Announcements Jan. 14th, 2018

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


 

Elder Freddie Young

Elder Pauline Marshall

Mr. Gregory Fountain, brother and Ms. Kari White, niece of Sis. Nsombe Famodou

Sis. Valeria Gadsden Sams

Ms. Emily Deacon Roz work team member niece

Sis Rashida Mungin cousin of Deacon Sharon Munajj

Ms. Monica and Zachariah Cobbert

 

Bereavement:

 

Cousins of Sis. Tyrrah young-Mwanga in Southern California.

Mr. Lesley Muhammed of Southern California, last living brother of Sis. Aminata Umoja


 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

 

At First Afrikan Church, January is the month we rest and dedicate time to spiritual, relational, political and cultural enrichment; rededicate ourselves to the pursuit of cultural and spiritual knowledge, and set the tone for the rest of the year through reflecting on the church’s theme. This year’s theme is Building Our Future Together: Returning God to the Center of Life.

 

 

 

 

Creation Care will be observing Martin Luther King Jr day, Monday, January 15, 2018 as a work day rather than a day off. We will be focusing on the Church, Vanessa Knight Building, gardens, trails, yard and curb side. We are asking volunteers to assist in this effort. Work will be from 9:00am until 1:00pm. A communal feast will be served after the completion of work. If you have any questions see Sis. Marshall Honeywood.

 

 

 

Please join us in celebrating Elder Dr. Itihari Toure End of a Blessed Tenure as the Director of the Center of Afrikan Biblical Studies (CFABS) at First Afrikan Church. Sunday, January 28, 2018, for “Café Legacy” from 1:00pm – 3:00pm at First Afrikan Church. Café Legacy will showcase the meaning and purpose of this work and her contribution to it. If you received any ‘good thing’ from CFABS we hope to see you! Look for more details.

 

 

 

 

Presenting The Rev. Romal Tune on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 7:30pm For a Seminar on his book, Love is an Inside Job! Rev. Romal Tune shares from his personal experiences the struggles and blessings of building and sustaining authentic, trusting, and intimate relationships. This presentation is designed to strengthen the quality of our relationships by inviting us to know and share ourselves

 

 

 

 

 


 

COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT:

 

Citizens for a Healthy and Safe Environment (C.H.A.S.E) extends a warm thank you for those of you who attended our first Climate Change Exhibit/Symposium on December 2, 2017. If it were not for your support the event would not have been a success! Thanks so much we certainly appreciate you!  We must save our environment!  Renee Cail, President.

 

If you are a Senior Citizen seeking employment AARP Foundation works with low-income seniors to transform their lives. The Senior Community Service Employment Program assists seniors re-entering the workforce. The program has been in existence for about 50 years of more. Please call 678-420-5514 for more information. The program has been in existence for about 50 years of more. Please call 678-420-5514 for more information.

 

 

 

2018 Atlanta Community Food Bank Hunger Walk:  Please support the First African Community Food Pantry by participating in this year’s 5K (3.1 miles) walk.  Not only will we have a great time, we’ll have a great impact against hunger in our community!

Date:  Sunday, February 25, 2018; Time:  2pm Location:  GA World Congress Center;

Registration fee:  $25 (80% of all funds raised will go to the First African Community Food Pantry)  Contact Sister Belinda Edler, 404-502-4479 or Feedings@firstafricancdc.org if you would like to donate and/or join the Harambee team OR access the following link:.

http://engage.acfb.org/site/TR/HungerWalkAtlantaCommunityFoodBank/HungerWalk?team_id=35485&pg=team&fr_id=1852

 

 

 

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