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    How Morning Star Baptist Church is Celebrating 122 Years

    By Joi Thomas, Special to the AFRO If you have driven along Woodlawn Drive in the past four months, you may have noticed a beautiful, new church building that recently opened.  That building is the home...

    Chicago Bishop Curry to Speak at Royal Wedding Ceremony

    By The Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Kensington Palace says the head of the Episcopal Church, the Most Rev. Michael Bruce Curry, will speak at the wedding of Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle. Curry,...

    Church Organization Fights For Food Equity in the Black Community

    By Joi Thomas, Special to the AFRO In 2018, it is important to find ways to empower our communities with resources, education and economic opportunity.  Many churches and Pastors have various community programs that  meet these...

    James Cone, Founder of Black Liberation Theology, Dies at 79

    By The Associated Press Theologian James Cone, who as a founder of Black liberation theology linked Christian faith with the struggle against racism and oppression, has died. He was 79. Cone was hospitalized last week and...

    Bishop Walter Thomas Celebrates 43 Years as Pastor

    By Joi Thomas, Special to the AFRO Baltimore is known for its vibrant church community.  On any given day of the week, there is something exciting happening.  New Psalmist Baptist Church celebrated the pastoral anniversary of...

    Vick and Church Leaders Seek to Inspire Next Generation

    By Hamil R. Harris, Special to the AFRO On April 13 and 14, First Baptist Church of Glenarden was filled with more than two-thousand men for the 18th  annual “Mighty Men of Valor,” a conference tailored...

    Leader in AME Zion Church Remembered as “An Anointed, Gifted and Extraordinary Woman”

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. editor It wasn’t referred to as a funeral, but a “Service of Triumph” as family, friends, congregants and distinguished leaders from the AME Zion Church said “see you next...

    Baltimore Area Church News

    Compiled by Joi Thomas, Special to the AFRO April is here and the seasons are changing.  It seems like winter doesn’t want to leave, but before we know it, the weather will be warmer, and the...

    Baltimore Health Ministries Issues Appeal to Clergy

    By AFRO Staff The Health Ministries Network, which “establish a clearinghouse for mobilizing personal participation in available health care initiatives through community churches and other local faith-based organizations,” will be holding an organizational meeting April...

    Houston Pastor Kirbyjon Caldwell: ‘I am Innocent’

    By Kamau High, AFRO Managing Editor, [email protected] Kirbyjon Caldwell, the well-known Houston megachurch pastor who delivered both invocations at George W. Bush’s inaugurations and was a spiritual adviser to Barack Obama, says he is innocent of the...

    RAMBLING ROSE

    By Rosa Pryor, Special to the AFRO Hello everyone, how was your week? I have been a little under the weather for the last week or so. I had stomach surgery last week, they called...

    Baltimore Area Church News

    By Joi Thomas, Special to the AFRO We are in the midst of Holy Week, the most important time on the Christian calendar. It is the time when Christians all over the world remember the...

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