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In the News (Wed 17 Apr 19)

  Memphis Miracle Revisited
Church leaders gathered from across North America surrounded the major and began praying for him, as almost all of the approximately 800 persons attending the service rose to their feet with shouts of "hallelujah." The Vincent DeFrank Hall of the Cook Convention Center was filled with intercession and praise.
The Pentecostal/Charismatic Churches of North America (PCCNA) was organized in Memphis, during October 1994, when fls and whites joined in repenting of racism, expressed by the washing of each other's feet as an act of humility and apology.
Inspired by the reconciling spirit of 1994's "Miracle in Memphis," leaders of the nations two oldest Pentecostal denominations said Wednesday they are working to heal rifts that split their ranks years ago.
www.pctii.org /news/mayor.html   (1302 words)

 Arts & Leisure: Miracle Child (Memphis Flyer . 09-20-99)
Raiford moved to Memphis in 1962, and shortly thereafter he went to work pumping gas at Mabe's Esso on Poplar Avenue.
My old truck broke down, so I started walking I told [a motorist who stopped] that I was going to Memphis and he said, 'You'll never make it.' He drove me back to my truck and said, 'If you give me that toolbox, I'll fix your car,' and he did.
Raiford returned to Memphis permanently in '78, and the day after he got to town he acquired a rundown building at 115 Vance Avenue and began to transform it into a nightclub.
weeklywire.com /ww/09-20-99/memphis_socvr.html   (972 words)

 The University of Memphis Magazine | Winter 2001
Pittsburgh architect William Huff is planning to bring the works of Samuel Hester Crone home to Memphis, 123 years after the artist left to seek his fortune in Europe.
One client calls it a "miracle place" while another refers to it as "the place that saved my life." The U of M's Mid-South Access Center for Technology is dramatically enhancing the lives of individuals with disabilities and impairments.
The Greenlaw-Manassas neighborhood of North Memphis was once a flourishing community, but decades of crime and poverty have taken their toll.
www.memphis.edu /magazine/v19i1   (157 words)

 Jubilee Schools/CMUST
Catholic Memphis Urban Schools Trust was established by the Diocese of Memphis for the sole purpose of raising and managing money for Catholic schools in the inner city and impoverished areas of the greater Memphis community.
Memphis Catholic school students earned more than $12 million in scholarships in 2002.
Economists since the 18th century have understood that an educated workforce is one of the five important factors in determining the prosperity of a country.
www.cdom.org /schoolsite/pages/jubilee.htm   (911 words)

 Remember the ABA: Memphis Pros
On very short notice, the team picked the name "Memphis Pros." Upon learning of the new name, sportswriters all over the country declared that it was one of the most boring and unimaginative nicknames in all of sports.
As Memphis played out the string, Neumann had games of 24, 35 and 40 points to raise is scoring average to 16.9 points per contest - but this was little consolation to the Pros as they fell further and further into the Western Division cellar.
Memphis' 52 point outburst in one quarter is something rarely seen in the NBA today.
www.remembertheaba.com /Memphis-Pros.html   (4162 words)

 Miracle Records
Memphis Slim gave Miracle a #1 national hit in the spring of 1948 with the reflective "Messin' Around" (Miracle 125), which, from our reading of the matrix numbers, was recorded in December of 1947.
Miracle was sufficiently interested in Thompson's efforts as a blues singer to put "Sonny Claus Blues" b/w "Not on a Xmas Tree" on Miracle 148, around November 1949.
The Miracle sides were the group's last recordings under their own name, though the label was sufficiently interested in the Vagabonds to bring them back to sing backing vocals on the first session by the Bill Samuels Trio.
hubcap.clemson.edu /~campber/miracle.html   (13367 words)

 Crossing the Color Line in Memphis - Charisma Magazine
King's mission in Memphis was to lead a nonviolent protest in support of the city's striking sanitation workers.
Memphis is a unique stage for racial reconciliation partly because it is the headquarters of the largest fl Pentecostal body in the country, the Church of God in Christ (COGIC).
Although the Memphis Miracle helped tear down racial and denominational walls between leaders who were there, it's hard to measure the tangible effect it has had on Pentecostals--or on the city of Memphis--over the long term.
www.charismamag.com /display.php?id=8479   (3108 words)

 Memphis Slim - Music Downloads - Online
He was smart enough to take Big Bill Broonzy's early advice about developing a style to call his own to heart, instead of imitating that of his idol, Roosevelt Sykes.
Soon enough, other 88s pounders were copying Slim rather than the other way around; his thundering ivories attack set him apart from most of his contemporaries, while his deeply burnished voice possessed a commanding authority.
As befits his stage name, John "Peter" Chatman was born and raised in Memphis; a great place to commit to a career as a bluesman.
musicstore.connect.com /artist/102/619/0/1026190.html   (301 words)

 1 Million Links, Miracles
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wonderfulword.com /1millionlinks/Miracles.html   (2021 words)

 The Memphis Miracle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The statement, which has been often quoted, was that "the blood had washed away the color line." There is no questioning that the Holy Spirit performed a tremendous miracle in bringing to this dynamic movement a unity of the Spirit which transcended the shameful racist culture into which it was born.
One of the primary points of this attack was the miracle of racial reconciliation.
The example set by the pentecostal/charismatic community in Memphis during the past six months may well point the way for dozens of other locations.
pctii.org /arc/underwoo.html   (1461 words)

 The Memphis Flyer :: the mid-south's news weekly: Sports & Activities: Sports Feature: Making the Connection
When Winsett's Rotary Club of Memphis East decided to join forces with the Memphis Boys Athletic Association (MBAA) -- a group sponsored by the University of Memphis to provide youth leagues for the area -- the idea was to build a group of fields for the MBAA's sole use.
"They found some land in the Memphis park system and got the Memphis city government to give them that land for their home field." The land is near Quince and Ridgeway, in an area that includes the Lichterman Nature Center and a YMCA.
According to Winsett, the East Memphis Rotary Club and the MBAA will recruit kids from all over Memphis and especially from Georgia Avenue Elementary, which the club sponsors.
www.memphisflyer.com /memphis/Content?oid=oid:2273   (700 words)

 The University of Memphis Magazine | Summer 2006
The U of M football team’s historic win over the University of Tennessee, the Tigers’ first in 16 tries, is still fresh on the minds of fans 10 years later.
In an exclusive interview with The University of Memphis Magazine, alumnus Roy Hallums recounts his harrowing tale of being held hostage in Iraq for nearly a year.
Earlier this year a University of Memphis archaeology team unearthed more treasures of Ancient Egypt when they found another tomb in the Valley of the Kings, mere feet from Tutankhamun's.
www.memphis.edu /magazine   (140 words)

 Miracle meds - Memphis Business Journal:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
In Memphis biotech has mostly been spoken of from the perspective of economic development.
It's pitched as an industry Memphis already has an advantage in -- particularly in the realms of cancer, vision and orthopedics.
Le Bonheur's Peggy Troy tapped as COO of Methodist [Memphis]
www.bizjournals.com /memphis/stories/2004/12/20/focus1.html   (945 words)

 A minor miracle in Memphis - The Washington Times: Sports - May 13, 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- It seems almost unimaginable in pro sports: a team that gives its profits to charity.
Yet that's the goal for the owners of the Class AAA Memphis Redbirds, who donate thousands of dollars to inner-city charities while helping breathe new life into a once-crumbling strip of downtown.
The foundation, run by a volunteer board of 20 Memphis citizens, raised $72 million in private financing to build the stadium, which is now a major part of rebuilding efforts for downtown Memphis.
www.washtimes.com /sports/20050513-122053-7448r.htm   (857 words)

 Miracle on Hollywood.com
In a retread of the classic underdog tale, Miracle details how the U.S. Olympic hockey team, against incredible odds, defeated the seemingly invincible Soviet Union team at the 1980 Winter Games in Lake Placid, New York.
Over the generations, the long line of the P. Tinto's have been known for two things: raising huge families and producing communion wafers for the Catholic Church.
In this sequel to "Elvis Gratton, " cheesy crooner Bob "Elvis" Gratton rises from the dead and heads off to the country for some rest and relaxation with his pal, Meo.
search.hollywood.com /movies/Miracle   (289 words)

 Home Time - Memphis Business Journal:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Memphis business partners Kemmons Wilson and Wayne Todd have teamed with the Penn Owen family, which owns land in Tunica County, to build the residential development.
Current state employment estimates are that the county has about 15,700 jobs, and 12,700 of those are attributed to casinos.
Casinos have found that long commutes of workers have contributed to high turnover in the work force, but only two apartment complexes have been built to alleviate the housing need thus far.
www.bizjournals.com /memphis/stories/1998/06/08/story3.html   (707 words)

 MEMPHIS :: Press Releases
Memphis, TN - Opera Memphis announces its 2006-2007 season with four mainstage productions; two of them starring celebrated soprano Kallen Esperian, a Memphis favorite.
Opera Memphis has also entered into a partnership with the Germantown Performing Arts Center to present the Giancarlo Menotti holiday opera, Amahl and the Night Visitors.
The touching and sometimes humorous story of a poor, daydreaming little shepherd boy and his mother who, one evening find on their door step three men on a journey, and the miracle that will change them all.
www.memphistravel.com /press_opera0607season.asp   (487 words)

 AlphaPatriot: Another Miracle Vote "Find" for a Democrat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Memphis Blue said it was looking "like the beginning of hte [sic] end of the Ford dynasty."
I never believed it, taking Half-Bakered's position that "the Fords are famous for last minute "miracle" saves." Actually, I take the position that Democrats are famous for last minute miracle saves.
After all, this is the town that once found John Ford not guilty when he stood trial for shooting a pistol at a truck driver.
www.alphapatriot.com /home/archives/2005/09/16/another_miracle_vote_find_for_a_democrat.php   (696 words)

After Community Foundation of Memphis paid for Alt Consultants to write a business plan, the church was almost ready to get started.
Memphis (Memphis Youth Organizations), agreed to collaborate with the church.
F.A.R.M (Farm Awareness Resource Ministries), a group of pastors, a district lay leader, farmers, agriculture extension personnel, and other concerned persons are asking Memphis Conference churches to select at least one Sunday during the month of April to lift up those involved in agriculture in a time of prayer during their Sunday morning worship service.
www.memphis-umc.org /reporter/2k1413.htm   (2006 words)

 Canuxploitation Review: Elvis Gratton II—Miracle à Memphis
Bob suggests he talks like a “backed up toilet,” although he also claims later that Méo speaks Japanese, and “fluent bilingual.” Bob and Méo accidently flatline the old man in the next hospital bed in an elaborate joke that includes filling IVs with cocktails.
When Bob sticks a liquor filled IV needle in the man’s arm, he comes back to life, and a nurse proclaims “It’s a miracle!” Bob starts looking at his miracle-producing hands and starts telling Méo how they are going to make “a shitload of money.”
At this point I thought, OK, here’s the plot: Bob goes to Memphis, performs some great miracles, makes lots of money, rescues his wife, and everyone is happy.
www.canuxploitation.com /review/elvis.html   (1007 words)

 Movie Info for Elvis Gratton II: Miracle In Memphis on MSN Movies
The sprit of Elvis Presley is alive (sort of) and well (or at least as well as can be expected) somewhere in the French portion of Canada in this broad comedy from Quebec.
Suddenly Bob is making like Elvis at concert halls around the world while a French filmmaker is dispatched to make a movie about his life (or whatever it is he's leading now).
Laced with political satire supporting the Quebec separatist movement, Elvis Gratton II -- Miracle A Memphis was a major box-office hit in Quebec, where the original film has developed a sizable cult following its release on video.
entertainment.msn.com /movies/movie.aspx?m=81440   (249 words)

 The Memphis Conference Weekly Reporter
It was a beautiful day on September 18 when approximately 40 Latinos from the Spanish-speaking congregation of Jackson Avenue United Methodist Church in Memphis drove to Sardis Lake in Mississippi for a very special event.
During the first three quarters of 1999, the Memphis Conference received 40,620 pounds of potatoes and other fresh vegetables from the Society of St. Andrew.
The produce, donated to Memphis food banks, soup kitchens, food pantries and relief agencies, fed 121, 860 hungry people.
www.memphis-umc.org /reporter/991119.htm   (1419 words)

 NMDP - News Releases   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Her miracle came in the form of a complete stranger, living a continent and an ocean apart from her, who gave her a second chance at life.
None of this would be possible if it weren't for the gift of life she received from a complete stranger.
Inspired by sports agent Darren Weiner, who received a blood stem cell transplant facilitated by the NMDP, Stars vs. Cancer, a program of The Marrow Foundation and the NMDP, is focusing on marrow and blood stem cell donor education and recruitment drives with NBA teams in Memphis and New York.
www.marrow.org /NEWS/RELEASES/starsvscancer02022002.html   (702 words)

 Memphis FCA Lady Eagles '94 Girls Basketball   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Memphis FCA Lady Eagles '94 Girls Basketball: Welcome
The Memphis FCA Lady Eagles are a non-profit team formed for the purpose of providing a quality, Christ centered alternative for girls looking to play competitive basketball at the highest level.
We are a registered FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes) Huddle Group and incorporate life lessons based on Biblical principles into our coaching and regular "huddle" meetings.
fcaladyeagles.com   (270 words)

 Letters - Charisma Magazine
Because I am an African American pastor in Memphis, I took a special interest in your article on racial issues in my city ("Crossing the Color Line in Memphis" by Anahid Schweikert, February).
We helped set up the services in 1994 that became known as The Memphis Miracle.
To say those services were awesome would be a gross understatement.
www.charismamag.com /display.php?id=8681   (1356 words)

 Elvis Presley’s Memphis Boys Join Historical Music Project
The Heavens shook, and the universe is rockin’ and cheerin’ on the news of this divine assembly.
At "American Studios" in Memphis, "The Memphis Boys" played on such Elvis hits as "Suspicious Minds", "Kentucky Rain", "In The Ghetto", "Don’t Cry Daddy", "Long Black Limousine", "It Keeps Right A Hurtin", "Momma Liked The Roses", "Rubberneckin" and "Trouble" to name a few.
As preordination continues to call the shots in this dazzling story, The "Memphis Boys" recently joined rocker John Krondes and the Jordanaires at Emerald Recording Studio in Nashville for their first recording session together in this monumental musical undertaking.
www.emediawire.com /releases/2004/12/emw187321.htm   (790 words)

 Movie Search Results - Moviefone
Miracle Mile (1989, R) Anthony Edwards, Mare Winningham, John Agar, Lou Hancock
A Course In Miracles: Exploring Spiritual Principles of Love & Wisdom (2000)
In the Path of the Gods, Part 4: Demeter - The Miracle of Fertility
movies.aol.com /search/encyresults.adp?query=Miracle   (139 words)

 The Memphis Flyer :: the mid-south's news weekly: Music: Short Cuts: Short Cuts
The Memphis Flyer :: the mid-south's news weekly: Music: Short Cuts: Short Cuts
Nuggets II is a plus-size, omnivorous sampler of garage-punk from around the world that casually revises xenophobic rock theory about source validity; 30-odd years later, the White Stripes create a Memphis-recorded miracle that embraces all the right dualities -- boy/girl, soft/loud, words/guitar.
Together these 100 tunes across five discs constitute a quest for nirvana in the silent seconds before the riff is reprised.
www.memphisflyer.com /memphis/Content?oid=oid:2061   (1285 words)

 Elvis Gratton II: Miracle à Memphis (1999)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Miracle à Memphis (Yeaah) (Canada: French title) (working title)
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www.imdb.com /title/tt0180668   (263 words)

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