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Church News: Friday, April 27, 2018

Allen Chapel AME Church, 471 Lynam Road, announces: * Saturday - The Women's Missionary Society and the young people's department will sponsor a giveaway for the community from 8 a.m. until noon. A variety of items will be given to … more

Church News: Friday, May 11, 2018

Agape Outreach Ministries, 100 E. Red Bay Road, announces: * Friday, May 18 - "A time to be healed" revival at 7:30 p.m. Apostle Dr. Phillip Coleman will speak. Canaan Missionary Baptist Church, 774 Douglas Ave., announces: * Saturday - … more

God gave me numerous mothers to fill in the gaps

Don't get me wrong, my mother was an amazing woman. Growing up, she came home every afternoon from school, saddled up her horse and rode out with her brother Pete to doctor screw-worm calves across 10,000 acres of marsh and swamp. She was the most … more

What do you have in common with a piece of spewed liver?

I realize most of you grew up in tasteful families with genteel manners, where everyone was born knowing which fork to use for dessert and which fork to use for salad. I grew up in a family that was proud to have forks. We did have some couth. … more

Church News: Friday, June 29, 2018

Canaan Missionary Baptist Church, 774 Douglas Ave., announces: * Sunday, July 15 - The 23rd anniversary of the church will be celebrated at 4 p.m. * Saturday, Aug. 4 - Back-to-school extravaganza from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. featuring vendors on … more

Church News: Friday, June 8, 2018

Agape Outreach Ministries, 100 E. Red Bay Road, announces: * Saturday, June 23 - Prayer brunch at 11 a.m. Marian Anderson will speak. Allen Chapel AME Church, 471 Lynam Road, announces: * Saturday, June 16 - Father's Day cookout from 10 … more

No regrets; it was totally worth the price

It's the standard joke among fathers of the bride: For your daughter's wedding you have two roles - first, when asked "Who gives this woman to be married to this man?," you respond, "Her mother and I." Second, open your wallet and surrender all your … more

There's greater power on a prayer bench than in a ballot box

The pastor at my home church was preaching one Sunday, and as an illustration, he shared that some senior adults received so little in Social Security, they had to eat dog food. Then he added this phrase, "I don't think God likes that." Everyone can … more

Church Women United recognizes 2 women

SUBMITTED Church Women United of the Greater Sumter Area will recognize two women from different churches at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 3, at CWU's May Friendship Day Celebration. The event will be held at Union Station AME Church, 945 S. Main … more

Mental illness touches us all; we all need a safe place

When I pastored in rural Kentucky, we lived in the parsonage (a house the church provides for the pastor). Because this church always wanted to know where to find the pastor, they located the parsonage right next to the church. Everyone in that … more

Church News: Friday, May 18, 2018

Agape Outreach Ministries, 100 E. Red Bay Road, announces: * Today - "A time to be healed" revival at 7:30 p.m. Apostle Dr. Phillip Coleman will speak. Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, 2571 Joseph Lemon-Dingle Road, Jordan community, … more

Church News: Friday, April 20, 2018

Allen Chapel AME Church, 471 Lynam Road, announces: * Today - Fish fry from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., sponsored by the Pastor's Aide ministry. Dinners are $8 and include fish, red rice, coleslaw, butter beans, roll and drink or snack available for $4 … more
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