Faith & Values

Seventh Episcopal District Of A.M.E Church Will Host Free Covid-19 Testing Across South Carolina July 8-11

The Seventh Episcopal District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church will host a series of free COVID-19 testing sites across South Carolina July 8-11. “The number of positive COVID-19 cases here in the state continues to skyrocket, and Black South Carolinians are disproportionately affected,” said Bishop Samuel L. Green, Sr., Presiding Bishop of the Seventh…

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Emanuel Nine Memorial Foundation Observes Fifth Anniversary of Mother Emanuel AME Tragedy with New Website, Unity March

The Mother Emanuel Memorial Foundation Board and Mother Emanuel AME Church announced June 16 the launch of a new website in memory of the Emanuel Nine as well as details for a planned unity march on June 21 in downtown Charleston.  EMANUEL NINE MEMORIAL WEBSITE Five years into planning and raising funds for a permanent memorial to honor the…

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Coastal Community Foundation honors the first graduating class of Rev. Pinckney Scholars five years after the Emanuel AME Church tragedy

Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina have announced that the first class of Rev. Pinckney Scholars from Beaufort, Charleston and Jasper counties has graduated college, underscoring the success of the scholarship program launched in the wake of the Emanuel AME Church tragedy five years ago. To honor the graduates’ achievements, CCF debuted a short film exploring what…

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Dorchester Seniors: Still Making Strides During The Pandemic

Dorchester Seniors, Inc, a non-profit organization based in Summerville and St. George, has been working through the COVID-19 pandemic, providing meals to seniors across Dorchester County. From March to May, Dorchester Seniors has distributed 23,183 meals. Dorchester Seniors prepares all meals within the Summerville location and distributes them out at both centers via the home…

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Black Millennial Launches Virtual Solution for Faith-Based Communities Prioritizing Safety of Worshipers

Day Edwards is no stranger to finding innovative solutions to meet the needs of today’s churches. In 2019, the Houston-based entrepreneur and CEO made a name for herself when she founded a first-of-its- kind, digital platform for churches called Church Space. Known as “the Airbnb for churches,” Church Space is an online marketplace that helps churches…

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Bishop Zedekiah LaZett Grady Passes at 89

Bishop Zedekiah Lazett Grady was born in Loughman, Florida, the son of the late Walter and Sylvira Bynum Grady. He was educated in the public schools of Sanford, Florida, and is a graduate of Crooms Academy. He attended Edward Waters College and the B. F. Lee Theological Seminary, where he received the A.A. and B.Th.…

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