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Pete Scott named Nat’l Fireman of the Year in 2013

The word of God says: “Train up a child in the way they should go and when they are old, they will not depart from it.”

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The Joint Coalition will meet at 4 p.m. on Sat. Jan. 11 in the Music Hall at The African Heritage Cultural Arts Center. Call 786-899-0048.

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Mt. Calvary M.B. Church invites the community to their Watch Night Service at 9 p.m. Tue. Dec. 31 Call 305-459-8226. New Seventy-ninth Word Church International invites the public to their Watch night service at 9:30 p m. Tue. Dec. 31 ...

Rev. Cook celebrates 46 years of preaching

Rev. Douglas Cook, Sr., the well-known, white-haired, people-loving pastor of Jordan Grove Missionary Baptist Church, will preach the word of God to hundreds-of-thousands of individuals for the final time in Jan. 2014. ‘“I am not tired yet,” Cook said. “God’s ...

A century of service, sisterhood and scholarship

The grand chapter, Alpha Chapter of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., was founded Jan. 13, 1913 by 22 collegiate students on the campus of Howard University. Many of those same women were among the first Black Women to join ...

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The Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration will have its A Blue Christmas Service Wed., Dec. 18 at 7 p.m. St. Peter’s A.O.C.’s Nurses Guild will sponsor a yard sale at the church every Sat., until Dec. 18th beginning at 8 ...

Ebenezer celebrates annual Bethune-Cookman Day

Former State Representative, James Bush III, was the guest preacher at Ebenezer United Methodist Church [2001 NW 35th Street] last Sunday as the pastor, Dr. Joreatha Capers, and the congregation celebrated their annual Bethune-Cookman University [B-CU] Day. Participants in the ...

Cancer survivors share their harrowing tales

As breast cancer awareness month comes to a close, it is important to remember that those who live with the disease do not get a reprieve after the month’s end. They continue to battle, to take medications, to seeks prayers ...

President Obama starts his day with these devotionals

Each morning for the past five years, before most of his aides have arrived at the White House, President Barack Obama has read a devotional sent to his BlackBerry, weaving together biblical scripture with reflections from literary and cultural figures. ...

Apostle Jean answered the call: ‘Save the Children’

After being a faithful member of the streets, a former wrestling coach, and a gifted athlete, R. Caleb Jean answered a divine call that had been placed on his heart by the Lord.

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Soul Saving M.B. Church invites the community to their revival that continues Oct. 7th -12th

Spirit of Life Choir’s director holds the baton for 32 years

Pastor Avery Jones, founder/director/CEO of the renown Spirit of Life Choir, has been singing, playing the piano and keyboards since he was a youngster but he says his focus has changed a lot since then.

Annual Dual Day theme is paradigm for devoted pastor

Seventeen years and three days ago, [Sept. 15, 1996], Rev. Harold Marsh was installed pastor of Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church at 2601 N.W. 65th St. In 2001 he left Fellowship Baptist and founded the New Christ Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church ...

Men’s retreat targets breaking the yoke of Black male incarceration

The Ebenezer United Methodist Men’s [UMM] organization is determined to change the negative roads on which so many young men travel — often resulting in them becoming “tenants” in local prisons and jails. Recent statistics indicate that the highest percentage ...

Gia Wyre leaves for CA to pursue her career

Gia Wyre, affectionately and professionally known as the “songbird,” has made the painful decision to leave Miami and seek her due fame in San Diego, CA on Sept. 25.