Announcements May 14th, 2017



Bro. Mack McClure

Sis. Kim Purnell-Grady

Leslie Edwards, daughter of Bro. Adil and Sis.  Laurel Mustafa

Bro. Jonathan Toney of Bedford, Oh, son of Sis. Ruth Bobo.

Mama Julia Williams

Mama Asha Lacy



Please send your prayer request and prayer concerns to






We are requesting the men of First Afrikan Church to stay after service for a very important but brief meeting.  It will take approximately 5-10 minutes of your time.  See Elders Mehib Holmes and Lucius Gundy.






Join Pastor Lomax and the newly formed First Afrikan Male Chorus as they travel to Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church, 3558 Church Street, Duluth, GA 30096 on Sunday, May 21st at 3 p.m. Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church is celebrating 142 years of Christian minister. We are honored by their invitation. Hope to see you there.





NSAA 2017-Our annual recognition service for educational and cultural achievers will be Sunday, June 25, 2017.  Our theme: “Freedom Is A Voice” interprets 2 Corinthians 6:7 “Now with the voice of truth and power of God—armed on the right and armed on the left with righteousness from God—we continue” (The Voice translation) as the “Nsaa” charge.  Electronic copies of Nasa application will be available on the church website and hard copies of Nsaa Applications for 2017 are in the Narthex. We are requesting those to be recognized to email their application and an audio file (record it on your smartphone) of your 2-3 word(s) that completes the phrase “Freedom Is……” to  For those who need assistance, Deacon Daniel Kelly will be available after services on Sunday, May 21st to help you record.   Applications and voice files will be accepted through Sunday, June 4, 2017. Instructions on recording are also a part of the Nasa application form for your information.





May 17th begins the Bible Study series on Worship.  For more details and registration– forms are in the narthex








Community Announcements:


CHASE members and Supporters: Citizens for a Healthy and Safe Environment cordially invites you to our meeting on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 7:00PM. We are continuing our work to educate the community about the environmental challenges we are facing at this time. We will discuss the quality of our water in addition to safer methods for sustainable renewable energy. Our theme for this month will be the “Is Climate Change Real?”  Our meeting will be held at: First Afrikan Church, 5197 Salem Road

Lithonia, Georgia 30035 at 7:00PM Please note:  We will meet in the Vanessa Knight building next door to the church. (It is brick and white). We hope to see you with your questions and concerns. Please call 617-320-3910 or 770-559-9669 if you need directions.  Renee Cail



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