Presentation on theme: "The Shrine Christian Center of Houston of the Pan African Orthodox Christian Church Community Forum & Grand Re-opening June 12-13, 2010 Upper MLK Revitalization."— Presentation transcript:
The Shrine Christian Center of Houston of the Pan African Orthodox Christian Church Community Forum & Grand Re-opening June 12-13, 2010 Upper MLK Revitalization Project The 2010 Community Forum announcing the Upper MLK Revitalization Project and the Grand Re-Opening of the Shrine Christian Center (due to delayed renovations from Hurricane Ike) marked what Jaramogi Menelik Kimathi termed, The Year of Restoration for the Pan African Orthodox Christian Church. The Year of Restoration would mark the emphasis of the entire Centennial Year of our Founder’s birth.
The Year of Restoration…. Jaramogi Kimathi said that we would not simply honor Jaramogi Abebe Agyeman’s Centenary Year with fond memories, words of tribute, and celebrations, we would So, began the Training Center Restoration, the Cultural Center Restoration, Programmatic Restoration, Ministerial Restoration, and, of course, Spiritual Restoration. The first collaborative project with The Awakenings Movement is Restoration of the ShrineTraining Center. work to present ourselves worthy of his legacy.
The Shrine Training Center is purposed as an institution which supports the church and the community it serves by providing quality, affordable, and in some cases, free/barter access to:
… and more.
Day Care, Pre-School & Kindergarten Career College The Shrine Training Center is purposed as an institution for promoting Self Determination where programs, organizations, and emerging businesses designed to service the community might make their home or where they might find a springboard from which to securely launch. Such as: Arts Conservatory Continuing Education Mentoring Initiatives Life Skills Program Community Theatre Ministry & Outreach
Training Center West Wing Future home of our first TC Community Business Partner, Scape Holistic Academy (Day Care, Pre-School, & Kindergarten)
Youth developing the next generation of everything! ! The Shrine Training Center is purposed with an emphasis on
For the 2010 Upper MLK Revitalization Community Forum, Jaramogi Kimathi penned a letter to the Community. In this letter he said, “We can do more together than we can do apart….and as a community church, the Shrine Christian Center is called to avail ourselves to that process, providing whatever support possible… … We realize that what we are restoring is not simply a church building, but commitment to a Christianity that is most closely akin to the vision and ministry of Jesus—a Christianity rooted in personal spirituality and social service”. In this letter Jaramogi shared an African saying, when spider webs unite they can tie up a lion
… cordially invites, you… For more info about The Year of Restoration, visit www.theyearofrestoration.org bring high energy & spirit; paint supplies welcome; refreshments will be provided by the Shrine Christian Center and our first TC business partner, Scape Holistic Academy WHEN?: Saturday, Sept. 10, 8am- Until! WHO? : The Awakenings Movement WHAT?: TC Paint Party!!