Religion

Within the United Methodist Mississippi River District, an optimistic outlook for the coming year is buoyed by the presence of Supt. Dr. Cynthia Davis and commitment to a simple strategy: love in action draws people in the community to a place where needs are being met. “Our churches reach out...
Bishop David A. Hall Sr. has embraced a theme that reflects a nonprofit group’s resolve to more directly affect the course of revitalization in the inner-city section of South Memphis that is re-emerging as South City. “South City, can we have a Life Together?” That’s the theme associated with the...
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(newpittsburghcourieronline) -- Pittsburgh’s Black community has rallied to support survivors of last weekend’s synagogue shooting as new reports revealed that the shooter hated African-Americans as well as Jews. The Pittsburgh Courier interviewed several Black community members who attended a public vigil near the synagogue located in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood, hours after...
(The Rev. Noel G. L. Hutchinson Jr., mission director for the Progressive National Baptist Convention), will be in Rwanda from December 3-8 for a leadership conference with 200-plus pastors from throughout the African country. A keynote speaker, the Memphis-based organizer of Greater Works Fellowship will also be teaching and...
By The Chicago Crusader We’ve heard the numbers. The statistics are alarming. African American and Latino communities suffer from a higher prevalence of preventable, systemic illnesses such as Hepatitis, Diabetes, Hypertension, Obesity, and even certain forms of Cancer. Cases of sexually-transmitted diseases have also reached all-time highs in the inner...
“Christian Women Walking by Faith” will be the theme in August as St. Peter Missionary Baptist Church celebrates Women For Christ Month. The celebration at the church, located at 1410 Pillow St., will spread over three weeks and will feature these events: • Aug. 3, 10 a.m. – A Prayer Brunch...
The Mid-South Transplant Foundation (MSTF) kicked off Donate Life ECHO (Every Community Has Opportunity to Donate Life) with a summer movie screening series at local churches to raise awareness of organ and tissue donation in multicultural communities. The national campaign, ending July 21, highlights minorities sharing their stories of organ...
Abyssinian Baptist Church (in partnership with #UPTheVote901) will host a fish fry ($8 per plate) while collecting school supplies and conducting a voter empowerment symposium on Saturday (July 28) beginning at 10 a.m. The Rev. Earle J. Fisher, pastor of Abyssinian, said, “We encourage community members to come eat, fellowship,...
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The crowdfunding campaign to raise money for three African American churches gutted by arson in Louisiana began a week ago, but donations surged after flames engulfed the roof of Notre Dame cathedral in Paris and the outcry provoked a conversation about the disparate reactions to...
If you missed the first day of the Kingdom Fellowship Baptist Health Fair, you've got another chance today. Pastor Darryl Roberts and Kingdom Fellowship Baptist Church, located at 3735 North Trezevant in the Frayser area, is hosting the 38127 Community Health Fair. The event started Friday and ends today at...