Pictured (I to r): Dqrryl Prince , Jacob Williams, Willard Bass, Rev. John Mendez , Helen W'atkins, Mary
Jenkins and Sadyne Brown. ' ,
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Emmanuel to Ordain 1st Woman Deacon
Six new deacons, including
ihree women, will he ordained at
- Emmanuel Baptist Church at -i p.m.
It will mark the fiifst time in the
' 79-seiiLimLory of the church that a
? woman will V?e ordained as deacon.
;? Women presentl\ serve on the
. trustee hoard and women have pre
vioush served as associate minis
ters and assistants to the pastor. '
"We must oppose all forms of
discrimination, whether it's in the
church or on the job.'' Emmanuel
pastor, the Rev. John Mendez, said.
I "The Kingdom of God is inclusive.
We must seek to empower all of
God's people wherever they are. .
Emmanuel is a church that recog
nizes the dignity, equality and
worth of everyone."
The_new deacons are; W illafd? .
Bass, Nadyne Brown. Mary Jenk
ins. Darrvl Prince. Helen Watkins
and Jacob Williams. I
? Church to
123rd " ? 7
St Paul l.nited Methodist
~ " Church, w TTFc elehrate it s i 23rd
anniversary on Sunday 1 1 "arm
"The Re\ Donald Jenkins will
deliver the anniversary message.
1 he theme tor the anniversary
' is "Celebrating a New Spirit at St,
> Paul Music will he provided b\ the
; combined choirs directed bv Robert
Hunt with Cornelia J. Forbes as
" 1 he anniversary dinner will
Rev. Donald Jenkins
follow the morning worship service
in the fellowship hall. Billy D.
Friende Jr., fiance chairman, and
Doroth\ Ross, trustee chairman, are
in charge of the event. Catherine
Mil Ic i heads the dinner committee"
and Verdall Michaux is. lay leader.
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The Winston-Salem Housing
Authority and Community Outreach
Ministries are sponsoring Unity
Vigils at all tour public housing
sites May 27 to tell residents that
unity of churches can make a differ
ence in the community. There will
be singing, praying, preaching; testi
monies and community walks.
The vigils. will be held at the
? following times:
Happy Hill Garden - f> p.m. -
12 a.m.Kimberly Park - ft p.m. - 6
a.m. (There will be pancake break
fast at 6 a.m.); Cleveland Avenue -
6 p.m. 12 a.m. tPiidnium Park ft
p.m. - 12 a.m. Call 785-0670. ,
Leadership W-S to Celebrate Anniversary
Canuiraderie and achievement
in nine \\ mston-Salem neighbor
hoods and in public-assisted ho'us-"
in l* will be "recognized bv Leader
ship W mston-Salem during us |()th
?\nni\ersar> Celebration Brunch on
Saturday Irom 10:30* a.m. to noon at
the hood Bank of Northwest North
1 eadership W inston-Salem. a
^ non profit organization dedicated to
the continued improvement ol the
commumtv. will also award scholar
ships of SI .KOO to live students who
h*i\e exemplars leadership skills
and who need financial assistance to
tun net their education.
Each scholarship wifl be given
in honor of a community vouth
leader who has demonstrated a com
mitment to enriching young peo
ple's h\es These leaders will
receive SoOO each to donate to a
youth agencv of their choice.
"The public is invited to the
brunch.~\vhich cost $10 per person
and a donation of a canned food.
Rick Amme. a news anchor with
AVXI1. and Mutter Evans, owner of
VVAAA-AM radio, will emcee the
The neighborhoods that will he
honored are Boston-Thurmond
Community Association, Cameron
Avenue. Downtown Neighborhood
Association. Easton Neighborhood
Association. Northwood Estates
Know Your Neighbor Club. Skyline
Village. Southgate Tenant Associa*
Hon. Wash i n gton P ark N e i g h b o r -
hood Association, and Waughtown
Business Association. An award
will also be given in recognition of
the positive achievements in Win
ston-Salem assisted housing neigh
'The award that will presented
for Winston-Salem Assisted Hous
ing Neighborhoods recognized
Happ\ Hill Gardens, for transform
ing a local hangout into a conve
nience store on Liberia Street; and
the Piedmont Park PEACE team tor
training 12-tol 8-year-olds as resi
dent resource persons. PEACE is an
acronym for Peace Educator
Address Communis and Environ
In all. four public housing,
neighborhoods, including kimberly
Park Terrace and Cleveland Avenue
Homes. ..volunteers from the Win
ston-Salem Housing Authority have
been working w.ith residents since
1993 in organizing, cummunay
events and programs. Among the
volunteer activity is delivering Food
Bank donations to senior citizens
For ticket information and
directions to the Food Bank, call
784-5770, or the Leadership Win
ston-Salem office at 725-445 1 .
Caldwell and Lewis take First Plnrp
Winners Last Week
"Monday, May v at I p.m. -
Carl Russell Recreation Center
First Place - Pauline Caldwell
and Elizabeth Lewis
Second Place - Inez Geralds
and Reginald McCauley
Tuesday, May 10 at 7 p.m. -
Winston Lake Family YMCA
First Place - Flonnie Ander
son and Gold i a Anderson
Second Place - Rudolph
Boone and Sarah Boone
Note: This was a "team
game" and no master points were
Thursday, May 5 and Thurs
day, May 12 at 7 p.m. - K&Q
DBC Rupert Bell Recreation Cen
The Kings and Queens Dupli
cated Bridge Club did not have a
game onf either of the above listed
dates. ' ' v' - ? .
A report of the game results
for the Gate City Duplicate Bridge
Club's Grade "B" Tournament,
held Saturday, May 14, will be
reported in next week's column.
Also, any pertinent news coming
out of the meeting of the Triad
ByJUDOLPH V. BOONE SR.
Bridge Unit will be published,
All bridge players are urged
to place on your calendars, the
June 17-19! This will be the Grade ;
"A" Tournament, sponsored by
the College View Duplicate
Bridge Club. It is scheduled to be
their last Grade "A" Tournament.
TV writer nf thir ^rtirU will elab
orate on this matter as soon a<
some definitive decision/details
? This is weekend of the
Metrolina Duplicate Bridge
. Club's Grade "B" Tournament in
Charlotte. Many local players will
be participating in this event.
Good luck at all! This will be a
very busy -weekend, with many
social and community activities
scheduled. Enjoy it!
RANDOLPH M. JAMES
formerly of McCall & James
HOWARD C. JONES II
formerly associated witty the law office of
Herman L. Stephens
are pleased W-annoance ~
the opening of their law office
JAMES & JONES, P.L.L.C
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633 West Fourth Street
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