Category Archives: Faith and Family

Church Events, Thought of the Day, Spirituality Speaking

Jesus, the Light of the World

My Christmas Eve tradition over many years was thwarted somewhat by a mean old virus. I would rush from work, most times still in work clothes, and head down Interstate 4 to get to the Candlelight Service at First Baptist … Continue reading

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Praying In This Season: Effective, Victorious Prayers

“And the Lord appeared to Solomon by night, and said unto him, I have heard thy prayer, and have chosen this place to myself for an house of sacrifice. If I shut up heaven that there be no rain, or … Continue reading

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Our Men On Purpose: Rev. Sid Crudup II, Doctor of Educational Leadership

Defending his dissertation, earning a doctorate degree, has been the grandest achievement in Sid Crudup II’s life. “It definitely was a journey,” he said in a recent interview. “Not bad for a kid from Jersey [Perth Amboy]. Dr. Crudup, long-time … Continue reading

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Our Men, On Purpose

Great news! Orlando Community News this week continues its occasional spotlight called “Our Men, On Purpose.” It’s a tribute to Central Florida men minding their businesses and reaching back to improve their communities. The goal is to inspire our younger brothers … Continue reading

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Feeding the Hungry: Grassroots Effort for Month of July

July 15, 2020 (Pine Hills/Orlando) — Editor’s Note: The volunteers were told to be there at 9 a.m. – to unload the U-Haul, set up and package the food to be distributed a couple of hours later. This was the … Continue reading

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Stay Healthy This Holiday Season

Community Health and Wellness Partner, Wayne Densch YMCA Family Center Offers Tips on Staying Healthy During the Holidays Between the Thanksgiving and New Years Eve holidays, most Americans gain anywhere between 2-8 lbs., with an average gain of 3.5 lbs. As … Continue reading

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Our Men On Purpose: Orlando Native Rod-Z

When Rod-Z said, “You have to come to ‘this’ show because every show is different,” he told the truth. Opening for the legendary Patti Labelle at the Dr. Phillips Center, he cracked up some folk up, talking about how we all … Continue reading

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Our Men, On Purpose

New to Orlando Community News is an occasional spotlight called “Our Men, On Purpose.” A tribute to Central Florida men minding their businesses and reaching back to improve their communities. The goal is to inspire our younger brothers in the community: … Continue reading

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Election Connection: Run-Off Election for Apopka, Time to Register for Fall Elections

One of our goals here at Orlando Community News is to keep our readers abreast of what’s going on during the election season. In Central Florida, there are elections throughout the year  – early (many city elections), summertime (many primaries, county … Continue reading

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Kimberly Talks: Money Matters

Editor’s Note: Excited to bring you another Kimberly Talks: Money Matters column! Hold on to your seats because it’s Women’s History Month and she’s talking Money & Women – how financing planning for women differs from financial planning for men! … Continue reading

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