Presbyterian Church (USA). You are also invited to our “Sweet tea Luncheon” on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 2:00pm. Guest Speaker, Pastor Melva Lowry, a dual degree graduate from Columbia Theological Seminary, with a Master of Divinity and Master of Arts in Christian Leadership will share her journey of struggle, hope and transformation as a woman of faith and color.


CD’S are available for sale in our media room in the Narthex for $7.00.