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2009-12-31 15:30:00

DETROIT, Dec. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sheila Ray Charles, daughter and female namesake of the world renowned singer Ray Charles, will be singing and sharing her telling and revealing testimony on Sunday, January 3, 2010 during the 10:45 a.m. worship service of the New Galilee Missionary Baptist Church, 11241 Gunston @ Gunston, Detroit, MI 48213. Ms. Charles' book, "Behind the Shades" is her personal and reflective memoir of the rich life and proud legacy of her father, Ray Charles,...

2009-11-01 18:12:00

DALLAS, Nov. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The congregation of First Baptist Church Dallas today overwhelmingly affirmed recommended plans to proceed with a $130 million capital campaign to build an expansive new 1.5 million square foot, state-of-the-art campus, making it the largest church building program in modern history, according to church fundraising experts. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091101/DA03032) "First Baptist's building program is not an end in itself, it is a means...

2009-09-09 11:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- A news conference and tour of Pittsburgh's newest state-of-the-art continuing care retirement community -- Providence Point -- is scheduled for 1:30 p.m., Thursday, September 10. The $225 million retirement community is located on the site of the original John Kane Hospital just off Bower Hill Road in Scott Township. Baptist Homes Society president and chief executive officer Todd Swortzel will be available for questions with a tour to follow. The...

2009-06-17 09:00:00

PITTSBURGH, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Providence Point, Pittsburgh's new state-of-the-art senior living community located in Scott Township on the former site of the original John Kane Hospital, plans to hire over 200 employees at its upcoming job fair at Providence Point on Thursday, June 25, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. The job fair, sponsored by Baptist Homes Society, welcomes applicants for numerous open positions including: RN's, LPN's, CNA's, Housekeepers, Dishwashers, Servers, Maintenance,...

2009-06-08 12:07:45

The Abyssinian Baptist Church in New York City says it has released its first music CD in honor of the church's 200th anniversary. One Look at Jesus went on sale Sunday. The featured Abyssinian Concert Chorale performed excerpts from the CD during Sunday worship services at the church in Harlem.

2009-04-15 08:01:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp. employees are celebrating a landmark in the employee phase of the "Our House is Your House" capital campaign for the Baptist Trinity Hospice House and Kemmons Wilson Family Center for Good Grief as they have surpassed the million dollar mark. The employee campaign began in November of 2008, with 60 employee volunteers across the system reaching out to their colleagues to make donations. "Employees tell...

2009-04-07 07:07:00

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., April 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Houston church leaders from more than 40 denominations are all talking about the same thing -- how Audio Bibles are gripping their congregations. Faith Comes By Hearing, the world's foremost Audio Bible ministry, is coordinating a city-wide Bible listening campaign with hundreds of area churches. This movement, called You've Got The Time Houston, is sweeping the city with new-found enthusiasm for Scripture engagement. In fact, nearly...

2009-01-12 08:45:00

Uptown New Orleans Campus Opens Community ER, Expanded ICU, and All-Private Hospital Wing NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- At a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10:00am on Monday, January 12, 2009, DHH Secretary Alan Levine and New Orleans City Councilwoman Stacy Head will join Ochsner Baptist Medical Center and the community to celebrate the opening of its full-service Emergency Room and a 43 all-private room hospital wing at 2700 Napoleon Avenue in Uptown New Orleans. This additional $12...

2009-01-12 06:06:00

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Faith Comes By Hearing, the world's foremost Audio Bible ministry, announces the launch of You've Got The Time Houston. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081229/DC54681LOGO) Church goers across the area are taking the 40-day challenge to listen through the entire New Testament in this city-wide Bible listening campaign. "In just 28 minutes a day, people can listen to the whole New Testament," said Roger Hunter, the campaign's...

2008-12-29 06:05:00

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Dec. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When Dr. Ed Young of Second Baptist Church of Houston heard about You've Got The Time launching there in early 2009 and began listening to the BibleStick for himself, he decided to get involved immediately. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081229/DC54681) Dr. Young said, "This is a super opportunity to get on the same page as a church family. Most of us have been reading the Bible for many, many years. Listening to God's...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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