June 2019

 

*Announcing the African Methodist Episcopal Church graduates of Payne Theological Seminary 126th Commencement Celebration, held Friday, May 10, 2019, 10:00 am, at the Ginghamsburg United Methodist Church, in Tipp City, OH

 

Master of Divinity

Denomination

District

Sharon M. Adair-Harden

AME

6th

Ronnie L. Clark

AME

11th

Solomon Joseph Cooper

AME

3rd

Duane Lionel Davis

AME

3rd

Renandoes Girard Dixon

AME

11th

Vanessa D. Dixon-Williams

AME

2nd

Leslye Olivia Dwight

AME

2nd

Tony Rene` Guthrie

Baptist

 

Rhonda Renee Hart

AME

1st

Larry Donnell Jennings

AME

1st

Timothy Dale Lewis, Sr.

AME

6th

Lewis B. McCarter

Baptist

 

Percy Tirrell McIntyre

AME

2nd

Rodney Reedy, Sr.

AME

6th

Karl Van Richards 

(Valedictorian and SGA President)

AME

11th

Angela Starling

AME

6th

Douglas Byron Stinson

AME

6th

Lucretia Juliet Stinson

AME

6th

Elsa Bromell Syndab

AME

7th

Aaron Tinch

AME

2nd

Virginia B. Ware

AME

2nd

Freddie Williams, Jr.

AME

4th

 

                   Doctor of Ministry             

   Denomination 

  District   

Felicia Renee Bagneris

AME

3rd

Roderick Belin

AME

13th

Toni Belin Ingram

AME

6th

Challis Shanon Bradford

AME

10th

Kevin Brooks

AME

4th

Susan Hillary Buckson

AME

6th

Bruce Butcher

AME

3rd

Courtney Delphia Colleton

AME

7th

Tresa L. Carter Coston

AME

1st

John R. Faison, Sr.

Baptist

 

Barbara Jean Pinckney Fludd

AME

2nd

Harold B. Hayes, Jr.

AME

2nd

Manuel Anthony Howard

AME

1st

Abdue Lamar Knox I

AME

2nd

John Henry McCants, Jr.

AME

3rd

Kimberly Ozella McManus

AME

2nd

Ama Ayana Newton

AME

2nd

Marietta Ramsey

AME

2nd

Rashelle Antinesia Rogers

AME

11th

Curtis Marie Smalls

AME

2nd

Carl O. Wallace

AME

11th

Marques Wheeler

AME

2nd

Kathleen Marie Wright

AME

4th

Dallasteen Joy Yates

AME

11th

 

*Reverend Virginia B. Ware proudly announces graduating from Payne Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity Degree

Reverend Virginia B. Ware graduated on May 10, 2019 from Payne Theological Seminary in Wilberforce Ohio with a Master of Divinity Degree.  Reverend Ware is the pastor of St. James AME Church in Kelly North Carolina.  She was also ordained an Itinerant Elder on April 27, 2019 at the North Carolina Annual Conference by Bishop James L. Levert.

 

*Congratulations to Presiding Elder and Mrs. David E. Reddick
The Dothan-Eufaula District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church to host a Retirement Celebration Weekend for Presiding Elder and Mrs. David E. Reddick

*The Dothan-Eufaula District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church to host a Retirement Celebration Weekend for Presiding Elder and Mrs. David E. Reddick

Congratulations and well wishes to this awesome team!  They are truly Kingdom builders for Christ!  Presiding Elder Reddick has served the African Methodist Church for 42 years of Servant Leadership and 27 years as a Presiding Elder.  He is the Senior Presiding Elder for the State of Alabama. He was appointed as a Presiding Elder in 1992 under the leadership of the late Bishop C.E. Thomas. 

 

Friday, August 9, 2019 – 6:30 p.m.

Musical Celebration

Saint Peter AME Church

401 Hollon Street

Headland, Alabama 36345

The Reverend James M. Redding, Pastor   

 

Saturday, August 10, 2019 – 6:00 p.m.

Banquet Celebration

Lakepoint State Park

104 Lakepoint Drive

Eufaula, Alabama   36027

Keynote Speaker - The Reverend Bobby B. Cox, Jr., Pastor, Mount Calvary AME Church, Towson, MD

Tickets are available for this event, please contact

Sherryl Whiting, Co-chairperson, (334) 796-0154

 

Sunday, August 11, 2019 – 3:00 p.m.

Worship Service Celebration

Park Chapel AME Church

1053 E. Selma Street

Dothan, Alabama 36303

The Reverend Dr. Willie E. Marshall, Pastor

Guest Preacher, Bishop Harry L. Seawright, Presiding Prelate, 9th Episcopal District – AME Church

 

The Reverend David E. Reddick, is a native of Jacksonville, Florida and currently resides in Enterprise, Alabama; with his wife, Allie.  Their daughter, Chasity lives in Nashville, TN. 

Reverend Reddick is the recipient of several awards and letters of appreciation. He is the recipient of the 2018 Enterprise Man of the Year. The Dothan-Eufaula District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church will host the Reddick Team retirement celebration on Friday-Sunday, August 9-11, 2019.

Those desiring to show an appreciation for the leadership of Presiding Elder Reddick may secure an advertisement in the Souvenir journal memory book for this occasion. For more information, please contact Sherryl Whiting, Co-chairperson, (334) 796-0154.

Hotel accommodations are available for this event by contacting CBell’s Travel at (334) 475-8237

 

*Congratulations to The Reverend Thurston B. Lamb, Sr.
"A Celebration of Love" Banquet honoring Reverend Thurston B. Lamb, Sr. will be held at Shorter College, Little Rock, Arkansas 

"Well done my good and faithful servant." Matthew 25:21
 
You are cordially invited to join The Reverend Thurston B. Lamb, Sr. in a momentous celebration on Friday, June 28, 2019, at 6:00 pm.  A "Celebration of Love" banquet honoring Reverend Thurston B. Lamb, Sr. will be held at Shorter College, 604 N. Locust Street, North Little Rock, Arkansas.  Bishop Michael L. Mitchell, Presiding Bishop of the AME Church 12th Episcopal District, will be the keynote speaker.

This celebration will highlight Reverend Lamb's 64 years of ministry in the African Methodist Episcopal Church. During his tenure, Reverend Lamb has pastored 15 congregations in Arkansas and Louisiana; was Presiding Elder for 4 years in the formally Jonesboro/Newport District; and was a proud delegate to the AME Church General Conference from 1972-2016 where he served on the General Board, General Conference Commission, and Episcopal Committee.

A Retirement Souvenir Journal is being prepared for the event. Those who desire to participate in this memorable celebration for God' s faithful servant, Reverend Thurston B. Lamb, can secure an advertisement in the Retirement Souvenir Journal or secure  an event banquet ticket by contacting the Lamb Retirement Committee, Reverend Tyrone A.  Broomfield, Committee Chair at @ tbroomfield@phoenixyouth.com or call 870-305-6520 for more information. 
 

 

*Congratulations to Dr. Alexis Gatson Heaston, one of eight individuals selected to participate in Obesity Health Disparities Program

 

Congratulations to Dr. Alexis Gatson Heaston, one of eight individuals selected to participate in Obesity Health Disparities: Programs to Increase Diversity Among Individuals Engaged in Health-Related Research (OHD-PRIDE). Funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), an institute within the National Institutes of Health (NIH), OHD PRIDE is an evidence-based, culturally-and environmentally-relevant research training and mentoring program focusing on obesity prevention and treatment, including community-based interventions for early career faculty and transitioning postdoctoral fellows from underrepresented backgrounds.
 
OHD PRIDE is a partnership between University of Mississippi Medical Center, University of California at Los Angeles, and Vanderbilt University.
 
Dr. Heaston, a member of Payne Chapel AME Nashville, TN under the leadership of Pastor W.A. Sinkifield, is the Daughter of Presiding Elder, Alexander Gatson and Mrs. Annette Gatson of the North District, Tennessee Annual Conference of the 13th Episcopal District.
 
Congratulatory responses can be sent to: alexisgatson08@gmail.com