Spiritual Matters

Tabernacle MBC to celebrate nursing home ministry

Tabernacle MBC to celebrate nursing home ministry

| May 29, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church is scheduled to host an appreciation service for the Operation Care Nursing Home Ministry, sponsored by Sister Rena Carter and family, at 5 p.m., June 6 at the church, 3404 E. Chestnut St. The program is set to celebrate seven years of service in the nursing home ministry by Minister […]

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Get lost

Get lost

| May 28, 2015

By James Washington Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times There are several universal principles in life that nobody can refute. The opposite of hot is cold. If you know good, you have to acknowledge evil. For every up, there is a down. As a matter of fact, the reality of opposites lets […]

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Obituaries: May 27-June 2 Edition

Obituaries: May 27-June 2 Edition

| May 27, 2015

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Former Urban League Director Cheryl Richard-Townsend crosses over at 65

Former Urban League Director Cheryl Richard-Townsend crosses over at 65

| May 26, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The community lost one of its stalwart civil rights champions earlier this month with the passing of a former Urban League executive. Cheryl Lavon Richard-Townsend, 65, of Fort Wayne, passed away on May 9, 2015. Born, Jan. 12, 1950, in Fort Wayne, Richard-Townsend was a retired consultant for Achieve Global International based out of […]

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Eldridge speaks to ‘Little People’ about starting your own business

Eldridge speaks to ‘Little People’ about starting your own business

| May 26, 2015

By Roxanne Charlton Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—Graphic designer George L. Eldridge Jr. visits Christ Church of Faith’s “Little People’s Church” class to speak on his achievements and the joys and challenges of starting your own business. The “Little People’s Church” is under the leadership of Bishop Clarence and Pastor Margie Eldridge, Moderator Garfield […]

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Bill Pickett Rodeo founder dies at 76

Bill Pickett Rodeo founder dies at 76

| May 26, 2015

Special to the NNPA from The Chicago Defender Best known for the Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo, founder and producer Lu Vason who grew up in Berkeley, California. He moved to Denver in 1977.  Vason, who lived in Aurora and had just turned 76, died early Sunday of a heart condition, said Les Franklin, a close […]

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The Rev. Bill McGill ties ‘C.O.R.D.’ of racial healing

The Rev. Bill McGill ties ‘C.O.R.D.’ of racial healing

| May 26, 2015

New group designed to exercise positive racial interaction and physical health “Now let me suggest first that if we are to have peace on earth, our loyalties must become ecumenical rather than sectional.  Our loyalties must transcend our race, our tribe, our class and our nation; and this means we must develop a world perspective. […]

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Staton to be installed as pastor at Destiny Life Center

Staton to be installed as pastor at Destiny Life Center

| May 26, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The public is invited to the installation and ordination of Pastor Karen Staton at 4 p.m., Saturday, June 13 at Destiny Life Center Church, 3601 Warsaw St. Bishop Gideon A. Thompson of Boston is scheduled to officiate. Dinner will follow the installation and ordination service on Saturday afternoon. An Appreciation Service is scheduled during […]

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Associated Churches sponsors 5K to honor community fathers

Associated Churches sponsors 5K to honor community fathers

| May 26, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Associated Church of Fort Wayne & Allen County is scheduled to hold a Father’s Day 5K race at 9 a.m., June 20. The Father’s Day 5K is a family-friendly race designed to celebrate responsible fatherhood in our community. The race has two running options: family-friendly 5K and an Extreme Ruck 5K. Runners of the […]

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I almost gave up!

I almost gave up!

| May 20, 2015

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart The people of God have lost hope. We have allowed the cares of this world and of this life to weigh us down. Instead of looking our problems in the face and telling them how big our God is, we often allow our problems to overtake us. Sadly, we allow […]

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