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Church revival
Piney Grove Baptist Church, 4715 Indiana Ave, is
continuing its revival today (Sept. 17) and tomorrow
(Sept. 18). Guest speakers will be the Rev. Robert E.
McGowens of Greater Galilee Baptist Church and
Richard Thomas of St. John Baptist Church of
Climax. For more information, call 336-744-5759.
Beginning Sept. 18
Men's conference
The Impact Men's Ministry of Mount Sinai Full
Gospel Deliverance Center, will host the annual Men's
Conference from Friday, Sept. 18 through Sunday,
Sept. 20 at 2721 Manchester St. at 7:30 p.m. The
theme is "Wise Men Walking Reverently in Their
Kingdom Assignment." The keynote speaker will be
the Rev. Timothy Williams, senior pastor of Yadkin
Star Baptist Church in Lexington (Sept. 18-19). The
Rev. David L. Thompson will be the speaker of the
Sunday morning worship at 11 am. (Sept. 20). The
Rev. Yvonne H. Hines is senior pastor. For more infor
mation, contact the church office at 336-722-2624.
Change the Block
The Greater Tabernacle Worship Center, 1410
Attucks St., is having a Change the Block Basketball
Tournament on Friday, Sept. 18 at Reynolds Park
Recreation Center on Reynolds Park Road. Each
team's registration fee is $25, and winners will receive
a prize. On Saturday, Sept. 19, the Change the Block
Outreach will be on 14th Street field. There will be
games, music, free food and more. For more informa
tion call 336-837-5269.
Sept. 19
Grace Free Clinic
New Light Missionary Baptist Church, 1535 E.
15th St., will open its Grace Free Clinic every third
Saturday of each month beginning Saturday, Sept. 19
from 9 am. to 1 pm. The clinic will provide health
management, free labs, medication education and
assistance. Care is provided by licensed physicians,
physician assistants, nurses, pharmacists and social
workers. For more information, calls are received
Monday through Friday, 9 am. to 5 p.m. at 336-671
Gospel concert service
Life Changing Transformation Church Ministries,
2001 NE 25th St., will have a gospel concert on
Saturday, Sept. 19 at 5:30 pm. Featured guests are
Alecia Mitchell, the Gospel Jewell, Elder Richard
Morning, Brother Bill Pratt and the Gospel Crusaders,
and Bishop Jack Nelson and the Anointed Singers.
Mistress and Master of Ceremony is Valerie Cook and
Willie B. Conrad Sr. Pastor Alice M. Mitchell is the
host pastor. For more information contact the church
at 336-725-9996.
Medicare Seminar
Emmanuel Baptist Church, 1075 Shalimar Drive,
will host a seminar titled "What's New in Medicare for
2016" on Saturday, Sept. 19 at 10 am. at the church.
For additional information, contact the church at 336
New Hope A .ME. Zion Church, located at 7000
Shallowford Road in Lewisville, will have a fundrais
er for the youth on Saturday, Sept. 19 from noon to 4
p.m. Empty aluminum cans are being asked for dona
tion to help a youth attend the Winter Meeting in New
Orleans. Hot dogs and desserts are for sale in the fel
lowship hall. For more information contact Tony
Hawkins at 336-407-9533 or 336-945-9083.
Sept. 20
Talent service
The Welcome Committee of New Direction
Movement Cathedral will host a Talent Service on
Sunday, Sept. 20 at 5 pm. at 3300 Overdale Drive. For
more information call 336-771-2111.
Healing Deliverance
Vessels of Honor Church Ministries will have its
monthly Healing and Deliverance on Sunday, Sept. 20
at 11 am. on 3608 Ogburn Ave. Spoken word will be
given by Shirley McCain, senior pastor of God's
Grace Ministries in Martinsville, Va. The 4 pm. serv
ice will have Pastor Candy York of VOHCM as speak
er. For more information or transportation, contact
Pastor Clara Cremedy at 336-624-9351.
Sunday Night Live
New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, 1201 New
Hope Lane, will have a Sunday Night Live service on
Sunday, Sept. 20 at 4 pm. Dr. Dwight Hash of
Bethlehem Church will be guest speaker. Bishop John
C. Parks is host pastor. For more information, call
Family and Friends Day
Antioch Christian Church, 1432 Underwood Ave.,
will host Family and Friends Day on Sunday, Sept. 20
at 11 a.m. Its 110th church anniversary will be at 3
pm. with Salem Baptist Church. The Rev. Bernard
Adams will be the guest speaker. The Rjev. James
Gilliam is host pastor. For more information contact
the church at 336-725-3439.
Concert series
The concert series of Grace Presbyterian Church
USA will sponsor the Glenn Burleigh Concert Choir
in concert on Sunday, Sept. 20 at 4 pm. at 3901
Carver School Road. The general public is invited to
attend. An offering will be lifted during intermission.
A reception will follow the concert in the JD. Peterson
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Greater Higher Ground Ministries honors its
founders at the 2015 Holy Convocation
The late Apostle Heath and Senior Pastor Heath take spotlight
The Greater
Higher Ground
Worldwide Inc.
celebrates the
late Apostle
John H. Heath
and Senior *
Pastor Janice O.
Heath at the
2015 Holy
Pastor Janice O.
Heath along
with the
Greater Higher Ground Family will host the 22nd Heaven
On Earth Holy Convocation. The Convocation starts,
Sunday, Sept. 20and will run through Sunday, Sept. 27,
2015. All services will be held at the Headquarter location
at 4175 Moat Drive in the beautiful city of Winston
mis is a
powerful week of services with spiritual, anointed men
and women of God," the church said in a statement.
The special speakers for the week are:
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Salem, NC?,
year's theme
is "I'm still
holding, still
believing, and
still trusting."
Inspired by
10:23, "Let us
hold fast the
profession of
our faith with
out wavering,
(for He is
faithful that
Submitted Ph. a,
The late Apostle John H. Heath
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Senior Pastor Janice O. Heath
First Waughtown Baptist's youth
celebrate Grandparents Day
A group of Sunday schoolers from First Waughtown
Baptist Church (FWBC), 838 Moravia St., Winston
Salem, surprised a church member at Silas Creek
Rehabilitation Center with a Grandparents Day concert
and gift Saturday, Sept. 12. Grandparents Day was
Sunday, Sept. 13.
Members of the A-Team Class, taught by Senora
Boulware and her granddaughter Jonae Hanna, serenaded
Cattie Finklea and several other residents in the center's
dining hall before presenting each of their elders with
hand-decorated frames with a group photo.
The pre school to second-grade students were joined
by several chaperones, who helped with the presentations.
After the visit to Silas Creek, the class was rewarded
and honored at Tom's Bread Box and Ice Cream Parlor on
Kernersville Road. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Lambert, mem
bers of FWBC and owners of the store, hosted the gather
Cones, cups and sundaes were the order of the day as
each child received a certificate and gift bag for complet
ing the Critter's Comer Summer Reading Program.
The program is named in honor of Kristina "Critter"
Brown, a former class member who died after being hit by
a car in 1994. The class also honors Krishna's memory
with annual contributions to Brenner Children's Hospital
and St. Jude's Children's Hospital.
Pastor Dennis W. Bishop is senior pastor of First -
Waughtown Baptist Church.
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Church A
I Team mem
bers, teachers
and chaper
ones share
Day with
Cattie Finklea
(center with
framed photo)
at Silas Creek
Center on
Sept. 12.
Goler Memorial A.IS1.E. Zion Church
Prison Ministry Choir 24th anniversary
The Goler
Memorial A.M.E. Zion
Church Prison Ministry
Choir celebrated its
24th anniversary
Sunday, Sept. 13, at
630 N. Patterson Ave.
in Winston-Salem.
The Prison Ministry
Choir was formed by'
Norman Robinson in
June 1991 to provide
worship services within
the prison system,
which lacked an
church presence in its
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Submitted Photo
The Goler Memorial AM.E. Zion Church Prison Ministry Choir performs
God Confirms His Own
Lesson Scripture: Acts
5:27-29, 33-42
By the end of this lesson,
we should
Rejoice when given the
opportunity to stand for love
Understand that choosing
God's standards are not
always easy
Recognize that God
affirms His own over any
Background: After the sharing episode last week.
Luke recorded the continued growth of the early church.
Peter and the other apostles were used by God in a mighty
way. Many signs and wonders were performed by them as
they met at the Temple. Many
of Jerusalem's sick were
brought to the apostles to be
healed. Soon, people from the
surrounding towns were bring
ing their sick as well. Jealousy
sprang up in the high priest and
other Sadducees as word
spread about the apostles. They
were arrested. However during
the night, an angel of God freed
them and instructed them to
continue God's work in the
Temple. When morning came.
they began to teach the people once again. The Sanhedrin
(the supreme Jewish court) met some time later that day to
question and reprimand the apostles. The temple
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