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Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church started its season of giving by making Thanksgiving brighter for women whose days aren’t always bright.

November 30, 2018

By Arlene Edmonds Correspondent During the 2018 holiday season, many houses of worship celebrate the philanthropic spirit by holding Thanksgiving and Christmas drives, hosting meals for the community, giving out toys and other presents to the needy. Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church is no different, and extends its giving spirit throughout the calendar year. That was…

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An Exclusive Interview with Bishop T.D. Jakes

November 21, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Writer Michael Cottman speaks with Bishop T.D. Jakes   By Michael H. Cottman “If I reach back far enough, I can touch my own family slavery in a very personal way.” – Bishop T.D. Jakes DALLAS – Inside a provocative exhibit about Thomas Jefferson and slavery, Bishop T.D. Jakes was reminded of his…

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Quebec’s new administration hitting employees with religious clothing ban

November 9, 2018

PSS Canadian public employees may be banned from wearing religious clothing under a “secularism law” being proposed in Québec. Plans to prohibit public employees from wearing religious symbols, including a Jewish kippah or a hijab, were announced by the center-right Coalition Avenir Québec (CAQ) after the party was swept to victory in provincial elections in…

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Gesu School hosts 25th Anniversary Celebratory Mass in the Church of the Gesu

November 2, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  The Gesu School community celebrates its 25th Anniversary as an independent Catholic school and a national model of inner-city education. With Gesu School students are (left to right center): Founding President Fr. George W. Bur, S.J., Vice Principal & Chaplain Fr. Neil Ver’Schneider, S.J., Principal Sr. Ellen Convey, IHM, President and CEO Bryan…

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Pastor and activist William J. Barber II wins MacArthur ‘Genius’ Grant

October 19, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  The Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II   (Photo credit: John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation)   (PSS) — The Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, architect of the Moral Mondays movement in North Carolina and leader of the revived Poor People’s Campaign, has won a MacArthur “Genius” grant. Barber, 55, pastor of…

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126 years later – still growing in grace

October 12, 2018

Grace Baptist Church of Germantown 126th Anniversary Commemoration   “Grace Baptist Church of Germantown is a place to come and see that there is still the sacred respect for our music and our worship…We have been serving the local Germantown section of Philadelphia for many years…it is certainly a privilege to be able to serve…

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