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- Allegheny East Conference
Allegheny East Conference's Community church in Englewood, N.J., recently hosted a three-week evangelistic and community impact series under a tent in McKay Park, themed “Keep Hope Alive.”
Pine Forge Academy (PFA) recently celebrated its 48th Alumni Weekend. At the gathering, the National Pine Forge Academy Alumni Association (NPFAAA) raised more than $50,000 toward the Worthy Student Scholarship Fund.
Claudia Allen, a volunteer pastor at the Emmanuel-Brinklow church in Ashton, Md., was recently honored as one of the 2023 Leading Women Under 40 by The Daily Record, a Maryland statewide newspaper. The ceremony was held at the Baltimore Museum of Art.
Under the theme, “United in Mission,” members from Allegheny East Conference’s (AEC) 11 African congregations joined together in the first-ever Africa Unity Sabbath at the Ebenezer Ghana church in Newark, N.J.
Pine Forge Academy’s (PFA) dedication to excellence in nurturing young minds has resulted in an ambitious vision to revitalize its boys’ and girls’ dormitories. The project, initiated in 2022, encompassed the renovation of Handy Hall, the boys’ dormitory, and Kimbrough Hall, the girls’ dormitory.
Recently, more than 40 Prison Ministries leaders and supporters gathered at the Ladore Retreat and Conference Center in Waymart, Pa. The event, themed “You Can Be Free in 2023,” began with a Friday night vespers, led by Colin Brathwaite, Allegheny East Conference’s (AEC) Ministries Development director.
Gina Brown, a Dupont Park church member, was recently awarded the 2023 National Humanism in Medicine Medal from the Arnold P. Gold Foundation.
Allegheny East Conference's Capitol Hill church holds various "Acts of Kindness" days throughout the year, giving their congregation an opportunity to be the hands and feet of Jesus in Washingtoin, D.C.
The Emmanuel Worship Center recently hosted a Bible reading marathon, in which members were charged to read the entire Bible in one month.