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First Day Prayer @ Martin Luther King High School

August 30, 2019

The community is coming together, joining hands, circling MLK High School and covering students, schools and educators in prayer on the first day of school. On Tuesday, September 3, 2019, the community will join the office of State Representative Isabella Fitzgerald, the Northwest CommUnity Coalition for Youth (NCCY) and Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church outside Martin Luther…

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Obituary: Marjorie Gilliam Chew, 90

August 30, 2019

Marjorie Gilliam Chew passed away peacefully at her home following a brief illness on Monday, August 12. She was 90. Marjorie was born in Philadelphia on January 8, 1929 to the late Ulma E. and Frank M. Gilliam, Sr. Marjorie, affectionately known as “Margie,” was one of five children. She was educated in the Philadelphia…

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Philadephia-area mom, four-year-old son being held captive in Kuwait

August 16, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Marsha Lazareva and her son, Yvan. A Philadelphia-area mother and her four year old son are being unjustly held captive in Kuwait by the Kuwaiti government, and all Philadelphians of goodwill should rally to their cause to get them home before school starts later this month, former NFL player and Philadelphia Council of…

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Enon Pep Rally and Carnival, Aug. 17

August 9, 2019

This year’s annual “Back to School PEP Rally” will be combined with “Carnival for a Cure.” Both will take place at Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church on August 17 at 2800 W. Cheltenham Avenue from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm.  The Carnival for a Cure offers medical screenings for children and adult HIV screenings and education….

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Church leaders respond to Trump’s Baltimore diatribe

August 2, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD)  and President Donald Trump By Stephanie Martin  churchleaders.com After President Donald Trump tweeted over the weekend that the Baltimore district of Rep. Elijah Cummings is a “disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess” and “no human being would want to live there,” the city’s religious and civic leaders have rallied…

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A Millennial Voice: Naturally

July 26, 2019

By Danae Reid Naturally, humans participate in comparative literature – as a means of survival I suppose, but mostly, it feels like an unnecessary necessity.  Depending on the group God has placed you in, the circumstances likely vary, but it seems that most of our communities’ jive with a similar multi-colored wretch…Colorism. Colorism has plagued…

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The ‘Thriving in Ministry’ initiative

July 19, 2019

Missio Seminary (formerly Biblical Theological Seminary) received a grant of $976,616 to help establish the Program for Urban Leaders and Pastors in Transition (PULPIT). This program is part of Lilly Endowment Inc.’s Thriving in Ministry, an initiative that supports a variety of religious organizations across the nation as they create or strengthen programs that help…

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