CHURCH NEWS and NOTES Trustee of the Week Steward of the

Trustee of the Week
Bro. Terry Bates
Steward of the Week
Bro. Samuel Cheek
THE ALTAR FLOWERS are placed on the altar by Sister Mary L. Yvonne Ferguson and daughters: Angela Reed and
Dana Peery with thanks to God for blessing Yvonne with a birthday and Mother’s Day on May 10, 2015 and also, for the
members celebrating birthdays in the month of May. Glory be to God.
host for the 18th Quadrennial in Indiana in July. We are expecting 1000's of our AME sisters and brothers from all over
the globe. In an effort to support our overseas delegates, we are in need of $25 Target gift cards to give to them for
personal items. Please consider donating to this worthwhile effort. If you have any questions, please see Evangelist
Valerie Bates or Sis. Joyce Johnson.
THE PHENOMENAL RED HATTERs will meet on Thursday, May 28th at 6:00 P.M. Queen Mother Clydell Jones.
5TH SUNDAY FAMILY SUNDAY SCHOOL: Come out to watch the movie "God's Not Dead" on Saturday, May 30th
at 5:00 pm and then be ready for an active discussion about the movie on Sunday morning, May 31st at 9:00 am.
Breakfast will be served. The Sunday School Staff is looking forward to seeing you. Movie plot: Josh Wheaton (Shane
Harper), an evangelical college student, enrolls in a philosophy class taught by Professor Jeffrey Radisson (Kevin
Sorbo), an atheist, who demands that his students sign a declaration that "God is dead" to get a passing grade. Josh is the
only student in the class who refuses to sign. Radisson requires Josh to debate the topic with him but agrees to let the
class members decide who wins.
SPRING REVIVAL is scheduled for Wednesday, June 10 – Friday, June 12, 2015 starting at 6:45 P.M. The guest
preacher is Rev. Dwayne A. Gary, Pastor of Saunders Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Church, Detroit.
SCHOLARSHIPS: The Scholarship Committee will be accepting applications for the following scholarships: Newman
A.M.E. Church Scholarship: 2015 high school graduating seniors, Active member of Newman A.M.E. Church. Betty
Strickland Memorial Academic Excellence Scholarship: 2015 high school graduating seniors, Active member of
Newman A. M. E. Church. Cornelia P. Jackson Scholarship: 2015 Pontiac School District graduating seniors. Please
pick up applications from the Church office, Monday - Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. The deadline for all
applications is May 31, 2015.
FAMILY AND FRIENDS/CLASS LEADERS DAY: Only Three Weeks Away. “Thine own friend, and they father’s
friend, for sake not, neither go into thy brother's house in the day of thy calamity: for better is a neighbor that is near than
a brother far off. Proverbs 27:10
DELTA FORTITUDE FOUNDATION: The 2015 Delta Salute to Young Hero’s will be Sunday, June 14th, 2015 at
4:30 p.m. at the Marriott Center Point. Tickets are $45.00 each with seating for 10 at each table. Donations are also still
being accepted. This Program is to enhance the community’s awareness of the positive accomplishments, contributions,
and community involvement of the program participant: to build leadership skills, to provide a mechanism to receive and
administer scholarship funds to enable the participant to continue his education, to empower our young males with an
opportunity to develop and build independence. All donations are highly appreciated. Please make all checks payable to
the Delta Fortitude Foundation. Your donation is tax deductible to the extent of the tax law. See Bro. Noel Waterman or
Sis. Patricia Strickland
PLEDGE COMMITMENT CARD: We need all members to fill out a Pledge Commitment card as soon as possible so
we can move forward on our building project. Pastor Johnson.
CONFERENCE CLAIMS ASSESSMENTS for 2014-2015 Conference Year: Adults $100.00 and Youth $10.00.
Pastor Johnson
IT HAS BEEN MORE THAN 300 DAYS since over 200 Nigerian school girls were abducted. Please help us to pray,
petition and fight for more awareness for our children from afar. If you are interested, please see Evangelist Valerie
Bates, WMS President for more information. Let's not sit idle!
Monday: Hosea 6:1-6
Wednesday: Galatians 5:19-26
Friday: 2 Thessalonians 3:1-5
Sunday: 1 Corinthians 13
Tuesday: Jonah 3:10-4:11
Thursday: 2 Thessalonians 1:1-5
Saturday: Ephesians 3:14-21