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The Time is Now!

Detroit’s leaders of faith, service to coordinate to better aid community

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Source: Aliya Faust / Radio One

DETROIT–  With the city’s residents faced with issues such as health, employment and education, Detroit’s community services are pushed to their limits. Now is the time for the churches to reach beyond their walls and be the extended hand of God.

The Coalition of Churches and Communities (C3) will hold a press conference Saturday morning to announce a new initiative to more efficiently and effectively serve people and neighborhoods in need. Michigan Works, Oakland Community College, Michigan Resources, Rippling Hope, the Greening of Detroit and the Salvation Army are teaming up with Detroit area Churches to make Detroit a shining city on the hill.

The goal is to streamline bringing job training, healthcare screenings, blight remediation and youth ministry to more people. January 9th is the day we begin to change the future of our city and communities. The time is now to put a strategic plan in motion.

WHAT:

“Time is Now” press conference
WHO:   
    Detroit City Council member, James Tate
    Detroit 1st district director, Stephanie Young
    Program Supervisor for DPS workforce development, Marsha Cheeks
    Rev. Louis Forsythe, Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church
    Pastor Kenneth L. Tate, Body of Christ International
    Pastor Samuel Stephenson, Pure Word
    Deacon Charles Thomas, Evangel Ministries
WHEN:
11AM Saturday, January 9th, 2016
WHERE:
Evangel Ministries 13660 Stansbury St., Detroit MI 8227

Detroit’s leaders of faith, service to coordinate to better aid community was originally published on wchbnewsdetroit.newsone.com

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