Announcements Apr. 22nd, 2018

PLEASE REMEMBER TO PRAY FOR ALL OUR SICK, SHUT IN AND THOSE THAT ARE EXPERIENCING DIFFICULTIES IN THEIR LIVES AND FAMILIES

 


 

Elder Gerard Munajj

Rev. Rhonda James Jones and baby Samone

Bro. Omari Warner

Sis. Kim Purnell Grady

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

Baba Babajide Fayoye

Elder Freddie Young

Sister Janice “Taheera” Nichols-Harper

Bereavement:

Bro. James “Chip” Costen and Elder James “Jim” Davis made their transition. There services were held on Friday, April 20th and Saturday, April 21st at FAC.


 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

 

Family, please join us for our final 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.

 

The Men’s Choir will release at 11:30am on Saturday April 28. We will sing on Sunday April 29!!!  ALL MEN are asked to come out on Saturday for rehearsal fun and fellowship.

 

 

 

 

Please join us for Bible Study Wednesdays, April 25th through May 9th at 1 & 7pm. Topic: Human Impacts on God’s Creation. Study Verse: Romans 8:19-23 Lunch and dinner served one hour prior to class.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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: http://firstafrikanchurch.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/2018-FAC-Youth-Lock-In-Packet.pdf

 

 

 

 

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.  Thanks

 

 

 

 

On May 7, Crossroads and the First Afrikan Church Action Team are co-hosting the “Election 2018 Forum” for candidates in the May 22nd Primary and Non-Partisan Elections. The forum takes place from 6pm to 9pm. Candidates will answer questions from a moderator and the audience. Participants: Dekalb County Court Divisions 1 & 7, Dekalb County Board of Commission Districts 3 & &, Dekalb School Board of District 6, Georgia Senate District 43, Georgia House Districts 83, 84, 86, 87, 90 & 94

 


 

COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

 

 

Are you having “COFFEE CONCERNS?” Worry no more about what coffee shop to visit (or boycott), or what coffee to buy for your home! Support First Afrikan Church’s partnership with coffee farmers in Cameroon, West Africa by purchasing a bag of Camboyo™ Cameroon Boyo Arabica coffee.  Visit www.firstafricancdc.org to place your order and enjoy a cup today!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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!

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

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 aumoja@comcast.net   for more information.  Visit our new campus at 1879 Columbia Drive, www.kilomboschool.com. First Afrikan members in good standing receive a 10% discount.

 

 

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