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Vacation Bible School
The Goler Metropolitan AME Zion Church will
continue its Vacation Bible School today (Aug. 6) and
' tumowow (Aug. 7) from 6 p.m. - 8 pjn. on 1435 E.
Fourth St. Dinner is served at 5:30 pjn. The theme is
"Jesus...the true Superhero". For more information
contact Annette Wilson at 336-725-6638.
Homecoming and Revival
Bethania AME Zion Church, 21020 Bethania
Rural Hall Rd., will continue its annual Homecoming
and Revival Services today (Aug. 6) and tomorrow
(Aug. 7). The services will begin at 7 pjn. The?public
is invited. For more information call 336-924-1706.
27th annual convention
Calvary Hill Church of Greater Deliverance Inc.,
4951 Manning St., will continue their 27th annual
convention today (Aug. 6) through Aug. 9. The theme
is "Keeping it Real," Empowered to Serve (Mathew
16:26). Bishop Claude C. Turner is founder, pastor
and teacher. For more information call 336-744-2700.
Vacation Summer School
The Love Community Development Corporation
will continue its Vacation Summer Camp today (Aug.
6) and tomorrow (Aug. 7), 5:30 to 8:30 pjn. at 3980
N. Liberty St. The theme is "Gotta Move (Keepin' in
Step with the Spirit). For more information, call 336
N.C. Church of God of Prophecy Convention
The Hickory Metro Convention Center, 1960 13th
Av. Dr. SE, will be the place where the Church of God
of Prophecy's biennial State Convention will continue
today (Aug. 6) until Aug. 9. The conference will help
feed needy families and individuals by forwarding
canned goods donated by conference attendees to
Hickory area organizations. A business and communi
ty expo will he held. For more information call Tracey
Haire at 336-454-4118.
Beginning Aug. 7
The Youth Ministry of Mount Sinai Full Gospel
Deliverance Center, 2721 Manchester St., invites all
youth to Youth Summit 2K15, Aug. 7-9. The sum
mit will highlight relevant speakers: The Rev. David
Reaves of Ebenezer Baptist Church
(Burlington), Cameron Hodge (Greensboro)
and Evangelist Lashea Mack of Wells Memorial
COGIC (Greensboro). All sessions are free and open
to the public. For more information, contact the
church office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 336-722
2624. The Rev. Yvonne H. Hines is the Senior Pastor.
Beginning Aug. 8
Shiloh Baptist Church continues its 123id church
anniversary with an annual picnic at Miller Park on
Saturday, Aug. 8 at 11 am. Activities will be held on
Sunday, Aug. 9 at the 8:30 am. and 10:30 am. wor
ship services. Pastor Paul Lowe Jr., will deliver the
message at both sessions. For more information, call
Griefshare support group
St. Paul United Methodist Church, 2400
DeOabrook Road, will hold the GriefShare support
group on Saturday, Aug. 8, at 10 am. in the church
< conference room. The topic for this session is "Why."
All persons who are experiencing grief due to the loss
of someone close are invited to attend. Sessions are
free, non-denominational, with biblical teachings on
grief and recovery topics. GriefShare is designed to
give encouragement and support, providing tools for a
person to use on their journey from "mourning to joy."
For further information, call 336-723-4531 or 336
Whole Man Ministries Church presents Youth
gd?Mjoce 2015: "Everyday Matters ... Walking in
the Light," on Saturday, Aug. 8, from 11 a.m. to 2 pm.
at Whole Man Ministries Church, 3916 Old Lexington
Road. There will be music, poetry dance and the Word
of God presented by Prophet C. D. Faison of Word
Power and Deliverance Ministries of Goldsboro. Also
there will be ew clothes from Wrangler to give to stu
dents for back to school. For more information call
Minister of music Ken Norman and the Williams
Memorial CME Male Choir of High Point will have
their choir anniversary with a concert on Sunday, Aug.
9 at 4 p.m. at Diggs Memorial on 125 N. Graham Ave.
'Community male choirs are welcomed to come and
pttticipate. For more information contact Pastor
The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Winston
Salem, 4055 Robinhood Road, will hear the Rev. Lisa
Schwartz present "The Question Box: A Spontaneous
Sermon" at 10:30 a.m. At the Fonim at 9 am., Stan
and Sara Nutter will present a travelogue on their trip
to Cuba with Code Pink. For more information, go to
Lott Carey Annual Session
The Lott Carey Global Christian Missional
Community will host its 118th annual session at the
Joseph S. Koury Convention Center, 3121 Gate City
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BB&T Ballpark to host inaugural
Christian Awakening Music Festival
Kirk Franklin, Mercy Me and Jeremy Camp to headline two-day event
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Downtown Winston-Salem's BB&T Ballpark, home
of the Winston-Salem Dash baseball team, will be the site
of the inaugural "Awakening Music Festival: Sing Your
The two-day Awakening Music Festival will feature a
diverse line-up of Christian music performers co-head
lined by Kirk Franklin and MercyMe on Saturday, Sept.
26 from 4 to 10 p.m. Jeremy Camp will headline
Awakening on Sunday, Sept. 27 from 2 to 8 p.m.
"For some time, we've explored having concerts and
other events at BB&T Ballpark during baseball's offsea
son," Winston-Salem Dash President Geoff Lassiter said.
"A great deal of research and due diligence about regional
audiences led us to the conclusion that there is a signifi
cant consumer demand for a world-class Christian music
festival. We're incredibly proud to have three of Christian
music's leading performers ? Kirk Franklin, MercyMe
and Jeremy Camp ? as headliners for this year's festi
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Photo by Dave Hill
Photo submitted by Awakening Music Festival
Photo submitted by Awakening Music Festivai
member named Female
Student of the Year
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The Summer Conservatory of The Salvation Army
Academy of Music & Arts, in partnership with the Winston
Salem Symphony, presented its Graduation Concert on
Friday, July 31, at Galilee Missionary Baptist Church, 4129
Northampton Drive, in Winston-Salem.
Special guests the Voices of Galilee also performed.
Niah Brooks, 13, a member of Friendship Baptist Church,
was named Female Student of the Year at the graduation. She
will be able to attend the Conservatory for free next year. She
attends school in Walkertown. Her parent is Keena
Niah performed on the piano and was a lead singer during
The Summer Conservatory is an intensive seven-week
music day camp that takes place daily from 9 a.m. to 5 pjn?
Monday through Friday. Students in the program leam to
play a brass instrument (trumpet, horn, baritone, or tuba) and
get to leam a second instrument of their choice depending on
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Photos by Donna Rogers
Niah Brooks sings "Joyful, Joyful" with the
Advanced Chorus during the Graduate Concert
for the Summer Conservatory of The Salvation
Army Academy of Music & Arts.
Winston-Salem Area Commander Maj. James Allison declared all the students graduates at the end of the
Graduate Concert on Friday, July 31.
It's Your Choice
By the end of this lesson,
? Recognize the God holds
the individual and the leaders
? Repent from evil and
resolve to do better.
? Rejoice that God always
gives us hope.
Background: Israel, the
Northern Kingdom, was crushed by the Assyrians in 722
BC. Many prophets from God warned them to repent but
the warnings fell on deaf ears. At the same time. God sent
prophets to Judah, the Southern Kingdom, with the same
message. The prophets spoke to the kings, priests, judges,
and false prophets because they were responsible for the
masses. Now don't get too comfortable because the mes
sage applied to the people as
well. God gave humanity a
brain and a heart to be used in
all situations! Previous lessons
this quarter delved into the spe
cific sins of the people.
Jeremiah's prophecy began
sometime between 640-609
BC and lasted beyond Judah's
fall in 586 BC. Often called
"the weeping prophet" he
expressed his sorrow publically
over Judah's actions and her
fate. They must turn trom evil
or be captured by Babylon. Jeremiaih's sermon today was
given during one of the Jewish festivals where the people
traveled to Jerusalem to worship in the Temple.
Lesson: The Babylonians attack Judah the first time in
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