Faith Travels to St. Louis Area to Minister (Pictorial Highlights)

April 30, 2010 by BRhodes  
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Members of Faith traveled to the St. Louis area to minister at Samuel Brown Temple AME Zion Church’s Spring Leadership Conference & Retreat. Pastor Love preached and led a workshop, and the mass choir sang. Samuel Brown’s pastor is Dr. Freddie Banks, Jr.

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Conference location, Our Lady & The Snows Retreat Center, Belleville, Illinois.

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Dr. Freddie Banks, Jr., pastor, Samuel Brown Temple AME Zion Church.

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The Call to Worship.

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Rev. Sherrie Saunders, minister at Washington Metropolitan AME Zion Church, served as worship leader for evening worship service.

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Rev. Henry Tutt, Jr., minister at Samuel Brown, participates in evening service.

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Rev. Roseanna Brannon, Assistant to the Pastor at Faith, reads scripture.

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Rev. Saunders (far left), Rev. Love (center), and Dr. Banks (far right) in the pulpit.

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Faith’s Mass Choir encourages through song.

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Richie Williams, Washington AME Zion Church, played the drums during service.

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Rev. Love imparts an electifying word from God, entitled, “It’s Not Too Late” (Joel 2:25-27).

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Workshop presenters, Rev. Theresa Flag (far left), pastor of Smith Memorial AME Zion Church in Duquoin, IL and Rev. Gwendolyn Lee,minister at Calvary Baptist Church in St. Louis, MO, listen to the message at evening service.

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Rev. Anthony Witherspoon, pastor of Washington Metropolitan AME Zion Church, listens to the message at evening service.

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Bro. John Richardson, local preacher at Faith, listens to the message.

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Faith members pose in front of Retreat Center before mounting the bus to return to Atlanta.

Teaching on Faithful Stewardship

April 28, 2010 by BRhodes  
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A guest presenter from Consumer Credit Counseling gives vital information on budgeting and prioritizing financial wants and needs. The presentation was a part of the Education Series of the My Faith Stewardship Initiative (April 25-June 6). Holly Reid served as Director of the My Faith Stewardship Initiative.

Faith Travels to St. Louis to Minister

April 25, 2010 by BRhodes  
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Members of Faith traveled by bus and car to the St. Louis area to minister to Samuel Brown Temple AME Zion Church during its Spring Leadership Conference & Retreat.

Faith’s Mass Choir Blesses St. Louis Crowd

April 24, 2010 by BRhodes  
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Members of Faith’s Mass Choir sings encouragement to St. Louis crowd during a visit to Samuel Brown Temple’s Spring Conference and Retreat in April.

Women’s Ministry Delivers Needed Pajamas to Children’s Home

April 24, 2010 by BRhodes  
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The Women’s Ministry at Faith, along with its pastor, delivered bags of new pajamas and slippers to the executive director and staff member of the a local children’s home. The presentation of delivered items took place during a gardening activity the Women’s Ministry conducted with the children of the home.

Women’s Ministry Conducts Gardening Activity With Children’s Home

April 24, 2010 by BRhodes  
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Faith’s Women’s Ministry conducted a garden activity with children from a local children’s home. The women worked with the children to plant tomatoes, sweet potatoes, peppers, greens, rosemary, cucumbers, watermelon, cantaloupe, squash, and strawberries.

The Harvest is Plentious

April 24, 2010 by BRhodes  
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The garden the Women’s Ministry planted with a local children’s home is full of fruits and vegetables. The children have been enjoying their harvest.

Families Join Faith

April 23, 2010 by BRhodes  
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Families are joining Faith.

Mass Choir Celebrates Resurrection Day in Song

April 22, 2010 by BRhodes  
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Faith’s Mass Choir sings “No Greater Love” during Resurrection Day service.

Dance of Praise

April 22, 2010 by BRhodes  
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Worship service is enriched with dances of praise.

Central United Methodist Church Joins Faith on Palm Sunday

April 21, 2010 by BRhodes  
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Choir members from Central United Methodist Church joined Faith’s Mass Choir for a beautiful Palm Sunday service.

Children Enjoy Playing Games on Church Grounds

April 20, 2010 by BRhodes  
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Children from the church and community enjoy games outside the church.

An Illustration of the AME Zion Connection

April 19, 2010 by BRhodes  
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A young man relocates to Atlanta and joins the Faith flock as a transfer from an AME Zion church out of state. His transfer is an illustration of the international AME Zion connection.

Pictorial Highlights of 2010 Women’s Day

April 9, 2010 by BRhodes  
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Faith celebrated its Women’s Day, Sunday, April 11, 2010 @ 10 a.m. The women celebrated with the theme “Women of Faith Encouraging One Another”. Our guest speaker was Rev. Sharon Caldwell of Mt. Zion AME Zion Church, Augusta, Georgia. Rev. Caldwell blessed the women with a message from the Book of Ruth.

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From left to right: Tammi Love (Women’s Ministry Director) and Deborah White (Women’s Month Coordinator)

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Rev. Sharon Caldwell, Sunday Worship Service guest preacher.

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Guest soloist, Kathy Brewer, of Shaw Temple AME Zion Church, blesses service with a song.

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Guest soloist, Tamekia Milton of The King’s Daughters Ministry, Inc., blessed the service with a beautiful medley of preparation.

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Pastor Love commends Deborah White, Women’s Month Coordinator, for a job well done.

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Rev. Marion Pierre, shares greetings with the women of Faith.

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Oneida Johnson makes morning announcements.

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Rev. Sharon Caldwell thanks Marcia Mickens, Faith’s Director of Music Ministry, for her piano solo to “My Soul Has Been Anchored”.

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Leslie McCrary, Church Administrator, introduces the Morning Worship Guest preacher.

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Men of Faith help to serve at the Fellowship Reception following the morning worship service.

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Pastor and Mrs. Love at Fellowship Reception.

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Juanita White, mother of Women’s Month Coordinator Deborah White, enjoys herself at Fellowship Reception.

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A woman joins Faith at the altar as Mrs. Georgia Adams and Bro. Solomon Missouri look on.

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A young man transfers to Faith from a connecting AME Zion Church in the Virginia area.

Pictorial Highlights of Resurrection Day 2010

April 8, 2010 by BRhodes  
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Faith celebrated Resurrection Day this year with an Egg Hunt, sponsored by the Christian Education Department (Sharon Ingram, Director), and a moving Sunday Worship Service. Sunday’s service was followed by an exhibit of the signs of Easter and their meanings.

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Children play games before Easter Egg Hunt.

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Children prepare and hunt for eggs.

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Children still hunting.

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Determined hunters.

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Snack time and choir rehearsal.

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(Photo on left) Sharon Ingram, Christian Education Director, stands with ministry helpers. (Photo on right) Adult helpers count collected eggs.

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Children recite Easter poem during Sunday School.

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(Far left) Corey Booker reads scripture in Sunday School program. (Center) Sharon Ingram, Christian Education Director, gives remarks. (Far right) Pastor Love gives remarks.

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Resurrection morning!

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Youth participate in service. (On left) Children sing under the direction of Akosua and pianist, Leslie McCrary. (on right) Akosua ministers through praise dance.

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Mass Choir blessed Morning Worship by singing  ”No Greater Love” with hand movements, accompanied by a liturgical dance.