Announcements July 2nd, 2017



Sis. Kim Purnell Grady

Mama Julia Williams

Sis. Ozara Ode’

Mama Asha Lacy



The Gaither family wants to thank the members of FAC for their payers and kind words regarding the death of the brother of Elder Doug Gaither. The transition of Mr. Harry Lee Wright was June 25, 2017. Funeral services are today, Sunday July 2nd  at 2:00 PM in Greenville, SC.



Please send your prayer request and prayer concerns to





TODAY, Sunday, July 2nd–“Our Children, Our Stories” will be held during the 10AM Service at First Afrikan Church Service.  Children ages 4-8 are invited downstairs to the FAC Community Room for storytelling after Harambee until Zawadi time.  A parent must STAY with children younger than four. Teens are invited to assist with telling Our Stories.  Contact: Sister Angela Reid (






The Church will be closed Monday, July 3rd and Tuesday, July 4th for the Holiday.








Camp Taifa 2017 “The Art In Worship” for three nights (July 5, 6, & 7th) at 7:00 p.m. we invite the entire family to engage in music, movement, teaching and crafts that enhance our understanding and practice of worship through art.  What do we mean by the “glory”, “majesty” and “beauty” of the Lord?  How does what we mean show up in our worship?  The book of Exodus explains that God has already equipped us to do every kind of artistic skill…so Let It Rise!!!  Please complete the Camp registration form and place it in the basket in the Narthex.  For More Info. Email:









The next Boundary Training class will be held on Saturday, July 8, from 10:00 AM-1:00 PM, here at FAC, co-led by Elder Stephanie Pearson Robinson and Elder Pauline Marshall.  If you are interested in working with our children and youth, you are required to complete this training prior to beginning that work.  Please call (770-981-2601) or email the church office at to reserve your spot as soon as you can.





Please join New Hope A.M.E. Church, 1401 Al Roberts, Senoia, GA 30276 on Sunday, July 16, 2017 at 3:00pm for their Men’s Day Service. Theme: Men on Fire for God Text: Psalm 39:3. Speaker Pastor Mark “Ogunwale” Lomax







The Summer Sermon & Study Series entitled “Restoring God to the Center of Life Through Prayer is designed to smoothly dovetail into the previous series on worship. The goal of the series is to renew and recalibrate First Afrikan’s understanding of relationship with God through the intentional practice of prayer. Each Wednesday is Prayer Day at First Afrikan Church. Everyone is encouraged to pray every day but on Wednesdays the community is asked to pray at 7 a.m., 10 a.m., 12 p.m. 2 p.m. 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. Instead of the weekly Wednesday Bible Study, the preacher of the Sunday sermon will meet on Sundays after service for one-hour discussion of the biblical text and prayer each week starting July 9th.  Wednesday Bible Study will resume August 16th.




Elder Charlene Johnson and William Rue invite you, their First Afrikan family, to celebrate their upcoming wedding day with them.  Charlene & William’s Wedding Shower, Saturday, July 22, 2017, 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Jesse’s Restaurant Lounge

2440 Wesley Chapel Rd, Decatur, GA 30035Note:  Although gift cards are preferred, there is a registry online at 



Chosen Generation Christian Academy is currently offering an awesome opportunity for an excellent Christ-centered education. We service grades K (2yr toddlers) thru 3rd grades. We are offering 50% off registration and a 10% discount on tuition if two or more families enroll. Please view our website, and facebook page, in order to witness the dynamic teachings, community service and hands-on activities that take place in our school.  Please call 770-322-1414 to schedule a tour.


PROPEL: “Personalized Resources, Opportunities & Priorities to Empower Lives”

ARE YOU: 18-28 YEARS OLD? UNEMPLOYED? NEEDING JOB TRAINING? WANTING MORE EDUCATION? SEEKING A BETTER LIFE? IF SO, THE PROPEL PROGRAM IS FOR YOU! PROPEL is a personalized life skills and job readiness program for young Black males, 18-28 years of age, to help them reach their full potential academically, vocationally, economically, and personally. This initiative is sponsored by the Community Council of Metropolitan Atlanta, Inc. and the Priority Male Institute. The PROPEL curriculum includes orientation, personal assessments, customized empowerment plans, classes, workshops, counseling, mentoring, and priority consideration for employment.   Workbooks, MARTA cards, and other resources are also provided. The twelve-week PROPEL fall program will run from August 7, 2017 – October 27, 2017.  Classes are held on Thursdays from 10:30 am – 3:00 pm and will include lunch.  Free scholarships for young males, 18-28 years of age, are available on a first confirmed basis.  Applications for enrollment in PROPEL may be made online at  For additional information, please call (404) 221-1222 or (404) 935-5859.

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