Congregations and others will be headed to church Dec. 31 for Watch Night Services to welcome the new year. The annual observance, which took on great significance for slaves, freedmen and abolitionists during the Civil War, endures in the Black ...
Elected officials, community leaders, politicians and visiting clergy joined Greater Piney Grove Baptist Church’s senior pastor, the Rev. William E. Flippin Sr., and his congregation on Aug. 2 for the grand opening of their new sanctuary.
When Antonio “the Chozen 1” Hinton dances, spectators are just mesmerized.
Ousley United Methodist Church will “Celebrate the Victory” between April 17 and 20.
Sixteen-year-old the Rev. Jared Sawyer Jr. will be the keynote speaker for the DeKalb NAACP's annual membership breakfast on March 29 at Greater Travelers Rest Baptist Church in Decatur.
Forty-eight DeKalb residents who labored in obscurity during the 1960s civil rights movement were applauded by a small but enthusiastic crowd on Jubilee Day at Rainbow Park Baptist Church.
“Theology Brewed in an Afrikan Pot” will be explored at First Afrikan Presbyterian Church on Wednesdays from Jan. 8 to Feb. 12.
For the 16th anniversary of the Haitian community at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church last month, nearly 200 people turned out for a concert that rocked the gymnasium with hymns of faith in Creole.
Area churches are holding worship services or traditional Watch Night Services on Dec. 31 to usher in the new year.
Coastal Georgia activists and other supporters of embattled state Rep. Tyrone Brooks Sr. of Atlanta turned out in a show of appreciation at Historic Bolton Street Baptist Church in Savannah in August.
Members of Worshippers Interceding for Excellence Church are celebrating the relocation of their church to Decatur at a Sept. 29 dedication ceremony.
The United Methodist Church Mississippi Episcopal Area Bishop James E. Swanson will be the featured speaker at Ousley United Methodist Church’s Men’s Day 2013 on Aug. 25.
Families on the hunt for freshly grown food will find plenty at First Afrikan Presbyterian Church’s July 27 farmers market and Caribbean festival in Lithonia.
Pastors Richard Gaines and Marlin Harris will be heating up the pulpit during Greenforest Community Baptist Church’s “Knowing, Affirming & Celebrating Our Identity in Christ” revival taking place July 15-17 in Decatur.
Residents can give blood at Saint Philip AME Church’s “Do Something Amazing” blood drive on July 14.