Matthew 1:21 And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins.
On Monday, January 20, 2020, Grant Chapel AME Church will host its TWENTY-FOURTH Annual Breakfast commemorating the life and ideals of The Rev. Dr. King. We invite you, your family and friends and the community to recognize and celebrate Dr. King’s legacy, as we dedicate and rededicate our lives to creating a fair, equitable and inclusive society for ALL Americans without exception. Our guest speaker for this year’s event will be Mr. Rodney Prunty, the new President and Chief Executive Officer of the United Way of New Mexico.
At this point in the process we are focused on soliciting ads for the Souvenir Journal and taking ticket orders. The forms for each are attached for your convenience. We hope you and/or your organization will take the opportunity of being represented in the Souvenir Journal with an ad, business card or patron listing. “Early bird” pricing has been extended to Saturday, Nov. 30, so place your order in now.
For further information about the Souvenir Journal, please contact Jessie Watkins at the church at 505-293-1300.
For further information about the tickets, please contact Galvin Brown at the church at 505-293-1300.
For general information, contact Frank Jerabek at 505-293-1300(Church)/505-263-7187(Mobile) or email firstname.lastname@example.org.MLK Ticket Request Invoice Form MLK Souvenir Journal Ad Contract.pdf
Thank you for your continuing support.
Justice for Girls Program
The Southern Christian Leadership Conference of NM and the Ministers Wives & Widows are co-sponsoring Justice for Girls, a program for girls 8 - 18 years of age; If you are interested or would like more information, call Sister Pamela Becknell at 505-459-9440 or leave a message. The program meets 4th Saturdays, 12:30 PM at Macedonia Baptist Church, 1509 Edith SE in Albuquerque. Next meeting will be January 2020.
Wanted Black men to participate who want to sing, dance and act in to participate in Dreamgirl workshop
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William Mabry III (UNM Law School) sworn in as Associate Judge with
the San Carlos Apache Tribe
22 Week Program
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Estevanico the Moor
Estevanico, who’s known by many other names, including Estebanico, Esteban and Esteban explored present-day Texas, New Mexico and Arizona with Spanish conquistadors is credited with being the first person of African descent to enter the American Southwest .
Grant Chapel AME Church 23rd Annual Commemorative Breakfast
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Scott Carreathers appointed Executive Director of Office of African American Affairs
William Scott Carreathers, director of African American Student Services at the University of New Mexico, to head the state Office of African American Affairs. He has previously worked as an associate dean and has advised students and student groups.
Mary Kenner - Inventor
Mary Kenner was an African-American inventor who revamped the world of feminine care with the invention of the sanitary belt (aka the maxi pad). Though her invention attracted multiple feminine hygiene companies, it was rejected by most when they realized Mary was African-American. Unfortunately, the maxi pad wasn’t patented until 30 years after its creation. Nevertheless, Mary went on to patent other household items including the bathroom tissue holder, a back washer that mounted on the wall of the shower, and the carrier attachment on walkers for disabled people.
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Junior Board of Directors
US Eagle Federal Credit Union invites students in high school and college, ages 16-24 to join the Junior Board of Directors. Learn about serving on a corporate board of directors and how a financial institution serves and supports it community. For more information and to obtain an application, call Maggie Tannen at (505) 342-8883.
Featured University: New Mexico Highlands University
Located in historic Las Vegas, New Mexico, with locations in Santa Fe, Rio Rancho, Farmington and Albuquerque, Highlands University offers undergraduate and graduate programs in liberal arts and sciences as well as comprehensive programs in business, teacher education, and social work. Our mission is to serve students through personal attention. We maintain open enrollment, small classes, and cost-effective tuition. We are known nationally for research activities, student and faculty achievement, and opportunities for students to combine study with real-world experience.
Highlands students come from 42 states, 19 tribes, and 35 foreign countries!
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Helping Veterans and their families to achieve stable housing, financial security, and a renewed sense of community.
Adam and I found that there were not many resources to help guide Christian singles on how to court to be married, so they went to the world for help finding a husband or wife. We’ve created a step-by-step guide for Christian courting. This guide helps Christian singles have confidence in who God created them to be, their value, knowing their intentions for courting, creating their expectations for a husband or wife, building boundaries for emotional strength and ending a courtship. By using these guides you will have a Godly foundation to court to be marriage.
Reintegration Services is a community based fee free program that refers individuals to organizations that provide comprehensive educational and training services to Returning Citizens/Ex-Offenders.
Reintegration Referral Services provided include:
Psychological Assessments-Family Counseling-Anger Management-Housing
GED Preparation-Health Insurance-Restoration of Voting Rights-Vocational Training
Child Support-Healthy Marriage Concepts-Spiritual/Religious Contacts upon Requests
Police doing good deeds
Wings For L.I.F.E. – Life-skills Imparted to Families through Education, is an empowerment program that provides life-skills, education, training, and support for family members/caregivers of prisoners (returning citizens) and at-risk youth. Some of the educational topics that are addressed include single parenting, finances – how to stretch a dollar, discipline, acceptance issues, prison visits, feeding a family, substance abuse and signs, reintegration and reunification issues, legal issues, public defenders, work/job issues, holidays, and anything else of interest to the group. Search Institute’s® 40 Developmental Assets® are incorporated into the training.
In our society where children are all at risk in one way or another, children whose parent(s) are in prison face even more challenges.
Everyone is welcome at our FREE meetings. There is a Pre-K and After-dinner Tutoring Program for the children.
If you’d like to know more about Wings we are offering a Volunteer Training session on Jan. 30, Monday night, from 6:30 – 8:00 pm at 2015 Wyoming Blvd NE Suite J. Please RSVP so we have enough chairs. THANKS!