Friday, December 9, 2022

Religion

The Memphis District Laymen, which is composed of 72 Baptist churches in the City of Memphis, has joined with University of Memphis Tigers Men’s Basketball Coach Anfernee “Penny” Hardaway to host the official golf tournament of the Southern Heritage...
Closed for two-plus years out of concern about the pandemic, Old Nonconnah Missionary Baptist Church recently resumed in-person services, celebrating its 152nd anniversary. The congregation’s return to their worship home on Aug. 21 was a jubilant and memorable experience, one...
Bishop Marvin Frank Thomas Sr. comes to Memphis and the CME Church’s First Episcopal District at a pivotal time in politics and in history. “I have come here knowing who Memphis is and what Memphis means,” said Thomas. “I come...
A “Grand Opening” revival at their new location in Collierville has marked a new beginning for Dwelling Place International Church. Apostle Ken Toney and Pastor Carolyn Toney are celebrating the new worship venue at 114 East U.S. Hwy. 72. An...
Uplift Westwood Community Development Corporation and the Tennessee Valley Authority recently joined Mt. Vernon Baptist-Westwood leaders after a Sunday service to dedicate land for a long-held dream for Southwest Memphis – Westwood Community Garden. “It has been a vision of...
Impassioned pleas marked a press conference where church leaders representing various denominations opposed transferring two 15-year-olds to adult court to stand trial for the July 18 killing of Pastor Autura Eason-Williams. Those church leaders on Tuesday morning joined forces with...
Rome, Italy – A group of global reparations leaders met with the Vatican this week to discuss the Catholic Church’s role in the Transatlantic Slave Trade, and the need for the Church to formally address its role with a Papal...
Loved ones and friends will join the Golden Leaf Church family this month for a huge birthday bash for Mother Verneda Elizabeth Breathett, who turns 100. On July 29, a catered banquet will honor the church’s oldest and “most famous”...
More African Americans are less likely to get married, and more than half who do will eventually get divorced, according to articles published in the National Library of Medicine. Factors such as the breakdown of traditional-family patterns, the acceptance of...
Church members and friends drove by with painted signs and honking horns to wish Mrs. Artressa Malone a happy, 102nd birthday on Palm Sunday (April 17). Malone’s nieces and nephews staged a drive-by birthday party for “Aunt ‘Trit,” who still...