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Congressman Johnson announces 2014 winners of CBCF scholarships

Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) announced the winners of the 2014 Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Spouses Education Scholarships. The five winners hail from across the Fourth Congressional Dis


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Stone Mountain church sets prayer, healing service


First Saint Peter A.M.E. Church, 1074 South Indian Creek Road, Stone Mountain will have a community prayer and healing service on Saturday, Feb. 21, 3 p.m.

The Atlanta East Area Women’s Missionary Society of the AME Church is inviting congregations of all denominations. The worship service will be conducted by several clergy and is being held to uplift families and the community. You may come as you are for one-on-one prayer and spiritual fellowship.

For more information, call 678- 231-0732 or 404-821-0242.


D.I.V.A. women’s conference celebrates 10 years

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Uplifting music and dance will be featured at the “Called to Be a D.I.V.A. Women’s Empowerment Conference,” which will be held this month at Worshippers Interceding For Excellence Church, 266 Robin Street, downtown Decatur.


The tenth annual Divine, Inspirational, Victorious, Anointed (D.I.V.A.) conference takes place on Friday, Oct. 17, at 7 p.m., and Saturday, Oct.18, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lunch will be served on Saturday.


Apostle Kathern Thomas, the church’s senior pastor, will speak along with Pastor Dale Brown of Restoration Church of Deliverance in Tucker, GA; Evangelist Cheryl Lang, Old Rugged Cross M.B. Church, Chicago, IL; and Co-Pastor Brenda Poythress, True Holiness Church of God in LaGrange, GA. Prophetess Alicia Cardwell Alston will serve as the Mistress of Ceremonies.


The theme for this year’s conference is "Sharing His Wisdom, Power & Anointing!"

There will be praise and worship with recording artist Antonia Lawrence along with the Praise Dancers from Restoration Church of Deliverance.

Prophetess Thomas started the D.I.V.A. conference 10 years ago with the mission of empowering women with the Word of God.


“We have seen women empowered in the things of God at each conference and heard many testimonies on how their...


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Ben Hill UMC to host health fair on Oct. 25

Ben Hill United Methodist Church and the Rev. Byron Thomas invite the public to the “2014 Health Fair: 4 Dimensions of Health: Body, Heart, Mind & Spirit.” The health fair will be held on Saturday, Oct. 25, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 2099 Fairburn Rd., SW, Atlanta.

There will be blood pressure, diabetes and dental screenings. Childhood obesity, concussion information, healthy aging resources and public safety tips will be offered, along with Zumba demonstrations.
Sponsorship and vendor opportunities are still available.

For more information, e-mail Janet Gordon at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Johnetta Royster at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit


         Antioch AME presents free play


The Phyllis M. Banks Performing Arts Ministry at Antioch AME Church will present its stage production, “Money Can’t Buy Love," on Oct. 12, 5 p.m., at Antioch AME, 765 S. Hairston Road, Stone Mountain.


The play centers on a high-powered couple that from the outside appears...


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