Introducing Back to School and Beyond Program!
GLENN DALE, Md. — On Sunday, September 1st, 11:15 AM, Joseph Otting, US Comptroller of the Currency, Dr. Monica Goldson, CEO Prince George’s County Schools and Dr. Alvin Thornton, Prince George’s County Board of Education Chair, are confirmed to announce Reid Temple’s “Banking on Your Victory Program” and participation in the Prince George’s County Adopt-A-School program. Pastor Mark, recently appointed as Senior Pastor to Reid Temple, has a proven track record of successful community development through creative partnerships with the business and corporate world, says, “Prayer won’t do it alone. We must be innovative, strategic and future-focused to save our children and communities”.
The “Banking on our Victory Program” (BYVP) is a program designed to partner with banks to provide technical assistance to small business, create living-wage jobs, and offer equity for future franchise business owners. BYVP encourages the financial industry to support schools located in low to moderate income communities throughout the DMV. Reid Temple is donating free school supplies, mentoring, and after school tutoring and homework completion programs.
On September 1st at its 11:15am service, Senior Pastor, Rev. Mark E. Whitlock Jr., and the Reid Temple congregation are inviting offering prayers for scholarship, safety, and success for students returning to the classroom this Fall as well as celebrating Reid Temple Christian Academy and the outstanding level of academic excellence has embodied since opening its doors in 2008.
About Reid Temple
Founded in 1964, Reid Temple AME Church is in Glenn Dale Maryland. With the largest AME congregation of over 14,000 members from all walks of life, Reid Temple hosts over 80 innovative ministries designed to combat or provide comfort from the many challenging personal issues facing God’s people. Reid Temple 501c3 organizations include, Reid CDC, Reid Temple Christian Academy, Reid Temple Bible College, and the Reid Temple Senior Center. Rev. Mark E. Whitlock, Jr. is the ninth Senior Pastor of Reid Temple AME Church. Rev. Whitlock is available for interviews.
Ebonie Johnson Cooper