OCTOBER 2019

 

*Reverend and Mrs. Charles Singleton Celebrates 62nd Wedding Anniversary - Retired Yet Marching Strong

Rev. Singleton is a Superannuated Pastor from the 7th Episcopal District and Sister Singleton is a Life Member of the Women's Missionary Society. 

Reverend & Mrs. Charles (Jeanette P.) Singleton of Awendaw, South Carolina say, another “THANK YOU JESUS”!  We give God the Glory for a meeting that took place in 2nd and 3rd Grades that has experienced a beautiful ONENESS for the past 62 years – SEPTEMBER 7, 1957 – SEPTEMBER 7, 2019. With three beautiful and devoted children: Charnette, Charles II, Charlton (Maryjo), and five grandchildren, the Singletons also continue to reach out to children, families, friends, and parishioners who have become a part of them during their time in the world of work.  Yes! They are enjoying retirement and still march with the African Methodist Episcopal Church, the Omegas, the Deltas, the Masons and the Eastern Stars…. Please wish them continuous love and happiness as they celebrate 62 GREAT YEARS of marriage.

Congratulatory responses can be conveyed via, 
Email: Jeanettepsing@att.net
(843) 991-8586  (cell) 
(843) 884-2567  (home)  

 


 

*Dr. Herman O. Kelly, Jr. Pastor of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Baton Rouge, Louisiana dedicates swimming journey to his parents and mentor

 

Dr. Herman O. Kelly, Jr. Pastor of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Baton Rouge, Louisiana competed in the State Senior Olympics in Swimming at Alexandria High School in Alexandria, Louisiana. Dr. Kelly is the State Champion in 4 Swimming events, 200 Breaststroke, 50 Breaststroke, 50 Butterfly, and 100 Individual Medley. Dr. Kelly swims with the Masters Swimming Program at Louisiana State University/Tiger Aquatics Swim Team. He is preparing to Qualify for Senior National Olympics in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. He works out MWF 5:00 am. Dr. Kelly has dedicated this journey to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Herman O. Kelly, Sr., who encouraged his sister and Pastor Kelly to learn to swim in Jacksonville, Florida at a segregated pool. He also dedicated this journey to his mentor and former swimming coach Dr. James Haines of Morehouse College. Dr. Kelly also teaches African American youth to swim. Additionally, he also teaches as adjunct in Religion and River Parishes Community College and Louisiana State University in Education and African American Studies. 
 
Congratulatory contact: spidermh7@yahoo.com

 


 

*2019 HOPEFUL - Alzheimer's and Caregivers' Symposium
By Mrs. Roslyn Thibodeaux Goodall, Daughter of Mrs. Melanie J. Thibodeaux and the late Rev. Dr. G. H. J. Thibodeaux, Former General Officer AME Church

Since 2012, Mrs. Roslyn Thibodeaux Goodall (10th Episcopal District), daughter of Mrs. Melanie J. Thibodeaux and the late Rev. Dr. G. H. J. Thibodeaux (8th Episcopal District) has produced a free Alzheimer's & Caregivers' Symposium, in the name of her home church, St. Matthew A.M.E., Shreveport. Rev. Dr. Glenell Lee-Pruitt is the Pastor. HOPEFUL, the 8th annual educational conference occurred on September 14, with over 200 attendees. Dr. Mark Pippenger, a behavioral neurologist at Novant Health in Charlotte, NC, was the guest speaker. An Alzheimer's researcher discussed the relationship between Type 2 diabetes and Alzheimer's and an attorney discussed how to protect the assets of someone suffering from the illness. Two caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer's received the "Mrs. Melanie J. Thibodeaux Caregiver Award". KTBS news anchor, Ms. Brenda Teele, was the emcee. On Friday, there was a literary event that featured four authors of books on Alzheimer’s and Caregiving from DC, Kansas, and Texas. There were 20 resource tables. Sponsors of HOPEFUL, such as AARP, United Healthcare, AKAs, and the Center for Brain Health made it possible for complimentary breakfast and lunch to be provided. The Symposium was approved for 4 CEUs by the NASW. Click on the link, below, to see one of the interviews. 

Contact
alzsym@hotmail.com for more information.
https://www.ktbs.com/news/web-extra/web-extra-hopeful-alzheimer-s-caregivers-symposium/article_7e2bbd24-d63f-11e9-b3c0-8fd236ca6870.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=email&utm_campaign=user-share 
 

Responses can be emailed to:
Roslyn Thibodeaux Goodall
214.228.9068
Email: http://clancy_3@hotmail.com