Category Archive: Religion

Jun 28

Arts program hosts Gospel Extravaganza

(photo by Wesley Martin) Local rap artist Alvin “Sausby” Saulsberry entertains the crowd at the 12th annual Youth Gospel Extravaganza at Pensacola High School auditorium last Saturday night

BY: Wesley Martin As they sat backstage, one could tell that the children were eager to perform. But they really weren’t performing: they were using their gifts to minister to God’s children. Last Saturday evening, the Pensacola Community Arts and Recreation Association held its 12th annual Youth Gospel Extravaganza at Pensacola High School’s auditorium. A …

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Jun 21

Local Charity helps needy in food drive

will and way

One of the many ways that A Will & Way Inc. reaches out to the community is by placing food in the homes of single mothers, seniors, and the disabled. Recently, AWWI made the decision to join forces with Glory to God Ministry Church to fulfill a shared vision. That vision is to empower men …

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Jun 14

Macedonia Baptist Church Celebrates Sixty-First Year Anniversary of Dr. A. L. Durant, Sr.

Dr. A.L. Durant, Sr.

Friday evening began a weekend of celebration as Macedonia Baptist Church gave honor and accolades to their pastor, Dr. A.L. Durant, Sr. A native of Repton, Ala., at the age of 21 the patriots of old called Alvin Lee Durant and his newly wed bride, Lexie Beatrice Cook, born in Pigeon Creek, Ala., to serve …

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Apr 26

Greater First Baptist Honors Pastor

By J Miles Members and friends honored Pastor Kenneth Jessie and First Lady Lucille Jessie of Greater First Baptist for their annual pastoral appreciation celebration. The festivities began with an opening ceremony on Friday, April 13. The program began at 7 p.m. with devotion being led by Greater First Baptist and visiting Deacons. Members and …

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Apr 06

Re-Imagine Warrington welcomes children and families

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The rain did not stop people from coming out to enjoy the entertainment, free giveaways, food and donated clothing being distributed Saturday at Reimagine Warrington held at Moreno Court in Pensacola. Over 2,000 community members came out to participate in the annual event. “We served 1200 people groceries, 93 people received haircuts, and 40 women …

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Mar 30

NDCC women holds Women In Action talk show

Lady Dianne Burns (l) and Bridgette Brooks (r) discuss helpful hints on raising teens

The Women of Destiny Institute held their “Women in Action” talk show Saturday morning. During the event nutritional fruits, bagels and various crème cheeses, yogurt, juices and water were made available. Feature topics included: “How to Beat the Press” of Stress; “Losing 32 Pounds” with Paula Mobley; and “Sweet 16 tips” for financial independence/freedom with …

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Mar 30

Christian Women Peace Corps Sponsors Spring Prayer Breakfast

On Saturday morning, March 24, women throughout the Escambia county community met at the First Baptist Church of Pensacola to enjoy a morning of fellowship, prayer and good food. Sponsored by the Christian Women Job Corps, Sheila Green, Director, delivered the message as breakfast participants  enjoyed fresh fruit, quiche and various types of muffins. “My …

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Feb 24

Elder Yates Installed as National President of Primitive Baptist Convention

Elder Bernard C. Yates, pastor of Zion Hope Primitive Baptist Church, was installed as president of the National Primitive Baptist Convention of the USA, Inc. With close to 2,000 people in attendance, the church, full with community members, governmental officials and clergy, greeted Yates with a thunderous applause as he entered the sanctuary on Monday …

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Feb 10

Keeping the Faith: The Sound of Silence

By Ronnie McBrayer It is golden. It is a virtue. It is more musical than any melody, rest for the mind, and sometimes it has the loudest voice. It is often the best possible answer, a friend that never betrays, and it is the subject of a classic Simon and Garfunkel song. And, frankly, I’m …

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Feb 10

Yates Installed as 13th President of National Primitive Baptist Convention, USA

Approximately 1500 individuals (including the Honorable Ashton Hayward, Mayor, City of Pensacola, and Escambia County Commissioner Marie Young, District 3) are expected to be in attendance at the Installation of the 13th President of the National Primitive Baptist Convention, USA, on Monday evening, February 20, six o’clock, at Zion Hope Primitive Baptist Church, 201 West …

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