Elizabeth Gassel Perkins, the campus president and chief academic officer for St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley, was recognized by North County Churches Uniting for Racial Harmony and Justice (NCCU).
Women showed out in numbers during the Church of God in Christ’s (COGIC) 112th Holy Convocation in downtown St. Louis on Friday, November 8 for Morning Manna. During Morning Manna, approximately 10,000 women arrived at America’s Center to celebrate Women’s Day, a decade-long tradition that d…
“The time for assembly is God’s time,” said Superintendent John Smith during the welcome service for The Church of God in Christ’s (COGIC) 112th annual Holy Convocation. “It is not time to go to a beauty salon. It is not time to go play golf. It is not time to watch a basketball game. This i…
NEW YORK, Nov. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- In September 1860, John Jay II--grandson of the founding father and first US supreme court chief justice--introduced four resolutions condemning slavery and the slave trade (see link below) at the Episcopal Diocese of New York's annual convention in New York City.
If you’re a local resident or a yearly visitor in St. Louis during the first week of November, you will quickly recognize the end of Daylight Savings Time as it perfectly coincides with the convergence upon the downtown area of one of the city’s largest and most opulent conventions – the 112…
The Interfaith Partnership of Greater St. Louis will honor Billie Mayo, former director of the Saint Louis Urban Educational Leadership Cohort at Saint Louis University, and Rev. C. Jessel Strong, president of the St. Louis Clergy Coalition, at the organization's 27th annual Interfaith Dinne…
Cote Brilliante Presbyterian Church recognized the 400 hundred years of Africans in North America (1619-2019), acknowledging the beginning of slavery and African-American resilience, in solidarity with other churches and organizations across the country, on Sunday, August 25.
Minister Fred Wilson will speak at San Francisco Temple Christian Assembly Church’s 5th annual Men’s Conference on Sunday, October 13 at the 10:30 a.m. service.
Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt will refer 12 cases of Catholic Church sexual abuse allegations to local prosecutors after reviewing 2,300 personnel records of priests, deacons, seminarians and nuns provided by Missouri’s four Catholic dioceses over the past year.
There is an October 30 deadline for grant proposals for tenant organizing from the Deaconess Foundation in memory of the Rev. Buck Jones, the late United Church of Christ minister.
The inaugural #SheCan Summit will bridge the gap between spiritual and professional growth for entrepreneur women by gathering 300 women and girls on October 18-19 at Manchester United Methodist Church, 129 Woods Mill Rd #4339 in Manchester, for action-packed events, workshops and networking.
The leaders of Pathway Church on the outskirts of Wichita, Kansas, had no clue that the $22,000 they already had on hand for Easter would have such impact.
Catholics in Quincy recently came together to commemorate the 122nd anniversary of Father Augustine Tolton’s death. He is widely regarded as the nation’s first black priest.
Boatswain’s Mate Seaman Jarvis Mcintire from St. Louis sang in the choir group during a Protestant Worship Service aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20). Green Bay, part of the Wasp Expeditionary Strike Group, with embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, is curren…
Mt. Zion Baptist Church’s Missionary Ministry will host Cynthia Perkins Smith, the Woman’s Auxiliary president for the National Baptist Convention USA, for its Annual Day celebrations on August 3 and 4.
Muslim Advocates accused President Donald Trump of “openly embracing white nationalism” after he posted a series of bigoted tweets attacking U.S. Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley and Rashida Tlaib.
The historic Central Baptist Church will celebrate the official installation of its 14th senior pastor, Reverend Anthony L. Riley, during two special events on Friday, July 19, and Sunday, July 21 at Central Baptist Church, located at 2842 Washington Blvd.
The Right Reverend Adam Jefferson Richardson Jr. was installed as the senior bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Church (AME) Church on June 26th during the AME Church's Annual Council of Bishops and General Board Meeting Worship Service at the Birmingham-Jefferson County Convention Ce…
New Life in Christ Interdenominational Church recently awarded scholarships totaling $22,000 to nine metro-area high school graduates during its 16th annual Celebration of Education Worship Service.
Police officers from the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department who posted racist and bigot Facebook posts are a “ threat to the public,” Reverend Spencer Lamar Booker, senior pastor at St. Paul A.M. E. Church, said during a press conference on the steps of St. Louis City Hall on June 13.
An angelic soprano voice took Agnes Marie Jackson from the choir of Newstead Avenue Missionary Baptist Church to ministering around the world alongside gospel music legends. She passed away on May 12. She was 87 years old.
This year marks many historical and notable 50-year anniversaries: the tragic, unforgettable assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., two Americans walked on the moon, and Woodstock. This year will also give a nod of honor and respect to one of St. Louis' most out-reaching, effective, an…
What started as a conversation over beers at a local tavern has led to more than $1 million in research funding for two members of the Department of Philosophy at the University of Missouri–St. Louis.
Greater Grace Church in Ferguson recently joined North County Churches Uniting for Racial Harmony and Justice by signing its Covenant Statement following President Rance Thomas’ presentation.
Hatred, resentment, white supremacy and victimhood are deadly political tools. President Trump wields them with no thought to the consequences – and people die.
Christ the King United Church of Christ is offering a Musical Tribute on Saturday, April 27at 5 p.m. for its Minister of Music Shamar Jordan, who is celebrating 25 years in the Music Ministry. Christ the King is pastored by Rev. Dr. Traci Blackmon. The church is located at 11370 Old Halls Fe…
United by common missions, Criminal Justice Ministry (CJM) and Let’s Start have merged the two organizations, with CJM assuming operations of major Let’s Start programs.