Announcements April 30th, 2017



Bro. Jonathan Toney of Bedford Ohio, son of Sis. Ruth Bobo.

Mama Julia Williams

Mama Asha

Ms. Winifred Wiggins, mother of Deacon Andre Wiggins.

Ms. Alethia Butler of Philadelphia, PA mother of Sis. Lori (Victor) Franklin

Ms. Helen Purnell, mother of Sis. Kim Purnell-Grady

Bro. Omari Warner                                             Bro. Charles Pannell



Mr. Joseph Swanson of Georgia, beloved uncle of Min. Daniel Kelly, has made his transition.

Mr. Frank White of California, brother of Sister Aminata Umoja has made his transition.

Please send your prayer request and prayer concerns to



If you are interested in working with our Acolytes please see or contact Elder Carvel Bennett.


We Invite Everyone Who Cares About Black Girls and Black Women To A “Journey” Conversation And Book Talk With Dr. Consuela Ward, author of “On Healing Black Girl Pain”, Sunday April 30, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at Spelman College-in the Beverly D. Tatum Suites  RSVP  (404) 527-7729. This is another experience in the “Souls of Black Girls” transgenerational education and action platform. Sponsored by the Sankofa Center, CFABS C.A.R.E. Apprenticeship and Spelman Sisters Chapel Wisdom Center. If you are interested in this platform work please see Elder Mama Itihari Toure for more information








In Hosea 11:3-4 God described is as a mother


Mothering is a chosen trait…one chooses to be nurturing, one chooses to be generous, one chooses to be powerful.  Not all mothers are female.  CFABS invites you to engage Biblical and spiritual teaching about the “Mothering Spirit”: Wednesday Bible Study May 3 and May 10, 2017 at 1 and 7p.m.   May 3rd- The Spirit of Mothering Part One: The Gelede and May 10th-The spirit of Mothering Part Two: The Community of Healers: Granny Midwives of the South. This study is not just for women. Men you are invited as well.





Come out, share and experience our next Seasoned Women’s gathering on Tuesday, May 9th @ 7pm. It will be hosted at the home of the Harpers at 3657 Evans Mill Rd., Lithonia 30038. If you have any questions or need directions call Sis. Janice Taheera Harper at 706 593 4023.  Remember, it’s pot luck.  See you there.





May 17th begins the Bible Study series on Worship.  For more details and registration– forms are in the narthex








FAC Live Sermons can be viewed at or search “First Afrikan Church” to find us! Please follow us @FirstAfrikan on Twitter and like us @FirstAfrikanChurch Facebook! Spread the word! #BeAfrikan!





South Dekalb YMCA HEALTHY KIDS DAY® SATURDAY • MAY 6 10 AM to 1 PM, 2565 Snapfinger Rd. Decatur, 30034. Join us for this FREE event to celebrate healthy kids, healthy families and healthy communities! The event will feature games, activities, inflatables, food and fun. Become a Y member at this event and you’ll receive a special membership offer. Valid Saturday, May 6 only!


You are cordially invited to join The Presbyterian Women at Radcliffe Presbyterian Church as we celebrate Women’s Day, Sunday May 7, 2017 at 11am worship service. Our theme: Fill My Cup, Celebrating the Prayer, Power and Purpose of Presbyterian Women.  Guest speaker: Commissioner Emma Darnell, Fulton County Board of Commissioners.



Afrikan Pilgrimages Inc., presents Dr. Salim Faraji, Associate Professor of Africana Studies at California State University, specialist in Ancient Egyptian and Nubian Religion, Ancient Egyptian Christianity and author of “The Roots of Nubian Christianity Uncovered” on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at First Afrikan Church in the Vanessa G. Knight Building. Cost:  Full Day $30. (lunch included) One session $20.00. Morning Session 9:30am-12noon / afternoon Session 1pm – 3:00pm. Registration is required at  Space is Limited

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