Announcements March 11th, 2018


Baba Babajide Fayoye

Bro. James Costen

Ms. Kendra Jones, daughter of Sis. Louvern Asante

Bro. Omari Warner

Sister Janice “Taheera” Nichols-Harper

Bro. Shamir Johnson

Bro. Obasi Williams

Elder Freddie Young



Mr. Ernest Young, father of Deacon Darrick (Elder Melva) and Elder Roberto (Min. Victoria) Young made his transition. Mr. Young funeral service was held on Friday, March 9th at St. Nicholas Church, St. Louis, Mo.




Congregation meeting TODAY to elect our 2018 Nominating Committee following the 8am & 10am worship services.



Family, today following service FAC Youth are having a “Meet-Up at the Movies” to see Marvel’s Black Panther rated PG-13 at Stonecrest 16 movie theater in Lithonia, GA at 1p-4:30p.  If you are interested in your youth or teen attending, please see a youth leader TODAY or pick-up a flyer in the narthex for details. Please Note: Parents must drop off and pick-up youth ages 8 and older to and from the theater. A parent must accompany youth under the age of 8.  We can’t wait to enjoy this experience with our youth. Contact Min. Chinasa





There will be one service on Resurrection Sunday, April 1st at 10:00am.   Following Resurrection Sunday, we will continue with the single service at 10:00am for the remainder of the year.




Please join us for our Lenten Bible Study Series, Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 1:00pm & 7:00pm. Session #6 (Nia) Purposefulness, Scripture: Matthew 10:1-15. Lunch & Dinner served before classes.






Please join us for a Financial Seminar “Building a Strong Financial Foundation” hosted by the FAC Trustees and Bro. Muhammad Canon on Sunday, March 18th after the 10am worship service.   Be certain in uncertain times. We will discuss methods, principles, and concepts that will aid in our financial security. This training will have a youth group (ages 10-17) and an adult group. Each group will train separately on the same concepts. At the end of the training we will reconvene and each group will share what they have learned.





The Ujamaa Ministry, will host the 2nd Exchange (Community Give Away) on Saturday, March 24, 2018 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on the grounds of First Afrikan Church. All are welcome to participate. 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 James Jones at 678-782-9050.




SAVE THE DATE!!  FAC will host its quarterly Boundary Training, scheduled for Saturday, April 7, 2018, from 10:00 AM until 1:00 PM.  Elder Dr. Stephanie Pearson Robinson and Elder Pauline Marshall will be facilitating this training.  Please be reminded that the successful completion of a Boundary Training class is mandatory before beginning work in any ministry that focuses on children and youth.  Please also be reminded that a renewal is necessary if more than three years have passed since you took your Boundary Training class.  If you would like to attend this training, you must register in advance with the Church Administrator, Sister Carolyn Geter-Akuffo, at 770-981-2601, or email at



If there is anyone that is interested in participating in the Ujamaa Ministries Health & Wellness Expo at First Afrikan Church on Saturday,  April 7,2018 10-3:00pm .
We will have Georgia Prevent for Blindness doing eye health assessments and screening, Dekalb Medical Hospital doing blood pressure and diabetes checks, also healthy foods from Evine Soups n More.. Natural Hair Care and Skin Care.  This event is for the church and community please come out and get some FREE HEALTH ASSESSMENTS and purchase some good things for you MIND BODY and SOUL.  Contact Deacon Danielle King 4047976073 or






This month we will have the following food pantries:  March 6, March 9, March 14, March 18, March 20, March 23 and March 28.  Go tell the community!  No one in Metro Atlanta should go Hungry!


In the words of Nikki Giovanni, Black Love is Black wealth. So let’s have a rich conversation about relationships. After viewing Tamarat Makonnen’s award winning film, In Search of the Black Knight, there will be a dynamic panel discussion about Black Love. Our very own Shelly Clopton and Stephanie Pearson will be on the panel. This event will take place on Sunday, March 18th from 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm at the Clarkston Community Center, 3701 College Ave, Clarkston, GA, 30021. Tickets are $10 on and $15 at the door. All proceeds benefit Kilombo Academic and Cultural Institute ( Contact 762-244-2274 or for details. This is for ages 18-80+.

Meat Out: Vegetarian Food and Wholistic Health fair, Sunday, March 18th from 2-7pm  at the Atlanta Metropolitan State College, 1630 Metropolitan Pkwy, hosted by the Black Vegetarian Society of Georgia, 404-585-1043 or


You are invited to Women at the Cross-Worship Arts Services, Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 7:00 pm in the ITC chapel. Hospitality refreshments will be served from 6:30-7:00 p.m. “The Women at the Cross” worship service connects artistic liturgy and worship to re-shaping our consciousness about the role of women in the majesty, beauty and glory of God’s presence in the ministry.



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