21 College Place
Asheville, NC. 28801
Phone: 828-254-6098

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Letter to the Hopkins Community

Hopkins Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church 21 College Place, PO Box 7424 Asheville, NC. 28802 Ph: (828) 254-6098 Rev. Herbert Grant, Pastor June 26, 2018 Dear Church Family Members and Friends, We invite you to join us at Hopkins Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church for our 150h Anniversary Celebration August 31st – September 2nd. This historical event is not only a milestone anniversary; we…

150 year Celebration of Hopkins Chapel

Ladies and Gentlemen – It is time to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Hopkins. 150 years!!! Think about that for a second. Hopkins had been around longer than Facebook, or the iPad. Hopkins has been here spreading the word for God longer than Apple, GM or IBM have been around. Thru good times and bad Hopkins has been an anchor in the…

Hacked!

Well, it seems to happen to everyone these days. It has happened to us. Our little happy church blog was hacked. Our blog has email capabilities and it seems that the hackers took advantage of this. They snuck into our site and send out spam to hundreds if not thousands of people. Thankfully, none of our private information stolen. (We really don't…

Merry Christmas!

'Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us. Then Joseph being raised from sleep did as the angel of the Lord had bidden him, and took unto him his wife: And knew her not till she had brought forth her firstborn son: and…

Martin Luther King – 2017

This a portion of what I wrote for the Urban News: Sometimes I think that we forget what was going on in 1968 when Martin Luther King was killed. For some Americans, the knowledge of the civils rights movement begins with Rosa Parks refusing to give up her seat to a White man and ends with Martin Luther King's, I have a…

More than New Year’s Resolution

New Year’s Resolutions have always been a very pass/fail sort of test for me. I set myself up to forgo chocolate and lo and behold, two weeks into the New Year, I find myself munching nonchalantly on fudge. In the immortal words of comedian Steve Martin, “I forgot.” But worse, one slip up and I feel like I have failed. I can’t…