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The Charlotte post. (Charlotte, N.C.) 1918-????, September 21, 1972, Image 1

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7^ .. .-r - ___ • - - . • • . . . ' . - ' v * • . •• •• •*- • • «* . I>i .iT* • * ' .. »• • X.t. - ■ - ■ f _ ...- rnce zur Salem Church To Observe 98th Year September 24 will be a big -day-at- the- Salem Baptist Church. Sunday will have a double meaning for this church, it will be the 98th Anniversary celebration, as well as, the Annual Homecoming. This event occurs each year on the fourth Sunday in September. This celebration is for the purpose of letting former members reacquaint them selves with the' present members and the church’s activities. All former members, those that have -moved—away,_changed memberships, etc., come back “home.” — After the morning worship hours, there will be a fellowship dinner for everyone in attendance. At 2:30 o’clock. Rev. H. S. Diggs, pastor of Mayfield Memorial Baptist Church, will be guest speaker for the event. Accompanying Rev. Diggs . will be the choir of his Church. Rev. M H Rnstir- Tr i« tk. pastor of Salem Baptist Church. Salem is located at 5318 Salem Church Rd. John A. McCullough,”a member of the Salem Baptist * Church 34 of his .44 years, stated that “in the last 55 years there have only been 3 ministers of this pillar of i religion. ”, He continued, “the Bred, 26* years from 1943 to 1989 and presently- RevT M. H. Bostic who has been with the church since Rev. Moore retired." Mr. McCullough who is Chairman of the Board of - Deacons at Salem feels that “the church has made rapid progress under the leadership of Rev. Bostic.” Mr. Mc Cullough is also the assistant superintendent of Sunday School and president of the I vocal choir at Saleiri. Mr. McCullough also made note that several ministers have come from this church; more notable, the Davidson brothers - W. H. Davidson, S L. Davidson, Perry Davidson and Dolph Davidson all now deceased. M. L. Davidson . Davidson who recently retiree from the pastorate at' th< Ebenezer Baptist Church ii Shelby, N.C. ._v.. » The Salem Baptist Church is approximately 250 strong with the eldest of its members being 92 years old and very active in the church. She is Mrs. Violet Berry. Hickory Mission To Be Dedicated The newest addition to th« Housfe of Prayer for all Peopi* ’ will be dedicated Frida) "ft- mization will take ir ns latest mission at the ser vice in Hickory when th« MMmr^reMnM J We Invite You To Uw Our H Budget Plan [ MISS GLENDA LADELL PVANT ....Johnson C. Smith University Junior k „ » . - ' • . 4 Miss Glenda Ladell Pyant is this week’s Choice t« l*it'ont the pedestal df-beauty. Stir ■» the daughter of Rev. apd Mrs. R. L. Pyant. She liv.*s with her parents at 1639 Madison Ave. Glend#is a very petite 5 feet, 1-inch tall young lady, who is a junior iit Johnson C. Smith University. Glenda also - offers 33-23-35 statistics that she carries very.well on the 100 pound frame that she has. . Being ah asti«e young lady, Miss Pyant is very active in many of the school’s ac I tivities. She is a member of i uems$mane To Observe JL Woman’s Day • Woman's Day will be ob served Sunday at the Greater Gethsemane AME Zion Church at Campus St. and -•-Cemetery Ave- frith services at 11 a.m. and five p.m. The observance will begin with Church School at 9:30 Sunday morning and the Special Woman's Day Service begin at,11. ft. Fannie A. Neal of tgomery, Ala. will be the est speaker at the morning hip. She Is field director Committee on Political tion AFL-CIO voung people oi me 11 be in charge of the oRram. James Davis a. Jacquelyn B. will direct this rs. Bernice Ervin is as the general of Woman's Day, ion will follow the worship.' J . acting u” m Sororitv the Student Government and the Student Ctynslian Association. Miss Pyant is also a member of the Off-Campus Women's Association. Being a beauty comes as nothin? new for Glenda. She is “Miss Off Campus Queen” at Smith this year. ; — A With a major in elementary education arid a minor in French, Glenda will have several avenues to choose from as 4ter lifetime livelihood. She has not yet decided exactly what it is that she wantA to do. But....her heart \i& with the “little folk.” Gldbda attends Rock Hill A M.E E. Church where her father is the pastor. The church is located in Indian Trail, K.C. Some of Glenda’s favorite pasttimes are swimming, -playing softball and basket ball and she enjoys running. If she were to Join a track team, Wilma Randolph just might would have some “soul” competition. Glenda is one of four Pyant children. She has a brother who is in his third year of med school at Meharry Med School, his name is Robert Lee Pyant, Jr. Her two sisters are Mrs. Barbara Black and Juanita, who is a freshman at A It T In Greensboro. Of college life. Glenda sayt that “it really fascinated yoi because it is nothing like th« carefree life of high schoo days.” “However.” Giendi continued, "the biggest dif ference that I've found is that you are more on your own U get assignments done and work completed, because this Hotfse Of Prayer’s ~ ■ • i i * • . j 46th Holy Convocation * . i Begins Here Sunday ~ Smith Engages ' Tuskegee The air is expected to be filled with footballs when "^•Johnson C. Smith University meets Tuskegee Institute at Memorial Stadium here Saturday Night. The Golden Bulls’ quick striking offense depends upon the rifle arm of sophomore quarterback Luther Carter. Tuskegee has one of the best in quarterback Edwin Grimett. who riddles JCSU with his bullet passes last year in/. Tuskegee. Ala. ' Shores, 22-16^ in the season’s opener here week before last. They, then lost 45-12, to * Virginia Union in Richmond, _ Va. last Saturday. - *. - ■ A '£ DIGNITARIES at the ground-breaking ceremonies for the Winston Mutual Building at Fifth St. and Erwin Ave. here Sunday are from left to right, Robert L. Davis, Fred Alexander, Edmond R. J 1 •won. Harvey S. Gantt, ftev 1V:L. Rich. Key. F.M. Allen. George E. Hill J.L. Pearson. W.L. Smith and Rev. JW.L Houston. The Golden Tigers lost to Alabama State in its opener but rebounded with an im pressive 29-12 verdict over Morris Brown at ' Tuskegee r last week. The favored Alabama team also has powerful runners in tailback Kelly Stanley, full bade* Hornsby Sams and - Halfback Clinton Wallace. Sams rushed for 96 years while Wallace was gaining 82 _ against Morris-Brown. Freshman • tackle Em manuel McGhee led the Golden Tiger defense with “ eight tackles and four assiits against- Morris-Brown. He also blocked a pass apd recovered a fumble. Coach Eddie McGirt as pects his Bulls to return to victory form with top defensive crew led by tacMes Tom Johnson and Ronald Miles and end Luther Turtpr. “We’re extremely happy that we are able to increase oar efficiency and service to the- Charlotte community,” J.L. Pearson, manager of the. Charlotte District of Winston Mutual Life Insurance Company said Sunday. > Presiding at the ground breaking ceremonies for the new professional office building at Fifth St. and Irwin Ave. near the 1-77 in terchange, Mr. Pearson continued: “We feel that with our new facilities and our new portfolio plans we will be in a position to be most com petitive.” • Mr. Pearson is a native of - Asheville, who has been-with the Winston Mutual Life In surance Company for the past 19 years. He is a graduate of Steplien-Lee High School in Asheville and North Carolina Central University i^ Durham. He has also at tended Agency Management Classes at North Carolina Central. • According to Mr. Pearson, the building will house th.e Charlotte offices of the Winston Mutual Life In surance Company and it will be named the Winston Mutual Building. The two-story con temporary structure, designed by the Gantt, Huberman Associates of Charlotte r^proaonta the fiat new construction venture in the Fourth Ward.ares that is slated for redevelopment by the Charlotte Redevelopment Cofhmission. The develop ment additionally represents one of the few black-owned and financially# backed projects of its ty|e in the Charlotte area. 150,000 Minorities Register To Vote NEW YORK - The Plati nal Association for the fcd ■ vancement of Colored Pt pie '■*has registered "well o er” 180,000 voters in Its an lual drive in minority commu4ties , across the nation as it pnghes toward a 1972 goal of one million. x, j W.C. Patton of jBir . mingham,- Ala., NAjACP associate director of Voter education, Mid that the 1)0,000 figure is based on incomplete returns from branch#* He «**«cence that the , *PW reach Us J half million newly-registered voters. Last year, which was ELLY ALEXANDER JR [.NAACPYouth Official not a key political period. NAacp youth registered than 200,000 in Just 21 clti« This year their drive cov^> far more cities. Dusng the past weeks, Mr. Patton reported, high school student: have been ringing doorbels and educating voters cd« their citixenship rights, ^dtties and respon sibilities v'For example, ip New Xprh Kenneth R^d****' ford. »-•■* n regional dlrectoA^jrf Coordinating a mobile catty ign that has a' goal of \it i^w voters per month, fnfatidr areas of New ! York NAAt’ branches ate conducting tmllar efforts. The NAAfP' oter education campaign I fmhnced by a foundation f*nt to the NAACP special Contribution Fund which undgg Federal LaW allowed to conduct tion programs - -- —— •« Attorney Edmond R. Johnson, and the permanent financing is being provided by Winston Mutual, a black-owned .company based in Winston Salem. Johnson and Winston Mutual will occupy major portions of the second floor of - the 8,400 square foot building. Office space for tenants will be provided on both floors of the $180,000 brick and bronze glass structure. Off-street parking will toe provided for tenants and visitors at the rear Laxton Construction Company of Charlotte is the general contractor. Mr. Pgareon succeeded the late r*,,s «> manager of iwe CharlotteDL|irlev. ^ Hftaeaen.M■ »■ "*r rn Tlecemher last year. The Charlotte office employs 13 people. Mrs. Mable Kearns, Mrs. Eunice Evans, cashier; JE. ' Levi Brown _. managers, and Mrs. .rdrey Womble. Mrs Martha Lytch, Mrs. Jessie Cunningham. Dennis Johnson. Rossana Alexander, A1 Peace, Mrs Helen Shoal*. William Griffin and Charles Gibb* agents Parade Set For Sunday, . October 1_ The United House of Prayer for All People, 2321 Beatties - Ford Road will observe its 46th Annual Holy Convocation beginning Sunday, September 24 and continuing through Sunday,.Oct. I. There will be a special program at the Church each night in honor of the Most Honorable Bishop C. -Mc Collough. The General Council will meet each night from Monday through Friipji. ~ Special talents preaching will be feature*, nightly, • - Thursday night. .._. Spiritual Baptismal Sei ' vices will be held at 11 a.n_ Sunday, Oct. 1 at the Moth ^ House of Prayer and urace h’eacc^raradc will held Oct. l at 2 fr.m. W It will be the second exhibition of the famous House of Prayer Marching Bands from throughout the country will perform. Bands will represent New York City, Philadelphia Washington. D C., Baltimore, Newport News, ^ Va., and Charlotte. _The exhibition will be held on the parking lot behind the Mother House of Praycrr^_ Founded by the late Bishop C. M (Daddy) Grace, the House of Prayer for All People is led by Bishop Mc Collough. Elder C. Wilkerson is lf\e pastor of the Mother House of Prayer here andjhe chairman of the state of North Carolina. There are 19 missions in the Charlotte area. •The public is invited to enjoy this holy feast with us," Elder Wilkerson stated Wednesday. "We expect to ,-have one of the largest and best attended Holy Gp vocations in the history of the ehurch." M' . L_ BIS* Mc( OI.I.OIOJ i

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