St. Paul’s sisters in faith gathered on April 30 for this year’s annual communion breakfast to honor the work of ACT-SO; Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics. This non-profit organization provides a year-long enrichment program designed to recruit, stimulate and encourage high academic and cultural achievements among African-American high school students.
- Pastor Reverend Karen Pickler, Staff Chaplain at Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center presided at the service. Guest speakers included Beatrice Toliver, Chairperson NAACP Long Island ACT-SO Program (pictured right) and Helen R. Moss, ACT-SO Chairperson NAACP Islip Town Branch and ACT-SO Treasurer NAACP Long Island (pictured left).
- Guest musicians included high school students Maegan Morris (pictured center) and Evelyn Lindo.
The men of St. Paul’s prepared and served our gourmet breakfast after the service.