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Psalm Group presents "Bible Alive" Bible Study, Friday, May 27, 2016, at 7PM. Held at Quality Inn Suites Banquet Room, 26111 Telegraph Rd., Southfield, MI 48033. Kick off with Minister Ryan Rutley. Featuring recording artist Gerard Brooks. Free Admission. Fun, exciting, unique and easy to learn for the entire family. Refreshments provided. For more info visit http://psalmsgroup.wix.com/ministries.

May 28, 2016, at 7PM (doors open at 6PM), Psalms Group & Cream of the Crop present "Flint Water Restoration Concert 2016." Featured artists: Jeremy Cornelious, B-Rut, Fred Abney (Master of Ceremony), Jason Smith & Remnant, Alina Oliver. Free Admission (Love Offering will be taken to help those in need). There will be a singles reception after the concert. At Abundant Life of Faith, 4323 Davison Rd., Burton, MI 48509. For more info call 313.588.6380 or visit http://psalmsgroup.wix.com/ministries.

Sun., May 29, 2016, at 7PM, Dr. E. LaQuint Weaver & The Hallelujah Singers 25th Reunion Pre-Anniversary Music Service featuring Min. Larry Callahan & S.O.G., Jeremy Littlejohn & Higher Praise, Isaac Brown & GANG, Johnny Sizemore & One Accord, Terrance Dooley & Testimony, Brandon Davis & Victory In Praise, Min. Amos Isaac & Rapture. Admission is $10 in advance and $15 at the door. At Cathedral of Faith Church, 13925 Burt Rd, Detroit, MI, Rev. Lee Jackson Jr., Pastor. For more info visit Facebook.com.

Church of God In Christ, Inc. Department of Women 66th Annual Women's International Convention/Crusade Pre-Convention GOSPEL EXPLOSION, Monday, May 30, 2016 @ 7 PM. Registration: Adult $20.00 / Children 12 and under $10.00. At Cobo Conference Exhibition Center - Halls C & D, One Washington Boulevard, Detroit, Michigan 48226. Evangelist Dorinda Clark Cole, Explosion Coordinator. Featuring: Lady Lisa Page Brooks, Shelby 5, Melonie Daniels Walker, Chrystal Rucker, Michigan/Ontario Mass Choir, PLUS MUCH MORE!! Mother Willie Mae Rivers, Convention President. Bishop Charles E. & Lady Mae L. Blake, Sr., Presiding Bishop & First Lady. For more information, call the General Supervisor's Office at 843-553-0204 or 843-327-6445; or visit www.cogic.org/womensdepartment.

The Church of God In Christ Department of Women will celebrate its 66th Annual Women's International Convention/Crusade, Monday, May 30 thru Friday, June 3, 2016 in Detroit, Michigan. Services will be held 9:30 AM Wednesday thru Friday and 7:00 PM Monday thru Friday at Cobo Convention Center - One Washington Boulevard, Detroit, Michigan. Consecration Service will he held Sunday, May 29, at 11:00 PM at The Marriott Hotel - 400 Renaissance Drive, Detroit, Michigan. Events include Pre-Convention Gospel Explosion, Training Seminars for men and women, and glorious nightly worship services. For more information, call the General Supervisor's Office at 843-553-0204 or 843-327-6445; or visit www.cogic.org/womensdepartment.

Fellowship of Music & Arts (Bishop Andre S. Woods, Executive Director) presents HYMN SING2, Sunday, June 5, 2016, at 5:00 p.m., at Twelfth Street Baptist Church, 1840 Midland, Detroit, MI; Rev. Floyd Davis, Pastor. No Admission Charge - Freewill Offering. Pastors, Singers, Musicians, Hymn Lovers...all are invited. Dr. Dorgan J. Needom, Chairperson. Participating Musicians: Mr. Robert Anderson, Mr. Fred Butler, Dr. Norah Duncan IV, Mr. Gregory Eberhardt, Mrs. Joselyn Epps, Mrs. Brooxie Fentress, Ms. Donna Harris, Elder Herman Harris, Dr. Sylvia Holifield, Mr. Anthony Howard, Rev. Dr. Nathan Johnson, Elder A. Jeffrey LaValley, Mr. R. Denard McClary, Mr. Gregory Pearson, Mrs. Leona Smith, Rev. Rudolph Stanfield, Rev. Gregory Troy, Dr. Stanley Waldon, and Mrs. Jackie Vickers Williams.

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.

You're invited to Burning Bush International Ministries' "LET'S TALK" All Night Slumber Party hosted by Lady Bonita Shelby and sponsored by FLARE Ladies Ministry, June 30 - July 2, 2016 (check-in 3pm / Friday start time 6pm). At Detroit Marriott Renaissance, Renaissance Center, 400 Renaissance Center, Detroit, Michigan 48243; 313-568-8000. Registration Cost: $50. Ages 11 and under: $20 (Hotel stay is not included in registration). Registration deadline: June 18, 2016. Hotel Room Rate $139 - Double Occupancy, (plus applicable taxes). For hotel booking contact: Detroit Marriott Renaissance and ask for Flare Ladies Room Block. For more info visit www.bbimonline.com.

Saturday, July 16, 2016, at 6:00 PM, Detroit's own, Redeemed, takes center stage to commemorate their 1 Year Anniversary with a Live EP Recording. Joining them will be The Sons of Heaven, The Daughters of Vision, Young Men For Christ, The Gospel Angels, and The Men Who Will. At Greater Mt Olive Baptist Church,661 8-Mile Road, Detroit, MI 48203. Tickets $15 - Available at EventBrite.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.

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.)

This month's DetroitGospel.com and Rhythm & Praise with Deborah Smith Pollard Spotlight Artist is Jon Plair. Jon Plair's new release, the beautiful worship song, More Than Yesterday, is the follow-up to Jon's upbeat debut single I Gotta Do BetterClick to "Read More" of our exclusive interview with Jon Plair and listen to More Than Yesterday and I Gotta Do Better.

LISTEN to Carl B. Phillips' Exclusive Interview with Bill Moss, Jr., where Bill reflects on his family's gospel music legacy, shares advice for aspiring artists (including a key piece of advice from his cousin Twinkie Clark), and talks about his newest project, Songbook of Praise & Worship.

The highly anticipated single from Mary Wynn's "GREAT THINGS" available Feb. 9th. Project Released in Spring 2016. Available on: iTunes, AmazonMusic, and Google Play. Connect with Mary Wynn at facebook.com/mary.wynn2, twitter.com/gospetality (@gospetality), and instagram.com/marywynn29 (@marywynn29).

Join John Wesley A.M.E. Zion Church for a wonderful, exciting, and cultural trip to Washington D.C., Fri., July 22, thru Mon., July 25, 2016 (presented by the Christian Education Adult Ministry). All Ages are welcome! Please attend orientation/information session at John Wesley Church at 12:30pm every Wednesday during the month of February. First come, first Served! Departing from John Wesley, Friday, July 22, 2016 at approximately 7:00am (Boarding - 6:30am), and returning Monday, July 25, 2016 (Leaving DC approximately 9:00am). Cost: $475.00 per person (based on double occupancy) or $675.00 per person (based on single occupancy). Please call James Smith (313-715-3515) for registration and more details. $100.00 non-refundable deposit is due by Sunday, February 21, 2016. John Wesley A.M.E. Zion Church, 28001 Evergreen Rd., Southfield, MI 48076, 248-358-9307, www.jwamez.com. Rev. Al C. Hamilton, Senior Pastor.

In case you missed the "Detroit Gospel Update with DetroitGospel.com" on Mix 92.3 FM's Rhythm & Praise with Deborah Smith Pollard radio show this month, Click Here for more info on the Memorial Tribute planned for Herbert Pickard, Spotlight Artist Jon Plair, event coverage from the Stellar Awards, a new spin on the classic gospel stage play Perilous Times, and a unique merging of gospel and jazz entertainment called Gospel Jazzations.

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