Tag: come as you are community church

Popular Fort Wayne pastor launches shoe line crafted in Brazil

Popular Fort Wayne pastor launches shoe line crafted in Brazil

| October 24, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Anthony Payton, the senior pastor of Come As You Are Community Church, now holds another title: upscale shoe entrepreneur. On Oct. 21, Payton hosted a launch event in Fort Wayne to introduce APayton Shoes. The original line of men’s footwear was conceived in Fort Wayne and handcrafted by a shoe artisan in Brazil. The […]

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Fort Wayne Girlz Rock in Brazil with Pastor Anthony Payton’s mission trip

Fort Wayne Girlz Rock in Brazil with Pastor Anthony Payton’s mission trip

| June 23, 2016

By Eunice Tabron-Booker Special Media Coordinator, Frost Illustrated For those of you that have been following our coverage of Fort Wayne Girlz Rock and Come as You Are Community Church partnered mission trip to Brazil, as of Saturday June 18,  the mission has begun. Denita Washington, founder of Fort Wayne Girlz Rock and Pastor Anthony […]

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Spotlight on Pastor Anthony Payton of Come As You Are Community Church

Spotlight on Pastor Anthony Payton of Come As You Are Community Church

| February 9, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville    What’s up, babies? In last week’s edition of Frost Illustrated, you learned that Pastor Anthony Payton was honored by the MLK Club as being Clergy of the Year and he was very humbled and excited by it.  So at this time, as promised, we bring to you Pastor Anthony Payton so […]

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Giant among clergy: Pastor Mike Nickleson crosses over at 63

Giant among clergy: Pastor Mike Nickleson crosses over at 63

| December 21, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The city lost one of its giants of the religious and civil right community last week when the Rev. Mike Nickleson passed on to glory on Dec. 16. Just days before, the Rev. Nickleson, described by many in the community as “always ready to serve,” preached at his church, Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church. […]

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Pastoral torch passed at Renaissance during Three-In-One Celebration

Pastoral torch passed at Renaissance during Three-In-One Celebration

| October 27, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Renaissance Baptist Church, , 5515 S. Hanna St., is inviting the community to share with them in the joy of honoring church Founder and Pastor Emeritus Rev. Michael L. Latham Sr., during the installation of newly Elected Pastor the Rev. Michael L. Latham Jr., and the celebration of Renaissance’s 26th Church Anniversary at 11 […]

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‘A Good Hair Day’ Debra Brown memorial wig drive aids those battling cancer

‘A Good Hair Day’ Debra Brown memorial wig drive aids those battling cancer

| October 12, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Urban League Guild and Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana is scheduled to host “A Good Hair Day Wig Drive” in memory of Debra Brown. The public is invited to help restore hope to cancer patients who are battling the emotional and physical effects of chemotherapy by donating new or used wigs. […]

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The Rev. Al Sharpton’s complete speech and sermon

The Rev. Al Sharpton’s complete speech and sermon

| September 25, 2015

By Eric Hackley Editor’s note: On Sept. 21, noted civil rights activist, news talk television host and minister the Rev. Al Sharpton visited Fort Wayne at the invitation of local activist the Rev. Carlton Lynch. The accompanying video shot by veteran producer, reporter and writer Eric D. Hackley contains the Rev. Sharpton’s full presentation to […]

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Pastor, First Lady Payton to be honored at Come As You Are; the Rev. Al Sharpton also set to visit

Pastor, First Lady Payton to be honored at Come As You Are; the Rev. Al Sharpton also set to visit

| August 20, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Pastor Anthony and First Lady Sandy Payton of Come As You Are Community Church, located at 7910 S. Anthony Blvd., are scheduled to be honored by the congregation on Sept. 12 and Sept. 13 for their 20 years of dedicated service. At 5:30 p.m., Sept. 12, there will be a fashion show, fellowship and […]

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7-Days of Restoration for the City of Fort Wayne set

7-Days of Restoration for the City of Fort Wayne set

| July 28, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Harvest Word of Life Ministries, 2260 Lake Ave., under the leadership of Bishop Malcolm and Pastor Jackie Howell is scheduled to host the 28th Annual 7-Days of Restoration for the City of Fort Wayne revival. the theme of this year’s revival is Repentance; Restoration & Revival. The event features seven days of inspired worship […]

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A good hair day: Debra Brown memorial wig drive for Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana set

A good hair day: Debra Brown memorial wig drive for Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana set

| May 26, 2015

By Sheila Curry Campbell Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—We all know how irritating it is when we’re having a bad hair day, but can you imagine how it must feel to be losing your hair and possibly even your hope? My sister, Debra Brown, never lost hope but gave hope to others. When Debra […]

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