Palm Coast church planning anniversary

The First A.M.E. Church (First Church) in Palm Coast will celebrate its 25th anniversary during a Sept. 17 service at 4 p.m. The church...

Churches nationwide struggling to find organists

BY JONATHAN M. PITTS BALTIMORE SUN/TNS BALTIMORE – When the longtime organist at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Havre de Grace, Md., announced her retirement last...

AME men’s mission: Save Our Sons

Hundreds of churchgoing brothers and their families march for justice in Midtown BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF For several days last week, hundreds of men from Florida...

Area churches preparing for busy Holy Week

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Easter is April 16 and there are plenty of activities and services for residents leading up to the Christian holiday. Holy...

Greater Friendship pastor has plans to help youth, seniors, vets

BY JAMES HARPER SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Dr. Michael A. Chambers says his roots are planted and he’s ready to take Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist...

How faith leaders further victimize rape victims

Black women tell of assaults and condemnation by their pastors Editor’s note: This is the third in a series on rape written by Jazelle Hunt,...

Church reaching potential members with burgers and ‘Daily Bread’

FROM STAFF REPORTS Living Faith World Ministries’ volunteers held a lunch station on the corner of 8th Street and Derbyshire Road on April 18. Minister...

Greater New Zion honors Troutman for decades of service

Darnell L. Troutman, a native and lifelong resident of Daytona Beach, was honored on July 23 at Greater New Zion Primitive Baptist Church for...

EASTER WEEKEND 2015

Easter Sunday finery Dressing up and going to church was a priority all over Daytona Beach’s Black community during last week’s Resurrection Sunday celebration. (CHARLES...

THE RELIGION CORNER: Healthy Mind, Body & Spirit

Lyndia Grant COURTESY PHOTO Philippians 4:8 reminds us, “…Think on these things; things that are virtuous, of good report and praise worthy….” As I celebrate the first anniversary...

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