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First Baptist World Changers International Ministries presents "2 DAYS OF FAITH: Living Over the Top," Wednesday & Thursday, July 20th - 21st, 2016, at 7:00 PM. With Apostle Lennell D. Caldwell and Bishop Andrew Merritt. Located at 22575 W. Eight Mile Rd., Detroit, Michigan 48219. For more info visit www.firstbaptistworldchangers.org.

iServe 2016 Leadership Conference, "Equipping Kingdom Leaders to Take Forth The Mandate of Global Leadership." Conference Host & Speaker: Pastor An'Drese L. Hopkins. Guest Speakers: Bishop J. Delano Ellis and Dr. Eddie M. Connor. Friday, July 22 @ 7PM (Open to Everyone) and Saturday, July 23, from 9AM to 1PM (Registrants ONLY). Embassy Suites By Hilton Detroit, 28100 Franklin Road, Southfield, MI 48034. Individual Registration - $45. Groups of 5 or more - $40 per person. For more information, or to register you or your leaders, please contact us at 313.757.5643 or email us at iServeLeadershipConference@gmail.com.Save

Bishop Marvin L. Sapp & Lighthouse Full Life Center Church present 2016 REDEEMED Youth Celebration. Sun., July 24th @ 10am, guest speaker Minister Ray Bady and at 7pm LIVE Concert with musical guests Canton Jones an DA' T.R.U.T.H. Lighthouse Full Life Center Church, Worship Campus (South Campus), 2415 Madison Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49507; Phone: 616-241-LGHT (5448); Fax: 616-241-5352. Watch video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=br9uioMSsPE.

New St. Paul MBC Church presents the Installation of Pastor Christopher Murry. Sunday, July 24th @ 10am: Dr. John Murry, Jr. of Orleans MB Church, Chicago, IL. Sunday, July 24th @ 4pm: Dr. Stephen J. Thurston of New Covenant MB Church, Chicago, IL and Bishop Edgar Vann as the presider. New St. Paul MBC, 21050 Ascension Ave., Warren, MI 48089, 586-759-6772; web: www.newstpaulchurch.com.

Kingdom United Women's Conference - R.E.A.L (Relationships | Encouragement | Accountability | Laughter)...REAL TALK Women's Conference, July 29-30, 2016. Hosts: Lady Bonita A. Shelby & the Fabulous Ladies of Kingdom United Fellowship. $25 Registration (includes Saturday's Luncheon). Weekend Itinerary - FRIDAY NIGHT: VIP MIX & MINGLE with First Ladies and All Women of KUF. Services Open to the Public; Rock Your Runway Mini Fashion Show; Speaker: Evangelist Bonita Shelby. SATURDAY MORNING: Continental Breakfast; R.E.A.L. Talk (Workshops) - Relationships (Lady Cherrylean Givens / Lady Charlotte Keels); Encouragement (Lady Candice Rideout); Accountability (Lady Monica Jenkins); Laughter (SURPRISE); Women's Empowerment Service - Pastor Sheila Vann. * Special workshop presentation for ages 4-8. Burning Bush International Ministries, 770 James L. Parkway, Ypsilanti, MI 48197; Pastor Don W. Shelby, Jr.; www.bbimonline.org.

Empowerment Church YOUTH EXPLOSION...Who is your Superhero? ( "I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world." ~ John 16:33) Sunday, July 31, 2016, at Shriners Silver Garden, 24300 Southfield Rd., Southfield, MI 48075. For more info call Empowerment Church at 248-234-8357; email contact@empowermentmi.org or visit http://empowermentmi.org.

World Deliverance Temple proudly presents PRAISE IS MY WEAPON Summer Conference 2016, Sunday, July 31st thru Sunday, August 7th. Services begin promptly at 10AM (Sundays) & 7PM (during the week). Speakers: Evangelist Miranda Pope; Bishop Rance Allen; Pastor Kimberly Ray-Gavin; Pastor Willie B. O'Neal; Apostle Herman Murray, Jr.; Bishop Roy D. Ferguson. For more information: call 313.730.8900, email info@WDTemple.com, or visit www.2020WDT.org. World Deliverance Temple is located at 27355 Ann Arbor Trail (@ Inkster Rd.), Dearborn Heights, MI 48127; Bishop Roy D. Ferguson and Co-Pastor Delores Ferguson.

Exousia Worldwide Fellowship of Churches, Inc. Annual Holy Convocation, August 3-5, 2016, 7:30pm Nightly. Featuring: (Weds., Aug. 3rd) Bishop Jason Nelson, Speaker; Evangelist Kristie Dortch, Musical Guest; (Thurs., Aug. 4th) Pastor Lisa Page Brooks, Speaker; Pastor Anthony Wells & One In Praise, Musical Guest; (Fri., Aug. 5th) Bishop Eric Lloyd, Speaker; Crazy 4 Christ, Musical Guests. Exousia Worldwide Fellowship of Churches, Inc.: Bishop Eric Lloyd, Presiding Bishop & Founder, of Detroit, MI; Bishop Daldo Jones, Asst. Presiding Bishop, of Indianapolis, IN; Bishop James Ford, General Secretary, of Racine, WI; Bishop John Anderson, Treasurer, of Detroit, MI. Toll-Free: 1-888-967-6777, www.ewfcrocks.org. All services held at Rhema International Church, 6782 E. 9 Mile Rd.,Warren, MI.

GREEK SUNDAY @ Empowerment Church on August 14, 2016, at 7:30am / 10:30am / ONE. The Deltas Came Strong Last Year...Who will represent the most this year? WEAR YOUR COLORS! At Shriners Silver Garden, 24300 Southfield Rd., Southfield, MI 48075. For more info call Empowerment Church at 248-234-8357; email contact@empowermentmi.org or visit http://empowermentmi.org.

KC3 or Kingdom Congregation Corporate Concordance promotes the use of gifts and talents in the Christian community, improving the health and vitality within the Body of Christ. KC3 allows church members to support each other financially, circulating financial growth within the Christian community.That usher you see every Sunday, could be the handyman to fix your gutters. That greeter, that musician, or that minister could be the business owner you seek. We sit next to doctors, lawyers, craftsmen, accountants, and more all the time having no idea who the Lord has placed us next to. Advertise your Christian business or find a Christian professional TODAY at www.kc3online.com.

Dancers! Higher Praise Dance Academy is looking for experienced praise dancers (ages teen to adult) who will join us in our Worship Fest 2016. If you are interested in having your dance ministry dance at our Worship Fest, it is important to attend a rehearsal/meeting on Saturday, June 18 or Saturday, June 25 at 12:30 PM, or call the number listed below for the dance rehearsal schedule. Meeting/rehearsal location: Higher Praise Dance Academy, 4321 Vicksburg, Detroit, MI 48204. Vendors! We are also seeking vendors who are looking to make huge profits - come and sell your products. If you are interested in becoming a vendor, please send an email to susan.alexander70@yahoo.com or call 313-262-6933 for further instructions to register. Vendor registration deadline is August 6, 2016. Event Info: Higher Praise Dance Academy Worship Fest, August 27, 2016 at 4:00 PM, at Evangel Christian Church, 28491 Utica Road, Roseville, MI 48066; www.higherpraisedanceacademy.com.

Sept. 4, 2016, at 6PM, Dr. E. LaQuint Weaver & The Hallelujah Singers along with their special guests will be celebrating their 25th Reunion and LIVE recording entitled "BACK THEN -TIL NOW."  This event will be held at the Redford Theater in Detroit Michigan. Tickets start at $15 and are available at EventBrite.com. Save

This month's DetroitGospel.com and Rhythm & Praise with Deborah Smith Pollard Spotlight Artist is The Ginyards. The Ginyards' debut single, "Anybody," is a soulful groove with a contemporary message and the kind of tight harmonies that these  three siblings (and preacher's kids) have been doing for years.  Click to "Read More" of our exclusive interview with The Ginyards and watch their promo for "Anybody."

Samson & Delilah's Full Service Salon OPEN HOUSE (For Prospective Barbers, Stylists, & Nail Technicians), Wednesday, June 8, 2016, 2PM - 6PM, 753 Eastern Ave S.E., Grand Rapids, MI 49503, Bishop Marvin L. Sapp, Owner. Piquing the interests of any barbers, hair stylists, or nail technicians in the Western Michigan, Indiana, Illinois area that are looking for a place to showcase their skills. Please include resume and credentials when applying. Please send all inquiries to: samsonanddelilahsone@gmail.com.

LIVE 2 IMPACT with Pastor Keenann Knox, Sundays at 8:00AM, on Praise 102.7, Detroit's Inspiration Station. Impact Church is located at 12844 Elmdale (Corner of Dickerson, 8 blocks N of I-94), Detroit, MI 48213. For more info call 313.372.3055 or visit www.iChurchDetroit.com. Follow Impact Church on Twitter @iChurchDetroit.

The Lost & Found Rehabilitation Christian Center celebrates the 2-Year Anniversary of Pastor J.P. - The VISION is Coming To Pass. 6.5.2016: Pastor Keenan Knox & Impact Church; 6.12.2016: Pastor Leon McDonald & The Winners Circle Church; 6.26.2016: Bishop Will Thornton & King of Kings International. All services are 6:30 PM nightly. The Lost and Found RCC is located at 25536 Lahser Rd., Southfield, MI 48033. For more info call 248-506-8856 or visit www.tlafrcc.org.

Pastor J.P. presents "Just Wanna Thank You," FREE new music dedicated to Jesus Christ from TempleChange. Click here to listen to single on YouTube. TempleChange serves as the music ministry at The Lost & Found Rehabilitation Christian Center, and this song is dedicated to Jesus Christ for dying and paying for our sins! If you would like to download "Just Wanna Thank You," click this link: https://templechange.bandcamp.com. The Lost and Found Rehabilitation Christian Center is located at 25536 Lahser Rd., Southfield, MI 48033, (248) 506-8856, www.tlafrcc.org.

This month's DetroitGospel.com and Rhythm & Praise with Deborah Smith Pollard Spotlight Artist is native Detroiter, George Davis. His latest single, the beautiful Captured by Your Love, is the title track from his debut album. This emotion-filled duet with Stellar Award nominee, Gail Holmes, was written by Davis and co-produced, mixed, and recorded by Ken Andres of AmazeMix Media. Davis currently pastors Impact Church – a thriving ministry of over 4,000 active worshippers in Jacksonville, FL and oversees 12 other churches throughout Florida, Georgia, Virginia, Maryland, Texas, and PERU. In addition, he functions as life coach and counselor to several professional athletes, political figures, and business leaders. As an author and TV personality, George is overjoyed to share this melodic testimonial of amazing grace, Captured by Your Love, with the world! Click to "Read More"about George Davis and listen to Captured By Your Love.

High Achievers Montessori School now enrolling: 6 Months - Kindergarten. 7-Week Summer Day Camp begins June 13th. Discover Us! If you are looking for: A Christian Pre-School; Excellent Academics; Summer Day Camp; Full Montessori Curriculum...Plus Music, Art, Computers, Dance and Karate; Breakfast, Lunch, Snack Everyday; and Certified Staff, all at reasonable rates...High Achievers Montessori School (Located inside New St. Mark Church), 24331 W. Eight Mile Road, Detroit, MI 48219, 313.541.4410.

The world is still reeling from the death of legendary musical genius, Prince. In remembering his impact on the music industry, we thought we'd share some social media posts from gospel music's biggest names. Click here for more.

What a great weekend in Las Vegas for the 31st Annual Stellar Awards, held February 19 (Pre-Show) and February 20, 2016, at the Orleans Hotel and Arena. Starting with the All White Showcase and ending with the Stellar Awards Show, this year was truly awesome. Detroiters were well represented, and one Detroit youth choir, God's Gift and Soldiers, under the direction of Mr. James D. Render, was awarded the Stellar Award for Youth Project of The Year. The youth choir is comprised of students from Davison Elementary/Middle School where Mr. Render is one of the Teachers of Excellence. CLICK HERE for photos and complete coverage of the 2016 Stellar Awards from our roving reporters, Carl B. Phillips and Renee'. #stellarawards

This month's DetroitGospel.com and Rhythm & Praise with Deborah Smith Pollard Spotlight Artist is Mary Wynn. Mary Wynn's new release, Great Things, has an uplifting driving beat and fresh quartet style. Her soul-stirring vocals are clearly displayed on this hand-clapping, foot-stamping song that declares her witness of the life-changing hand of God.  Click to "Read More" of our exclusive interview with Mary Wynn and listen to Great Things. ALSO...Mary Wynn's CD release party is Sunday, May 22nd at the Jazz Cafe in Music Hall @6PM. The online distribution will be Tues., May 24th, so anyone who comes to the CD release will get it early!

Internationally renowned gospel recording artist Daryl Coley passed away on March 15, 2016, at the age of 60. Coley, who was known to have a four-octave singing range, had many ties to the Detroit area and considered the great Dr. Mattie Moss Clark as one of his mentors. Coley frequently collaborated with Detroit's own Vanessa Bell Armstrong, including on the beautiful "Don't Give Up On Jesus," featuring Armstrong and the Thomas Whitfield Singers. In 1992, Coley once again performed with Armstrong on the song "Comfort Ye My People," from the Grammy and Dove Award-winning "Handel's Messiah: A Soulful Celebration," and also as a member of the All-Star chorus for "Hallelujah!" Homegoing Services are scheduled for Saturday, April 2nd, at 1PM, and will be livestreamed from the City of Refuge website, where Bishop Noel Jones is pastor. Click Here for more info.

The Lost & Found Rehabilitation Christian Center (TLAF RCC), Pastor J.P. Come claim your stuff...Service Times: Every Sunday @ 12:30PM Sharp and Every Wednesday @ 7PM Sharp. Sunday Emergency Release Services. Wednesday Night "The Fix" BKA Bible Class. One Hour of Power. 25536 Lahser Rd., Southfield, MI 48033, (248) 506-8856, www.tlafrcc.org. A place of healing, miracles and restoration. All are welcome.

Have you been looking & waiting for a recurring alcohol-free event with clean entertainment options at the perfect venue? LOOK NO FURTHER...Couples, Singles, Groups, Ministries...All are welcome to GOSPEL JAZZATIONS @ THE SHOWPLACE, 2140 Holbrook (UAW Local 235), Downtown Hamtramck (with comedic performance by LENA), kicking off Friday, March 4th, 2016 at 7:45PM, and every 1st Friday thereafter. Join The Showplace Family for "1st Fridays Gospel Jazzations," great music, line dancing, gospel comedians, musicians, and much more. Dedicated entertainment, music, non-alcoholic drinks & bar...Just for you! Come experience drinks from the BEST non-alcoholic mixologist in the business. Food available for purchase. Tickets: $7.00. On sale NOW at Showplace Box Office and by phone @ 1-888-321-EARS(3277).

Pastor J.P. & The Lost & Found Rehabilitation Christian Center present SUNDAY NIGHT LIVE, every 1st Sunday @ 6:30PM. Featuring: Temple Change. The Lost and Found RCC, 25536 Lahser Rd., Southfield, MI 48033 (Rear Entrance), 248) 506-8856  /  www.tlafrcc.org.

Watch the "Eric Lloyd Show" on NOW Network with Bishop Eric Lloyd, Host and Michaiah, Co-Host. Tuesdays @ 6:30PM EST and Sundays @ 9PM EST on WGGS-TV Channel 16.4, Vertical TV in Canada, and ROKU. Text NOWTV to 54244 to get the Mobile App, or watch online at www.TheNowNetwork.org.

The family of legendary musical prodigy, songwriter, pianist, organist, director, arranger, and native Detroiter Herbert L. "Pee Wee" Pickard,  along with The Mighty Voices of Thunder male chorus of Greater New Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, is planning a Memorial Tribute during their annual Moments of Meditation at 6 PM on Sunday, March 20, 2016.

Mr. Pickard was a trailblazer who played with a who's who of gospel, including The Rev. James Cleveland and the Voices of Tabernacle, Albertina Walker, Dorothy Love Coates and the Gospel Harmonettes. Pickard also taught in the Detroit Public School system as a music instructor. He is featured on two Savoy albums; one is an instrumental, and on the other he plays both keyboards and fronts the Pickard Singers. He also recorded with The Mighty Voices of Thunder. "Pee Wee" was inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame in Detroit in 2001.

Herbert L. "Pee Wee" Pickard departed this world on Friday, February 19, 2016, at the age of 81. According to a posting on Mr. Pickard's Facebook page by a family member, he did not want a funeral and donated his body to science. His loss is mourned by family, friends, and all those touched by his amazing music ministry. (Click here for links to full bio and YouTube uploads of some of Pickard's recordings.)

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