Saturday, Sept. 22, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Dillingham Park, 136 Pine St., Richmond, the Salvation Army and St. Paul AME Church will host an event to connect with the community. It will include free food, activities for kids, live music by the Zak Kratzer Band and a 3-on-3 basketball tournament.
There is no registration fees for the tournament, and a cash prize for will be awarded to the winners.
For more details or to sign-up for the tournament. email email@example.com or call the Salvation Army at 624-5826.
Community Women’s Conference
On Saturday, Sept. 22, 1 to 4 p.m. First Baptist Church, 300 Francis St., Richmond, will host a Community Women’s Conference. Dr. Janice Blythe will be the featured speaker. Music will be provided by various churches in the community.
Farristown Baptist Church
Sunday, Sept. 23, the Farristown Baptist Church will celebrate its 129th church anniversary.
The guest preacher for the morning service will be Rev. Thomas Ferrell Farris, associate minister of the Corinthian Baptist Church in Louisville. The afternoon guess will be Rev. Alfonso Kenney, pastor of the New Liberty Baptist Church of Berea and his congregation. Dinner will be served following the morning service. Please join us in this celebration!
St. Paul AME Choir Day
Sunday, Sept. 23, 3 p.m., the St. Paul AME Church, 437 Francis St., Richmond, will host Choir Day featuring the “Voices of Praise” from St. John AME Church in Frankfort.
Every Thursday, from noon to 3 p.m., Saint Paul AME Church, 437 Francis St., Richmond, serves a free lunch to all who come.
“This is an ongoing, weekly ministry to serve the hungry, the homeless and feed anyone who walks in our doors,” says Pastor William R.T. Hale.
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Until next week
May the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ stay fresh in your mind and in your heart. Until we meet again, may God bless you.