**shop T. Larry Kirkland, Chair, Commission on Publications
The Reverend Dr. Johnny Barbour, Jr., Publisher
The Reverend Dr. Calvin H. Sydnor III, the 20th Editor, The Christian Recorder
The Christian Recorder News Break – The AME Church " Black Life Matters Sunday" - Bishop John R. Bryant, Senior Bishop of the AME Church
The Right Rev. John R. Bryant, Senior Bishop of the AME Church has issued an invitation for Christian leaders to designate Sunday December 14, 2014 as "Black Life Matters Sunday" throughout the United States of America. His initiative has begun to receive a broad-range of ecumenical solidarity.
Among who are:
Presiding Bishop Neil Ellis
Bishop Joseph Walker.
Dr. Cynthia L. Hale
President Samuel Tolbert
President James Perkins
Bishop George Battle
Bishop Lawrence Reddick
Presiding Bishop Charles Blake
Archbishop J. Delano Ellis
Bishop Charles Ellis
Black Presbyterians of Southern California
Dr. Otis Moss III
Dr. Barbara Williams Skinner.
Dr. Teresa Fry Brown
Presiding Bishop Paul Morton
The General Officers of the African Methodist Episcopal Church
(This list will be updated regularly)
The initiative is 3-Fold:
1. Reach out to community members and ask those who attend to wear Black.
2. Conduct a special Altar Call for young men and boys praying God's covering over their souls, their lives, their families and their Destinies
3. BUY “black” during this Christmas Season
**Received from Mrs. Ora L. Easley, Administrator, CFIC, the AME Church Clergy Family Information Center