Faith & Values

Mount Zion AME Church to Celebrate its 135th Anniversary October 15

One historical African Methodist Episcopal church continues to soar to new heights. On Sunday, October 15th, the Reverend Dr. Kylon Jerome Middleton will lead Mount Zion AME Church to its 135th anniversary. For the occasion, the invited speaker is the former Acting Chairwoman and current Commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission Mignon Clyburn. Previously described…

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Calvary Baptist 152nd Anniversary Features Claflin University Concert Choir

Claflin University Concert Choir will appear in a concert celebrating the 152nd Anniversary of Calvary Baptist Church, 4:00 p.m., Saturday, October 7, 2017, at the church, 620 Rutledge Avenue. Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg and his wife Sandy are concert honorary chairs. Arthur Evans, Sr. is the pastor. Listed as a MOJA Festival event, the concert is…

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Faith Leaders Across the Country Encourage Congregations, Communities to Register to Vote

To mark National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday, Sept. 26, faith leaders with the nation’s largest faith-based grass roots organization are helping their congregations and community members learn about their voting rights and encouraging them to register to vote. PICO National Network is also urging elected officials to make access to voting easier, noting that…

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Royal Baptist Church Gets Youth Ready For Life After High School

By Kurt Walker An eager crowd lined up outside of the Royal Baptist Church Conference Center on this past Saturday in anticipation of its 2017 College Fair.  Although slated to begin at 10:00am, a line was already assembled prior to the start time of folks waiting to enter. Hundreds of local students and their parents and…

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The 107th Session of the Palmetto South Carolina Annual Conference to convene September 6-9

The Lowcountry welcomes the Rt. Reverend Samuel Lawrence Green, Sr., Presiding Prelate and Mrs. Phyllis N. Green, Episcopal Supervisor of the Seventh Episcopal District, visiting Bishops, Presiding Elders, Delegates, Alternates, Youth Delegates and Laity to the 107th Session of the Palmetto South Carolina Annual Conference. Bishop Green, the 125th elected and consecrated Bishop of the African Methodist…

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Honest Talk About Charleston’s History and Ways to Move Forward Together: Living Your Truth Series returns September 26

On Tuesday, September 26 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at Emanuel AME Church, 110 Calhoun Street, The Social Justice Racial Equity (SJRE) Collaborative’s Living Your Truth conversation series returns with more audience interaction and action steps from Rev. Nelson B. Rivers, III & Judge Alex Sanders. Charleston’s civil rights leaders, Reverend Nelson B. Rivers, III and Judge Alex…

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