Dr. Sir Walter L. Mack Jr.
and the congregation of Union Baptist Church
will celebrate the opening of Union Terrace Apartments with a dedication ceremony Dec. 7 at the 11 a.m. service.
Mack, pastor and teacher of Union Baptist Church, said that providing quality, affordable housing is another in a multitude of steps the ministry is taking to ensure that the quality of life for the community is improved.
"Purchasing and renovating this unit of apartments exemplifies our level of commitment as we move forward wholeheartedly in economic and human development," Mack
"Truly this venture will be a blessing to the body of Christ and those in need of quality, affordable housing."
is using the information he
received when he
attended the 2003 Summer Leadership Institute at Harvard University
to empower members of his
congregation as well as provide training on the knowledge gained to other faith-based organizations and churches.
"With the ever-changing climate in local and national government," Mack
said, "it is increasingly more important for churches and faith-based organizations to consider decreasing financial aid of the governments and develop solutions for social and economic problems on all levels."