CLERGY GUIDE TABLE OF CONTENTS Welcome 1 Letter from an AME Caregiver 2 Alzheimer’s and the African American Community 3 About Alzheimer’s Disease 3 10 Warning Signs 3 Diagnosis and Treatment 5 Progression 6 Pastoral Resources 6 Care and Support Resources 8 Opportunities to Get Involved 8 Welcome! As a leader in the African American Methodist Episcopal Church, thank you for joining the fight against Alzheimer’s. Currently, more than 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, and over 11 million are serving as caregivers. African Americans face additional obstacles —......
How To Study the Bible – Part 3
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How To Study the Bible – Part 2 – Tools
We can find ourselves in positions in life where it feels like we never have enough. Not enough time, money, resources opportunity…you name it. Join us this Sunday as we explore what happens when...
Digital Ministry Progress Update
The mission of Parks Chapel AME Church’s online ministry is to extend the hands of the church to reach those outside its walls in the San Fernando Valley and surrounding communities. Our 2019-2020 Strategies...
Born Again. What Does This Mean and Where Did The Concept Originate?
Question: What does it mean to be born again and where did this concept originate? Prologue: Again, a tremendous and genuine heartfelt question has been asked by the knowledge seeker. A question which a...
Let’s Discuss The “Daniel Fast”
Question: What is the “Daniel Fast” and how does it fit into a Christian’s life? Reply: The main approach with this question is to keep things simple, and in keeping with that, I would...
Why Was John The Baptist Allowed to be Killed in Such a Manner?
Question: Why was John the Baptist allowed to be killed in such a manner? Reply: Two relevant scriptures come to mind. “24 Then Jesus told his disciples, “If anyone would come after...
How Can I Make Sense of So Many Christian Denominations ?
Are the differences in christian denominations worthy of the separations? Reply: Two relevant scriptures come to mind in replying to these very excellent and thought provoking questions. “15 Some...
God’s Complete Knowledge and Care
“Lord, you have examined me and you know me. You know everything I do; from far away you understand all my thoughts. You see me, whether I am working or resting; you know...
Christian Walk – This Might Be The Best of The Week
A man was being tailgated by a stressed out woman on a busy boulevard. Suddenly, the light turned yellow, just in front of him. He did the right thing, stopping at the crosswalk, even though he could...