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Monday 3/29 at 7pm

Hello Everyone, The first book that we are reading as an all-church book read for our ‘Conversations on Race’ series for this year is Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author examines the unspoken caste system that has shaped America and shows how our lives today are still defined …

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A Conversation on Mental Health and Wellness.

At Union Missionary Baptist Church, Women’s History Month wraps up with a conversation about Mental Health and Wellness. UMBC’s Women Walk Worthy gains insight and perspectives from Dr. Samara Webb, MD and Ethel White, ACSW & LCSW.  They will share thoughts on understanding and recognizing the challenges;  how to build support; how to de-stress and …

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UMBC Easter Parade

Because of Covid-19 prevention measures, we will not have our annual Easter Egg hunt at UMBC, however we will host a Parade at 2 pm on Easter Sunday in the UMBC parking lot. Masks and social distancing in effect. Children will receive a treat Music DJ provides backdrop Socially distanced photos Smiles  

I Am Not My Hair – Healthy Hair Care Workshop

The natural hair movement has brought more women together and created opportunities for women to uplift one another. There is much affirmation, a lot of love, and encouragement from other women regardless of the style or chosen hair options.  Wear your hair HOW you want it. Whether it’s braids, twists, relaxed, weaves, natural, curly, long, …

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Pop Up Clinics Announced – COVID 19 Vaccinations

(Rel3_Updated 3/10/21) Union Missionary Baptist Church and Action of Greater Lansing have agreed to become a pop-up site for the Ingham County Vaccine distribution on Tuesday, March 23rd.  Also in March, there are several other pop-up vaccination sites listed in Ingham County. The attached flyer includes the pertinent Information about the vaccine clinics.  Please share with …

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In Sympathy

We were notified of the passing of Michael Pointer.  He is the son of Mrs Gertrude Pointer;  brother of Brian Pointer (Lansing), Larry (Fay) Pointer (Columbus, OH) and  William Pointer (Denver, CO).  Additional family are Liz Moore, Oteria Harris and Tracie Harris, all of Lansing. Funeral services are scheduled for March 2 at 11 am. For additional …

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State of MI – Feb 25th COVID Town Hall and Updates

We received the following information about COVID-19 resources from Lansing’s Human Relations and Community Services (HRCS).  Town Hall with Minority Communities – Feb. 25, 4-5 pm – SPREAD THE WORD! The State of Michigan will host a series of virtual town halls about the COVID-19 vaccine through Facebook Live on the MDHHS Facebook page. Residents will have an opportunity …

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