Spiritual Matters

Leaves of healing

Leaves of healing

| September 14, 2016

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. I believe that the most beautiful and spiritual visual experience that I have had is observing the changes of the color of leaves in the fall. After a summer of building food for the tree so that it can endure the cold months, the leaves seem to say, ‘I am […]

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Obituaries: September 14-20, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: September 14-20, 2016 Edition

| September 14, 2016

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Pastor offers thanks to special people for support

Pastor offers thanks to special people for support

| September 12, 2016

A special “thank you” to all those who have supported me in this journey into my role as senior pastor of Isaiah 61 Ministries Inc. First of all, I give thanks to my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ because it is in Him that I live and move and have my being. To my parents, […]

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Former sheriff’s deputy, city supervisor Eddie Singleton crosses over at 87

Former sheriff’s deputy, city supervisor Eddie Singleton crosses over at 87

| September 9, 2016

HAZLEHURST, Miss.—Eddie Lee Singleton, 87, formerly of Fort Wayne, passed on to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016, in Hazlehurst, Miss. Singleton a member of the Allen County Sheriff’s Department, and St. Mary’s Catholic Church and its choir. A long-time employee of the City of Fort Wayne, who worked in various supervisory […]

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Pilgrim Baptist to host special worship service for Back to Church Sunday

Pilgrim Baptist to host special worship service for Back to Church Sunday

| September 9, 2016

FORT WAYNE—“Back to Church Sunday,” part of a national movement of churches across America, is scheduled to be held at Pilgrim Baptist Church at 11 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 18. Everyone is welcome to attend. National Back to Church Sunday, (www.backtochurch.com) is an initiative that is “Inviting America Back to Church.” It seeks to reach the […]

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Obituaries: September 7-13, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: September 7-13, 2016 Edition

| September 7, 2016

Tangerlynn Minniefield, 58, passed away on Sunday August 22, 2016, at Lutheran Hospital Fort Wayne Indiana. Born in Fort Wayne, Tangerlynn was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Wittness. She enjoyed cooking, fishing, thrift shopping and spending time with her grandchildern. Surviving are her sons, Roddick Gale, Erick (Ambra) Baker of Fort Wayne; […]

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‘Trusted comrade,’ Black Press legend George Curry dies at 69

‘Trusted comrade,’ Black Press legend George Curry dies at 69

| September 6, 2016

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA News Wire Contributor) The Black Press lost one of it’s most celebrated warriors when George Curry, veteran journalist and former editor-in-chief of the NNPA News Wire, died from an apparent heart attack on Saturday, Aug. 20. Curry was 69. “On behalf of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), we are […]

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Gifted guitarist, spiritual warrior W.R. Sanders crosses over at 57

Gifted guitarist, spiritual warrior W.R. Sanders crosses over at 57

| September 5, 2016

FORT WAYNE—The Summit City lost one of its treasured artist recently with the passage of one of the area’s most revered musicians. Guitarist W.R. Sanders, a longtime collaborator with renowned R&B singer, musician and songwriter Ty Causey passed away at home Aug. 23 in Fort Wayne. Born Dec. 25, 1958 to the union of Bishop […]

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Obituaries: August 31-September 6, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: August 31-September 6, 2016 Edition

| August 31, 2016

Alonzo Eugen Haney, 47, of Riverdale, Ga., died Saturday, July. 2, 2016. Loretta Wright Haney, 65, of Riverdale, Ga., died Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016. Tangerlynn Minniefield, 58, passed away Monday, Aug. 22, 2016.

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Area AME elder elected bishop

Area AME elder elected bishop

| August 30, 2016

The Rt. Rev. Anne Henning Byfield to head up 16th District covering Caribbean FORT WAYNE—The Summit City played host to one of the region’s history making women this past Sunday when newly-elected African Methodist Episcopal Church Bishop Anne Henning Byfield delivered the message during Sunday morning service at Turner Chapel AME Church on Aug. 28. […]

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