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Vacation Bible School
Nehemiah Worship Center will continue Vacation
Bible School today (July 9) and tomorrow (July 10) on
4873 Phelps Dr. The public is invited to come, trans
portation will be provided. For more information, call
Beginning July 10
True Temple Outreach Ministry will continue the
39th Pastoral Anniversary of Apostle Wallace Gaither
and Co-Pastor Shirley Gaither on 1415 S. Main St. The
guest speakers will be as follows: Pastor Essie
McCullough of New Direction Movement Cathedral at
7 pjn. (July 10); Elder Gregory Robertson of St.
Matthew Apostolic Temple at 4 p.m. (July 12); Pastor
Dairi Scott of Union Chapel AM?. Zion of Lexington
at 4 p.m. (July 19); Elder Eugene Kirby of Bethlehem
Holiness Church at 4 pm. (July 26). For more informa
tion contact Renee Hauser at 336-972-0447.
The Women of New Birth Worship Center is having
a women's conference on Friday, July 10 and Saturday,
July 11 from 11 am. - 2 p.m. on 1033 New Birth Dr. in
East Bend. The guest speakers will be Sister Michelle
Houser, Founder and Director of W.O.W., and
Evangelist Clara Goode. Lunch Will be provided. For
more information, contact the church at 336-922-2692.
Grief share support group
Griefshare support group will be having a meeting
on Saturday, July 11 at St. Paul United Methodist
Church on 2400 Dellabrook Rd. The topic is "Grief and
Relationships". Griefshare is free and nondenomina
tional. Sessions are designed to give encouragement
and support, biblical teachings on grief and recovery
topics. For further information call 336-723-4531 or
The Greater Tabernacle Worship Center will be
hosting a prayer workshop on Saturday, July 11 on
1410 Attucks St. Speakers will be Apostle Marie
Lindsay of HEaling Heart Ministry and Apostle BJ
McCloud. For more information, call 336-777-1113.
Greater St. Matthews Baptist Church will have
their Youth Conference on Saturday, July 11 at 9 a.m.
on 4168 Morningside Dr. Featuring guests will be King
David Thompson and the Spirituals Foundation. The
theme is "Youth Making A Difference to be Continual".
The conference will convene on Sunday, July 12 for
worship service with guest speaker Rev. Willie
Davidson, Associate Pastor of New Light Baptist
Church. The public is cordially invited to attend. The
host pastor is Rev. William J. Purvis, Sr. For mote
information contact the church at 336-724-3106.
The Pastor Aide of New Direction Movement
Cathedral will host a fellowship program with Genesis
Victory Outreach on Sunday, July 12 at 4 p.m. on 3300
Overdale Dr. Minister Sharon Pinkey will be the speak
er. All are welcome. For more information call 336
The River of Worship Dance Ministry of Mount
Sinai Full Gospel Deliverance Center will sponsor the
annual "Come Dance Before the Lord" program on
Sunday, July 12 at 6 p.m. on 2721 Manchester Dr.
Various dance ministries from local churches and sur
rounding areas will present interpretations of gospel
musical selections Rev. Yvonne H. Hines is senior pas
tor. For additional information, contact the church
office at 336.7222624 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rev. James Gilliam of Antioch Christian Church
will be guest speaker at Bethlehem Baptist Church on
Sunday, July 12 at 3 pjn. on 2253 Settle Bridge Rd. in
Stoneville. Rev. Charles Leake is host pastor. For more
information call 336-725-3439.
New Light Missionary _
Baptist Church will cele
brate the 31st anniversary of
Rev. Sam P. L. Hickerson on
Sunday, July 12 at 11 ajn.
on 1535 E. 15th St. The
message will be delivered by
Rev. Charles E. McCray of
St. Peter's Church and World
Outreach Center. There will
be an afternoon program at
3:30 p.m. with Bishop
Kelvin Shouse of Calvary
Church of High Point. Fen
more information call 336
1 Pastoral Anniversary
United Progressive Missionary Baptist Church will
celebrate their pastor Rev. Lewis E. Devlin's 13th
Pastoral Anniversary on Sunday, July 12 at 3 p.m. on
1122 Quincy Caldwell Cir. Rev. David Dockeiy of
Shiloh Baptist Church will be the guest speaker. A
repast will follow after the service. The public is invit
ed to attend. For mote information contact the church
office at 336-724-1266.
Mount Olive Baptist Church Young and Adult
Choir will celebrate their choir's anniversary on
Sunday, July 12 at 4 p.m. on 1301 C.E. Gray Dr. The
public is cordially invited to attend. Dr. Charles E.
Gray is the host pastor For more information call 336
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Taniesha Sanders of Galilee
to preach initial sermon
SPECIAL TO THE CHRONICLE
Galilee Missionary Baptist Church,
4129 Northampton Drive in Winston
Salem, is announces that Taniesha Calida
Sanders will deliver her initial sermon on
Sunday, July 12, at the 8 a.m. worship
Sanders is a native of Greenville,
South Carolina, and the daughter of
Larry D Harris Sr. of Garysburg and the
late Rev. Nadine R. Blake of Greenville,
She is a graduate of the University of
South Carolina in Columbia, with a
Bachelor of Arts degree in English and a
Master of Divinity degree from Wake
Forest University School of Divinity.
Sanders is married to Robert L.
The public is invited to witness and
celebrate this initial sermon.
The Rev. Steve Angle prays for the future of the nation during a "Unity Vigil" on June 30, sponsored by
Reverend Willard Bass and the IDR community.
Unity Vigil brings various
faiths to prayer
The Institute for Dismantling
Racism (IDR) sponsored a "Unity
Vigil" for Winston-Salem on
Tuesday night, June 30 at Goler
Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church on
Patterson Avenue in light of the
massacre of nine churchgoers in
Charleston, South Carolina on June
"We must unite and move our
community forward today!" said
the Rev. Willard Bass, who leads
Photos by Erin Mizelle for the
Oarrell Hamilton, Institute for Dismantling Racism (IDR) intern, prays
'or the unity of the Winston-Salem community.
Minister Barry Spaulding lifts his hands in praise
as those gathered to pray for the future of our
nation and worship by singing "Just As I Am."
Richard Cassidy prays at the Tuesday night vigil at
Goler Memorial AM J?. Zion Church.
Zero Tolerance for Corruption
Lesson Scripture: Micah
By the end of this lesson,
? Recognize that God
warns us of wrong doing no
matter our station in life
? Be vigilant in watching
for corruption in society and
in our personal lives
? Commit to stand for jus
tice even when it is not popu
Background: The Assyrian Empire was a threat to
Judah. To minimize that threat, Judah prepared for war by
shoring up her resources. Their actions continued to be
motivated by peed, exploitation, and a questionable series
of taxes all designed to oppress the poor. He spoke directly
to political leaders, false prophets, and priests. They
claimed their actions were jus
tified due to impending danger.
Chapters three through five
were Micah's second cycle of
judgment and hope.
Lesson: The prophet
indicts those who he says lead
the people astray. When cor
ruption appears to be success
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without any thought of sin. The
prophets say what the leader
ship wants to hear and are
rewarded. For a while, this works for them but Micah
warns them that this comfortable life will bring shame and
humiliation. Covering the face is symbolic of grief and
embarrassment as if they had leprosy. Micah declares that
his message is from God. It isn't to make them feel good
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