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SUNRISE — Rev. Henry Fernandez is celebrating “The Year of Great Grace,” the Faith Center Ministries invites you on Saturday, Jan. 19, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., to join in the Family Fun Day Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and dedication of the Faith Center Multipurpose Center, 5555 N.W. 95th Ave., in Sunrise. For more information, visit

Prayer/Candle Light Vigil
MIAMI GARDENS — Miami Gardens Councilman Ehabor Ighodaro is hosting a “Stand Against Violence It’s Our Responsibility (S.A.V.I.O.R.)” All Night Prayer/Candle Light Vigil, on Sunday, Jan. 20, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., in the Amphitheater at the Betty T. Ferguson Recreation Complex, 3000 N.W. 199th St. Miami Gardens.

The entire community is invited to the event. A breakfast will follow the night vigil. For more information call 305-622-8063 or 305-622-8000 ext. 2795, or email or

Jesus People Ministries’ 30th
MIAMI GARDENS – Dr. Gloria Williams, senior pastor and the Jesus People Ministries are celebrating 30 years of excellence and service all day on Sunday, Jan. 20, at 7:30 a.m., 9 a.m. and 11 a.m., at 4055 N.W. 183rd St., Miami Gardens. For more information call 786-343-8300 or visit

International Believers Conference
FORT LAUDERDALE — Some of the leading ministers of the Gospel, including the Revs. T.D. Jakes, Creflo Dollar, Charles Jenkins and Vickie Yohe, will be featured over three days, Feb. 7 – 8, during the International Believers Conference hosted by The Faith Center Ministries, 5555 N.W. 95th Ave., Sunrise. Admission $25 until Feb. 1, $30 after. Seating limited. Call 954-742-7832 or visit

Evers to offer Obama invocation
WASHINGTON (AP) — The widow of slain civil rights activist Medgar Evers is expected to deliver the invocation at President Barack Obama’s second inauguration on Jan. 21. The Presidential Inaugural Committee announced that Myrlie Evers-Williams will deliver the prayer that comes 50 years after her husband was gunned down in the driveway of his Mississippi home. The inauguration falls on Martin Luther King Jr. Day Evers-Williams, a distinguished scholar at Alcorn State University in Lorman, Miss., was chairwoman of the NAACP from 1995 to 1998. Inaugural organizers said the Rev. Louie Giglio of Atlanta Passion City Church will deliver the benediction for Obama’s swearing-in. The Rev. Rick Warren delivered the invocation in 2009.