Announcements Nov. 24th, 2019

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

 

 

Please join us Today at 2:00pm in celebrating the Ordination Ceremony of Rev. Carlton D. Johnson to the role of Minister of Word and Sacrament (Teaching Elder) in the Presbyterian Church USA.  Rev. Johnson has taken a role in the Office of Vital Congregations in the Presbyterian Center in Louisville KY but remains an active participant in the life of the First Afrikan Church so we look forward to seeing you here as we celebrate what God has done!!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please join us for our annual Community Worship Service on Tuesday, November 26th at 7:00pm. FAC will host the service, Sermon by Bishop Miles Fowler of Big Miller Grove Baptist Church and Big Miller Grove Baptist Choir will sing.

 

 

 

 

 

The church office will be closed Wednesday, November 27 thru Friday, November 29th.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Join us as we celebrate our 26th Church Anniversary on Sunday, December 8th, at 10:00am. Invite your family and friends to join us in the celebration. Our theme: Living Life to the Fullest Text: John10:10c. Speaker: Pastor, Rev. Dr. Mark “Ogunwale” Lomax.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please join us for our next Winter Bible Study Series on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 1:00pm or 7:00pm. Study Topic: Kuumba/Creativity – “To do always as much as we can, in the way we can, in order to leave our community more beautiful and beneficial than we inherited it.  Study Text: Matthew 10:1, 5-8, 16

 

 

 

 

FACAT (First African Community Action Team) presents ACTIVE HOPE – A workshop on Sacred Activism “How can we remain resilient, creative and empowered to act for the healing of our world?” on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at First Afrikan Church VGK Building at 9:00am12:30pm. A light breakfast will be served from 7:45-8:45am. Cost is Free – Love Offerings are graciously accepted.  Please RSVP at hhtps://www.eventbrite.com/e/82553049393 by Wednesday, December 11, 2019 by Noon. For additional information please contact Sis. Harriet Oliver at holiver321@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

The Ujamaa Ministry, will host the last Community Give Away of 2019 on Saturday, December 21, 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 ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

Village Project Marketplace on Saturday, November 30th from 10am to 6pm.  Come out and support our small business on Small Business Day at First Afrikan Presbyterian Church, 5197 Salem Road, Lithonia, Ga 30038.  Vendors welcome… Vendor Fee is $40.00. Electronic payments Methods: Cash App-$Village ProjectInc, PayPal.Me/VillageProjectInc.

 

You are cordially invited to join family and friends in partnership with the Meharry Medical College National Alumni Association for a joyful celebration of the 100th birthday of
Addie Mildred Knight Crawford,
RN, 1945, one of Meharry’s oldest living graduates. On Sunday, December 15th at 3pm at the Atlanta Airport Hilton, 1031 Virginia Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30354. Formal or Semi-Formal Attire. Tickets $50.00 To honor her many years of community service, the event will help raise funds for the Addie Mildred Knight Crawford scholarship  for deserving African American students at Meharry.  Please contact Jewel Crawford for tickets and more information:  404 849 1578  DOCJLC@GMAIL.COM