Lifestyles: Faith

Jan. 11, 2015 @ 06:45 PM

KING REMEMBERED: Area MLK observances at glance

The Durham community will observe the holiday of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on its national observance day, Monday, Jan. 19, but also during the days surrounding it with a march, music, religious services, events for children and more. A roundup of area events.

Jan. 10, 2015 @ 06:10 PM

Neighbors come together to feed the needy

Hillsborough-based Neighbor House sponsors '"Food for All," a program to bring food to those who need it.

Jan. 08, 2015 @ 04:26 PM

Hillsborough to explore history of black churches

On Saturday, a collaborative arts group in Hillsborough will host an event on Saturday, Jan. 10, exploring the history of black churches in Hillsborough and their involvement in the civil rights movement.

Jan. 07, 2015 @ 06:25 PM

Antioch Baptist to host prisoner re-entry conference

Antioch Builds Community, the nonprofit arm of Antioch Baptist Church, will host its annual Faith Re-Entry Conference on Saturday at the church on Holloway Street in East Durham.

Jan. 07, 2015 @ 06:18 PM

Belief Briefs: New pastor at New Mt. Zion Baptist

Rev. Latonya McIver is the new pastor of the New Mount Zion Baptist Church, 305 Walker St., Roxboro.

Jan. 07, 2015 @ 06:09 PM

A ‘nuanced conflict’: Play looks at complexity of Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Try finding a way to explain the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians and you will run across discussions of the one-state or two-state solution, settlements, the intifada, and more than 100 years of history.

Jan. 01, 2015 @ 04:33 PM

Pastor issues call for a ‘new emancipation’ at New Year service

 On the 152nd anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, the audience at Peace Missionary Baptist Church listened Thursday as a local pastor and religion scholar called for a “new emancipation” for this time.

Dec. 31, 2014 @ 06:02 PM

Belief Briefs: Emancipation Service set New Year's Day

The Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance of Durham and Vicinity will host its Annual Emancipation Service at 11 a.m. Jan. 1 at Peace Missionary Baptist Church, 2608 Apex Highway.

Dec. 24, 2014 @ 12:56 PM

Thousands celebrate Christmas Eve with Summit Church

Some 2,000 people attended the morning Christmas Eve service of The Summit Church, the first of three services held Wednesday at the Durham Performing Arts Center. Several hundred volunteers worked to help direct parking, bag wet umbrellas on the rainy day, and usher people to their seats. The service included spoken word, testimony, music ranging from electric guitars to rap, and a sermon by senior pastor, Rev. J.D. Greear.

Dec. 17, 2014 @ 06:42 PM

Belief Briefs: A rundown on area church Christmas offerings

Variety of performances, services planned at area churches this weekend and beyond in conjunction with Christmas.

Dec. 17, 2014 @ 06:38 PM

Christmas Eve services celebrate coming of Christ

Candles, carols, communion to be featured at many area Christmas Eve services.

Dec. 10, 2014 @ 06:57 PM

Belief Briefs: A rundown on Christmas offerings by area churches

Belief Briefs: Worship, fellowship and music offerings for Yule season around the area.

Dec. 10, 2014 @ 04:39 PM

Religious Coalition for a Nonviolent Durham looks to 2015

The Religious Coalition for a Nonviolent Durham finished out its monthly roundtable discussions for the year by looking for new opportunities to connect faith organizations and the community’s anti-violence efforts.

Dec. 10, 2014 @ 09:21 AM

Hanukkah festival at JCC on Sunday: Activities for all ages

Hanukkah, the commemoration of the miracle of oil lasting eight days for the rededication of the Temple, will be celebrated with a festival Sunday at the Charlotte and Dick Levin Jewish Community Center.

Dec. 10, 2014 @ 08:11 PM

REVIEW: ‘Annie’ musical a nostalgic rendition of the classic National tour at DPAC

December 2014 is an “Annie” Christmas, with “Annie” the new movie coming out later this month and “Annie” the musical on stage through Sunday at the Durham Performing Arts Center.