The Bryants appointed Minister Cardella Moates, her sister Hellen Smith and their mother Dottie to manage the program and facilitate services at the Rockingham, NC location. Moates travels to New York with Bryant a few times a year to receive training on how to run the ministry.
Jesus Is Justice Ministry holds health fair:
Contributed photo A table at the health fair offers a variety of health education free to members of the community.
Since last year, a ministry has been growing in East Rockingham and has since expanded into various forms of outreach.
Read more: Richmond County Daily Journal - Jesus Is Justice Ministry holds health fair.
“This is one of the neediest areas of Rockingham,” said Pastor Bryant. “We’ve just come here to do what has to be done for the people. I feel that if you come here and see the needs of the people and turn your back, something is wrong with that picture.”
The mission recently held a Health and Wellness Fair that included blood pressure checks, stroke education, stress management, diabetes testing, fall risk assessment, HIV testing, and health and nutrition education, courtesy of Twin Quality Nursing Services Inc. of Thomasville and Twin Quality Medical Staffing Inc. of Greensboro. The church has also expanded into the building beside the church, which is being upfitted for a Christian bookstore. County Commissioner and store owner Jimmy Capps of Cordova donated the buildings to the church. “(Bryant) is a really nice lady with good intentions and I tried to help all I could,” said Capps. Read more: Your Daily Journal-Richmond County-Rockingham, NC
As a result of Hurricane Sandy, we had some damage done in our housing / residential /transitional apartments in our Far Rockaway NY location. We didn't have light/electricity for several weeks after and used a generator to at least operate the food and clothes pantry and office. In the midst of it all, God blessed us to still give and reach out to individuals and families in need. We were able to give away food, pampers, baby food, toys, clothes, shoes, and toiletries with the help of those who also donated these items.
After several weeks, The Red Cross heard about our endeavors and quickly supported our efforts by also donating food and much needed household items which helped us to help others as well who were effected by Hurricane Sandy, thus, helping us to reach more people even outside of Far Rockaway. We were also able to distribute food and clothes and other items in Jamaica NY (Baisley Houses) and people who came by from other boroughs in NY: