Announcements Sept. 24th, 2017

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


 

Hurricane & Earthquake victims

Mr. Ronald Whatley, family friend of Elder Stephanie Pearson-Robinson

Mr. Anthony Lee, brother of Sis. Mary Lee (Elder Jim) Davis

Babajide Faoye 

Mama SaBruwRa Jackson

Mama Julia Williams                  

Bro. George Tait, husband of Sis. Akosua Tait

 

Please send your prayer request and prayer concerns to deacons@firstafrikanchurch.org


ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

Bible Study Wednesday, September 27, 2017. Reclaiming Worship as Social, Political and Economic Movement from Oppression to Freedom.  Rev. Carlton Johnson will be the presenter of “Worship as Resistance in the Invisible Institution: The Spirituals, Psalm 137:1-6” Class Sessions 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. (lunch & dinner served 1 hour prior to class)

 

 

 

 

 

Save the date!  First Afrikan Church 24th Anniversary will be celebrated Saturday December 9th and Sunday December 10, 2017.  The theme is “Building First Afrikan’s Future Together: Restoring GOD to the Center of Life, 2 Chronicles 7:13-16”. Anniversary Committee Chairs, Elder Doug Gaither and Rev. Rhonda James-Jones. Watch for more to come!

 

 

 


COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Let’s keep the dollar circulating in our community and help support Black Business!!! Come out and support Mas Man Art Gallery “Painted Bodies Pholourie Collection” on October 14, 2017 from 7pm – 11:11pm at Calabash Alley, 2122 Candler Rd, Decatur, GA 30032.

 

 

 

Energy Equity Forum TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2017. Practical changes you can make at home as well as programs you can participate in to lower your energy bills. Good-paying green energy jobs in metro Atlanta. Why energy efficiency is about equity and justice. 5:30-7:30PM | SALVATION ARMY KROC CENTER 967 Dewey St. SW, Atlanta, GA 30310 This is a free event, food will be provided. To RSVP and for more information, please contact Alex Trachtenberg –  404-604-3592

 

 

 

 

Greetings First Afrikan Family!  Please join Kilombo Academic and Cultural Institute for our Annual Fish Fry, Saturday, Oct. 7th from 11:00-6:00, 1879 Columbia Drive, on the campus of Hillside Presbyterian Church. Join us for food, fun and fellowship. Kilombo will begin teaching children ages 3-4 by mid-October. Come out and see the school. Find out about our Pre-K program.  Together we can educate our children, ourselves!

 

Kilombo’s 12th Annual Dinner will be November 11th from 6:00-9:00 at the Venue on Redan, 4964 Redan Rd. Attorney Mawuli Davis will be our keynote speaker. Come and enjoy the wonderful sounds of Mausiki Scales and the Common Ground Collective. Join us for a luxurious evening of good food, good company, good music and a soul stirring message as we build our freedom school!  If you’d like tickets or you’d like to put an ad in our ad booklet, please call or email me, Aminata Umoja at 404-992-8021, aumoja@comcast.net. Kilombo fosters an academically excellent and culturally relevant education that produces students who are equipped to succeed globally and are committed to social justice.

 

 

The City of Lithonia presents: The Original Collard Greens Cultural Festival, Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 12NOON – 8pm at the Lithonia Amphitheater, 2501 Park Drive, Lithonia, GA 30058. A Collard Green everything event – Sample all kinds of dishes including collard green ice cream. Hosted by City of Lithonia Mayor Deborah A. Jackson

 

 

 

 

 

 

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