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Winston-Salem chronicle. (Winston-Salem, N.C.) 1974-current, May 14, 2015, Page B4, Image 14

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Religion Calendar W?.. t A IWBJ If Women Conference The Women of Purpose Auxiliary of Greater Hope of Glory Missionary Baptist Church, 414 Mason Street is continuing its conference tonight at 7 p.m. with Minister Cynthia Dixon of First Waughtown Baptist Church. The rest of the confer ence will be as followed: 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 immediately after the conference, a small lunch will be served for the women to fellowship with one another. All are invited. For transportation or ques tions, contact Evangelist Juanita Danzy at 336-997 0098. The church's phone number is 336-749-9595. WomerA Revival Life Changing Transfcpnation Church Ministry is continuing its Women'^Revival tonight at 7 p.m. with guest speaker !$>st(tf Pansy Allen of Ambassador Cathedral. Jrricray, Pastor-Marcella Patterson from Charlotte will be speaking at 7 p.m. On Saturday, Audra Hall of Morning Glory will be speaking from 10 a.m. to noon on Spiritual Health and Wellness. All men and women are welcome. Doors will open early. Ik. Beginning May 16 Weekend of celebrations St. James A.MJE. Church will hold several spe cial events the weekend of May 16-17. The first will be an all you can eat "Salad Fiesta" sponsored by the Stewardess Board. A variety of salads will be available along with dessert and drinks included. Donations range from $5 to $7 depending 6n age. Doors will open Saturday, May 16th at 1 p.m. On Sunday, May 17 at 10 a.m., the Stewardess Board will celebrate its 108th anniversary. The Stewardess Board President is Gloria B. Boston and the Pastor of St. James is the Reverend Steven L. Lyons. At 4 p.m. on May 17, the Steward Board will host Pastor's Appreciation Day with Sylvia Burts Hoskins presiding. Pastor Lyons is completing his sixth year as the leader of St. James. Under his administration, the Fellowship Hall has been com pletely renovated and named in his honor. All Church Boards, Organizations, Officers, members and friends will participate in this celebration. The public is invited to attend all of the week end events. St. James is located at 1501 N. Patterson Avenue (at the corner of 15th Street) across from the U.S. Post Office. May 16 Installation Service Bishop James F. Brown III and Global Harvest Fellowship Inc. would like to invite you to the Installation of Pastor Seneca "Toni" Brown as Pastor of Greater Harvest Fellbwship Church. This service will be held Saturday May 16,2015 at noon. There will also be a Musical Concert at 5 p.m. on the same day at Ambassadors Cathedral featuring: Willie Mason and Friends of Winston-Salem, John Fox and New Fellowship of Richmond V.A., Jerry Sadler & Sound of Pentecost and more. The loca tion is Ambassadors Cathedral 1500 Harriett Tubman Drive where Apostle Edwin Allen is Pastor. Gospel Music Festival Life Changing Transformation Church Ministries at 2001 NE 25th Street on Saturday, May 16 at 5:30 p.m., will be featuring The- Gospel Jewells, Bishop James Wright, Phillips Chapel Male Chorus, Elder Richard Morning, Bro. Bill Pratt & The Gospel Crusaders, Bishop Jack Nelson, and The Anointed Singers. The mistress of ceremo ny will be Darlene Vinson of 90.5 FM. City Wide Outreach The New Generation Praise & Worship International Ministries along with other local min istries in the City of Winston-Salem will unite to sponsor a City Wide Outreach. It will be held on Saturday May 16 at 6 p.m. on Liberty Street, beside the Citgo Convenience Store. There will be clothes giveaway, food, fellowship and a special tribute to the God-Father of Outreach Pastor Melvin Rip Wilkins Sr. To donate clothes or if more informa tion is needed, please contact Bishop Melvin Wilkins Jr. at 336-749-2590. Ladies social R.I.C.H. CDC (Community Development Corporation) SISTA's program will host a ladies social on Saturday, May 16, at 5 p.m. Co-Pastor Ernestine Miller will facilitate the event, which will take place at 5307 Peters Creek Parkway. All women are welcome to attend. This program is designed to provide enhancement of the inner beau ty. gifts and strengths of all ladies, wives, mothers, grandmothers, aunts and sisters. For more informa tion call the office at 336-784-9347. May 17 Trustee Program Steward's Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church will hold its Tfcastee Program on Sunday, May 17 at 3 p.m. at 198 Anderson Road. Rural Hall. N.C. The Rev. Maieus Farmer, pastor of New Piney Grove A.M.E. Zion Church of Harmony, N.C., will be the speaker. The public is cordially invited to attend. Rev. Eddie See Religion on B* 'I I I Willie Mason and Friends perform during a concert. Willie Mason and Friends celebrating 6 years with concert SPECIAL TO THE CHRONICLE Willie Mason and Friends will celebrate their sixth anniversary at 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 7, at Galilee Missionary Baptist Church, 4129 Northampton Drive, where Dr. Nathan E. Scovens is pastor. The event is free and open to the public. "Telling Our Stories, Sharing Our Lives" is the theme of the concert cele bration, which will feature the group and special wor ship leader Bishop John C. Williams, senior pastor of the El Bethel Cathedral in South Boston, Virginia, as well as Bethany Heath. The community-based group consists of talented Triad vocalists and musi cians who are enthusiastic and dedicated ministers of music. The group has been blessed to share in conceits across the state of North Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, Tennessee and Virginia. The group's mis sion is to share the love of Jesus Christ through song. / For more information, contact Willie Mason at 336-451-4756, or Willie Mason Mother's Day weekend brings Christian women together for inspiration " ?rr-r??h?-3?m?r- . BY FELECIA PIGGOTT-LONG, PH. D. FOR THE CHRONICLE More than 100 missionaries, Sunday school teachers, mothers, daughters, sisters, saints, and friends came together for fun and fellowship for the Mother's Day weekend. The Missionary Department of Emmanuel Baptist Church invited the public to celebrate Mother's Day together on May 9 and 10. The theme for the occasion was "An Awesome You." The main events included a Mother's Day tea/luncheon, spring fashion show, and a special worship service. Kathy Marshall, president of the Missionary Department at Emmanuel, was excited when Karen Harris, a Sunday School teacher, brought the project to the missionar ies as an opportunity to network with women around the city. See Mother's Day on B5 Piggott-Lang. Ph. D Missionaries Carolyn Jones and Hazel Watson present a Mother's Day award to First Lady Sarah Mendez on Mother's Day. The Missionary Department of Emmanuel Baptist Church invited the pub lic to celebrate Mother's Day together on that weekend. Dellabrook Presbyterian taps college executive for Women's Day speaker SPECIAL TO THE CHRONICLE The Presbyterian Women of Dellabrook Presbyterian Church, 115 Dellabrook Road, will observe their annual Women's Day on Sunday, May 17, at the 11 a.m. service. The speaker for the morning will be Dr. Catrelia Steele Hunter. Dr. Hunter is a native of Cleveland, N.C. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Barber Scotia College, her Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Illinois; and her Ed.D in Educational Leadership from Fayetteville State University. She served as Registrar and Title Ill Coordinator at Barber Scotia College, and as Dean and Vice President for Institutional Advancement at Livingstone College, retiring from Livingstone in 2006 after serving as Acting President. Dr. Hunter has served the Presbyterian Church with distinction at the Presbytery, Synod and General Assembly levels. She was the Churchwide Moderator for Presbyterian Women (PW) from 2006-2009, and a commissioner to the Presbyterian Church General Assembly in July 2010. She is also a Past Moderator of PW in Salem Presbytery and Chair of the Campus Ministry Committee for Salem Presbytery. She currently serves on the Salem Committee on Preparation for Ministry, and is the Regional Representative for the Presbyterian Church (USA) Theological Education Fund. Dr. Hunter also has been very active in her community. She is the past president of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority-Salisbury chapter, Salisbury Branch-American Association of University Women, and the RoWan Rotary Club. Among her many past board memberships are the Barber Scotia College Board of Trustees, Salisbury Symphony, Rowan County United Way, Community Care Clinic, See Deilabrook on B5 One for All and All for One ? Raolrm>niin/l* Danl'c firct laHar ??????* Al*..? La.- ? ' Mildred ''1 Peppers Sunday School Lesson I '-=3 Lesson Scripture: I Corinthians 12:14-31 By the end of this lesson, we should ? Remember that every person has a gift(s) ? Recognize that the gifts are all important ? Commit to using spiritual gifts to edify God and to strength en the body 4 i/uvn^i uunut *. uui o ill at iviiwi to the Corinthians continued to address problems in the gifted church. The majority of the mem bers were Gentiles. I say that because the issues they faced were more worldly than simply being forced to be Jews. Salvation came when each individual accepted Jesus as Saviour. Spiritual growth (Justification) takes time, study, prayer, and self discipline through the Holy Spirit. There was no Bible as we know it; so the early believers relied on traveling preachers (missionaries) and com munications from the apostles. Paul wanted unity and sound doc trine for all of the early churches. If believers aren't careful, the world's standards will creep into the church. They cause a mean spun, uisuiiuy, ana pettiness which hinder spiritual maturity. According to the apostle, all gifts were/are important to edify God not the person with the gift! The foundations for unity were given in last week's lesson. Paul remind ed them about the hollowness of their pagan beliefs. They were also reminded that those who pro fess Jesus and then speak against Him were not real. Lesson: "All gifts come from the same Spirit", declares Paul. They are different in service and in scope but none are more valued that the others. Paul uses the gifts metaphorically as a human body. There are many parts but they work together as one! As a mem See Peppcri on B5 tt

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