Tag: thanksgiving

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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Three wise men, a mom and a manger

Three wise men, a mom and a manger

| December 28, 2015

By Armstrong Williams NNPA News Wire Columnist The days before Thanksgiving this year, a young mother left her newborn baby boy (umbilical cord intact) swaddled in a manger that was part of the nativity scene at Holy Child Jesus Church, a Catholic congregation located in the Richmond Hill neighborhood of Queens New York. This is […]

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A reason for a spiritual season

A reason for a spiritual season

| December 23, 2015

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. A few years ago, I took care of a beautiful, elderly, blind, African American woman who was cared for by a gentle, sweet, elderly white lady. No one could deny that this relationship was truly a spiritual one. In fact, I was so moved by their love and concern toward […]

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We Are Family: Ivy Tech’s Thanksgiving ‘adoption’ program 2015

We Are Family: Ivy Tech’s Thanksgiving ‘adoption’ program 2015

| December 22, 2015

By William Bryant Rozier Special to Frost Illustrated courtesy of El Mexicano newspaper Esther Adebayo has a big family back home in Nigeria, with her eight brothers and sisters. But for Esther, “family is not just people that are blood to you.” At one point during our interview, she mentioned a Fort Wayne “brother.” He […]

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Fort Wayne Youtheatre set to present holiday production

Fort Wayne Youtheatre set to present holiday production

| December 9, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Fort Wayne Youtheatre is scheduled to present “Holidaze; A Survivor’s Guide for the Season!” two weekends in December at First Presbyterian Theatre. This musical revue takes audience through the pageantry, the shopping, the family gatherings and all the seasonal madness from Thanksgiving to Christmas. Sing along and laugh as the production journeys through the […]

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Native American Indians became immigrants in their own land

Native American Indians became immigrants in their own land

| December 2, 2015

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. It seems today, that the immigrants entering our country are being singled out as undesirable and not welcomed in this land of freedom when you consider how the pilgrims were welcomed by the native Americans and given sustenance for their survival. We should question why those today are being singled […]

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Allen County Traffic Safety Partnership increasing patrols for Thanksgiving travel period

Allen County Traffic Safety Partnership increasing patrols for Thanksgiving travel period

| November 9, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The The Allen County Traffic Safety Partnership (Fort Wayne, Allen County and New Haven police departments) announced it will increase patrols for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday travel period—running Nov. 13 through Dec. 6. Officers will join more than 250 state and local law enforcement agencies, to conduct high-visibility patrols encouraging drivers and passengers to […]

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Thanksgiving ministry enters 17th year

Thanksgiving ministry enters 17th year

| October 29, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Once again the concept of Christian charity and love will be manifest, as a local group of volunteers, host the 17th Annual Dinner of Thanksgiving, scheduled for 1 p.m., Nov 21, 2015, at the Summit building (formerly Taylor University) at 1025 W. Rudisill Blvd.  The health screening, compliments of Community Nurses of Parkview Health, is […]

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Rev. Stewart Speaks! Oh give thanks!

Rev. Stewart Speaks! Oh give thanks!

| December 2, 2014

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart “Every day is a day of Thanksgiving. God’s been so good to me, everyday He’s blessing me. Every day is a day of Thanksgiving, take the time to glorify the Lord today!” Above you will find the lyrics to a popular traditional gospel song that people often sing around Thanksgiving […]

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne leads joint community effort to provide 400 Thanksgiving dinners to Housing Authority communities

Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne leads joint community effort to provide 400 Thanksgiving dinners to Housing Authority communities

| November 25, 2014

FORT WAYNE—The Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne took the lead again this year in coordinating what has become a traditional Thanksgiving dinner that will be served to approximately 400 residents of the Brookmill Court and McCormick Place communities. Approximately 50 Boys & Girls Clubs members live in these Fort Wayne Housing Authority areas. […]

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