A New Attitude 

Preacher: Reverend Vernessa L Watson

                 Associate Pastor

Hurst Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church

28 ½ Bernard Avenue – St Augustine, Florida


Date: December 31, 2017 – 10:00am Worship



To God be the glory, great things God has, will and is doing.  I greet you with Jesus’ joy. To the Under-Shepherd of this flock of which our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ being the Shepherd, Reverend Alton Coles. To our Queen Mother, Sister Dorothy Coles, to the officers, members and you my dear…

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God has this 


Dr. E. Faye Williams, President of the National Congress of Black Women

July 28, 2017


Washington, DC—After the U.S. Senate vote to repeal ‘Obamacare’ failed again, Dr. E. Faye Williams said, “The stakes were high, and when it was time to do the right thing, Senators John McCain (AZ), Susan Collins (ME) and Lisa Murkowski (AK) rose to the challenge, along with 48 of their Democratic colleagues, and voted to defeat efforts to destroy the Affordable Care Act—known as ‘Obamacare.’

There is such a thing…

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Jesus ( Yahshua ) 


A dark-skinned baby boy, from the tribe of Judah, was born in Palestine 2000 years ago, to save the world. Many in that clan were people of color; also, the Romans [Gentiles] had not converted to Christianity or Judaism at that time.


“The Black Nazarene is a dark-skinned depiction of Jesus, which has been worshiped for 400 years." Catholic Church. There are pictures of these scenes in museums in Russia and Poland. It is named the Black Madonna of Czestochowa. St. Luke himself painted this portrait.

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Hurricane Hazel Didn't Stop The Birds 

  • Howard Carroll Dixie Hummingbird August 5, 2015, · 

    Rev Joe, Oct 15, 1954, Hurricane Hazel made landfall in North Carolina. We had a concert scheduled that day, that concert was in Kingston, North Carolina at the Tobacco Warehouse. We were staying at the Hotel in Raleigh, North Carolina, Home Eckers Hotel. That was our home base. We knew the Hurricane was coming and would make landfall near Kingston at the time of the concert, we assumed the concert would be canceled. The…

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Equipment : Carver's Favorite Poem 

Carver's Favorite Poem, "Equipment"

"EQUIPMENT" by Edgar A. Guest was Dr. Carver's favorite poem; he can be heard reciting it at an audio station at the George Washington Carver Museum. An inspiring video of his life can also be viewed along with a superb collection of artifacts demonstrating his achievements. The Carver Museum and TheOaks, home of Booker T. Washington, comprise a National Historic District, on the Tuskegee University campus.


Figure it out for yourself, my lad,
You've all that the…

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Message For Fathers 

FATHER KNOWS BEST! For all fathers, especially Black Fathers, whose voices have not been heard, I sense your pride, feel your pain and hear your cry! Today is your day! The role of black fathers is one of the strongest and most important traditions in the black community.There is no question that in their earliest years in the New World enslaved African-Americans were concerned about their fathers- Moreover, their loyalty to their fathers.

WHERE IT ALL BEGAN: The president of the Chicago branch of the…

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"For all mothers whose voices are still not heard," I hear your cry! It has always been amazing to me how women can succeed in raising their children with fewer resources than men in most cases.The great majority of successful individuals assert that their mother is the foundation of their success.Booker T.Washington, George, Washington Carver, Rosa Parks, Mary McLeod Bethune, George Washington, Abe Lincoln, Bill Clinton, this list is just a short example. I attribute all my success in my life, to the…

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Black History Month : Black History Father 

By: Amos Jones Posted: 2/8/07 He was among Harvard's earliest black Ph.D. recipients, a professor at Howard University, and a columnist in newspapers of distinction. He refuted prevailing stereotypes and chronicled black achievements. He criticized the professional education process as delivered to black Americans of the 1920s and 1930s.

 "He" was Carter G. Woodson, the founder of what is known today as the Association for the Study of African American Life and History, the organization through which he…

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New Year's Word 



Dr. E. Faye Williams, Esq.


TriceEdney -- For years, I’ve listened with great interest to messages of inspiration, hope, and motivation. Some may think many are too commercial, but I welcome the perspectives of positive speakers like Dr. Willie Jolley, Joel Osteen, and Michelle Obama. Each, in his/her own way, seems to live the messages of self-help she/he delivers and has prospered from it. They affirm their belief that the same prosperity is available to those who would only reach…

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Greatest Gift 

A Gift Beyond Description Dr.James Richmon Shady Hill Baptist Church Roxboro,NC . A Gift Beyond Description (2 Corinthians 9:15; Isaiah 9:6; Luke 2:1:14). The text is only 8 words long. Paul says, "Thanks be unto God for His unspeakable gift or His indescribable gift. It is the time of year when we are trying to choose the right Christmas gifts for special people in our lives. What kind of gift does it need to be in order to be called "indescribable?" Is it a gift that will - evoke emotion - cause…

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