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The Fitz-Patrick Sisters In Concert

By Gemma Raeburn-Baynes Montreal’s ones-to-watch-for, The Fitz-Patrick Sisters, are set to host their first, full-length, live concert performance on Saturday, October 20, in downtown Montreal at the Evangel Pentecostal Church located at 1235 Rue Lambert Closse, (near the old Forum), commencing at 7 PM. The highly anticipated concert is a musical celebration, capping off a successful artistic year marked by a busy calendar and coveted appearances. The Fitz-Patrick Sisters are described as ‘next generation’, millennial ‘movers & shakers’. Fans playfully describe the dynamic duo as the city’s very own version of ‘Mary Mary’ that’s marked by scintillating stage presence, captivating …

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WITH IMMIGRANTS – A WIN-WIN SITUATION

Dr. Alwin Spence Some of the more interesting stories that one could listen to are those of immigrants. Many claim to have arrived here in Canada with absolutely nothing but the clothes on their backs. “Now look on us, from nothing to something.” These success stories tell a lot. A win-win situation for Canada and the immigrant, and by extension the birth country. Returning benevolence, especially for many Third World countries, may rank high in that country’s GNI (Gross National Income). Since the advent of easy transportation, people can go everywhere. Why do people leave their own birth country to …

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Church News

Church News October 11, 2018

Int’l superstar Sinach here on November 3 Sinach, the award winning, international gospel singer and songwriter will be performing her uplifting catalogue of music on November 3rd. This will be her first visit to the city. Over the past several years, Sinach’s music has made its way into churches and homes all over the world. In fact, her songs have been sung by the likes of American gospel powerhouses Donnie McClurkin and Travis Greene. The worship leader, who serves in Christ Embassy Church, is known for her songs like ‘I Know Who I Am’, ‘Way Maker’, ‘He Did It Again’, …

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Graduating Class: Making it Different

Thanksgiving Sunday at the Hampton Inn and Suites Contact Staff If you’re over 40 and going out to party, then you should be doing so in an environment where the vibes are positive, and the music what we once loved, and among beautiful people like yourself. That’s the way organizers of the annual Graduating Class Reunion Ball sees it. And every year they make it their business to ensure that the settings are just right for their guests to enjoy a memorable evening. “We cater exclusively to the no-drama generation who doesn’t mind the dress code and who want to …

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Fashion, Style and Music for a Cause

RIP The Runway 2018 benefits Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia Egbert Gaye Our community has become overcrowded with events and activities that serve only to fill our weekends and satisfy our seemingly insatiable urge for entertainment. That’s why from Day One, seven years ago, Janice Small-Wright and her team at RIP The Runway: Fashion For A Cause have positioned theirs to be different, and have built the Thanksgiving-weekend showcase of fashion, style and music into something more meaningful: using the popularity of the event to raise awareness on various causes and diseases that impact on people’s lives, especially those that disproportionately …

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Pastor Jasmine Eastmond to be honored at Annual Banquet

Submitted by The Pastoral Team – House of Prayer for All Nations Since 2016, House of Prayer for All Nations church has been honoring members of the Montreal Community who have made recognizable contributions to the community and the lives of others. The award presentations have taken place during their annual fundraiser banquet, a catered dinner and concert as a means to give back to the community they serve in ministry. Since its début, the church has offered awards for community Excellence and for community Impact. Former honorees include, Lorna Joseph (BAFAWI), Kingsley Kwateng Amaning (Mama Africa), Egbert Gaye (Community …

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Sister Sherma Salandy passes

    Contact staff On the morning of Saturday, September 15, the community received news about the passing of a beloved spiritual leader, Sherma Salandy, who was in a coma at the Jewish General Hospital. Auntie Sherma as she was called by many, was rushed to the hospital after falling ill in the parking lot of St. Kevin’s Church following the Memorial and Tribute to Leonard Wharwood Jr. on September 1st.   A newly ordained minister, Ms. Salandy earned her reputation as a “Prayer Warrior,” and has been actively involved in ministering at events and churches across Montreal. She was …

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Church Events Sept 13, 2018

Here by Faith Gospel Concert The Men’s Fellowship Group of Union United Church invites Montrealers to their annual concert featuring the Men’s Gospel Choir, under the directorship of Kimble Sherwood, on Saturday, September 29th beginning at 7 PM at Union United Church, 3007 Rue Delisle (metro Lionel Groulx). The evening will also feature performances by Sylvie DesGroseilliers, The Fitz-Patrick Sisters and Jared Warden-Joseph. Admission is $25. For more info: 514-932-8731 Ext 0, or 450-676 -7089. Amazing grace ministry breakfast Amazing grace ministry will be holdings its annual fund raising campaign with a breakfast on October 27th 2018 at 9 AM …

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Community Events Sept 13, 2018

CD launch on Sept. 30 Gospel make-over for Lenna Simon Rosie Awori Like a butterfly emerging from its cocoon, singer Lena Simon is making her debut as a Montreal gospel singer. Her  new  CD titled, “Gotta Have Faith,” has a list of 7 songs inspired by her journey to faith. She wrote songs that are a raw and heartfelt representation of her spiritual journey. “I write what I have been through, one of my song is titled I am not the woman I used to be which is my present truth. I am not the person I used to be …

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