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2016 Friendship Day
Green Street United Methodist Church, 639 S.
Green Street between Academy and WestStreet, will
have a worship celebration on May 6 at 11:30 a.m.
Worship celebration andmessage/Bible study led by
the Rev. Kelly Carpenter. The 60th Anniversary for
Fellowship of theLeast Coin will be held- We encour
age women to contribute $6 for the Least Coin offer
ing. Formore information, call Mallie Graham, 336
May 6 - 8
Bishop Marvin, Pastor Clara Cremedy and the
women of Vessels Of Honor Church Ministriesinvite
you to attend the 2016 Women's Conference that will
be held Friday, May 6 throughSunday, May 8, at
Vessels of Home Church Ministries, 3608 Ogburn
Ave. The theme will be"Chosen For Purpose." This
three-day conference will feature three strong and
anointed womenof God speaking on "Your steps have
been ordered by God." Prophetess Sonya Wallace
Blair ofVision House of Hope, Greensboro, will
preach on Friday, May 6 at 7 pan. Overseer Tassa
Crcmedy-Rice of Temple Of Glory Ministries will
preach on Saturday morning at If) a.m.Apostle
Shirley McCain of God's Grace Ministry,
Martinsville, Virginia, will close theconference. The
entire conference is free and open to the public (offer
ings will be received). Call336-624-9531 for more
information about this event.
Konnoak Hills Neighborhood Music Festival
Konnoak Hills Neighborhood Music Festival will
be held on Saturday, May 7. from 10:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
at Konnoak Hills Moravian Church, 3401 Konnoak
Dr. A blood drive will also be held from 1} am. - 3:30
pm. There will be live music all afternoon, children's
activities, and a hot dog special. Bring a chair and a
friend. For more information, call 336-788-9321.
Calvary Hill Church of Greater Deliverance
United by the Blood Women's Ministry will present
the' "Glory Train" on Saturday, May 7, at 12 noon at
Faith of God Ministries, 5545 Main St., Walkertown.
Pastor Jerry Goode and First Lady Kay Goode.
Antioch Christian Church located at 1432
Underwood Ave. will observe Women's Day on
Sunday, May 8, at 11 am. with guest speaker Rev.
Mother's Day service
The Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church,
1905 N. Jackson Ave., invites one and all to our spe
cial Mother's Day service on Sunday, May 8, at our 11
am. worship service. The speaker will be Pastor Paul
Mother's Day service
New Liberty Baptist Ministries Inc., located at
5009 Voss St., will celebrate Mother's Day on Sunday
May 8. 11 am. The guest speaker will be the Rev.
Birdie Rush, a native of the Winston-Salem. She
earned a Bachelor's Degree in the Art of Ministry in
May 2014 and a Masters in Religious Education May
2016. All are welcome to attend. For additional infor
mation please contact Church Secretary Tracee Spears
(336) 608-5542, Deacon Beal @ 336-528-3256.
Month of May
1st Pastoral Anniversary, remembrance
Greater Higher Ground Ministries invites you to
the first Pastoral Anniversary, celebrating Pastor
Janice O. Heath and remembering the great late
Apostle John H. Heath during the month of May. To
help celebrate, the following speakers will be bringing
the word of God throughout the month of May at the
date and time listed:
?Sunday, May 8, Minister Kia Hood, Union
Baptist Church, (Mother's Day) 11 a.m.
?Wednesday, May 11, Pastor Nichols Bonds, Life
Church, Lynchburg, VA, 7 pjn.
?Sunday, May 15, Pastor Toni Burton, Freedom
International, Statesville, 4 p.m.
?Wednesday, May IS, Pastor Anthony Wilson,
Cathedral of Refugee, 7 pm.
Sunday, May 22, Bishop S.T. Green, New Hope
Holiness Church, Lexington, 4 p.m.
?Wednesday, May 25, Apostle Annette Ross.
Grace and Mercy Cathedral, Charlotte, 7 p.m.
?Sunday, May 29, Apostle Andria Weeks, Greater
Works Deliverance, West End,4 pm. The late Apostle
John Heath's life and valiant service in the army of
Lord will be recognized and remembered during the
services. All services will be held at the church head
quarters located at 4175 Moat Drive. For more infor
mation, please contact us at 336-725-1125, Pastor
Janice O. Heath, Senior Pastor.
May 9 -11
Antioch Christian Church, 1432 Underwood Ave.,
will host their Spring Revival on Monday, May 9,
with Rev. Robert Coleman of Middle Fork Christian
Church; Tuesday, May 10, with Rev. Ronald Speas,
New Jerusalem Baptist Church; and Wednesday, May
11, with Dr. Johnny Ruff, Goler Metropolitan AME
Zion Church. Each service will began at 7 pm. night
General Missionary and Evangelistic conven
TTie Community Deliverance Holiness Church Of
God at the Love Community Center located at
Fellowship Church to host hit
'War Room' movie actress
SPECIAL TO THE CHRONICLE
On Mother's Day, May ?, Fellowship Church, pastored
by Tony Jones, will host Ms.Karen Abercrombie, who is
best known for her role as Ms. Clara from the hit movie
"War Room ."Karen Abercrombie is an award-winning
actress, singer-songwriter and. a Parents'Choice Award
winning storyteller. She was most recently seen in movie
theaters aroundthe world playing the spicy, eighty-year
old prayer warrior, Miss Clara, in the KendrickBrothers'
latest film "War Room." She received the 2016
Movieguide Grace Award forthe most inspiring and out
standing performance by an actress in a film for her por
trayal of Miss Clara. Karen has guest starred on several
television shows and most recently CBS's new show, "The
Inspectors." She also played recurring character Aberdeen
on AMC TV's show "Turn." Karen has also guest starred
on "Judging Amy," "Alley McBeal," "Saved by The Bell,"
and "Strong Medicine." Karen has a starring role in a new
movie coming out on May 3 called "God's Compass."
"We feel very blessed to have Ms. Abercrombie as our
guest speaker for Mother's Day," said Pastor Tony. "Prior
to our even securing Ms. Abercrombie, we were already in
ateaching series regarding prayer entitled 'Dangerous
Prayers,' said Pastor Tony. "Andfor Ms. Abercrombie to
come and speak on that very topic only confirms our need
asbelievers to reconnect with God through the privilege of
Fellowship Church is located at 2800 East Sprague St.
Doors will open at 10 ajn. with worship starting at 10:30
a.m. For more information visit
www.thefellowshipW S .org.
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The Union Baptist dance ministry performs during the church's Spring Pentecost Conclave on
Thursday, April, 28.
Union Baptist reflects on
relationship with God
during Pentecost Conclave
BY TIMOTHY RAMSEY
FOR tHE CHRONICLE
The Pentecost is defined as a hol
iday on which we commemorate the
coming of the Holy Spirit on the dis
ciples after the ascension of Jesus
into heaven. In many ways it is
described as the birthday of the
Union Baptist Church celebrated
its two-day Spring Pentecost
Conclave on April 27 and 28. During
this year's celebration, Union Baptist
wanted to focus on its missionary
"What we are trying to do is
bridge our spiritual life with our
responsibility to make our communi
ty better around us," said Bishop Sir.
Walter L. Mack Jr. on what this year's
Conclave was about.
The scheduled guest preacher on
April 27 was Dr. Cynthia Hale, the
founding and Senior Pastor of the,
Ray of Hope Christian Church in
The Rev. Dr. J Louis Felton of the
Mount Airy Church of Qpd in Christ
in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was
scheduled to deliver the sermon on
April 28, but because of travel diffi
culties, he was unable to attend. So
on short notice, Mack called Bishop
James Woodson, pastor of
Greensboro's St. James Home of
Fresh Start Ministries, to deliver the
Hymns by the Union Baptist
Choir set the mood on April 28.
Following the choir was a presenta
tion by the Compassion Experience,
which gave the congregation a back
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By the end of this les- '
son, we will
?Review the story of
the ten healed lepers
for all blessings includ
ing healing we have
?Celebrate how the
expression of gratitude
for personal healing
becomes beneficial in the
healing of others
"Leprosy" is a term used
in Scripture to describe several types of infections and
skin diseases. Symptoms include ringworm, lesions, and
psoriasis, as well as damage to one's eyes, limbs, and
nerves. See more in Leviticus 13:1-46. In Jesus day,
some rabbis taught that leprosy was a punishment for sin.
To them it was a visible sign of an inward corruption.
Jews feared leprosy not only because of the disfiguring,
but also because lepers
were treated as untouch
Lesson: Luke's inten
tions here are to show
that redemption is not
solely the possession of
one group of people.
Salvation through Jesus'
death at Calvary is open
to individuals of all races
and all human conditions.
Jesus' salvation includes
or is open to all persons.
Luke starts the lesson
with Jesus passing
through the area between Samaria and Galilee and not
accidentally. Jesus intended to minister here. While on the
outskirts of a small town, ten men with "leprosy" spotted
Jesus and His disciples. The ten kept their distance, but
got close enough to shout to Jesus a plea for Him to have
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