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A Louisiana Parlor:…

Aug 30 - Oct 11, 2015
This exhibition is in celebration of the acquisition of a superb Rococo Revival… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Aug 30 - Oct 4, 2015
Join us for Ashe to Amen: the Enduring Spirituality of People of African… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Aug 30 - Oct 4, 2015
Join us for Ashe to Amen: the Enduring Spirituality of People of African… more

COOLinary New Orleans…

Aug 30 - 31, 2015
It is going to be a delicious summer!  During the month of August, enjoy… more

Longue Vue House and…

Aug 30 - Oct 11, 2015
For the 10th Anniversary of the storm, Longue Vue will commemorate the revival… more

Louisiana SPCA’s…

Aug 30 - 31, 2015
In memory of the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the Louisiana SPCA is… more

New Orleans Museum…

Aug 30 - 30, 2015
New Orleans Museum Month, now in its second year, is a collaboration between… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Aug 30 - Sep 7, 2015
Ten Years Gone brings together six artists whose work engages with the broad… more

New Orleans Saints vs…

Aug 30 - 30, 2015
The New Orleans Saints kickoff their first preseason home game in the… more

NOBA Hosts…

Aug 30 - Sep 26, 2015
The New Orleans Ballet Association (NOBA) in partnership with Chalmette… more

NOBA's tuition-free…

Aug 30 - Sep 25, 2015
Beginning this weekend, the NORDC/NOBA Center for Dance, along with other NOBA… more

Pass It On -The Past…

Aug 30 - 30, 2015
Liberation Nation and Beats & Brushstrokes present The Past We Inherit; the… more

The Foundation…

Aug 30 - 31, 2015
The Foundation Gallery is thrilled to present Botanical Explorations, new work… more

The Sweat Social…

Aug 30 - Dec 20, 2015
Designed for wellness travelers visiting New Orleans, the Sweat Social offers… more

FestiGals Presents…

Aug 31 - 31, 2015
Don't sit on the sidelines this football season! Come learn how to get in the… more

Tai Chi/Chi Kung

Aug 31 - 31, 2015
NOMA, in collaboration with the East Jefferson Wellness Center offers wellness… more

Maple Leaf Bar…

Sep 1 - 29, 2015
Join us for live entertainment featuring the Grammy Award winning ReBirth Brass… more

Pint Night

Sep 1 - 29, 2015
Join us every Tuesday at the Irish House for Pint Night.   more

The Historic New…

Sep 01, 2015 - Jan 09, 2016
The Historic New Orleans Collection marks the 10th anniversary of Hurricane… more

The Katrina Decade:…

Sep 01, 2015 - Jan 09, 2016
The Historic New Orleans Collection marks the 10th anniversary of Hurricane… more

A Louisiana Parlor:…

Aug 30 - Oct 11, 2015
This exhibition is in celebration of the acquisition of a superb Rococo Revival… more

Pentecostal Assemblies of the World (PAW) Convenes in New Orleans August 5-11, 2012

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 3, 2012

Pentecostal Assemblies of the World (PAW) Convenes in New Orleans
August 5-11, 2012
The PAW will host an international clothing drive called "Cover New Orleans," to benefit local residents and will join forces with PCAF to build Habitat for Humanity home

WHAT:           Pentecostal Assemblies of the World (PAW) International Convention

WHERE:        New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center (MCCNO)

WHEN:          Sunday, August 5-Saturday, August 11, 2012

DETAILS:   The Pentecostal Assemblies of the World (PAW) International Convention will convene in New Orleans, August 5-11, 2012. More than 6,000 attendees will come together to partake in community outreach, maintain unity and practice discipleship.

This year's convention, themed "Endeavoring to Keep Unity," is hosting an international clothing drive called "Cover New Orleans," to benefit more than 1,000 New Orleans residents. In collaboration with Habitat for Humanity and the Pentecostal Churches of Apostolic Faith (PCAF), convening in New Orleans Aug. 3-8, 2012, the PAW will also fund and assist in building a home for a family recovering from Hurricane Katrina. The PAW's efforts will extend to the Fourth Ward, Lower Ninth Ward, Elayn Hunt Correction Center, Third Ward and 17th Ward. See the video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VOBZ8cE-WIk  

The PAW is the second-largest predominately African-American Pentecostal church organization and the fourth-largest Pentecostal church organization in the world. It is also the oldest apostolic Pentecostal organization. The PAW has more than 5,000 churches in 25 countries and more than 1.2 million members in the U.S. Bishop Charles H. Ellis is the presiding Bishop of PAW and the Greater Grace Temple in Detroit, a 7,000-member church.

The PAW last convened in New Orleans in 2003, and this year's meeting is estimated to generate $7 million in economic impact.

WEBSITE: www.pawinc.org
TWITTER: @PAWministry
FACEBOOK: Pentecostal-Assemblies-of-the-World, Inc.

MAJOR EVENTS: (All events are held at MCCNO unless otherwise noted)

  • Tues, Aug 7; 4 p.m.: Habitat for Humanity ribbon cutting and home key exchange, 4100 General Ogden Street
  • Thurs, Aug 9; 8 p.m.: "Live" national TV telecast on The Word Network featuring Bishop Charles H. Ellis III and Psalmist Jonathan Dunn

MEDIA CONTACTS:
PAW: Tim Moore, 216-392-2723, tmopr@msn.com  
New Orleans CVB: Tara Letort, 504-566-5019, tletort@neworleanscvb.com; Kelly Schulz, 504-421-0962, kschulz@neworleanscvb.com
MCCNO: Rosalie Mortillaro, 504-582-3027, rmortillaro@mccno.com