Spiritual Matters

Obituaries: November 16-22, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: November 16-22, 2016 Edition

| November 16, 2016

Suzanne Marie Aden, 51, was called home to be with the Lord on Friday, Nov. 4, 2016. Born in Fulton, Missouri, on Feb. 28, 1965, she was later adopted by the Carr family. Adopted again at the age of 10, sometime after the deaths of the Carr’s, Suzanne came to live in the home of […]

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New Gospel play takes center stage in Fort Wayne

New Gospel play takes center stage in Fort Wayne

| November 12, 2016

FORT WAYNE—The dynamic stage play Let Go, Trust God is scheduled to come to Fort Wayne, at 7 p.m., Nov. 19, at the Allen County Public Library Theater, 900 Library Plaza. month and promises to be one of the city’s signature Gospel events this year. Let Go, Trust God is based on short stories from the novel […]

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Obituaries: November 9-15, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: November 9-15, 2016 Edition

| November 9, 2016

Oddie Emma Essex Ridley, passed away peacefully on Friday, Oct. 28, 2016 surrounded by her loving family. Oddie was born March 30, 1925 in Perry County, Marion, Alabama, to Isaac Essex Sr. and Mabel Lillian Harper Essex. There, she was a member of the Hickory Grove Baptist Church and attended Lincoln Normal School. Oddie moved […]

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18th Annual Dinner of Thanksgiving set for Nov. 19 at Pilgrim Baptist Church

18th Annual Dinner of Thanksgiving set for Nov. 19 at Pilgrim Baptist Church

| November 8, 2016

FORT WAYNE—The 18th Annual Dinner of Thanksgiving is scheduled for Nov. 19, 2016, at Pilgrim Baptist Church, 1331 Gay St. As in previous years, the dinner also will include a number of other services including health screenings, which begin at 12 noon. The screenings include free flu shots. A delicious dinner—a centerpiece of the event—will be […]

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Obituaries: November 3-December 7, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: November 3-December 7, 2016 Edition

| November 3, 2016

Estella (Agnes) McFadden-Martin, 73, of South Bend, Indiana, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016. She is survived by her husband, Howard F. Martin Sr.; daughters, Valerie J. (Fred) Sconiers, Terri Comer and April C. (Jarrod) Martin-Downing; sons, Brian K. (LaCrecia) McFadden and Howard Martin Jr.; stepsons, Richard (Amber) Dates […]

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Obituaries: November 2-8, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: November 2-8, 2016 Edition

| November 2, 2016

Kaleah Noel Fincher, six, was granted her angel wings on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016. She was born in Fort Wayne on Dec. 22, 2009. Kaleah had an infectious smile that could light up a room. She was a first grader at Aboite Elementary. She loved to dance, sing, and loved spending time at the lake […]

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Obituaries: October 26-November 1, 2016

Obituaries: October 26-November 1, 2016

| October 26, 2016

Vnetter Davison-Kennedy, 87, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, at home surrounded by her loved ones. Service is 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, at Pilgrim Baptist Church, 1331 Gay St., with viewing one hour prior. Care entrusted to Nelson Memorial Gardens Inc. Estella D. White, 67, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, at […]

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Zion to host Fall Festival, serve meals

Zion to host Fall Festival, serve meals

| October 24, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2313 Hanna St., is scheduled to host its Fall Festival Dinner and Crafts event from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Nov. 5. The dinneris for persons 11-years-old through adult age and includes sausage, sauerkraut or green beans, mashed patatoes, dessert, coffee or milk for $8.50. Meals also will be available […]

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Mystery of the Great Gulf

Mystery of the Great Gulf

| October 21, 2016

By Jackie Wall With the approval and authority of Bishop Joe Swanson PRAISE YAHSHUA! At this time I want to show you a secret mystery, one that is very important to your faith.  You may read along as we go in your KJV, but keep in mind that the true revelation is found only in […]

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Minister working to bring quartet-style singing back to forefront in city

Minister working to bring quartet-style singing back to forefront in city

| October 18, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Christian music has expanded and changed in recent years. Nowadays, you can find all kinds of Christian-themed music, including Christian rap, Christian rock, Christian jazz and Christian R&B. But, if you’re looking for the classic sounds of an earlier time as in the heyday of tight, rich harmonies of quartet-style gospel, you need only […]

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