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Singer Jonathan Nelson and Pastor Mike McClure Jr. from the Rock Church Birmingham will be featured at Embassy’s 5th Year Church Anniversary Experience

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On October 13-15, 2017 Embassy City will host their 5th year church anniversary experience. This will not be your typical church experience. This event will be a full 3-day weekend filled with testimonials, impartation and feature powerhouse speakers and singers to grace Embassy.

 

This year’s anniversary experience will feature multi-Stellar Award winning recording artist, producer and worship leader Jonathan Nelson on Friday, October 13, 2017 at 7:00pm. Jonathan Nelson is followed by power house speaker and Pastor Mike McClure Jr., The Rock Church located in Alabama. Pastor Mike McClure has impacted the city of Birmingham with outreach and thinking outside the box to stay connected to the community. Birmingham calls him the “City’s Pastor”.

 

Embassy City will come back a second night of powerful impartation on Saturday, October 14, 2017 with Bishop Kevin Wallace of Redemption Church Chattanooga, Tennessee. He has changed the way others view church and has crossed generational, racial and socioeconomic barriers. Embassy City’s Xstream & One Sound curators led by Pastor Ajani Brown along with worship leader and recording artist Anna Lonelle will grace Embassy City in song. On Sunday, October 15, Embassy City will close their 5th year anniversary experience at 11:00am with special guests Israel Phiri, Paster of Impact Leaders Church South Africa and dynamic Psalmist Raine of Chicago, IL. Psalmist Raine has been known for her unusual sound in gospel music.

 

We invite all to come out and join us for this 3 day experience!

 

For more information please contact info@embassychurchatl.com or by calling 404-464-5979. For Media Credentials and interviews please email communicationseiwc@gmail.com.

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AFRICAN AMERICAN CHURCH IN BUCKHEAD, ATLANTA TO CELEBRATE 150TH ANNIVERSARY ON APRIL 28

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One of the oldest black churches in the nation, New Hope AME Church will honor their legacy with a celebration including music, performances and special guests

A national treasure based here in Atlanta turns 150 years old this month. New Hope African Methodist Episcopal Church, one of the oldest African American churches in the country, will celebrate its 150th anniversary during a special Sunday service on April 28 at 11:00 a.m. in their sanctuary located at 3012 Arden Rd NW, Atlanta GA 30305. The all-white attire celebration will include a number of special guests, performances and a keynote sermon from Bishop Reginald T. Jackson, Presiding Prelate of the 6th Episcopal District of the AME Church. Nestled in the heart of Buckhead, New Hope is led by Pastor David F. Richards III and First Lady Linda Richards. The origins of the church date back to 1869 when recently emancipated African Americans began gathering to worship at “camp meetings” at the New Hope Camp Ground. The congregation continued meeting there until 1872, when they were given land by a white Buckhead farmer named James H. Smith, who willed three acres of his property for a church and school for “colored persons.” The church members subsequently built a tabernacle on the property which stood until 1965. The property’s original church building was built sometime prior to 1900. The congregation continued to work as farm laborers and servants for white families in the area and lived in small neighborhoods in the vicinity. In 1927, the original church building on the property burned down. The current building’s basement was built the following year, while the new sanctuary was not completed until 1936. Across the street from the church is a 1.86-acre historic New Hope Cemetery containing dozens of graves. In 2009, New Hope AME Church was listed on the National Register of Historic Places along with the cemetery located across the road. “We are so excited to commemorate 150 years of history, fellowship and community at New Hope at our upcoming anniversary event,” says Pastor Richards. “We are a small church with a big heart and we represent the little-known legacy of African Americans in Buckhead. We invite everyone to come out and celebrate with us on April 28 and experience the warm spirit that has kept this church together for almost two centuries!” For more information on New Hope AME Church, visit newhopeamechurch.org.

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