Announcements Aug. 13th, 2017

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


 

Mama SaBruwRa Jackson

Mrs. Sadie Henson, mother of Sis. Veronica Phillips

Ms. Loyce McCollough of Flint MI, cousin of Elder Mehib Holmes

Mama Itihari Toure                    

Mama Julia Williams                  

Mama Asha Lacy (404-234-4099)

Bro. Donald Lomax, brother of Pastor Lomax

Bro. Glenn Mason, cousin of Deacon Sharon Munajj

Bro. George Tait, husband of Sis. Akosua Tait

 

Bereavement:

Mrs. Catherine Sturdivant of Kalamazoo, MI, aunt of Elder Mehib Holmes made her transition on Sunday, August 6, 2017. Her funeral service was held on Saturday, August 12, 2017.

 

Please send your prayer request and prayer concerns to deacons@firstafrikanchurch.org

 


 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

 

Please join the FAWOHODIE Ministry for a special screening of “From Slave to Criminal with one Amendment the 13th” on TODAY, August 13 at 2pm at First Afrikan Church. Seating is Limited. FREE ADMISSION. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion.

 

 

 

 

Wednesday Bible Study will resume Wednesday, August 16, 2017. Reclaiming Worship as Social, Political and Economic Movement from Oppression to Freedom.  This week presenter Rev. Cheptu Grace “Worship as an Inward Journey” 1 Corinthians 2:12-14

 

 

 

 

Please join Creation Care on Saturday, August 19th for a free movie night on the lawn. Bring your chairs, blankets and refreshments for the showing of “A Women called Moses” in the FAC Garden. Movie starts at 7:45pm. Rain or Shine

 

 

 

The Health and Environmental Ministry will be holding its monthly meeting on Sunday, August 20, 2017 at 1:00pm after service in the Vanessa Knight Building. Members are urged to attend but all are welcome. Refreshments will be served. For further information please see Dr. Jewel Crawford or Dr. Darren Shomari Harper.

 

 

The Ujamaa Ministry Exchange scheduled for August 26, 2017 has been postponed to September 23, 2017 from 10am – 2pm on the church yard.

 


 

COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

Atlantans Building Leadership for Empowerment (ABLE) will celebrate our 6th Annual Fund Development Banquet and Silent Action. The theme is “Building the Beloved Community”. With your help and collective efforts we were able to keep our commitment to developing powerful leaders, fight social injustices and to live out our faith with all communities. On Saturday, August 26, 2017 from 6:30pm-8:30pm please join us at Basillica of Sacred Heart of Jesus, 353 Peachtree Street, NE Atlanta, GA 30303. Banquet tickets are $50.00 per person. For tickets and other information please see Sis. Sandra Samuels. Validated parking is located in the back of the church.

 

First Saint Paul AME is sponsoring their 14th Annual Feed My Neighbor Walk/Run/Cycle on Saturday, September 23rd, 2017. Early registration – team of 5 – $50.00 and a donation of can goods. On-site registration day – team of 5 – $60.00 and donation non-perishable food / Individual registration $15.00 and a donation of non-perishable food. Onsite-site registration $20.00 and a donation of can food. Please make check payable to First Saint Paul AME Church and mail with your form to 2687 Klondike Road, Lithonia, GA 30058. Office 770-484-9662 / www.firstsaintpaulame.org

 

 

The City of Lithonia presents: The Original Collard Greens Cultural Festival, Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 12NOON – 8pm at the Lithonia Amphitheater, 2501 Park Drive, Lithonia, GA 30058. A Collard Green everything event – Sample all kinds of dishes including collard green ice cream. Hosted by City of Lithonia Mayor Deborah A. Jackson

 

 

 

 

 

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