Imani MCC of Durham

Focusing Our Faith

“We live by faith (Imani) and not by sight.” II Corinthians 5:7
Above-The-Tithe Challenge Offering
every Sunday thru November
Imani MCC and Friends: We are pleased and grateful to announce that several generous benefactors have pledged to match a total of $1,000 for this month’s Above-the-Tithe Challenge, which is in effect from now through November. This is a recurring fundraiser by which everyone can contribute to the support of this ministry.
FRIENDS WHO DO NOT USUALLY TITHE TO IMANI MCC: This is an ideal time to offer support because the entire amount that you give will count toward the goal to be matched. So this is an opportunity to bless us with double the amount that you actually give. Just put the words “Above the Tithe” in the note portion of your gift.
REGULAR TITHERS AND SUPPORTERS OF IMANI MCC: Your challenge is to add a little something extra to your usual offerings. That extra counts toward the amount to be matched. It’s based on the honor system. You tell us how much to count toward our goal.
Please give as you normally do – by using our Cash App $ImaniMCCofNC or smartphone apps – and reference “Above the Tithe portion = $__”.

Please, if you are able, take this opportunity to bless this ministry. Thank you in advance!
Above-the-Tithe Challenge Offering Record....
  • Sunday, November 1st: $150.00
  • Sunday, November 8th: $0.00
  • Sunday, November 15th: $30.00
  • Sunday, November 22nd: Please give!
  • Total toward $1,000 Challenge to Date: $180.00
Do you have your Rainbow Pride Candle yet?

Rainbow Pride Candle

Hope Mundine is helping us celebrate our Pride this Summer with these Rainbow Pride Candles. 100% of the profit from the sale of these candles will be donated to Imani MCC as a special fundraiser.

She says on her Etsy page, “Our homemade soy candles are made from premium soy wax. I use phthalate free fragrance oils in our candles for a clean burn. The fragrance is Jamaica Me Crazy.”

On her Facebook page, she says, “I’m stepping out on faith and doing something that I love buying for myself and wanted to share with the world. If you’re local, we can make arrangements for pickups and delivery.”

Contact Hope personally on Facebook or order yours today on Etsy.
Power Pledge Initiative Update

Imani Reaches Halfway Mark in 2020 Power Pledge Initiative!
The Committee for the 2020 Power Pledge Initiative is excited to announce that the Initiative’s pledgers have reached 50% of their total annual goal!
Participating pledgers have committed to giving a total offering of $24,100 to Imani MCC by year end. The Committee thanks the Power Pledge participants for their faithful and disciplined giving during the first half of the year! We look forward to the additional progress the Power Pledge group will make in coming months.
If you are interested in joining Imani MCC’s 2020 Power Pledge Initiative, it’s never too late! Contact Yvonne Ricci for more information, by email ( or text (919-810-0983).
Thank you all for your continued prayers for the Initiative’s success!!
Communion at Imani MCC

In response to expressions of appreciation for our virtual Communion celebration on Easter Sunday, we will celebrate Communion via Facebook Live on the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Sundays.
Any form of bread and beverage will suffice.
Virtual Wednesday Night Bible Study

The in person Wednesday Bible Study at our Ministry Facility is on hiatus. But you can still join us using your computer or phone at 7:00 pm on most Wednesdays! Pastor Marilyn has set up a Virtual Bible Study using Google's Hangouts Meet. Here's how to connect:

Join Hangouts Meet

Join by phone
‪+1 415-604-0770 PIN: ‪204 489 182#

Need help joining the study? Tap on the link that is right for you to get instructions: This service is being offered for free from Google.
Wednesday Night Bible Study

The in-person Wednesday Bible Study at our Ministry Facility is on hiatus due to the pandemic. But you can still join us using your computer or phone! Pastor Marilyn has set up a Virtual Bible Study using Google's Hangouts Meet.
Voices of Imani Rehearsal
The Voices of Imani is not currently rehearsing.
AIDS Alliance Food Pantry
All items collected for the Food Pantry will be taken to the AIDS Alliance Food Pantry. Remember your non-perishable items to share with those in need of food support.
You Can Tithe through Our Website
Please remember that you may use our website and click on the "Contribute" link. Your donation will be processed through PayPal but you do NOT need a PayPal account to Contribute.

And just to make sure we always get your Tithe, you can set up recurring contributions for every month by clicking on the "Make This Recurring (Monthly)" box. Thanks for supporting the faithful ministries of Imani MCC!

Cash App
You may now use the Cash App to send your tithes and offerings to Imani MCC. Our Cash App address is: $ImaniMCCofNC
Get Involved Imani MCC Ministry Teams
There are new and exciting ministry teams forming at Imani MCC. If you are looking to serve please feel free to join a team that aligns with your gifts and talents. For more information please contact Priscilla Ross.
  • Economic Empowerment Ministry
  • Community Outreach Ministry
  • Youth Ministry
  • Marketing/Media Ministry
Like Us on Facebook!

Please like the IMANI MCC Facebook Page. In order to assist with getting important information to you concerning the church, you really should like the Facebook page.

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Sermons on the Imani MCC website
Audio sermons are available on the Imani MCC website. (listen to the sermons)
Sunday's BulletinDid you know that you can see this Sunday’s bulletin online?
If you can’t make it to Imani MCC to worship one Sunday, please download the Worship Bulletin from the website and pray for us during the service.

And let’s say you are one of our jubilant singers in the choir or the congregation, and you want to make sure you have brushed up on the words for this Sunday’s songs. They are in the bulletin, and you can download it every week.

It’s available at this link:

Usually by Thursday afternoon of each week, we print the Worship Bulletins for Sunday. They are usually printed on both sides of a legal size sheet of paper and folded in thirds. They are printed in full color. Then, they are uploaded onto the website. Don’t miss a week of worship with Imani MCC.
Help Wanted!
We need a few good and Faithful Ones to help make our ministry more effective. Here are some of the openings:
  • Sound Team Volunteers
  • Cleaning Crew
  • Musicians: singers, piano, bass, guitar, sax, kazoo, etc.
If you are interested in any of these opportunities or know someone who might be good in them, please speak with Pastor Marilyn.
Imani MCC of DurhamImani MCC of Durham

Worship Service: Sundays at 10:00 am
Imani MCC Ministry Center
3602 C-View Street
Durham NC 27713
Click here for Directions.

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