Saint Philip A.M.E. Church To Host Bermuda Male Chorus
Saint Philip A.M.E. Church of Candler Rd. and Memorial Drive SE will hosted over 50 members of the Male Chorus from Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church in Bermuda on Wednesday, August 22, in the church sanctuary. They will also be featured at both morning services (7:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.) on Sunday, August 26.
The Bermuda Mt. Zion Male Chorus’ repertoire includes southern and contemporary gospel, Negro Spirituals, traditional gospel, reggae gospel, and various music idioms that showcase their wide-range of musical voices. They perform annually at the Summer Gospel Concert series at the Dockyard and each Thursday night in the parishes of Warwick, Hamilton, and St. George in Bermuda. The Summer Gospel Concert series is sponsored in part by the Bermuda Government, Ministry of Community Affairs, and the Bermuda business community. They are on their fifth tour of the US. Saint Philip is located at the corner of Candler Road and Memorial Drive at 240 Candler Road, SE/Atlanta, Georgia 30317/404-371-0749.
The Saint Philip Health Ministry and the Saint Philip A.M.E. Church Family also invites the public to join the annual Rev. George Moore Stroke Awareness 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, September 29, at 8:00 a.m. For more information, call Race Coordinator, Pat Seabrooks, at 404-697-7751 or visit our web site at www.saintphilip.org. The 8th Annual Wellness Festival will be held in the Family Life and Administration Center (FLAC)/Hall B from 8:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. on September 29. Information will be available on stroke awareness and prevention as well as other free health screenings.
Tailgate Sunday was held Sunday, August 19, with Rev. William Watley, senior pastor, and a grief session at the church was held Wednesday, August 15th. A support group will begin regular sessions in September. For more information or to join the support group, contact Delbra Thomas at 770-987-3977.
MIDWAY MISSIONARY BAPTIST
Rev. Edward S. Reynolds, Pastor
Annual Men’s Day will be celebrated Sunday, August 26, starting at 10 a.m. Guest speaker will be Rev. Derrick L. Rice, pastor of Sankofa United Church of Christ in Smyrna. There will be a pre-Men’s Breakfast on Sat. August 25. at 9:20 a.m. Guest speaker for this event will be the Rev. Keith L. Reynolds, pastor of Christian Fellowship Baptist Church in College Park. For more information call the church office at 404-768-5648. The public is invited.
FREE GOSPEL CHURCH
Apostle James Prothro, Pastor
The Free Gospel Interdenominational Church will host its Usher Day program, Sunday, August 26, at 4 p.m. Guest speaker will be Rev. Reginald Lagrone, pastor of Mission Outreach Ministries on Powder Springs, Ga. For more information call Janice Walker at 404-584=7874. Shirley Mahoney is president of the Usher Board that announced the event. The church is located at 957 Wylie Street, SE.
GET DOGWOOD TREES FOR JOINING FOUNDATION
Anyone who joins the Arbor Day Foundation with a $10 donation will receive 10 free white flowering dogwood trees through the foundation’s “Trees for America Campaign” throughout the month of August. The trees for planting during Oct. 15 – Dec. 10, and will be between 6 to 12 inch trees. Planting instructions will accompanied each shipment of trees and postage will be paid by the Arbor Foundation. New members of the foundation will also receive “The Tree Book,” which includes information about tree planting and planting, and “Arbor Day, the foundation’s bimonthly publication. To join contact the Arbor Foundation’s web site: online at arborday.org/august or send a $10 membership to Ten Dogwoods, Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE 68410 by August 31, 2012.
SHIP REUNION AUG. 17 IN NASHVILLE, TENN.
USS Sylvania (AKA-44 & AFS-2) Navy reunion is planned in Nashville, TN on Friday, August 17 to Sunday, August 19, 20012 for former crew members. Reunion information can be obtained by writing John D. Pierce, 3093 Kissing Rock Lance, Lowell, MI 49331. For additional information call John Pierce at (616) 897-5178 or (517) 927-3312 (cell) or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Loss crew members are urged to attend.