Story and photos submitted by Gregory D. Miley
Annual Men’s Day services were held on Sunday, August 26, 2018 at Progressive Union Missionary Baptist Church. Services were held at the 8:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. worship times. The speaker for the day was Rev. Earle Fisher, the pastor Abyssinian Baptist Church in Memphis, Tennessee. Rev. Fisher’s 8:00 a.m. sermon title was “Abnormal Faith”, scripture reference Mat-thew 8:5-10. Rev. Fisher’s 11:00 a.m. sermon title was “Help Yourself” scripture reference John 5:5-9. Music for both services was provided by the Progressive Union Men’s Day Choir. The theme for this year’s Men’s Day was “Real Men Let God Lead the Way” scripture reference Psalms 1:1-3. Throughout the week leading up to Men’s Day services the Brotherhood Ministry hosted events, to include a special guest speaker on Wednesday evening, August 22, 2018. Mr. Rickey Gosa, Financial Advisor with Edwards Jones, spoke on financial strategies and advice. Saturday, August 25 the Brotherhood hosted a pre-Men’s Day breakfast. Speaker for the break-fast was Rev. Raymond Stevenson, Associate Minister at Progressive Union. Progressive Union is under the leadership of Pastor, Rev. Dr. Wayne Snodgrass. Brother Thomas Jackson is the Progressive Union Brotherhood President.