Announcements Mar. 3rd, 2019

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


 

Mother Dorothy Stamps


 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

On Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 at 7:00pm – 8:30pm FACAT will have a Sacred Conversation Training in the Vanessa G. Knight Bldg. We are inviting all persons who are interested in this Training to attend. For more information see Sis. Sandra Samuels.

 

 

 

Attention All FAC Leaders! The first Leadership MBongi for 2019 is Saturday, March 9th at 10am. This will take place in the Large Community Room at FAC.

 

 

 

 

The FAC Youth Department is strongly encouraging all persons interested in working with youth education as a teacher or a participant of the curriculum team to attend the upcoming Leadership Mbongi on Saturday, March 9th at 10:00am.

 

 

 

 

We will have a Congregation Meeting on Sunday, March 10th following our morning worship service to elect our 2020 Nominating Committee.

 

 

 

 

First Afrikan’s Heshima Girls Rites of Passage program will be starting again soon. Are you interested in helping out with this program? If so, please plan to attend a organizational meeting on next Sunday, March 10th, right after the Congregation meeting. Light refreshments will be provided.  Please contact Lynne Young@678 779400 or Akosua Tait @470-268-5060 with any questions.  You can also speak with either of us after church if you are interested in participating. We hope to see you there!

 

Parents, grandparents, caregivers or friends who are aware of girls age 13-17 who would benefit from this program, we plan to start our next Heshima group at the end of the month. We will be hosting an Afrientation session on Sunday March 17th at 1pm here at FAC. Specific meeting details will appear in the bulletin next week. Heshima is a 12 -15 month program that prepares teen girls for womanhood in our community. The program is open to the public; though FAC members are more than welcome, you do not have to be a member of FAC to participate in the program.  You can contact Lynne Young @678 772-9400 or Akosua Tait @470 268-5060 to let us know of your interest or for more details. Please spread the word.

 

 

The FAC Center for Afrikan Biblical Studies (CFABS) will be holding a “To Be An Afrikan Teacher” workshop on Saturday, March 16th at 10am. The workshop will focus on the topic “The Culturally Relevant Classroom”. We are inviting all persons who wish to teach our young people, to participate in this workshop. Please contact Elder Carvel Bennett for more information or to register (by March 8th) at carvelbennett@yahoo.com.

 

 

Please join Elder Carvel Bennett for our first New Members Class of 2019 on Saturday, March 23rd at 10am in the Vanessa G. Knight Bldg. 1st Room. Please RSVP to fapc@firstafrikanchurch.org to register by March 15th.

 

 

The Ujamaa Ministry, will host the 1st Exchange (Community Give Away) of 2019 on Saturday, March 23, 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.


 

COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT:

 

Browns Mill Elementary School invites you to participate in its annual Career Day! It will take place on Thursday, March 7th at 4863 Browns Mill Road. Entrepreneurs, artists and others with non-traditional careers are especially welcome to enlighten our young people. Please contact Dr. Tan Goodjiones-Marilla at (678) 676-8310.

 


 

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