Tag: anniversary

President Obama commemorates lives of those lost in 9/11 terrorist attacks

President Obama commemorates lives of those lost in 9/11 terrorist attacks

| September 12, 2016

ARLINGTON, Virgina—At 9:43 a.m., Sept. 11, 2016, President Barack Obama issued the following statement during a public at the Pentagon to commerated those whose lives were lost during the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon: Good morning.  Scripture tells us, “Let not steadfast love and […]

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St. John MBC celebrates 91st anniversary

St. John MBC celebrates 91st anniversary

| August 10, 2016

FORT WAYNE—St. John Missionary Baptist Church, under the leadership of Pastor/Servant Frederick Alexander Sleet, is celebrating the 91st anniversary of the church’s founding. As part of the celebration, the church recently hosted a special worship service with Pastor David and First Lady Fernanda Edwards of Mount Horeb Missionary Baptist Church of Gary, Indiana as special […]

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Five Facts You Need to Know about the Buffalo Soldiers

Five Facts You Need to Know about the Buffalo Soldiers

| July 20, 2016

1. In 1866, through an act of Congress, legislation was adopted to create six all African-American Army units. The units were identified as the 9th and 10th Cavalry and the 38th, 39th, 40th, and 41st Infantry regiments. The four infantry regiments were later reorganized to form the 24th and 25th Infantry regiments. 2. These fighting […]

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Buffalo Soldiers celebrate 150th anniversary

Buffalo Soldiers celebrate 150th anniversary

| July 20, 2016

By Marilyn Marshall (Houston Defender, NNPA Member) The Buffalo Soldiers National Museum has a reason to celebrate. A century and a half ago black soldiers called “Buffalo Soldiers” first served in the American military. Beginning Monday, July 25 through Saturday, July 30, the museum will be the site of activities celebrating the 150th anniversary of […]

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Bishop Willie Bolden: Celebrating 40 years of ministry nationally, internationally

Bishop Willie Bolden: Celebrating 40 years of ministry nationally, internationally

| July 19, 2016

By Bishop Willie Bolden Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—It doesn’t seem possible that 40 years have passed since God brought a few of us together to start then, Calvary Chapel. Forty years ago, I received a call from a lady from Cleveland, she asked could she come to the Grand Opening of Calvary Chapel, […]

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40 years a queen

40 years a queen

| June 30, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Fort Wayne and surrounding area gospel music fans were out in force Sunday, June 26 at Jerusalem Baptist Church when the community gathered to celebrated the city’s own Queen of Gospel Radio, Delois McKinnley-Eldridge. McKinnley-Eldridge has graced the local airwaves with the finest in gospel music for 40 years and shows no sign of […]

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Wil, Lil Smiths celebrate golden anniversary

Wil, Lil Smiths celebrate golden anniversary

| June 28, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Wil and Lil Smith celebrated 50 years of marriage of great love and blessings with a family dinner including close friends. They were married June 18, 1966 at the South Parkway East Church of Christ, Memphis, Tennessee. The couple are blessed with four children: Michael Smith, Cynthia (Rodney) Porter, Cassandra (Ron) Hardy and Christina […]

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25 Years Of Love

25 Years Of Love

| June 26, 2016

 

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Good Hope to celebrate 10th pastoral anniversary

Good Hope to celebrate 10th pastoral anniversary

| March 6, 2016

FORT WAYNE—The membership of Good Hope Baptist  Church is scheduled to present their 10th Pastoral Anniversary  Celebration, given in honor of Pastor Timothy R. Williams and First Lady Renetta H. Williams. This glorious event is scheduled to be held at 4 p.m., on Sunday, March 13, in the main sanctuary of the church, 809 Elmrow Drive […]

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The Rev. and Mrs. Otha Aden celebrate 50 years of holy matrimony

The Rev. and Mrs. Otha Aden celebrate 50 years of holy matrimony

| June 17, 2015

Information courtesy of the family FORT WAYNE—On June 6, 1965, Otha Lee Aden and Sylvia Kathleen Hines were wed at St. Matthew’s Baptist Church in Williamstown, N.J. On Saturday, June 6, 2015,  the Aden couple celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at Hall’s Guesthouse, surrounded by family and friends. Members of the wedding party were also […]

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