Religion

Senior Saints Ministry celebrates 10th annual Red and White Valentine’s Luncheon

By Thaddeus Berglund

February 15, 2017

  Love was in the air this past Thursday when over 200 seniors gathered at the Durham Armory to enjoy food, fun and fellowship with each other at the Red and White Valentine’s Luncheon. For many people Valentine’s Day is filled with love and time spent with the people cared about most; however, for some this […]

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Annual celebration to honor African-American leaders

By Alexis Allston

February 1, 2017

  Beautiful music, elegant poetry, expressive dance and a delicious soul food feast — that’s what attendees can expect at Antioch Baptist Church’s annual African-American History Month celebration on February 26 at 4 p.m. The event is at Antioch Baptist Church, 1415 Holloway St., and is open to everyone according to Antioch’s pastor, the Rev. […]

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Empty church on Main Street still home to growing congregation

By Catherine O'Neill

The old church building might be empty, but the congregation is packed. At 11 on a Sunday morning, you can find members of the Church of the Apostolic Revival International just a block down the road from the boarded-up church building on the corner of Main Street and South Holman Street. As members of the […]

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Dinner and Fashion Show highlights the growing Liberian population

By Brenna Elmore

October 24, 2016

Dressed head to toe in bright Liberian fashion, the models in the Liberian Dinner and Fashion Show got a warm welcome from the attendees of the event at St. Philips Episcopal Church in Durham on Saturday, Oct. 15. The dinner is in its sixth year and was created as the church’s Millennium Development Goals (MDG) project, according to […]

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Hillside alumni reunite through song

By Travis Butler

April 20, 2016

College towns have become integral parts of the American landscape, making it difficult to find a city where a high school is still a central part of the community. This is not the case in Durham, where Hillside High School has remained a mainstay of the city. Hillside is so vital to its community that […]

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Church celebrates black trailblazers

By Travis Butler

March 2, 2016

Antioch Baptist Church hosted its fifth annual African-American History Celebration to honor five African-American leaders and educate the community of their works. The event was held on Feb. 28 and is meant to teach youth about the significance of black leaders, according to Antioch pastor Rev. Michael D. Page. “We have this event because we […]

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