Announcements Oct. 28th, 2018



Bro. Shamir Johnson

Deacon Danielle King’s mother in Philadelphia.

Mrs. Emmalene Reynolds, mother of Elder Newburn (Deacon Ethelin) Reynolds

Mother Dorothy Stamps

Sis. Kim Purnell

People of Cameroon and those recovering from the effects of Hurricanes Florence and Michael





Today and Always We Celebrate All Our Breast Cancer Survivors!!







Please join us for our last 2018 Fall Bible Study Series on MAAT, Wednesday, October 31st at 1pm with Elder Carvel Bennett & 7pm with Pastor Mark Lomax. Study Title PROPRIETY: The seventh Principle of Maat and the demonstration of Holiness. Text:  Matthew 5:48 Lunch and Dinner served.





Saturday, November 10, 2018 is Public Safety Appreciation Day in Dekalb County at Big Miller Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 3800 Miles E. Fowler Way, Lithonia, GA. Sponsored by Big Miller Grove Security Ministry, Ousley United Methodist and First African Church. Praise 102.5 will be on site. The American Red Cross Blood Mobile will be on site for blood donations, as well as Health Awareness Experts. Start time 10am. Meet & Great Congressman Hank Johnson and Senator Tonya Anderson. Free Food, Fun and Activities for the Kids! Volunteers are needed from FAC. Please contact the church office (770-981-2601) to sign up by November 3rd.





First Afrikan Church, Ousley Athletic Ministry & Savvy Affairs presents the 8th Annual Comedy on Panola on Saturday, November 10th at Ousley United Methodist Church, 3261 Panola Road, Lithonia, GA 30038. A Christian Affair Featuring, Opening Entertainer Singer/Song Writer JK, Headliner Double D and Featuring Wellington TuKu. Doors open at 6:30pm – Show starts at 7:00pm Tickets $12.pp – $15 at the door or 5 for $50.00. To Purchase tickets call First Afrikan Church 770-981-2601 or Ousley United Methodist Church 770-981-0180









A new First Afrikan Church Quilt be will made for our 25th Church Anniversary. The Squares to make this quilt are $25.00 each, either red or black. Please see or call Deneen McBean Warner @ 678-778-5559 or Debora Bowers @ 770-624-3794 to make your purchase.. The deadline to turn in your completed square is Sunday November 11th. Any square not turned in by the deadline date of November 11th will not be able to be added to the quilt. Thank You and we look forward to everyone being a part of this Historic Quilt to leave an accounting of our presence here at First Afrikan Church.






The Sankofa Sterling Silver Celebration Banquet is the next event in celebration of our 25th Church Anniversary and will be held at Jolie An Event Facility, 5240 Panola Industrial Blvd, Decatur, GA 30035 on Saturday, December 1, 6:30PM. Tickets are $50. and can be purchased from a anniversary committee members or online at Eventbrite









Greetings First Afrikan Family! It has been 13 years since we started Kilombo. Kilombo was born out of the vision of First Afrikan Church. Kilombo provides an African centered education for young people ages 3 to the 8th grade. Please come and celebrate with us on Nov. 10th from 7:00-10:00 at the Venue on Redan, 4964 Redan Road, St. Mt. Our keynote speaker is Derrick Boazman of Too Much Truth and Let Us Make Man. Go to to purchase your tickets. If you can’t attend, you can donate. Fight back against injustice by institution building! Aminata Umoja 404-992-8021.



“The Black Business Empowerment Forum” comes to First Afrikan Church by way of “Beneath the Surface with Lillie Shaw” and “CrossRoads News”, on Saturday, November 17th, 2018, from 9 until 11:30 a.m.  Hear from and interact with International, national, state, and local business leaders who will speak to the undeniable economic legacies of the Black community and our community’s’ untapped financial potential.  Afterwards, and before Black Friday and Christmas Holiday spending sprees, take part in the “Black Empowerment Marketplace”, from noon until 5 p.m., to be held on site.  Entertainers, Vendors and Exhibitors from all areas of Black Business will be on hand to meet your shopping needs and… put your Black Dollar to work for YOUR community.  Proceeds will be contributed to the First Afrikan Church restoration initiatives.

The events are open to the First Afrikan community and the public.   Businesses interested in participating in this event may contact Sis. Cara Fears Johnson and Rev. Lillie Shaw Lomax at 678-748-1524.







An Elecia Fulton Production “A Christmas Story with a Twist”. A Broadway Gospel Stage Play, Saturday, December 8, 2018 Doors Open @ 5:30pm. At the Rockdale Auditorium, 903 Main Street Conyers, GA. Tickets $20. In advance at the door $25. For Information Call 404-553-4065







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