Ride Out the Storm

Ride Out the Storm


Posted By on Mar 26, 2020

This is our second week being physically separated from each other; yet it is our prayer that we become even more spiritually connected. There are only so many Hallmark movies, HGTV, ESPN and westerns that we can watch on television. This is our forty days in the wilderness, our three days in the belly of the whale and our time together on Noah’s Ark. The difference is, we can connect through many mediums. Listening, caring and...

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Learning How to Swim


Posted By on Feb 13, 2020

As a little girl I had swimming lessons at the YMCA. Now, my brother and sister were like fish to water; as for me—I just could not learn to swim. During the process I grasped the concepts of kicking, holding my breath and not going in the deep end – for I might drown. The ability to float, backstroke or even the doggie paddle eluded my mental and physical coordination. I came to believe that I would never swim. To my surprise those...

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Wisdom’s Daughters: Sistah Strength

Wisdom’s Daughters: Sistah Strength


Posted By on Aug 20, 2019

by Rev. Dr. Shirlyn H. Brown During a week of needed Sabbath, I find myself being immersed in the power of Sistah Strength. You know the strength that we receive from our mothers, grandmothers, sisters, aunts and friends… That second sight, which can feel your breath before you exhale. That comfort that is there before the hurt. A voice of truth, which tells us about our self -brings the real to the surface. Sista Strength is the love...

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 “Whose side are you on?”


Posted By on Jun 23, 2019

The Messenger: Rev. Tracy B. Payne Sermon Highlights When Moses returned from Mount Sinai and saw people worshiping the golden calf and other idols, he confronted them and threw down their idols. “He stood at the entrance of the camp and said, ‘Whoever is for the LORD, come to me.’” (Exodus 32:26) The Tribe of Levi, men of the priesthood and men of integrity, chose God and stood with Moses. Whenever we are confronted with standards...

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“Fathers Fully Persuaded!”


Posted By on Jun 16, 2019

The Messenger: Dr. George B. Moody Scripture: Romans 4:18-25 Against all hope, Abraham in hope believed and so became the father of many nations, just as it had been said to him, “So shall your offspring be.”[19 Without weakening in his faith, he faced the fact that his body was as good as dead—since he was about a hundred years old—and that Sarah’s womb was also dead. 20 Yet he did not waver through unbelief regarding the promise of...

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“Is the Lady in Purple?”


Posted By on May 26, 2019

The Messenger: Rev. Dr. George B. Moody, Interim Pastor Scripture: Acts 16: 14 -15  14 A woman named Lydia, from the city of Thyatira, a seller of purple fabrics, a worshiper of God, was listening; and the Lord opened her heart to respond to the things spoken by Paul. 15 And when she and her household had been baptized, she urged us, saying, “If you have judged me to be faithful to the Lord, come into my house and stay.” And she...

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Rev. Dr. George B. Moody, Interim Pastor Text: Acts 11: 1-18, 21  Week of Sunday, May 19, 2019 Message Highlights Pastor Moody’s sermon tells the story of God revealing to Cornelius, a Gentile, and Peter, a Jew, both faithful, praying men, his plan to remove barriers that separated Jews and Gentiles. God spoke to Cornelius by sending an angel to reveal God’s instructions to him, which were for Cornelius to send for a man named Peter,...

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“My Worship Is for Real!”


Posted By on May 12, 2019

The Messenger: Minister Shawn Barnett Text: Psalm 100 Message Highlights In Psalm 100 there are five key words that tell us how to worship God: Joy – “Make a joyful noise unto the LORD, all ye lands!” We should get excited about God and shout and jump up and down during the service like we do at football games! Gladness – “Serve the LORD with gladness: come before his presence with singing.” We should come into church like...

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