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If you have been looking for a way to help a child struggling with math then Strategic Multiplication Solutions = Infinity is what you need. This method of enhancing math skills is the creation of Sylvia Sampleton, who credits the…


Lady Marilyn Correa on Marriage, Ministry & A New Assignment

In a few months, First Lady Marilyn Correa and her husband Dr. Alfred Correa will mark one year in pastoral ministry at the Brighton Heights Reformed Church in Staten Island. In Her Words, MariIyn Correa, born in Jamaica and at…


Vaya Con Dios

photo credit: Pete Souza


The Joy Spot

Last week I tuned into Periscope to join Lady Nakia Wright’s book club. The featured book was The Joy Spot by Lady Kim McKissick. This purchase is a must add for your Christmas list. Though she wrote this book with…


Faith to Fruition

I have been blessed reading the reflections on social media of members and friends from the Consecration Celebration of the Highland Park Worship Sanctuary. We had a time, a mighty good time. They say a picture is worth a thousand…


Got on My Travelin’ Shoes

This Saturday, October 29, members and friends of First Baptist Church of Highland Park will travel up the hill from our current sanctuary to our new church home. Joyful, excited, grateful, these words only begin to describe the emotions felt.…


Oh No They Didn’t………Oh Yes They Did!

It seemed, to those in attendance, that they were nearing the end of the Anniversary Banquet saluting 25 years of pastoral service of Dr. Therm M. James, Sr. at the Bethany Baptist Church. Pastor James was making his remarks. He…


Queens Honoring Queens

On Saturday October 8th the Wife Support Ministry led by First Lady LaToya Bell hosted Queens Honoring Queens at the Tubman Museum in Macon, GA.  It was a lavish event that honored leading ladies from the area for their Christian service…


A Divine Destiny

A little over a year ago, on September 2, 2015, Pastor Anthony Chandler came to Highland Park to preach for one of the pre-anniversary services for Pastor Henry Davis. Before coming into the sanctuary for service Pastor Chandler told Pastor…


Getting Closer

Last February, the young people of Highland Park were invited to sign the floor with their name and a favorite scripture on the first level of the new church construction. On the last Friday night in August, members and friends of First Baptist Church of Highland Park were grateful and excited to get a long awaited first look inside the new sanctuary at the construction site and sign the floor before the carpet placement.


Lady Patrice Ellis & The Gathering 2016

Last week the Global United Fellowship met in Baltimore, MD for The Gathering 2016. The week was packed with spiritual worship and activities for individuals and families. Lady Patrice Ellis wife of GUF presiding prelate, Bishop Neil Ellis convened a fantastic day for senior pastors’ wives.

To welcome Lady Patrice Ellis and her team to Baltimore, Rev. Monique Carter, first lady at New Shiloh Baptist Church and Lady Danielle Hickman, first lady at Southern Baptist Church, hosted a delightful meal at the Rusty Scupper at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. At the close of the meal, Lady Carter gifted the guests with beautiful pashminas in colorful pouches.

Lady Ellis and Lady Carter seated in the set designed by Lady Monique Carter


Melonie by Grace

Sunday was Baccalaureate Day at Highland Park. This service allows us to salute the academic accomplishments our members. It is always exciting and encouraging to see men and women who have actualized a long held desire and achieved a degree. This year’s Baccalaureate speaker was Melonie Wright, a 2016 graduate of Emory University School of Law.


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