ACLC joined with the Brooklyn Borough President, the Honorable Eric Adams, and the Foundation for a Drug Free World in holding a program entitled, “Effective Drug Education Tools.” This very successful drug education, prevention and treatment program was inspired by the late L. Ron Hubbard, founder of the Church of Scientology.
Friday, June 17, 2016, was the first anniversary of the slaying of the nine members of the Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, South Carolina. [Read more…]
In a spirit-filled gathering of one accord ACLC pastors, ministers and friends joined with the congregation and staff of Imani Temple African-American Catholic congregation in Suitland, Maryland, on May 14, 2016, to celebrate Pentecost weekend and the conclusion of 40-Days of prayer and fasting.
Fr. Lawrence Ventline is a great friend of ACLC and very much inspired by our focus on the restoration of marriage. Upon his 40th anniversary in the priesthood he went back to visit the churches around the Detroit area that he pastured over the years. One of them is now a Baptist Church named New Liberty. He spoke with the pastor, Rev. Maurice Simage, and they decided to celebrate by having a symposium. In their discussion on a topic they both agreed that a panel discussion centered on marriage would be most valuable for the church and the community.
In Revelation 22:14, when referring to the Second Coming of Jesus, it reads, “Blessed are those who wash their robes, so that they may have the right to the tree of life and that they may enter the city by the gates.” On Saturday, April 30th, 2016, members of the American Clergy Leadership Conference of Los Angeles and their guests truly experienced a blessing from Jesus and the Holy Spirit at the Holy Marriage Blessing Ceremony held at Christian Light MBC and officiated by Bishop J.L. Briggs and First Lady Peggy Briggs. In preparation for this Blessing, ACLC Los Angeles committed themselves to preparing couples to understand more deeply the significance of the Blessing; the change of blood lineage and the indemnity conditions involved with the Blessing. [Read more…]