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2019 MLK Day Events

Posted by on Jan 14, 2019 in Community, Neighborhood, Peacemaking, Prayer | 0 comments

2019 MLK Day Events

Arnett Branch Library The first event will be on January 19, 2017 from 12-1 pm at Arnett Library, kicking off with a tribute to King with guest speaker Monroe County Legislator LaShay Harris, the 19th Ward Youth Choir, poetry by Eric Hines, and spoken word drama by the MIBG group coordinated by Robert Ricks. The program promises to be an inspiring event! U of R Medical Center On Monday, January 21 at 11:30am to 12:30pm the 38th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration in Poetry, Dance, and Song will be held at the U of R School of Medicine...

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2019 Arnett Music Series #1

Posted by on Jan 4, 2019 in Community, Neighborhood, Youth Outreach | 0 comments

2019 Arnett Music Series #1

A wonderful FREE program for music lovers of all ages followed by refreshments and a chance to meet the musicians. This concert features an Eastman Pathways Concert by the Rochester School Performers. These are some of the best up-and-coming musicians in the area and they will be at our very own Arnett Library! We hope to see you and your families there! Click here or on the image above to download a printable PDF...

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Morehouse Christmas!

Posted by on Dec 18, 2018 in Neighborhood, Prayer | 0 comments

Morehouse Christmas!

Have a Joyful Celebration! We enjoy seeing so many of you in the neighborhood and surrounding community often and are praying for your continued success and growth, not only for this year but in the year to come. We’ve had a very full year as a family, including Dr. Bill’s retirement from active practice after 45 years of service. Please click here to go to our Christmas report web pages where you’ll find our letter and some fun videos from the past year, along with other items of interest. God bless you all! Bill and...

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Monroe County Prayer

Posted by on Dec 15, 2018 in Community, Prayer | 0 comments

Monroe County Prayer

2019 Intercessory Prayer Calendar Dear Family, Friends, Ministry and Community Leaders, and Elected Officials, Attached please find the 2019 prayer calendar for your use and to pass out to your circles / ministries. Thank you for all of the emails and updates in 2018 as you took your place on the wall and interceded for our community. It makes a big difference. Entering its 12th year (since 2008), the Monroe County-Wide Prayer Initiative allows us to employ a collective, yet flexible strategy of prayer that will result in participants...

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Our Wonderful 2018 Tree

Posted by on Dec 12, 2018 in Community, Neighborhood, Peacemaking, Prayer, Youth Outreach | 0 comments

Our Wonderful 2018 Tree

Christmas is on its way! This year’s community Christmas tree in our Garden Park on Arnett Boulevard has been a great success! From its arrival from Naples and set up by an enthusiastic group of neighborhood volunteers and local Firemen on December 1, to its decorating from top to bottom the following Monday by classrooms of local elementary school students, its been lighting up the neighborhood with the Christmas spirit of unity and harmony. Look for scenes from our community caroling around the tree event on December 11, in the slideshow...

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One Teacher’s Strategy

Posted by on Sep 26, 2018 in Community, Peacemaking, Youth Outreach | 0 comments

One Teacher’s Strategy

“Mining for gold” in the classroom A few weeks ago, I went into my son Chase’s class for tutoring. I’d e-mailed Chase’s teacher one evening and said, “Chase keeps telling me that this stuff you’re sending home is math—but I’m not sure I believe him. Help, please.” She e-mailed right back and said, “No problem! I can tutor Chase after school anytime.” And I said, “No, not him. Me. He gets it. Help me.” And that’s how I ended up standing at a chalkboard in an empty fifth-grade classroom while Chase’s teacher sat behind me, using a...

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Feast of Tabernacles

Posted by on Sep 21, 2018 in Community, Hebrew Roots, Middle East, Peacemaking | 0 comments

Feast of Tabernacles

The High Holidays or “Days of Awe” and Rosh Hashanah have just concluded this past week with the solemn fast and deep contemplations of Yom Kippur, and we are about to embark this week (click here for a calendar and brief explanation of this fall’s events) on one of our faith’s most lasting celebrations, Sukkot or the Feast of Tabernacles. Every biblical holiday given to the Jewish people has these three aspects: Israel was commanded to observe the holiday in the present in order to remember something God had done in the past, and because of...

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Inspiring Our Community

Posted by on Sep 13, 2018 in Community, Neighborhood, Youth Outreach | 0 comments

Inspiring Our Community

Empowerment Conference in October Saturday, October 13 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. residents will have an opportunity to take part in “Inspiring Our Community: Today, Tomorrow and Always”, a conference sponsored by Mayor Lovely Warren, WDKX Radio and MJS Productions. Please see the attached letter from the Mayor for conference details, workshop descriptions, and information on how to register. You may also use the graphic below to post on your social media platforms. Please feel free to share this information with your ministry networks...

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Rosh Hashanah 2018

Posted by on Sep 11, 2018 in Hebrew Roots, Prayer | 0 comments

Rosh Hashanah 2018

What Is Rosh Hashanah? The Jewish New Year, anniversary of the creation of Adam and Eve, a day of judgment and coronation, and sounding of the shofar . . . What: It is the birthday of the universe, the day YHWH created Adam and Eve, and it’s celebrated as the head of the Jewish year. When: The first two days of the Jewish new year, Tishrei 1 and 2, beginning at sundown on the eve of Tishrei 1. Rosh Hashanah 2018 begins at sundown on September 9 and continues through nightfall on September 11. How: Candle lighting in the evenings, festive...

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Key to Sotomayor’s success?

Posted by on Sep 2, 2018 in Neighborhood, Youth Outreach | 0 comments

Key to Sotomayor’s success?

It’s books, she says! She has one of the most influential positions in the country, but as a girl who did not grow up privileged, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor credits her incredible journey to one thing. “The key to success in my life, it’s the secret that I want to share with kids and how I became successful. I’m here as a Supreme Court Justice only because of books,” said Justice Sonia Sotomayor. The first Latina Supreme Court Justice spoke to a packed main hall of over 2,000 people at the Walter E. Washington...

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