Celebrating Black History

Church Promotes Community, Optimism, and Progress

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Texarkana, Texas » The Bethel Seventh-day Adventist Church recently hosted an interactive service where people learned facts and figures of African-American heritage. The program highlights included dramatic presentations focusing on African-American history, including hymns, a skit, a poem, and a speech.

Bethel’s choir sang hymns and aroused the congregation to joyful praise. After the hymns, Debra Taylor and her daughter, Tatianna Mathis, performed a Black history drama. The drama enlightened and stirred the congregation to promote community, optimism, and progress.

Aija Powell rесіtеd a pоеm tіtlеd “The Average Black Girl” by Ernestine Johnson. Powell was a guest from Fаіth Tеmрlе in Dаllаѕ, Texas. Ann Turner presented a brief speech about creation. A main point here is that we are a valuable creation of His marvelous work, so we are not ordinary but uniquely designed to fulfill His purpose.

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