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Men's Revival
Life Changing Transformation Church Ministry,
2001 N?. 25th St. (corner of Ansonia and 25tb). will
be having Men's Revival starting Sunday, March 22.
The theme is "From Boys to Men, Man UP!" The
gues.t speakers are as following:
Sunday, March 22, Bishop Preston Mack from
Jesus Ressurection Power will be speaking at 5 p.m.;
Thursday, March 26, Pastor Johnny Johnson from
United Deliverance Church of God will be speak at
7 p.m.; Saturday, March 27, Apostle Edward Allen
of Ambassador Cathedral will be speaking at 7 p.m.
Doors will open early.
Special services
Union Chapel Baptist Church, 300 W 25th St.,
will have special worship services. On Sunday
March 22, is the Church Anniversary. The Rev.
Dwight Hash and the Bethlehem Baptist Church will
be the guests. Make plans to be in church the entire
day. (Dinner will be served.) On Palm Sunday,
March 29 at 6:30 p.m., is Light House Worship, with
emphasis upon Holy Week. The Rev. Paul TTiombs
and the Nehemiah Worship Center will be the guests.
On Tuesday, March 31 at 7 p.m., the Rev. James
Cook and the St. Stephens Baptist Church will be the
guests. On Wednesday, April 1, and Thursday, April
2, at 7 pjn. the Rev. Vernon Brown and the New
Zion Baptist Church will be the guests.
This service will conclude with Holy
Communion. The public is invited to these services.
The Rev. Konnie G. Robinson is host pastor.
The theme is "A Pastor with a Heart to Serve"
with Scripture reference at 2 Chronicles 21:31.
Starting today
Youth revival
? The "Jesus Is Real" Youth Revival is going down
at St. Matthew Apostolic Temple Church of Jesus
Christ, 3640 New Walkertown Rd., were Bishop
Joseph P. Lowery is pastor. On Thursday, March 26;
Friday, March 27; and Saturday, March 28, Elder
Tyquan Sparks and Pastor Ra'Shan Wilson will be
the revivalist duo. Those with questions, should call
336-724-1780 or email
One of the Youth Leadership Council members will
respond with love.
Starting March 27
Health symposium and fair
Fresh Fire Worship Center, Inc. located at 4306
A Kernersville Rd? Kernersville, will host it's first
Health Symposium/Fair this weekend starting on
Friday evening , March 27 fr^m 7-9 p.m. and again
on Saturday, March -28 from 9-11:30 a.m. with
CPRVFirst Aide Training^ind Certification classes
taught by Susan Baker, a representative of the
American Red Cross. The Health Symposium/pair
will .begin promptly at noon with representatives
from various disciplines in the health field offering
information about their discipline as well as nutri
tional and preventative measures to improve ones
condition. Presenters include Dr. Tom Nixon of Twiii
City Chiropractic of Winston Salem, Dr. Larry
Webster of Evergreen Health Promotions, Dr. Ben
Omungu of Covenant Counseling Center of High
Point, Evangelist Tamica Patterson, RN of Greater
Tabernacle Worship Center Inc. (Health and
Nutrition God's Way), Elder Kalissia Bennett, RN of
Greater Gospel Lighthouse, Wadesboro, (His
Temple, Our Responsibility), Tracy Darden of Live
Life Foundation, a Lupus Education and Awareness
Foundation, Nicole - Nutritionist, Peggy McKenzie -
Obtain Good Health by Juicing, a representative
from The Kidney Center of Winston Salem, and
many others.
March 27
Fish Fry
The Steward Board of Goler Memorial A.M.E.
Zion Church, 620 N. Patterson Ave., will have
Fourth Friday Fish Fry, noon to 6 p.m. on Friday,
March 27. Eat in or take out. Dinner with dessert $7,
sandwich is $4. For more information call 336-724
March 28
Program and breakfast
The Lay Ministry at Hanes Memorial C.M.E.
Church, 819 N. Highland Avenue, invite you to join
us on Saturday, March 28 for a program and break
fast at 9 a,m. The donation is $7. The Lay Ministry's
vision is to join with all the laity in Winston-Salem
to introduce positive role models for young men and
women through enrichment programs and to develop
leadership as we become more involved and effec
tive in the local community.
5-Star empowement
The 5-Star Lady Corp with founder and empow
erment speaker Lady Catherine Newsome present
"5-Star lady Empowerment - Queen Status (True
Identity)" on Saturday, March 28 at 11 a.m. at the
Enterprise Conference & Banquet Center, 1922 S.
Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. The 5-Star Lady is a
lady built and designed: spiritually, mentally, physi
cally, educationally and financially. The event stands
to help women of all backgrounds discover, embrace
and develop their "True Identity." Registration is
$25. Special Entertainment by: "Music in Action of
Winston-Salem State University." Also, vendor
spaces are available for $50 each. Register at 5star or contact Lady Meka Shepherd at 336-997
3787 for more information.
March 29
Special performance
The Winston-Salem State University Choir will
be part of a special performance of "The Cry of
Jeremiah" at 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 29, at
Emmanuel Baptist Church, 1075 Shalimar Drive.
The WSSU Choir, representing a HBCU
See Rd%?o? on B5
Emmanuel recognizes scholarship recipients
Emmanuel Baptist Church's Dr. Sir Walter Mack Sr. Annual Scholarship recipients gather for a photo.
Emmanuel Baptist Church
recently held the Dr. Sir Walter
Mack Sr. Annual Scholarship
Scholarship Fund Sunday is
a celebration of the memory and
contributions of former pastor
Dr. S. W. Mack Sr. The Dr. S .W.
Mack Scholarship recipients
who led the service were wel
comed home with encourage
ment to pursue excellence in
their college studies.
The guest speaker, Dr.
Howard Fuller, delivered a pow
erful and profound message that
inspired both students and
Dr. Fuller is a distinguished
professor of education and
founder/director of the Institute
for the Transformation of
Learning at Marquette
University in Milwaukee, Wis.
The mission of the Institute
is to support exemplary educa
tion options that transform
learning for children, while
empowering families, particu
larly low-income families, to
choose the best options for their
Fuller is the author of "No
Struggle No Progress: A
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Tara Brayboy, left, Dr. Howard tuller and
Eboni Hosch are shown.
Dr. Dennis Leach preach
es as Dr. Serenus T.
Churn, Sr looks on.
Photos by Erin Mizelle for The Chronicle
Church members and visitors alike gather around the altar in prayer during the
Mount Zion Baptist Church Lenten Revival service.
Mt. Zion Celebrates Lenten Revival
Mount Zion Baptist Church, 950
File St., conducted a Lenten Revival
schedule for 2015. The schedule
included a series of special devotions
and worship services at Mount Zion
leading up to Easter.
Lent is a season of the year where
Christians focus on simple living,
prayer, and fasting in order to grow
closer to God.
It's the 40 days before Easter,
excluding Sundays.
Pastors and congregations from
eight area churches were co-cele
brants with Mount Zion in its Lenten
observance this year. The last service
is tonight (Thursday, March 26) at 7
The Rev. Frank Thomas and
Mount Zion Baptist Church of High
Point are the guests. Mount Zion's
Lenten Revival culminates with two
high worship experiences.
On Maundy Thursday, April 2,
Dr. Paul Lowe and his congregation
from Shiloh Baptist Church will wor
ship at Mount Zion.
The crowning experience in this
annual series will be Sunrise Service
on April 5. Rev. lames Cook and the
St. Stephen Missionary Baptist
Church Family will join Mount Zion
at this time for worship and a fellow
ship breakfast, with service beginning
at 6:30 a.m.
All of the Lenten Revival services
are open to the public.
bow their
heads in
during the
hands in
Musical designed to raise awareness on the
plight of "young men of color"
"Black Lives Matter Late Night
Musical" will be presented on Friday,
March 27, 10 pjn. until at Diggs
Memorial United Holy Church, 125
N. Graham Ave., between First and
Third Streets.
Mayor Allen Joines and the Faith
Based Coalition is presenting this
The master of ceremony will be
Elder Brandon Gaines, "Sunday
Best" contestant.
Special musical guests include:
Wake Forest University Gospel
Choir, Shiloh Baptist Church Gospel
Choir, Just Sangin, Christ Cathedral
Church of Deliverance Mass Choir,
Testimony Mime, gospel rappers,
and many more great gospel groups.
Winston-Salem State University
and Wake Forest University Black
Law Students will present "Top 10"
need to know facts when stopped by
law enforcement.
Host pastor is Elder Lamonte
Call 919-394-6180 for more
The first 200 to register at the
event will receive free "Black Lives
Matter" T-shirts.
The Faith Based Coalition con
sists of Police Chief Barry Rountree.
Councilman Derwin Montgomery,
U.S. Rep. Alma Adams, Rev. Earline
Parmon, Winston-Salem NAACP
President S. Wayne Patterson and
Diggs Memorial's My Brother's
The Promised One Cometh
Lesson Scripture: Mark 11:1-11
By the end of this lesson, we
? Better understand the connec
tion between the Old and New
? Appreciate Jesus' teachings
? Shout hallelujah for the Messiah
has come and He brings hope
Background: For Christians, the
Old and New Testaments (also known
as Covenants) make a whole. "It took
a thousand years for the old revelation
and only 50 years for the new revela
tion to be complete" (Richards'
Complete Bible Handbook).
TTie Old Testament centered on a
family, chosen by God to become a
nation based on righteousness and jus
tice. The focus in the New Testament
Mildred "
School Lesson
based on personal righteousness and
compassion for others. This revelation
included all people ? male and
female, rich and poor, Jew and
Gentile. The Old Covenant was not
destroyed or replaced by the new one.
Actually, the New Covenant fulfilled
the old one.
It was the prophet, Zechariah
(9:9) who described how the Messiah
would enter Jerusalem to establish a
kingdom of peace. Jews were very
aware of what the Messiah was to do.
Jesus and His disciples left Galilee
and traveled to Judea and Perea on
their way to Jerusalem for Passover.
Don't forget that Jerusalem is a city in
Judea. Everywhere He went, a crowd
formed to see miracles and hear His
Luke 13:22-19:27 recorded the
Perean Ministry. Pharisees were
always on His heels trying to find
errors in His teachings. Jesus clarified
their misunderstanding of divorce and
foiled them again. He also corrected
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