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Curry Temple CME Plans Men and Women’s Day
By Cora Jackson-Fossett, Religion Editor
Published September 15, 2016
Pastor Joseph C. Gardner, Sr.

                    Pastor Joseph C. Gardner, Sr.

Dionne and Shannon Faulk

                   Dionne and Shannon Faulk

Annual Men’s and Women’s Day is set for Sunday, September 18, at Curry Temple Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, 322 West Rosecrans Ave., in Compton.

The theme is “Men and Women of Honor” and Deuteronomy 26:18 is the scriptural reference.  Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Snead and Mr. and Mrs. Elliott J. White are the program co-chairs.

Pastor Joseph C. Gardner, Sr., will preach at the 9:30 a.m. worship service. At 3 p.m., Shannon and Dionne Faulk will bring the message. Also, Curry members Marie Lindsey and Charles Bennett and Bettye Randle, founder of Champions of Caring Connections in Compton, will be honored during the service.


Shannon Faulk, who will be honored as well, serves as the CME Southern California Region lay president and on the denomination’s General Board. A member of Hays Tabernacle CME Church, he has served as Usher Board president for the past 10 years.

Professionally, he operates an independent agency with Farmers Insurance. Also, Shannon is a member of the Board of Governors for the Los Angeles County’s museums and director of the Guide Right Leadership Program for Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity’s Western Province.

Dionne Faulk is the supervising special investigator for the California Department of Consumer Affairs, Los Angeles District Office. In addition, she serves as vice president of the California State Employee Association Foundation Board and Southern California Regional Representative for the Association of California State Supervisors.

A graduate of CSU-Dominguez Hills, Dionne also earned a law degree at the University of West Los Angeles, School of Law.


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