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Emmanuel to feature biblical
instructor as Mother's Day speaker
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Portia H. Brandon will be the guest
speaker at Emmanuel Baptist Church's 10
a.m. Mother's Day celebration on Sunday,
The theme is "The Awesome Role of a
Brandon is a board member and certi
fied instructor in the Woman's Baptist
Home and Foreign Missionary
Convention (WBHFMC), and serves as an
instructor for both the Lott Carey Foreign
Mission Convention and National Baptist
Congress of Christian Education.
With a blend of plainspoken truth,
common sense, and disarming humor draw
ing from the context of real life, she skillful
ly handles the Word of God and steadily
directs her audiences to consider what con
cerns them in light of God's timeless truths.
Through her trademark quick wit and
convincing demeanor, she pairs Biblical
principles with life's deeper questions.
The public is invited to attend. For more
information, contact the church office at
The Rev. Dr. John Mendez is the senior
pastor of Emmanuel, 1075 Shalimar Drive.
"The Church in the Heart of the
Community: Community in the Heart of the
Greater Tabernacle plans month of activities
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Greater Tabernacle Worship
Center, 1410 Attucks St., will hold
Sunday morning service with the
theme "A Mother is Like a Rose" on
May 10 at 11 a.m. Guest speaker will
be Elder Tammy Jones of Deliverance
Holiness Church in Lancaster, S.C.
On Friday, May 15 at 7 pjn., The
Remnant Service, "Greater's Best"
Fashion/Talent Show will be held.
On Saturday; May 16, the church
will offer a Minister's Conference
Workshop featuring Apostle B.J.
McCloud, host pastor. On Sunday,
May 17, at 10 a.m. the Minister's
Conference will end.
On Thursday, May 21, from noon
to 2 p.m? a Food Box Giveaway will
On Saturday, May 30, from 8 to 10
a.m. the Youth Department Pancake
Jamboree will be held, with a cost of
$8 per person at Applebee's in
Clemmons. Vending will be available.
For more information, contact
Greater Tabernacle Worship Center at
Life Changing Transformation
schedules women's revival
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Life Changing Transformation Church Ministry, 2001
N?. 25th St., will be having a women's revival starting
Sunday, March 10. The theme is "For Your Glory, I Will
Pastor Alice Faye Mitchell is senior pastor.
The guest speakers are as follows:
? Sunday, May 10, Pastor Deloris Nelson of Life
Changing Transformation Church at the 11 am. service.
? Wednesday, May 13, Brenda Chadwick of Life
Changing Transformation Church will be speaking at 7
? Thursday, May. 14, Pastor Pansy Allen of
Ambassador Cathedral will be speaking at 7 p.m.
? Friday, May 15, Pastor Marcella Patterson from
Charlotte will be speaking at 7 pm.
? Saturday, May 16, Audrella Hall of Morning Glory
will be speaking from 10 am. to noon on Spiritual Health
Women and men are welcome. Doors will open early.
Greater Hope of Glory
women to hold conference
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The Women of Purpose Auxiliary of Greater Hope of
Glory Missionary Baptist Church, 414 Mason St., will
hold its annual conference Wednesday through Saturday,
Ministers of the Word of God during that conference
? Wednesday at 7 p jn., Pastor Dirah Martin of True
? Thursday at 7 p jn., Minister Cynthia Dixon of First
Waughtown Baptist Church.
? Friday at 7 p-m., Apostle Marchelle Monroe of
United Fellowship of Christ.
? Saturday at noon, Evangelist Mary M. Gore of
Kimberly Park Holiness Church. On Saturday immediate
ly after the conference, a small lunch will be served for the
women to fellowship with one another.
All are invited.
For transportation or questions, contact Evangelist
Juanita Danzy at 336-997-0098.
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One Body in Christ
I Corinthians 12:1-11
By the end of this lesson, we
? Recognize the importance of
? Understand the source and
the distribution of spiritual gifts
? Edify God while serving the
Body of Christ
Background: Corinth was a
thriving commercial city in the
Roman Empire. Located in pres
ent day Greece, the citizens wor
shiped many gods and had at least
12 operating temples during
Paul's day. The church was
founded by Paul during his
Second Missionary Journey (AD
49-52). Some years later, he
5 received word from the house of
thai there were problems in the
church. They were a gifted church
but they lacked the correct under
standing of Christian theology and
putting it into practice. This initial
ejpistle addressed those issues that
included factions (chapters 1 -4)*
moral and ethical problems (chap
ters 5-6), instruction on marriage
(chapter 7), questionable practices
(chapters 8-10), and instruction on
worship and spiritual gifts (chap
ters 11-14). Chapters 15 andl6
covered instruction on the
Resurrection. In our lesson today,
the apostle wanted them to have
the correct interpretation of spiri
tual gifts as they relate to unity.
Lesson: Paul's major concern
for the Corinthian Church is unity.
It isn't easy for former polyfftfcis
tic worshippers to grasp the new
doctrine quickly. They have to be
taught to think and act differently.
Paul begins this discourse by stat
ing that the Holy Spirit gives
understanding. He knows that
their divisions over spiritual gifts
are due to ignorance. They are
products of Greek culture and the
Gentile world. Their family,
friends, and neighbors who didn't
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Beginning May 7
True Temple Outreach Ministry Spring Revival
is Thursday and Friday, May
7-8 at 7 pjn. nightly. Bishop
Freddie Marshall of Christ
Cathedral Church of
Deliverance will he the guest
revival speaker. True .Temple
is at 1415 S. Main Street. The
host Pastor is Apostle Wallace
For more information call
336-972-0447 or the church
phone at 336-893-9741.
Temple Emanuel's Environmental Movement
will show a free environmental movie called "A
Fierce Green Fire" (80 minutes) today (Thursday,
May 7) at 6:30 p.m. with a "Community Fair" of
environmental-related Organizations'at 7- 9 p.ro.
Temple Emanuel is at 201 Oakwood Drive, near
Thruway Shopping Center.
For more information, contact Gayle Tuch at
cell, 336-407-2767 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, 1201
New Hope Lane, presents the annual "No Holds
Barred 2015" service, on Thursday, May 7, at 7
p.m. The theme is "Winning Souls For Christ." The
special guests will be Bishop Tejado Hanchell of
Mt. Calvary Holiness Church and the Mt. Calvary
Holiness Church Dance/Mime Ministry. Also other
inclusions of this service are Chris Goode of the
Goode Mime Ministry, the New Hope Sanctuary
Choir, and Poet Brittany Patrick. The program
leader is Wendy Miller. Bishop John C. Parks is the
The 12th Konnoak Hills Neighborhood Music
Festival at 3401 Konnoak Drive will be on the
Saturday before Mother's Day, May 9, from 10:30
a.m. until 3 p.m., with the following performers
scheduled: Konnoak Hills Moravian Church Band,
Philo-Hill Band, The Robert Rominger Sing-along,
Second New Bethel Praise Team, "D-Unity" Step
Team from Konnoak School, Ryan Ndwcomb,
Industries for the Blind Choir, The Rockers, Peter
May, and Kyiie Jarvis and Friends. This is a free
event. The Red Cross will also be there for a blood
drive from 11 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Activities for
children, free popcorn and snow cones will be
offered. All profits from food sales will be donated
to neighborhood schools. For more information,
contact Konnoak Hills Moravian Church at
email@example.com or 788-9321.
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*Grief Care Ministry at St. Paul United
Methodist Church, 2400 Dellabrook Road, sponsors
Grief Share, Saturday, May 9 at 10 a.m. The ses
sion topic is "The Journey of Grief-PT.l."
GriefShare is a support group for persons who are
experiencing grief due to the death of someone
close to them. The sessions are free. GriefShare is
nondenominational, designed to give encourage
ment and support on one' journey from "mourning
to joy." Each session features biblical teaching on
grief and recovery topics. For further information
contact the church office, 336-723-4531/336-722
Debra R. Donahue, director of the Forsyth
County Social Services Department, will deliver
the keynote address for the 2015 Women's Day
Service at 11 a.m. at Wentz Memorial
Congregational United Church of Christ (UCC) at
3435 Carver School Road on Sunday. May 10. Rev.
Rende Griffin, pastor of Wentz Memorial, invites
the public to attend this event.
'O Mother, Where Are Thou'
The Unitarian Universalis! Fellowship of
Winston-Salem, 4055 Robinhood Road, will hear
the Rev. Lisa Schwartz present a sermon titled "O
Mother, Where Are Diou?" at 9 and 11 a.m.
Sunday. At the 9:15 a.m. forum, Andi and Ken
Ostberg will present a travelogue about their recent
trip to Saigon, Phnom Penh. Angkor Wat and
Singapore. Visitors are welcome. Find more infor
mation at www.nnfws ore
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Mother's Day Message
Elder Mike Cross will deliver the Mother's Day
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at the 11 a.m. morning wor
ship service at Calvary Hill
Church of Greater
Deliverance Inc., 4951
Manning St. Elder Cross is the
father of four, born in
Brooklyn, N.Y., and works for
the City of Winston Salem.
He was ordained in June
2003. His favorite scripture is
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