A look at what's happening among area congregations of faith.
DURHAM – Peace Missionary Baptist Church is celebrating the 40th anniversary of its pastor, the Rev. William E. Daye. There will be a special service at 11 a.m. June 28 at the church, 2608 Apex Highway in Durham. The Rev. Gregory Ceres, Peace’s assistant pastor, will be the speaker.
Songwriter and guitarist Cecilia St. King was among the many people who fled from the area in Manhattan where the World Trade Center towers fell after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
The Men of St. Mark AME Zion Church will have their annual fish fry at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 13 at the church, 531 S. Roxboro St.
St. Titus’ Episcopal Church will hold a special service to celebrate its life and mission and welcome the Rev. Stephanie Yancy as vicar at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 9 at the church, 400 Moline St.
Should people who have worked at newspapers see “Newsies”? Yes, of course, it’s about newspapers. Should people who haven’t worked at newspapers see “Newsies”? Yes, of course, it’s about newspapers. And labor and history and New York City, too. And the dancing, oh the dancing.
Genesis Home and Durham Interfaith Hospitality Network (DIHN) — Durham-area organizations that focus on helping the homeless — expect to finalize a merger agreement by the end of the year.
Nu Creative Movement’s Moore Muzik will have an EP release concert at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 30 at New Horizon Church, 100 Horizon Place.
Only about half of incoming Duke University undergraduate students check the box identifying their religion, a Duke Chapel leader told Durham Congregations In Action at its monthly meeting this week.
God’s Generals, a group of 10 churches, will sponsor a Durham Prayer Rally from 7 to 9 p.m. May 26 at Union Baptist Church, 904 N. Roxboro St. Twenty pastors will pray for the City of Durham. For information, contact Elder Gene R. Rentrope, pastor of Christian Revival Church, at 919-367-9009.
The Apex School of Theology’s commencement service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Summit Church campus at 2325 Presidential Drive in Durham.
About 10 churches in the historic Hayti area are joining for a Community, Ministers and Friends Day held in their neighborhood May 23.
When you step back and look at an entire season of Broadway shows at the Durham Performing Arts Center, you see the range of productions. There’s usually at least a Disney musical, a jukebox musical, a nostalgic musical, a revival and something new.
Ministers prayed outside in downtown Durham’s National Day of Prayer observance Thursday afternoon. The service on the Durham Convention Center plaza was a gathering of several Christian clergy leading prayers, organized by the group Durham Ministers In Prayer. Each minister led a prayer, and then the dozens of people who attended prayed together in small groups for a few minutes on each topic.
Many listeners of jazz speak of their first encounter with the music in terms of a conversion experience. One hears stories, from listeners and musicians, of a particular recording or performance that drew them into the music, and transformed their way of listening.