Christian Times

Mount Carmel MBC host Annual Women’s Day

August 20, 2016

Dr. Shirley Scott-Harris (right), a candidate for State Representative District 79 from Auburn, Alabama, served as the guest speaker at Mount Carmel Missionary Baptist Church’s Annual Women’s Day held Sunday, August 14, 2016, at 1717 W. Meinecke Ave. Dr. Harris is the sister of Mount Carmel’s Pastor Rev. Dr. Hugh Davis, Jr. (left). As part of the celebration the women wore all white outfits with yellow accessories.

Northwest Funeral Chapel helps get kids back-to-school with ‘Book Bag Give-a-way’

August 20, 2016

Northwest Funeral Chapel sponsored its annual Back-to-School Book Bag Give-A-Way at the Northwest Family Activity and Event Center, 4034 West Good Hope Road on August 13 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. In addition to free book bags and school supplies for children grades 1-8, The Milwaukee Times donated more than 400 books to help… [Read More]

Nehemiah Summer Learning Camp hosts closing program

August 12, 2016

On Friday, August 5, 2016, Nehemiah, Inc., hosted their closing program to honor the graduates of this year’s Summer Youth Learning Camp. The youth camp is a six-week math and literacy camp lead by certified teachers. As part of the program the children received certificates of completion, and enjoyed a uplifting keynote speech from community… [Read More]

Community violence and its impact on our children: Media Violence (Part 2)

July 15, 2016

    This month this column is focusing on a troubling topic: community violence and its impact on our children. A review was published in the Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review (Springer, 2009) which focused on community violence and its effect on youth. This writer owes a great deal of intellectual debt to the… [Read More]

Dr. Fred and Mrs. Crouthers celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

June 17, 2016

Dr. and Mrs. Fred L. Crouther, pastor and the first lady of New Covenant Baptist Church celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, June 11, 2016. The officiant was Dr. Lacey K. Curry. Various married couple of the congregation participated in the ceremony where the pastor and first lady renewed their marriage vows.   Congratulations… [Read More]

Milwaukee Urban League hosts 2016 Black and White Ball

June 17, 2016

[slideshow_deploy id=’18478’] The 31st Annual Black and White Ball, held on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at the Wisconsin Center in downtown Milwaukee, proved to be another successful fundraiser for the Milwaukee Urban League. This year, the event raised more than $300,000 and included a special appeal to provide laptop computers for high achieving high school… [Read More]

Community Partners Celebrate Grand Opening of New Training Center for Tech Jobs

May 25, 2016

Community Partners Celebrate Grand Opening of New Training Center for Tech Jobs Milwaukee TechForce Training Center Is Co-Located With The Adult Learning Center   MILWAUKEE—Community partners joined together on May 24 to celebrate the opening of the Milwaukee TechForce Training Center at 1916 N. 4th Street.  The Center is a new education, training and workforce… [Read More]

Canaan M.B.C. hosts Midwest Regional Conference

May 13, 2016

On Friday, May 6 and Saturday, May 7, 2016 Canaan Missionary Baptist Church, 2964 N. 11th Street hosted the Metropolitan Missionary Baptist District Association’s Midwest Regional Conference. The theme for the two-day event was “Equipping Today’s Church to Serve.” The host pastor was Canaan’s own Dr. Frederick Jones. Pictured at the conference are (back row,… [Read More]

Predestined for Purpose: Lamb of God celebrates 60th year anniversary

May 6, 2016

Lamb of God Missionary Baptist Church held a 60th anniversary Gala April 30 at the Wisconsin Club, 6200 N. Good Hope Rd. The church was founded in 1956 as St. Mary’s Baptist Church by the Rev. James A. Lathan. The congregation of 12 initially met in the basement of Pastor Lathan’s house. The congregation outgrew… [Read More]

Zion Hill MBC celebrates Black Marriage

March 24, 2016

In recognition of National Black Marriage Day, over a dozen couples renewed their marriage vows on Sunday, March 13, 2016. The annual wedding event took place at Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 1825 W Hampton Ave. Rev. Dr. Russell B. Williamson, pastor of Mt. Zion, officiated the marriage renewal ceremony and retired assistant Milwaukee fire… [Read More]