|African American Fellowship
schedules worship, luncheon
ATLANTA (BP)--The African American Fellowship of the
Southern Baptist Convention will meet for worship at 5 p.m. Sunday, June 13, at Atlanta's
Sandtown Baptist Church.
Elroy Barber, pastor of West Side Baptist Church, Hollywood, Fla., and president of the
Florida Baptist Convention, will be the featured speaker. Barber also is the African
American Fellowship's second vice president.
Joseph Lyles, pastor of Fort Foote Baptist Church, Fort
Washington, Md., and president of the fellowship, will speak at the fellowship's noon
luncheon on Monday, June 15, in Room 264-265W of the Georgia World Congress Center.
Also during the luncheon, Margaret Perkins will be honored for
her service as black church consultant with Woman's Missionary Union from 1978-98. In that
role, she worked with African American churches in the Southern Baptist Convention and
with other African American Baptist women's organizations. A native of Tuscaloosa, Ala.,
she and her husband, William, and daughter, Apryl, live in Atlanta. The fellowship's
business meeting will be at 10 a.m. June 14.
Information about the meeting, including luncheon reservations, may be obtained by calling
Ethel Williams at 1-800-999-3113, ext. 1423, or e-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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