Announcements March 25th, 2018

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


Sis. Ruth Bobo

Sis. Nathalie Sertima of Detroit, sister of Sis. Sandra Samuels

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


 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

Family, If you are young at heart and love to see our FAC youth thrive, please join us for a brief FAC Youth Lock-In planning meeting TODAY with the Youth Leaders following service in the small Class Room downstairs.  Let’s continue planning for this amazing event!  For more information please see Minister Chinasa, Baba Molefi, or Elder Pauline. Please remember in order to work with the youth you will need to attend the next Boundary Training session on Saturday, April 7th, from 10a-2p. Thank you! Min. Chinasa.

 

 

 

 

 

There is no Bible Study on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 for 1pm or 7pm.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The church office will be closed on Friday, March 30, 2018 for Good Friday.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please join us on Friday, March 30, 2018 for our Annual Good Friday Service on the Seven Last Words at 7:30pm.

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

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 fapc@firstafrikanchurch.org.

 

 

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 10am-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 dking4925@hotmail.com

 

 


 

 

COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

 

 

 

Anyone who is interested in earning a General Equivalency Diploma (GED) please contact Lisa R. Shannon, lshannon2@gsu.edu. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All those who are interested in joining the First African Hot Meals program, please send an email to Feedings@firstafricancdc.org .

 

 

 

 

 

 

Join our honorary guest, Congressman Hank Johnson, along with other community leaders, for the IRS and GA Free File Briefing and Demo to highlight FREE federal and state income tax prep and e-filing services for moderate and lower income taxpayers.
The briefing will also share information on free in-person tax prep provided by AARP Tax-Aide.
Gain access to helpful outreach materials so more moderate and lower income taxpayers in your community will know about these valuable services! Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 1:30pm at Stonecrest Library, 3123 Klondike Road, Lithonia, GA 30038. To RSVP contact: Christopher Wesolowski chriswesoslo@gmail.comor call (810) 305-1433

 

Community Meeting: Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 6:30pm. Green Love Kitchen, 6986 Main Street, Lithonia, GA 30058. Learn about & join proposed Lithonia Area Art Projects. Lithonia Art Fairs/Markets, Lithonia Park Art Trail, Collaborative Arts Gallery in Lithonia, Lithonia Public Spaces Art Campaign. Your Ideas!! Food * Gifts * Ideas RSVP 678-887-3221

 

 

 

Join Us Wednesday, March 28, 2018 for Women at the Cross 2018: “Interrupting Imposters-Building Authentic Community” a performance arts worship service.
This year’s theme elevates the merit of persistence-Women at the crossroads of standing for justice not compromise. The women at the cross persisted! Hospitality reception at 6:30 p.m. service at 7:00 p.m. ITC Chapel 700 Martin L. King Jr. SW Atlanta, Georgia 30314 call 527-7729 for more details

 

 

 

 

 

 

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!

 

 

 

 

The King’s (Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. & Coretta Scott King) Becoming the Beloved Community: Do you Know My Story? Join the ecumenical community in this first of a series of telling stories that will lead to building relationships and trust.  Outcome: Understanding others that will create a pathway to racial healing, reconciliation and transformation. Featured Guest Speakers: Ms. Xerona Clayton Civil Rights Icon, Students from Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Dreamers and Rev. Dr. Carolyn Helsel Author of Anxious to Talk About It: Helping White Christians Talk Faithfully About Racism. Book available for purchase. Tuesday, April 10, 2018, 5:30pm 7:30 pm at the Atlanta First Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Registration requested by April 6, 2018 Cost: $10.00 website: http://doyouknowmystory.evenbrite.com/?s=83116440 Sponsored by the Presbyterian Women PC (USA), Church Women United in Atlanta


 

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