Friday, November 27, 2015
Turner Memorial AME in Hyattsville, MD was the host church for the recently convened Capitol District Conference. The host pastor was Rev. Darryl Kearney with Presiding Elder Louis-Charles Harvey. Bishop DeVeaux gave the opening service sermon taken from Haggai:1-2 with the subject-"Be Strong and Go to Work" instructing us to wait on The Lord, sometimes we can not hear the Lord because we are making too much noise!! Amen!
Rev. Valdes Snipes-Bennett consecrated her 1st Missionary Society in the name of the late Bishop Sarah Francis Davis and was honored to have our own 2nd Episcopal District Supervisor, Dr. Pam to serve as the guest speaker. Dr. PAM spoke on Self-Control, Faith, Joy, Love and Goodness-a feast of Thanksgiving. The scriptural reference was John 6:26-35. The Lord's name be PRAISED!
Thursday, November 5, 2015
Reverend Reuben Boyd, Pastor-Third Street Bethel, Richmond, VA moderated a symposium on Civil Rights, Human Rights, Doing Right Implementing Reforms that Ensure Justice For All, featuring panelists-NC Attorney General Roy Cooper; Pastors Jill and Richard Edens- United Church of Chapel Hill, NC; and Dr. Anthony D. Jackson, Superintendent, Vance County Public Schools.
The Dorcas Extravaganza sponsored by the 2nd District WMS honored Dr. Pam in her final year as Episcopal Supervisor with "Hats off to Dr. Pam" paying tribute to her love of hats.
BEAUTIFUL DORCAS CONTESTANTS.
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
As the saying goes-"Nothin' could be finer than Carolina...." The 2015 MidYear Conference was graciously co-hosted by Presiding Elders Evelyn G. Dunn (North Carolina-Southern District) and Larry S. Hinton (Northern District) who went beyond the call of duty in providing the the-"Effective Christian Leadership Empowered by Praise, Prayer and Proclamation.
The Opening worship service message was delivered by The Right Reverend Julius McAllister, Presiding Prelate, Eighth Episcopal District. The Tribute to Veterans presided by Rev. Charles Sembly included a special poster tribute to Bishop DeVeaux for his veteran service as Lieutenant and Chaplain during the Vietnam War.