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The North Carolina Area of the Northwestern
District of the Holiness Church of God, Inc.,
Quarterly meeting will convene at Mount Calvary
ss Church, beginning Tuesday, March 1,
through Sunday, March 6. The host pastor is Ruling
Elder Wardlow Frazier; with Overseer Eugene Kirby.
Jr presiding. The theme for the session is from
The week's agenda includes: Elder Calvin Smith
of Miracle Temple Holiness Church; Elder Robert R
Edmond of Kimberly Park Holiness Church; Ruling
Elder Wardlow Frazier of Mount Calvary Holiness
Church, Bishop James Ijames of Mount Zion
Holiness Church (Mocksville); and Sunday, Overseer
Eugene Kirby of Bethlehem Holiness Church and
Miracle Temple Holiness Church. A Bible discussion
and business meeting will begin at 12 noon on
Saturday, March 5, at Mount Calvary Holiness
Church. Reports are to be submitted at this time.
Weeknight services starts at 7:30 pjn. and the Sunday
service begins at 4 pjn.
Spiritual Revival Month
Cheater Higher Ground Ministries, 4175 Moat
Drive, where Janice O. Heath is senior pastor, is hav
ing a Spiritual Renewal Month during March.
Donation: $10. The following will be speakers:
Wednesday, March 2, at 7 pan., Bishop Tpdd Fulton
from Mt. Moriah Outreach Center: Sunday, March 6,
at 4 p.m., Bishop Nathan Anderson from Greater
Meyers Chapel Pentecostal Fellowship Ministries,
Charlotte; Wednesday, March 9, at 7 p.m., Bishop
Melvin Wilkins Jr. from New Generation Praise and
Worship International Ministries; Sunday, March 13,
at 6 p.m. Prophet Nate' Jefferson from All Nations
Church, Columbia, S.C.; Wednesday, March 16, at 7
pm., Pastor Quentin Gunter from Danner's Chapel
FBH Church, North Wilkesboro; Saturday, March 19,
at 9 a.m. Prayer Breakfast Speaker: Apostle Andria
Weeks from Greater Works Church of Deliverance
Ministries. For more information and to reserve your
seat at the Prayer Breakfast, call the Administration
Office at 336-725-1125 and leave a message. The late
Apostle John H. Heath is founder.
Worship Celebration/Bible Study
Church Women United will hold a worship cele
bration/Bible study on Friday, March 4, at 11 aun. at
Hickory Grove AJMJE. Zion Church, 3791 Harper
Road, Clemmons. The Bible study will be presented
by Rev, Belinda Harris and the host country for WDP
2016 is Cuba. Our offering will go to World Day of
Prayeh For more information, cantact Mallie Graham I -
On Saturday, March 5, at 1 p.m. at the Robert E.
Elberson Fine Arts Center, in the Shirley Recital Hall,
at Salem College. Clay Cane, the producer and direc
tor of the documentary "Holler If You Hear Me:
Black And Gay In The Church" will provide an
insightful discussion of die film and a short Q&A ses
sion. Light refreshments will be served. This event is
a part of the iLEAD Speaker Series at Salem College. "
RSVP by 11:30 pan. March 4.
Fish Fry Dinner
Center Grove A.MJE. Zion Church, 7001 Zion
Church Rd., Tobaccoville, will sponsor a Ftsh Fry
Dinner on Saturday, March 5 from 11a.m. to 4 pm.
The dinner will include fish, slaw, baked beans and
dessert. The cost is $7X)0 . For more information, call I'
New Hope A.M.E. Zion Church at 7000
Shallowford Road in Lewisville will have a barbecue
or chicken dinner plate sale on Saturday March 5
from 11 am.to 6 p.m. for eat in or takeout. The price
for each plate is $9. The dinner is sponsored by the
Stewardess Board. Rev, Dairl L. Scott Sr. is the pas
tor. For further information contact 336-945-9083 or
- ^^^Hgynitaruin Universalist Fellowship of
Winston-Salem, 4055 Robinhood Road, will have an
intergenerational service led by Pam Lepley, director
of religious education, at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sunday,
March 6. At the 9:15 a.m. Forum Jonathan Halscy
and our own Anne Garvey, will discuss the work of
the Winston-Salem Foundation. More information is
Family Faith Night
First Christian Church invites the community to
ight on Sunday, March 6,
ffrom 4 - 5:30 p.m. at First Christian Church, i i 30 N.
Main St, Kernersville, in the Children's Worship
Center, Each family in attendance will receive a spe
cial surprise for the food part of the evening! Bring
the kids, invite a neighbor and enjoy some time
together. For more information, visit www.fccntin
nn Baptist Church, 950
iponsored by graduates
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The women of Solid Rock Baptist Church participated in the Red Dress Tea on Sunday, Feb. 21 at Novant
Health Forsyth Medical Center's Conference Center on Silas Creek Parkway.
Red Dress Tea attracts 250
SPECIAL TO THE CHRONICLE
More than 250 women from 10
black churches in Winston-Salem
came together on Sunday, Feb. 21, for
an afternoon of sisterhood, heart
health and sharing.
In celebration pf American Heart
Month and the eighth year that
Winston-Salem has gone red, Novant
Health, the Office of Mayor Allen
Joines, and the American Heart
Association invited women from dif
ferent Winston-Salem congregations
to come together to learn about how
they can prevent heart disease. These
women were charged to bring heart
health information back to their con
This free event included a
women's heart health question-and
answer panel with physicians from
various disciplines; a sampling of dif
ferent teas and heart-healthy appetiz
er; door prizes; and a true spirit of
Winston-Salem sisters helping each
other to love their hearts.
This event was part of the "Go
Red For Women" initiative in Forsyth
, County in partnership with Novant
Health, the Greater Triad Go Red For
Women Wellness Partner.
The churches represented were:
?United Metropolitan Missionary
?First Baptist Church
?St. Peter's Church & World
?Goler Memorial AME Zion
?Morning Star Missionary
?Emmanuel Baptist Church
?Phillips Chapel Missionary
?Solid Rock Missionary Baptist
?Exodus United Baptist Church
?Saint James Missionary Baptist
Photo by Timothy Ramsey
Pastor McConnel gives his account of life
during the 1930's and 40's during St.
James Missionary's Black History Month
celebration on Saturday, February 27
St. James Baptist enlightens
audience on Black History
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With Black History Month coming to an end, St.
James Missionary Baptist Church located at 3606 Ogburn
Ave. held a celebration that highlighted African-American
history from the 1920s to now.
Accounts from each decade were given to show the
progression of the African-American community.
Traditional soul food was served so all could see how
those in the past were fed and how those same foods and
recipes are used to this day.
Because 11 is niacK nisiory monin, wnai we are
doing is trying to show the members where they come
from," says church first lady Mazarene McConnel. "We
asked members to speak about how they lived and what
they experienced during that time and how that's different
from what we are doing now to see how blessed we are
and how far we have come as a race."
Mother Charlie Bell Leviner started off the day by
recounting stories of her childhood during the 1920s, of
how people survived off the land and rarely went to the
See History on B6
Lesson Scripture: _j
By the end of this les- I
son, we will
?Recall the disciples'
attempt to heal a demon
possessed child and
Jesus' later success in
faith it takes to use the
power of Jesus Christ to
minister to others I j
?Believe our prayers nil
have real power Vi
has just led Peter, James and John up a mountain for the
transfiguration where He is transformed, His garments are
whiter than white, and He speaks with Moses and Elijah.
Why did Jesus speak with Moses and Elijah you may ask?
"They appeared because Moses represented the law and
Elijah represented the prophets. (David C. Cook, Bible
Lesson Commentary2015-16). Their coming together
with Jesus spotlights Him .
I as the fulfillment of the
entire Old Testament rev
elation. God again speaks
saying, "This is my
beloved son. Hear Him"
(NTV vs.9:7). The event
ends with Jesus instruct
ing Peter, James and John
to not talk about what
happened until His death
and resurrection. They t
leave and join the others.
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h Lesson: coming
down from the
Transfiguration Jesus is
greeted with a commo
tion involving the disciples and a large crowd. In that
crowd were scholars of the Mosaic Law. Jesus asks what
prompted the debate with the scholars that was so heated.
The explanation comes from the parent of a demon-pos
sessed boy. He explains that his son is demon possessed