Announcements Dec. 8th, 2019



Please join us for our next Winter Bible Study Series on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 1:00pm or 7:00pm. Study Topic: Kuumba/Creativity – “To do always as much as we can, in the way we can, in order to leave our community more beautiful and beneficial than we inherited it.  Study Text: Matthew 10:1, 5-8, 16




FACAT (First African Community Action Team) presents ACTIVE HOPE – A workshop on Sacred Activism “How can we remain resilient, creative and empowered to act for the healing of our world?” on Saturday, December 14,  2019 at First Afrikan Church VGK Building at 9:00am12:30pm.  Please RSVP at by Wednesday, December 11, 2019 by Noon. A light breakfast will be served from 7:45-8:45am. Cost is Free – Love Offerings are graciously accepted.  For additional information please contact Sis. Harriet Oliver at


Leadership Mbongi follow-up for all Elders, Deacons, Minister’s & Ministry leaders on Saturday, December 14th 12:30-2pm





Members interested in helping with the watchnight service production. Please contact Elder Carvel Bennett at







The Ujamaa Ministry, will host the last Community Give Away of 2019 on Saturday, December 21, 2019 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on the church grounds of First African Presbyterian Church. We are asking that you please come out and participate in the exchange by bringing gently used items that someone else might be blessed to receive.  If there is an item that you need you are most welcome to have it.  Freely give and freely receive.  EVERYTHING IS FREE!  Please plan to stay for the entire event as all of your unexchanged items leave with you and we have a communal meal together.  For more information please contact Rev. Rhonda at 678-782-9050.


Join us for an evening of Ujima, on Saturday December 28th beginning with Children’s Kwanzaa from 3-5pm featuring Kwanzaa Kraft’s, storytelling and children’s drum and dance workshop. Dinner will be served from 5:15 to 6:00pm followed by Kwanzaa Quiz Bowl for youth and teens from 6:00am to 6:45pm. The evening Kwanzaa program begins at 7 pm and continues until 9 pm. All events are FREE Contact persons are Baba Mehib Holmes 404-683-0949 and Elder LaRita Cormier 713-305-8973. Volunteers are needed for the FAC Celebration on the 28th.







You are cordially invited to join family and friends in partnership with the Meharry Medical College National Alumni Association for a joyful celebration of the 100th birthday of
Addie Mildred Knight Crawford,
RN, 1945, one of Meharry’s oldest living graduates. On Sunday, December 15th at 3pm at the Atlanta Airport Hilton, 1031 Virginia Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30354. Formal or Semi-Formal Attire. Tickets $50.00 To honor her many years of community service, the event will help raise funds for the Addie Mildred Knight Crawford scholarship  for deserving African American students at Meharry.  Please contact Jewel Crawford for tickets and more information:  404 849 1578  DOCJLC@GMAIL.COM


A Woman’s Standard is currently seeking volunteers to serve on our planning committee for our 3rd annual Women’s History in the Making Awards Gala. The following positions are still open Gala Co-Chair, Sales, Decor & Supplies, Silent Auction, Nominations, and Sponsors & Partnerships. If you or anyone you know has skills that would benefit these areas please visit by Saturday, December 21, 2019. If you have any questions please contact Tierica Berry at or 678.499.4405. The Gala will be held on Sunday, March 22, 2020. We would love you see all of you there to celebrate our young girls leaving their legacy!


Friday December 27th   Malcolm X Grassroots Movement presents Kujichagulia at First African Church. Program from 7-9 pm, food and vendors from 6-10 pm. FREE



CD”S are for sale in our media room for $7.00 in the Narthex