Street Renaming in honor of Pastor Emeritus James S. Allen, Sr.

Please join us for the street renaming ceremony in honor of our beloved Pastor Emeritus    Rev. James S. Allen, Sr.  All are invited to attend this event being held on Friday, April 28, 2017, at the intersection of 56th Street and Girard Avenue. The ceremony begins at 1:00 pm and is being hosted by…

HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE

Maundy Thursday Service April 14, 2017 at 7:30 pm Good Friday Service April 15, 2017 from Noon to 3:00 pm RESURRECTION SUNDAY – April 16, 2017 Sunrise Service and Baptism at 6:00 am Morning Worship Service at 10:00 am

Week Ending Sunday, February 19, 2017

Bible Background – GALATIANS :1-17 Printed Text –GALATIANS 5:1-17 Devotional Reading – GALATIANS 5:22-26 By the end of the lesson, we will: REVIEW Paul’s teaching about life in the Spirit as foundational for Christian holiness; CELEBRATE the Holy Spirit’s presence in their lives; and EMBRACE new ways of creating openness to the Spirit’s leading. •…

Week Ending Sunday, February 12, 2017

Bible Background – GALATIANS 4 Printed Text – GALATIANS 4:8-20 Devotional Reading – ROMANS 8:1-11 By the end of the lesson, we will: CLASSIFY religious expectations and practices that diminish Christian freedom; EMPATHIZE with those who have been harmed by narrow religiosity; and CHALLENGE unhealthy attitudes toward religious practices or traditions. • Monday: Becoming an…

Week Ending February 5, 2017

February 5, 2017 Bible Background – GAlATIANS 3:26-4:7 Printed Text –GALATIANS 3:26-4:7 Devotional Reading – COLOSSIANS 3:12-17 By the end of the lesson, we will: DISCOVER the unity Christians based on the saving work of Christ and the Holy Spirit; APPRECIATE that, through Christ, we are all one in the church; and EXAMINE ourselves for…

Week Ending January 29, 2017

Bible Background – PSALM 148 Printed Text –PSALM 148 Devotional Reading – PSALM 150 By the end of the lesson, we will: ACKNOWLEDGE that creation exists primarily to praise God, not to meet our physical needs; EXULT in the wonders of God’s creation; and TREAT the things of nature with greater respect as befits their…

Week Ending January 22, 2017

Bible Background – PSALM 104 Printed Text –PSALM 104:1-4, 24-30 Devotional Reading – PSALM 8 By the end of the lesson, we will: PONDER the diversity and complexity of God’s creation; AFFIRM God’s wisdom in ordering the world as He did; and HONOR God by working to preserve the world’s magnificent power diversity. • Monday:…

January 9 -15, 2017

ALL CREATION OVERFLOWS with PRAISE Bible Background – PSALM 96 Printed Text –PSALM 96:16, 10-13 Devotional Reading – 1 CHRONICLES 16:23-34 By the end of the lesson, we will: CONTEMPLATE EXPLORE creation’s testimony to the majesty of God; EXPERIENCE awe in the presence of God’s creation; and PRAISE God wholeheartedly in corporate and individual acts…