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AME Youth Wins Top Service Prize, Grant Money by Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.

Posted on Mon, Jun 12, 2017

TCR News Digest 05.15.2017

AME Youth Wins Top Service Prize, Grant Money by Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.
Twelve-year-old Non-profit Founder Named Citizen of the Year by Fraternity’s Second District

(Rye Brook, NY) – The Second District of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. named 12-year-old Grace Callwood, founder and chairwoman of the all-youth board of advisors of the We Cancerve Movement, Inc., their 2017 Citizen of the Year during their 69th annual conference, held at the Westchester Hilton in Rye Brook, New York on May 6, 2017. Callwood is the youngest person to receive the prestigious honor. She is a member of St. James AME Church-Green Street in Havre de Grace, Maryland, where the Rev. Dr. Baron Young is the pastor.

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A Profile of Stephanie D. Wilson, Astronaut, and AME

In April, The Christian Recorder had the opportunity to interview Astronaut Stephanie Wilson. We acknowledge the help of the NASA Public Affairs office and Social Action Director Jacquelyn Dupont-Walker for arranging the conversation.
From age 13, Stephanie D. Wilson dreamed of being among the stars. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, her love of astronomy led her to complete a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Science from Harvard University in 1988 and a Master of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in 1992. Her graduate research, sponsored by a NASA Graduate Student Researchers Fellowship, focused on the control and modeling of large, flexible space structures. After her time at UT Austin, she worked at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, from 1992 to 1996.

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The Church Expresses Herself through Palm Sunday
Rev. Gaborone P. Lesito, 19th District TCR Field Representative

The celebration of the Holy Week in South Africa takes me with awe each time this magnanimous event draws near. One hears either in passing or with deliberate conversations how AME pastors and ministers from different denominations, especially mainline churches, are oozing with excitement as the commemoration of the events comes close.I am inspired to share with the broader connectional church how South Africa or perhaps closer to home the 19th Episcopal District celebrated Palm Sunday.

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AME Church Planted in Hawaii

In February 2014, the Lord gave a vision to then Chaplain David R. Brown to plant a church while he was serving as senior chaplain on board the Marine Corps Base in Hawaii. He reflects, “He told me to name the church, ‘House of Praise’ Fellowship but in the Hawaiian language. At that time, the only Hawaiian I knew was the word, Aloha.” A professor at the University of Hawaii provided the Rev. Brown with the correct words "Hale" (house) "Ho'onani" (to make praise or bring glory).​​

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Response to Opioid Epidemic Neglects Narrative of the Poor and Minorities
By Rev. Shakira Sanchez-Collins, MD, Columnist


Many politicians across the nation are now pushing for increased funding to address the opioid (i.e., oxycodone, heroin, and fentanyl) epidemic since overdose deaths in the United States have nearly tripled in the last decade. Notably, the overdose death rate has skyrocketed for white males and is higher than the rates for any other demographic group. Not surprisingly, the pleas of many politicians have centered upon the narrative of the suburban middle-class white male who initially became addicted to prescription narcotics like oxycodone but then moved on to illicit narcotics like heroin due to its cheap cost of $10 per hit. 

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"Respect Yourself": Lessons from Bethune-Cookman University
By John Thomas III, Editor

Dialoguing with politicians and policymakers with dissimilar views to meet a common ground is essential to accomplishing goals. So, do we engage or boycott?

I asked this question in the January 16th Editorial of this paper as President Trump was being inaugurated. Months later, we have been treated to several episodes that have demonstrated the Trump Administration’s low regard and ignorance of African-American institutions and priorities as well as the danger of engaging with the Administration without clear rules of engagement or plans. 

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Connectional News

AME Publishing House
Pentecost Resources

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The Ins and Outs of the 2016 (Bicentennial) Discipline

Published every four years since 1817, the Doctrine and Discipline of the African Methodist Episcopal Church (commonly known as the “Discipline”) contains the fundamental laws, procedures, and beliefs that undergird and guide the Connectional AME Church at all levels.

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Report from the Ministries in Christian Education
TCR Staff Report

Persons from across the Connection journeyed to the Millennium Maxwell House Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee, April 20-22, 2017, where the Annual Ministries in Christian Education (MCE) Training/Planning Meeting was held. The theme for the meeting was the Christian Education Department (CED)’s motto, “Light, Freedom, Truth: Light to see the Truth, Freedom to Make it Known.”

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The Investiture Celebration 2017

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April 2017 CFIC Congratulations

April 2017 CFIC Congratulations

Ecumenical News

Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows becomes 11th Bishop of Indianapolis, first black woman to lead Episcopal Diocese

The Rev. Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows was ordained and consecrated the eleventh bishop of Indianapolis April 29, making her the first black woman to lead a diocese in the history of the Episcopal Church and the first woman to succeed another woman as diocesan bishop. Presiding Bishop Michael Curry led the service as chief consecrator and was joined by more than 40 bishops from across the church. Nearly 1,400 participated in the service at Clowes Hall on the campus of Butler University. Diocese of Chicago Jeffrey D. Lee preached. 

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