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Churches host “UNCF SUNDAY” to help kids stay in college

February 27, 2011

The United Negro College Fund – the nation’s largest and most effective minority education organization, is rallying with churches to support its National Faith Initiative. Churches will host a UNCF SUNDAY on February 27 to collect donations from congregations across the nation…

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Statement from Mayor Nutter on the death of Rev. Marguerite E. Handy

February 19, 2011

Rev. Handy brought warmth and eternal optimism to the Mayor’s Office and the Greater Philadelphia clergy community. She cared deeply about government’s role in improving the lives of people all across the city, and she was dedicated to ensuring all communities of faith had access to city government.

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Is your prayer life like a pack of Now and Laters?

January 31, 2011

Do you remember the popular candy known as Now and Laters? Or how about that square piece of candy that came in so many different flavors and was hard to chew at first? Some of my favorite flavors are cherry apple, mango melon and tropical punch.

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Are you in need of a spiritual dessert?

January 31, 2011

If you are wondering what I mean by a spiritual dessert, then it can only indicate that your spirit could use an extra boost of God’s Word to help jumpstart your day. The Word of God is essential to living a life of abundance, prosperity, and the source of obtaining eternal life through Christ Jesus.

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Obamas mark King Holiday with service at school

January 21, 2011

On the federal holiday named for the slain civil rights leader, Obama brought his family to Stuart Hobson Middle School, where he and first lady Michelle Obama helped paint bright red apple characters on pillars in the lunchroom to encourage healthier eating.

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French president honors US civil rights leader Jesse Jackson

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ABOVE PHOTO: A protester holds signs in support of a supervised injection sites in Philadelphia. On Tuesday,...

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The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff