Mary Alice Thurman Cummings passed peacefully into eternity on Saturday July 24, 2021. Please see next week's Seattle Medium for her Life Celebration details. You may also visit EvergreenWashelli.Com or dignitymemorial.com
Sister Elma Horton of Mt Zion Baptist Church was recently awarded with the Vivianne Pennick award. The award is given by the Women’s Auxiliary of the North Pacific Baptist Convention to someone who exemplifies outstanding work in her community, home church and the North Pacific Convention.
The 51st Quadrennial Session of the General Conference of the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church met from July 6-10, 2021, at the West Concourse of the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Over 1600 delegates met as the church’s supreme governance body to review and change the denomination's laws and policies, receive reports from its agencies, and elect denominational leadership.
Mount Zion Women's Ministry member and Co-Chair of the Health Ministry, Winona Hollins Hague, MSW, LICSW, Steve Riggins, LMHC and Dr. Sheri Buckley ask you to join them on the 2nd Sunday of each month to discuss health issues in the community.
Enovi Chandler, President of the Mount Zion Women’s Ministry American Baptist Girls (AB Girls), is a member of the 2021 graduating class of Garfield High School and Seattle Community College. Chandler will attend Seattle University next fall where she will major in Psychology.
“Pastor Soaries, who will officially retire as of June 30, 2021, will preach his farewell sermon on June 27, 2021 and Pastor Quick will transition to the church over the next several months while an interim pastor provides service,” Hibbert said.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Baptist Church will host a virtual Forgiveness Retreat on Sat., May 15 and Sat., May 22 from 9:00a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Both sessions will be held via the Zoom platform.
The church in a statement says, “individuals holding hate in their hearts for our Church are coming into our digital spaces and leaving disparaging and often blatantly racist comments, many of which, unfortunately, are directed at our Church’s Senior Pastor [Reverend Raphael Warnock].”
Italy's Gianmarco Tamberi and Qatar's Mutaz Essa Barshim decided to share the gold medal in the men's high jump in the Tokyo Olympic Games in an unprecedented move that prompted cheers around the world for their sportsmanship.
The publication wrote, "If Beyoncé's self-titled visual album established her as one of the greatest artists of all time, her surprise-released 'Formation' video (and ensuing album Lemonade) marked her as one of the most important."
Black philanthropy is rooted in West African culture and traditions of communal giving and sharing. These traditions traveled to the United States as part of the trans-Atlantic slave trade, and the practice of helping each other was essential to our ancestors’ survival.