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Obituary: Hope Councill McFadden

May 31, 2019

Funeral services for Hope Councill McFadden were held May 9, 2019 at Zion Baptist Church, 3600 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140.  She was called home to be with her Lord and Savior early Thursday morning of May 2, 2019.   Hope was born on September 22, 1951 to the late Issac P. Councill, Jr….

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Mother Bethel AME Mass Choir presents spring concert “Musical Moments”

May 17, 2019

All are welcome to share in what promises to be a spirit-filled, harmonic journey.   The Mother Bethel AME Mass Choir, under the direction of Jonas Crenshaw, Jr., will present its Spring Concert entitled “Musical Moments” on Sunday, June 2, 2019, at 6:00 pm, at Mother Bethel AME Church, located at 419 South 6th Street in…

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Obituary: Bertha E. McMurry

April 25, 2019

Bertha E. McMurry was born Bertha Euille to Robert Carliste Euille and Louise Euille on November 10, 1925, in Amherst County, Virginia. Bertha’s family relocated from Virginia to Philadelphia when she was 5 years old. She was educated through the School District of Philadelphia, beginning her matriculation at Paul L. Dunbar Elementary school and concluding…

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“Godspell”: a vision of spirituality and social justice at Enon

April 19, 2019

By Leah Fletcher  The musical “Godspell” — often remembered as a timeless tale of friendship, loyalty and love, has touched the hearts of countless theatregoers all over the world. The often-performed productions of an offbeat group of disciples helping Jesus bring his enduring parable to life through a series of games, exciting stories and unforgettable…

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Guest Commentary: I’m really enjoying my naivety

April 12, 2019

By Dr. James L. Snyder Someone recently said to me, “You sure are naïve.” I’m not sure what the incident was about at the time, and I was a little bit hurt by that saying. What did he mean that I am naïve? I have been giving this some thought and at this point, I…

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Enon Tabernacle presents “Godspell”on April 14

April 12, 2019

Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church in cooperation with the Philadelphia Bible Engagement Project, will present “Godspell” on Sunday, April 14, 2019 at 5:00 pm.   The production is a collaboration among a variety of diverse churches in our city and region with the goal of bringing unity in the body of Christ. The storyline and songs…

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