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JANUARY 31, 2013
First Community Interfaith Institute Inc. Presents "Supporters Day" for Black History Month

On Sunday, February 17, 2013, First Community Interfaith Institute Inc., the spiritual and cultural organization plus a teaching church based in southeast Rochester. will hold its annual Black History Month program, called "Supporters Day in Honor of Brother Charles Riley" at two special services (9:00 am and 4:00 pm). Minister Lawrance Lee Evans, National Minister of First Community Interfaith Institute Inc., said that the two special services  will allow us to "promote the positive elements of our community that are seldom elevated above the negative elements in our community."

The first service will be at 9 am at 219 Hamilton Street. The hosts of the morning service are the junior adult students of the Ministry School of Doology. Breakfast will be served. The second service will be at 4 pm at 219 Hamilton Street. The hosts of the evening service are the senior adult students of the Ministry School of Doology. Dinner will be served.

"Our annual Supporters Day celebration is a tribute to one of my best students, Brother Charles Riley, a devoted volunteer of the Institute's tutorial program. The tutorial program was renamed the Charles Riley Tutorial Program in his honor in 1997. February 17 is Brother Charles' birthday. Supporters Day is a manifestation of Brother Charles' best attributes and contributions to the Institute when he was alive," states Minister Lawrance Lee Evans Sr.
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