NEWSCENE DECEMBER AUTHOR ’ S CORNER . . . REV. MONTEE DAVI S AVAILABLE ON AMAZON.COM Support DI’MANS, Inc. dba NEWSCENE for free while you shop! Rev. Montee Davis, an honors graduate of Mitchell High School in Memphis, TN; Memphis Alumnae Chapter (1985) Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. member; English/Humanities Bachelor of Arts graduate of LeMoyne-Owen College; Guidance and Counseling Masters of Education graduate from Texas Southern University in Houston; and retired (2002) Shelby County Schools English Instructor and Secondary Guidance Counselor has traveled the world extensively. Davis, trained in the metaphysical-New Thought Movement called Unity, is part of a loving, healing ministry and she invites everyone to learn more about the Unity Movement and its Truth teachings through her eyes and words of wisdom so skillfully captured in her book, Blessed, I’m So Blessed released “When bad things happen to wrote about in t h i s book, or lose faith in God. Instead, good in every situation and in Initially, Davis’ grandparents Christian Methodist Episcopal “One day, while listening to heard a speaker by the name of The speaker spoke about God her grandmother, Montee April 5, 2012. you,” says Davis, “Just like I don’t c r i t i c i ze , condemn praise God, and look for the every experience.” were faithful members of the (CME) Church. the radio, my grandmother Dr. Hodgkins,” said Davis. “She did some research and g roup was mee t i ng in beautiful, but segregated, Fa l l s received permission New Thought Movement he r husband to jo i n he r Dr . J o s eph K . a nd Re v . Mi l d r ed F a l l s Da v i s ’ da u gh t e r s ( fr om l e ft ) Re v . Da v ene Da v i s , Re v . Mon t e e Da v i s , a nd S i s . J oy c e Da v i s Co l ema n . in a manner that Davis’ said Falls, sa id was new to her. found out t ha t a s t udy downtown Memphis in the Peabo dy Hotel.” and began to attend these meetings. She encouraged and t hey bot h became licensed and ordained Unity ministers. Unity Churches have always had female ministers, something that was extremely unusual for Memphis, especially during those times. The Unity Center of Memphis was founded by Falls and 12 members on October 30, 1952, in the old YMCA building on Lauderdale Street. In 1984, Rev. Mildred Falls Davis, Rev. Montee Davis’ mother and the Rev. Mildred Falls Davis’ daughter, moved the church to 3345 McCorkle Road. Services at the Unity Christian Church of Memphis, as it is now known, are held on Sundays at 11 AM. Call (901) 396-9961 for Davis’ book, program offerings, and more information. You are also encouraged to visit unitychristianchurch.us, to “LIKE” UCC of Memphis on Facebook at UnityChristianChurch, or to share and dial (816) 969-2000 for the free Silent Unity: 24/7 Prayer Ministry line. 14

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