Leadership

News about leaders among our staff, volunteers, and Board members

Bishop Curry’s word

Posted by on May 22, 2018 in Community, Leadership, Peacemaking, Prayer | 0 comments

Bishop Curry’s word

The one lasting message of the royal wedding Long after the glossy memories of the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have faded, people will recall the sermon by Bishop Michael Curry on the power of love to transform the world. It was a stunner, unexpected by the millions who were watching — and probably by most of those in the chapel that day! Curry’s remarks, which lasted all of 14 minutes, brought us back to what matters as Christians, the idea that the essential teaching of Jesus has the power to transform the world. They represent the future of Christian thinking,...

Read More

Honoring Martin Luther King

Posted by on Apr 4, 2018 in Community, Leadership, Neighborhood, Peacemaking, Prayer | 0 comments

Honoring Martin Luther King

Today, April 4, marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., and the Board, staff, and supporters of His Branches will join others in our community and across the nation in paying tribute. The National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, built around the hotel where King was shot, is asking that bells toll 39 times to honor the number of years King lived and pay homage to his legacy. In our neighborhood the bells will start ringing at the U of R Hopeman Memorial Carillon in the Rush Rhees Library tower at 7:05 pm to symbolize when the news first...

Read More

Remembering Roy King

Posted by on Jan 11, 2018 in Community, Leadership, Prayer | 0 comments

Remembering Roy King

It is with deep sadness mingled with joy and gratitude that we share the news that our longtime supporter, prayer warrior, Board member, and friend Roy Wheatley King graduated from this earth to his heavenly home on Friday morning, January 5. We had been friends and colleagues in serving Rochester’s underprivileged citizens since the early years of the founding of His Branches back in the 1970s when Roy was in practice as a local attorney, supported in his office by his wife Lucille. Later on when Roy was appointed to the bench as a judge by Mayor Johnson, we collaborated in the...

Read More

New Year 2018

Posted by on Jan 1, 2018 in Community, Leadership, Prayer, Support | 0 comments

New Year 2018

2017 has been a great year for our internal growth as a ministry to individuals, families, and the neighborhoods that surround us. We’ve made great strides in patient care, counseling, community outreach, and strategic planning. We opened the year with a wonderful Banquet and Baby Bottle Drive in the spring, completed Look-Alike application for Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) status, hosted a record-breaking Block Party and welcomed several more Board Members. After a successful push and FQHC site visit in December, we’re poised to move forward in the coming year. Now...

Read More

2017 Banquet

Posted by on Apr 7, 2017 in Community, Leadership, Support | 0 comments

2017 Banquet

A Blessing for All! Our Annual Banquet of Blessing was held on Thursday evening, April 6 at Rochester’s Diplomat Banquet Center and was a great encouragement for all 300+ of us who attended! The evening’s theme was “Walking humbly with God” and featured special music by Doug Smith, ministry and client stories from each branch, and an exhortation by our Executive Director, Dr. Morehouse to join together with one another in unity as we pray for and work toward genuine revival in our city. Click here to see a wonderful pictorial overview of the event, created by Dr. Mack’s brother Jeremy....

Read More

Women Marching

Posted by on Jan 21, 2017 in Community, Leadership, Peacemaking, Prayer | 0 comments

Women Marching

A look into local history In an article published in the Washington Post this week written by one of Rochester’s strongest feminist supporters, Carol Crossed, and a descendent of Susan B. Anthony, Eric Anthony, the authors make the following unpolitically correct observation: “Unlike March organizers, Anthony and many of her feminist compatriots were staunchly opposed to abortion.” The article continues: “Those of us at the Susan B Anthony Birthplace Museum in Adams, Mass., are saddened that the museum honoring this American iconic heroine and tireless worker for...

Read More
Subscribe to The Grapevine

Subscribe to The Grapevine

Join our Grapevine mailing list to receive the latest news and updates from our ministries.

You have Successfully Subscribed!