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Winston-Salem chronicle. (Winston-Salem, N.C.) 1974-current, March 31, 2016, Page B5, Image 15

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Religion Calendar i Pastoral Anniversary celebration hurch, 1100 Manley St., will be celebrating Pastor Rev Dr. James Fulwciod and First Lady Hattie Fulwood's 43rd anniversary starting on Friday night, April 1, at 7 pin. Rev. Dr. James Linville and members of Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church will be the guests for that night. On Sunday, April 3^ at 11 am. Rev. Warren Napper will be the guest preacher for the morning service. Come cele brate this joyous occasion with the members. Rev. Dr. James Fulwood is the host pastor. ; > . .. April 2 Men's Breakfast Men of all ages are invited to join First Christian Church, 1130 N. Main St., Kemersville, for breakfast on April 2 at 7:30 am. in the Fellowship Hall. At 8:30 a.m. Harvey Titer will be our guest speaker. Free tick ets for this event are available in the church office. April 3 107th church and 37th pastor's anniversary Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 1301 C. E. Gray Dr., will celebrate their 107th anniversary and Pastor Dr. Rev. Charles Gray's 37th anniversary on Sunday, April 3 at 4 pm. The community is invited to attend in this celebration. April 3 'Awakening to Awareness* The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Winston-Salem, 4055 Robinhood Road, will hear the Rev. Lisa Schwartz speak on "Awakening to Awareness" at 9 re. Sunday and "Celebrate the T (in LGBT): Justice Sunday" at 11 ajn. At the 9:15 are. Forum, Barrie Howard will present "The Thief, the Chief, and die Magi." For more information, go to April 3 Interfaith Tour Sunday The Community Mosque, St. Phillips Moravian Church in Old Salem, and Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church are die featured stops on the ninth annual Interfaith Tour sponsored by Interfaith Winston-Salem, Sunday afternoon, April 3. The tour begins at The Community Mosque, 1419 Waughtown St. at 2 pre. with a presentation by Imam Khalid Griggs, and moves to St. Phillips Moravian Church, the state's oldest African-American church still stand ing in North Carolina, at 911 S. Main St. at 3 pre. for comments by the Rev. Russ May. The final stop is at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church, 1730 Link Road, at 4 pre. where Father Carl Zdancewicz will share the story of his church. Time will be allowed for questions and discussion at each location. Free pizza and beverages will be served at Our Lady of Mercy around 5 pre. Interfaith Winston-Salem is an all-vol unteer tax-exempt nonprofit that works to build understanding among religious and non-religious tra ditions. April 10 f7th anniversary The congregation of Kimberiy Park Holiness Church is celebrating its 97th anniversary during the month of April, for each Sunday morning and two afternoons during the month of April. The service times are 11 a.m. and 4 pm. Quest churches and their pastors slated for the 4 pna. services are Bishop T. R. Rice of Mercy Seat Holiness Church (April 10th ) and Bishop Arnie Joyce of Miracle Mount Carmel Holiness Church of WV (April 17th). A fellowship dinner will follow the morning service on April 17. Designated ministers of the church will speak during the 11 a.m. worship services. April 10 Pastoral pre-anniversary service Holy Trinity Full Gospel Fellowship Center with Pastor Richard C. Miller Sr, & Co-Pastor Ernestine Miller, located at 5307 Peters Creek Parkway, Invite the community to attend the worship service on Sunday April 10, at 4 pm. The guest church will be Shield of Faith and Dr. James Jones. Come join this evening of fellowship for the Pastoral Pre Anniversarv Service. For more information, contact the church office at 336-784-9347. ~ : April 10 A Night to Honor brad On Sunday, April 10 at 7 p.m.. Agape Faith Church. 2101 Lewisville-Clemmons Road, Clemmons. will hold "A Night to Honor Israel," together with Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the st pro-Israel organization in the United States. Guest speakers include: Pastor Victor Styrsky, Gary Bauer, the Israeli Ambassador to the United States, Rabbi MarkCohn f rom Temple Emanuel, Jeff Epstein and other representatives from our local and national government. The night will feature a performance by Violinist and Dove Award Nominee LaDonna Taylor. This night is a night to honor the nation of Israel, the Jewish faith, and the people of Israel. Join us as we take a united stand fpr Israel. This is a free event and tend. Childcare ages birth to 6th grade will be available. For more information please contact the church office at 336-766-9188. I 17th Church Anniversary Abba Father's Ministry's 17th church anniversary be held April 13-16 at 4014 N. Cherry St. Saturday is Family & Friends Day starting at 2 p.m Sunday service begins at 11 a an. Wednesday through Friday services begin at 7:30 p.m. Worship guest speaker on April 13 is Pastor Frederick Smalley of Sanctuary of Faith. Thursday guest speaker is Bishop Charlie Jenkins of Miracle Temple Deliverance. Harvest Place Worship Center. Saturday guest speaker I SeeRel. Calendar on M Jesus is risen; now Christians look to Pentecost chronicle staff report On March 27, Christians worldwide cele brated Easter, or Resurrection Sunday, a day they say Jesus the Christ rose from the dead more than 2,000 years ago. A wooden cross with a white cloth draped over it is a symbol of that belief. Now, many Christians prepare for Pentecost, espe cially Pentecost Sunday, which will be May 15 this year. This is celebrated 50 days after Easter and marks when the Holy Spirit descended upon the Apostles and others who followed Jesus. The story can be found in Acts 2. Photo bv Donna Room* The wooden cross with a white cloth draped over it rep resents that Jesus the Christ is risen from the dead. This cross is at Galilee Missionary Baptist Church in Winston-Salem. Photo by Timothy Ramse> Nationally reknowned gospel singer Vicki Winans performs during the Resurrection service at Greater Cleveland Avenue Christian Church. Vicki Winans celebrates Resurrection Sunday with Greater Cleveland Avenue BY TIMOTHY RAMSEY FOR THE CHRONICLE Easter Sunday is celebrated by churches across the country in a myriad of ways. The congregation of Greater Cleveland Avenue Christian Church at 5095 Lansing Drive featured gospel singer Vicki Winans for their Resurrection Sunday Service. Winans has been connected with Greater Cleveland since she met lead pastor Bishop Sheldon McCarter 20 years ago at the Great Family Gathering the church held at the Benton Convention Center and they have been the best of friends since then. "Our friendship has been tremendous and what makes Vicki different and unique is the fact that she is so touch able and friendly to everyone," said McCarter. The idea to bring Winans to Greater Cleveland on See Winans on Bt Greater Higher Ground honors black pastors a Submitted photo The persons in the picture starting from left are Pastor Phillip McCloud, Pastor Janice O. Heath, Apostle Andrea Weeks, First Lady McCloud, Pastor and First Lady Alvin Carlise, Bishop and First Lady Marcus Strong and front Bishop Alicia Patterson. The Pastors celebrated were McCloud, Carlise and Patterson. SPECIAL TO THE CHRONICLE Greater Higher Ground Ministries' Family and Senior Pastor Janice O. Heath sponsored a Prayer Breakfast on Saturday, Feb. 27, to honor black pastors in the community. This recognition was start ed by Greater Higher Ground's Apostle John H. Heath, who died in January 2015. This year, Bishop Alicia Patterson, Pastor Alvin Carlise and Pastor Phillip McCloud were cel ebrated and treated to a hearty breakfast, words of encouragement and "thank you" gifts. Renewed Health Lesson Scripture: Luke 7:1-10 By the end of this les son, we will ?Understand that the Lord is able to heal peo ple when He chooses to do so. ?Recognize the importance of faith and God's will when praying for healing. ?Pray for physical needs with full confi dence that the Lord can heal. Background: Jesus has been tempted during His 40-day fast. Jesus has taught in the synagogue in Nazareth and so angered the people with His declaration of being the fulfillment of prophesy that they take Him to a cliff and are ready to throw Him off. In Capernaum Jesus healed many and performed the miracle of the fishes, where He said to Simon, "Launch out into the deep and let down your nets for a draught. V (Luke 5:4) Jesus has started to gather His twelve and is now forgiv ing sin: "Man thy sins are forgiven thee." (Luke 5:20); in short Jesus' pop ularity is building. After spending an entire night praying alone on the mountain, Jo6us comes down and names His apostles. Then He taught the "Sermon on the Plain." (Luke 6:17-49) Lesson: Jesus is in Capernaum and hears about a centurion who has a sick servant. All indication is that the centurion is a believer and has heard of Jesus' fame. We already think positively of the centu rion because of his concern for his servant, who is sick unto death with the palsy. To accredit him even more, a group of Jewish elders approach Jesus on his behalf. By See Lesson on M ?? Elder I Richard Wayne Wood Sunday School Lesson 'III

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