The Richmond Register

Religion

April 26, 2013

He is full of grace and mercy

Church and Community Focus

RICHMOND — But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love wherewith he loved us, even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ, for by grace ye are saved.

 He hath raised us up together and made us sit together in heavenly places in Christ Jesus so that in the ages to come he might shew the exceeding riches of his grace in his kindness toward us through Christ Jesus.


— Ephesians 2:4-7

NAACP meeting

The Richmond/Madison County Branch of the NAACP meets 7 p.m. the first Thursday of every month at the First Baptist Church, 302 Francis St., Richmond.

Pathway to Wholeness session

Pathway to Wholeness, “A God-centered, Bible study recovery program based on the 12-step principles, meets 6 p.m. every Thursday at  St. Paul AME Church, 437 Francis St., Richmond.

“Please come and join us in learning about the healing power of Christ,” said the Rev. Junann Johnson, the leader. The Rev. William R.T. Hale is the pastor.

Free-lunch ministry

Every Thursday, noon-3 p.m., St. Paul AME Church, 437 Francis St., Richmond, serves a free lunch to all who attend. “This is an ongoing, weekly ministry to serve the hungry, the homeless and feed anyone who walks in our doors,” says Pastor William Hale.

Concord Spiritual Hour

Saturday (today) at 6 p.m., the Concord Predestinarian Baptist Church will host its annual Spiritual Hour program. Several choirs and soloists from the community will be participating. “Everyone is invited to come out and help us lift the name of Jesus in songs and praises,” said Sister Madge Huguely, the program’s sponsor.

Ham Breakfast

The Pleasant Green Predestinarian Baptist Church will be having a ham breakfast sale, May 4 at 7 a.m. at the Ashlor Lodge #49 on Francis Street.

Church fellowship Sunday

Sunday at 3 p.m., the Richmond Predestinarian Baptist Church will host the Rev. Alven Farris and congregation of Elizabeth Missionary Baptist Church for its afternoon program. The host pastor is Elder Raymond Walker.

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    Deen will be the special guest for tea and conversation at the Carrick House, 312 N. Limestone St., in downtown Lexington.
    “The tea will begin at the ‘proper’ time – half past 2 – and guests will enjoy a lovely afternoon featuring traditional foods, such as scones, small cakes, cookies and finger sandwiches,” said Father James Sichko, pastor of St. Mark Parish. “I think everyone will enjoy the conversation, too!”

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    Because thy lovingkindness is better than life, my lips shall praise thee. Thus will I bless thee while I live: I will lift up my hands in thy name.
    My soul shall be satisfied as with marrow and fatness, and my mouth shall praise thee with joyful lips: When I remember thee upon my bed, and meditate on thee in the night watches.
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