HOME REPAIR AVAILABLE FOR LOW-INCOME RESIDENTS - As the weather heats
up in Tucson, Mayor Jonathan
Rothschild is reminding low-income residents that help is available for
emergency home repairs, including fixing a swamp cooler. The help comes from
Community Home Repair Projects of Arizona (CHRPA), which uses mostly
volunteers. To learn more, contact CHRPA at (520) 745-2055 or the link below.
IMA CAT New Office – Please send all official
to the Tucson Urban League in care of the IMA CAT, 2305 S Park Ave, Tucson,
The IMA CAT Domain Leaders Meeting will
be Friday, August
18, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at
the Tucson Urban League. Please meet with the people in your domain prior
to this meeting. If you can’t make it, please call in or send a representative.
The IMA Executive Council Meeting will take place on the same date and location
but at 1:00 p.m. These meetings ARE
NOT OPEN for the general
The IMA CAT Meeting will
be held Monday, August
21, 2017, at the
Dunbar Pavilion, 325 West 2nd
Street. The clergy will meet at 4:30 p.m. and the community will meet at 5:30 p.m. The IMA CAT Sponsor for August is Pilgrim
Rest MBC. The Education Domain will be in charge. We will have several local
politicians and media coverage. Like us on Facebook at "IMA Community
Action Team” and follow us on Twitter- @IMATUCSONCAT. This meeting IS OPEN to the
IMA - Churches can still pay their assessment
for the year: large churches $300, medium churches $200 and small churches
$100. Also clergy can pay their dues at this time as well. Dues for the year
are $120 for Pastors and $60 for Associate Ministers. Please make all checks
payable to the IMA. You can also mail your check to the IMA, P. O. Box 41491, Tucson,
IMA CAT Dues: Sowing Into Where We Are Going. Dr.
Holt asked those in attendance at our last meeting to make a monthly commitment
to support the vision of the IMA CAT so we’ll have resources to keep moving
ahead. For example, we have just finished setting up an office in the Tucson
Urban League. Recently, we purchased a filing cabinet and new computer. He
asked each member to consider giving at least $10 a month. We will have
envelopes for you at our next meeting. Please make all checks payable to the
IMA CAT. You can mail your checks to IMA CAT, P. O. Box 41491, Tucson,
or you can give online at www.imatucson.org. Thank you in advance for your generosity and
I’m Not What It Says I
Am - Helping
Heterosexuals deal with HIV/AIDS meets every 2nd Thursdays at 3202 E. First Street from
7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Please call Tina at (520) 302-9239 or Nika at
(520) 278-9358 or go to www.facebook/I’mnotwhat.itsaysiam
The Kingspawns Chess Club meets
in the Park Mall food court on
Monday nights every week from 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.! Free classes,
beginners are welcome! POC is Min. Eddie Danyfield.
The NAACP meets at the Donna Liggins
Center, 2160 N. 6th Ave,
every 2nd Monday unless otherwise announced from 6:00
p.m. to 8:00 p.m. They are looking for new members. Annual
membership fee is only $30.00. They need an army of volunteers to join the
fight for freedom and justice for all Americans. Please make your check
payable to the NAACP and mail it to: NAACP Membership, P.O. Box 50894, Tucson, AZ 85703.
Pastor Alma Jones is a prayer
moderator for Bible Way Ministries, located in Atlanta, Ga.
She hosts prayers for “Those In Authority” and a “Pastor’s Prayer Line” every
Friday morning, 3:00 a.m. - 4:00 a.m. MST. The numbers for this prayer line:
1-605-475-3235, access code 153465. The alternate phone number for the Bible
Way Prayer Line is 530-881-1042. Callers may try both numbers and use the
number that is toll free. Pastor Jones is also the founder and director of
“Home Churches” for Christ Ministry”. Website:
homechurchesforchristoutreachministry.wordpress.com. The first Sunday of each
month there is a “Family Prayer Line” for those who would like to pray for
their families. See the numbers above. Any questions, please call Pastor Alma
at (520) 429-3806.
KXCI 91.3 on your FM dial plays good Gospel
music from 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. every Sunday morning. They are asking
churches and businesses to mail your letters of announcements directly to them
and support with your prayers and financial donations. Please send
correspondence or donations to KXCI Community Radio,220 South 4th Avenue, Tucson,
or call (520) 623.1000.
Join Debbi Embry, Radio Talk
Show Host, for “Conversations About Issues Affecting African
Americans”, with community leaders, FM 96.1, KLPX, Sunday, from
6:30 a.m. - 7:00 a.m. It’s time for STRAIGHT TALK!
New Jerusalem MBC is in
partnership with the Community Food Bank of Southern
Arizona. They have a joint effort and commitment to
one household, neighborhood and one community at a time. They
offer food boxes every Friday from 9:00 am until 10:30
am. At New Jerusalem MBC is located at 1341 S. Tyndall Ave.
Church and Community
New Jerusalem MBC, 1341 S. Tyndall Ave.,
presents their 2017 Women’s Conference, Sunday, May 28,
2017. The 11:00 a.m. speaker will be Evangelist Belinda Handy
of Living Faith Christian
Center and the 3:00 p.m. speaker will be Min. Maisha McDowell-Tate
from Trinity MBC. For more information, please contact the church at
(520) 903-1732 or by email at email@example.com or visit
their website at www.njmbc.org.
The Southern Arizona
Black College Community Support Group invites you to enroll
in their Summer Academic
Foundation for Enrichment (SAFE) Program, which will be held on Saturdays only
at Pima Community College, West Campus, from May 27, 2017 to July 1, 2017
from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for grades 3rd to 12th and lunch will be
served. For additional information, please contact Marie Cephers at (520)
869-5885 or Barbara Mosley (708) 712-6711.
Fellowship will be held at Davis-Monthan AFB Gospel
Service, Saturday, June 3,
2017 at 8:00 a.m.
Church - Back to School
38th Annual SDA Prayer Breakfast will be on June
3, 2017 at the Hilton Tucson,
7600 E. Broadway, from 8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. The theme is “Power of Prayer”, James 5:13-16.
Dr. Carnella Hardin,
PMBSC of AZ Woman’s Auxiliary President will be our guest speaker. The donation
is $25 for adults and $12.50 for children under the age of 12. This year we
will have tee-shirts available for purchase that can be worn with or in place
of white attire for just $5.00 for youth sizes and $20.00 for Adult sizes.
There is an additional $5.00 charge for size double and triple large. For
tee-shirt purchase or further information, please contact Sis Anjanette Johnson
at (520) 979-9528 or 1st Lady Sheila Frazier at (520) 977-4390.
Join the Tucson Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority,
Inc. for the 2017
Scholarship & Community Service Awards Luncheon on June
3, 2017! The event will be held at the Tucson
Country Club and tickets are $50. Community honorees include Mr. Trehon
Coleman, Youth Pastor of Rising Star, Ms. Desiree Cook, Founder and President
of I Am You 360, and Dr.
Duane Dyson, Philanthropist and Co-Owner of Dyson Pediatrics and Dyson
Dermatology. Student honorees include students from University High, Canyon Del
Oro High, and Empire
High School. Contact https://sendomatic.com/akaheq2017 to purchase
Paradise Missionary Baptist
State Convention of Arizona, Inc. Camp will be held June 5-8, 2017 at Prescott Pines. The cost is
$200 per person. Please visit the website for more information at www.pmbscaz.org. Your church can register and pay
Sunshine Ministries and Racial Reconciliation
Outreach Network (RRCON)
will be hosting its 31st Annual Outreach Conference, The Awakening: “Taking The
Next Step”, June 8-10, 2017. For more
information, please call (520) 790-0866 or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also visit their website at www.Rrcontucson.com.
Pilgrim Rest Missionary
Baptist Church, 2403 S. Martin Ave., Da'Mond T. Holt, Senior Pastor – will have
their Annual Women's
10, 2017, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Theme
for the occasion is "Choices & Consequences" (Deuteronomy
30:19-20). Registration fee is $10 which covers continental breakfast and
conference materials. Facilitators are Requita Willis, Friendship MBC Tucson;
Andrea Young, Pilgrim Rest MBC; and Sarah Harrison - Ideal MBC and Pilgrim Rest
Phoenix. For more information, please call the church at (520) 622-2214.
Rising Star MBC, 2800 E. 36th Street,
will honor Pastor Amos L. Lewis and First Lady Zeannie Lewis for on their 30th Pastoral Anniversary, June
10-11, 2017. There will be a First Lady Musical
held at the church on Saturday,
June 10, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. Pastor Jackson L. Glover of Greater St.
Paul MBC of Pinckard, AL, will close out the celebration on
Sunday, June 11, 2017 at the 10:00
Vacation Bible School dates and times for the following
Christ Kingdom Fellowship, June 19-23, 2017 - 5:30 p.m. - 7:30
list in the announcements; additional dates and times of
other churches will follow.
Rising Star MBC, 2800 E. 36th Street,
will have their Vacation
Bible School, July 10-13, 2017 from 5:30 p.m. - 8:00
will be served from 5:30 p.m. to
6:30 p.m. followed by praise and worship in the church sanctuary. Afterwards
everyone will then be released for class from 7:00 p.m. to 7:50 p.m. Then
we will then return to the sanctuary for a quick review and prayer. On July 13,
2017 VBS will end at 8:30 p.m., due to all classes participating in a 2-3
minute presentation on what they learned throughout the week. For more
information, please call the church at (520) 791-3068.
Siloam Christian Church Vacation
Bible School this year is titled "Glow For Jesus" July 24th – 28th 2017, each evening from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Classes for all ages from Pre-School thru Adults. For more information or
transportation, please call (520) 551-7624.
SAVE THE DATE: Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship
presents: Consecration Service of Bishop Designate La’Tresa Jester, Senior
Pastor of Gideon Full Gospel Baptist Church, August 11, 2017
at 7:00 p.m. at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, 210 E. Lester
AZ 85705. Presiding Bishop, Joseph W. Walker III will be the guest speaker.
St. Paul MBC, Sierra Vista, AZ
will have both Pastor Shawn L. and First Rosalind Buckhanan’s 24th Pastoral
Anniversary and St. Paul’s 34 Church Anniversary, August 22, 25-27, 2017.
Please stay tuned for information.
Save the Date: NAACP Tucson Branch 99th Freedom Fund Dinner, Friday,
October 6, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at the Desert Diamond
Casino & Hotel Convention Center, 7350 S Nogales Hwy,
Tucson AZ 85756. For further information,
please contact Chairwoman Jessica Sanders at (520) 809-5021.
VOTERS APPROVE SALES TAX FOR PUBLIC SAFETY
AND ROADS - Voters in the City of Tucson overwhelmingly approved a new,
five-year, half-cent sales tax to fund public safety capital needs and road
repairs. Unofficial results show 41,260 voters approved the plan, while 25,413
did not. Participation in the mail-in election was about 26 percent.
Proposition 101 is predicted to raise $250 million over five years, with $150
million being used for public safety needs and the remaining $100 million used
to fund road repairs. The average cost per Tucson resident is estimated to be
approximately $3 per month. The half-cent sales tax will go into effect July 1, 2017. From the Arizona Daily Star: http://bit.ly/2pU8R89 Proposition
101 information and maps: http://bit.ly/2nx0vlh
JOB OPPORTUNITY: TUCSON
WATER SYSTEM OPERATOR - Tucson Water is recruiting a water
system operator in the Instrumentation & Control Section of potable and
reclaimed water systems. Rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays are mandatory.
Please follow the job description below to learn about the required experience
and certifications. The application deadline is May 31, 2017. Read the job description: http://bit.ly/2pXhfmv Tucson
Water website: http://1.usa.gov/1kA18Hj
TUCSON EMPLOYER ADDING HUNDREDS OF JOBS - Bayview Asset Management, LLC (a
nationwide investment and mortgage finance company) is expanding its operations
according to an announcement today by Sun Corridor Inc. Bayview says it plans
to hire an additional 375 people in key financial roles. The company is located
in the University
of Phoenix building at 300 S. Craycroft Road,
and it plans to add a second location at 5151 E. Broadway Blvd. The new space will
add about 40,000 square feet across three floors. The economic impact of the
expansion is estimated at $552 million. Bayview Asset Management: http://bit.ly/2pe6SuU Sun Corridor,
Job Opening at Old Pueblo Community Services
(OPCS) - Clinical Manager -Position with one of Southern Arizona's premier social service agencies. Delivery of outpatient
substance abuse and dependence, and co-occurring behavioral health services to person identified as substance abuse and or
substance dependent. Have fun while making a difference! Is a flexible schedule important to you? Looking for an opportunity
to grow your career, have your contributions recognized and move up in the organization. Then join our dynamic team, which
believes we can have fun and do well by doing good. OPCS is dedicated to eradicating homelessness. We train you and provide
all the tools to be successful. Ours is a values driven organization that has a real impact in the lives of others. Are you
a veteran? Your dedication to serving others is a plus at OPCS. If you are interested in applying please send your updated
resume and application to: email@example.com<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>
Customs and Border
aggressively recruiting to fill many officer and agent vacancies in southern Arizona. This
represents a promising career opportunity for those who can meet the
requirements which are explained briefly on the attachment. More
information is available at www.cbp.gov/careers.
Other Important Links
Baptist State Convention of Arizona, Inc. - www.pmbscaz.org
For other important
information from our partners, please visit these websites: www.4Tucson.com, www.pimacountyinterfaith.org and www.icstucson.org.
Important information about
Boards & Commissions| Official Website of the City of Tucson at http://www.tucsonaz.gov/clerks/boards
Tucson NewsNet Daily Digest - A service of the
City of Tucson Web
Christian Men’s Fellowship - http://tucsoncmf.org/index.html
Have a great
day and blessed weekend!
Rev. Amos L. Lewis
Senior Pastor and IMA CAT
Rising Star MBC
2800 E. 36th Street
Tucson, AZ 85713
(520) 791-3068 - Church
(520) 349-4876 - Home
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