Rev. Elaine Sanford to keynote Women's Day at St. John Baptist Church
The Rev. Elaine Y. Sanford, who has provided outreach ministry and support services to needy women and children for 20-plus years, will be the keynote speaker as St. John Baptist Church hosts its Annual Women's Day program on Sunday (March 23rd).
The Women's Day service begins at 3 p.m. at the church at 640 Vance Ave. Rev. Sanford is an active minister at Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church (The Blvd). in Memphis, Tennessee.
St. John's Women's Chorus will provide the music, with a reception to follow the program in the A. McEwen Fellowship Hall. The program is coordinated by Sandra Cohns-Jones, chairperson, and Carolyn A. Simms, co-chairperson. The Rev. Henry L. Key is the host-pastor.
Dr. Claud Anderson next up for Men's Month at The New Olivet Baptist Church
The annual Men's Month celebration at The New Olivet Baptist Church continues at 11 a.m. Sunday (March 23rd) with an address by Dr. Claud Anderson president of PowerNomics Corporation of America, Inc., The Harvest Institute and WaterLand Fisheries, Inc.
The corporation PowerNomics publishes Anderson's books and produces multimedia presentations detailing his economic concepts. Anderson is widely known for having developed principles and strategies to explain the concept of race. He also has offered Black America a guide to become a more economically and politically competitive group in America.
The New Olivet's month-long celebration is designed to raise money for the King Solomon Scholarship Fund for young African-American male college freshmen. It features a series of speakers and began March 2nd.
Here is the list of the upcoming speakers:
March 30th, 11 a.m., the Rev. Michael Williams;
March 30th, 6 p.m., Dr. Thomas L. Murray with ATOP Male Chorus
The New Olivet Baptist Church is located at 3084 Southern Ave. The host pastor is the Rev. Dr. Kenneth T. Whalum Jr. For more details regarding Men's Month and the King Solomon Scholarship Fund, call 901-454-7777.