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Bishop Nathanial and Mae Linsey,
AFM Advisory Board Members

CELEBRATING MARRIAGES THAT LAST A LIFETIME

AFM Honors African-American Couples for Lifetime Marriages
    National Press Clippings
     
    • Showing 'Em How Marriage Is Done, from the Indianapolis Star News
      The Golden Wedding Anniversary Celebration, held at Phillips Temple CME Church on the first day of the denomination's spring convocation, drew couples from across the nation -- and roughly 250 friends and relatives.
       
    • Celebrating Marriages of Pure Gold, from the Akron Beacon Journal
      By accepting a golden invitation to attend next month's Lifetime of Marriages celebration in Indianapolis, an Akron couple not only will be making history; they also will be part of a large cast of committed romantics sharing a road map for future generations to follow.
       
    • Honoring a Commitment to Marriage, from the Indianapolis Star News
      A group called the Alliance for Marriage has come up with a positive approach, a celebration of enduring marriages. The alliance, based in Washington, D.C., is linking up with the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church here in Indianapolis this week with its Golden Wedding Anniversary Celebration.
       
    • Marriage is the Strength of These Black Americans, from the National Catholic Register
      Bishop Linsey convinced Miss Mills to become Mrs. Linsey 50 years ago on April 5. They planned to celebrate their golden wedding anniversary in an unusual way - at a ceremony in Indianapolis honoring all the couples in Bishop Linsey's diocese who have been married 50 years or more. Each couple will receive a certificate from the Alliance for Marriage, and will be honored by the guests.