Show Schedule - Praise 104.1

  • Praise 104.1

    12:00am - 6:00am

    DC’s station for Inspiration. Get Up! Mornings With Erica Campbell anchors our morning broadcast weekdays from 6-10am eastern. Cheryl Jackson takes you through middays from 10am-3pm. The Willie Moore, Jr. Show keeps you company in the afternoon and on your way home from 4-7pm. The Nightly Spirit With Darlene McCoy holds it down weeknights from 7-11pm.

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  • Golden Financial with Jacqueline Schadeck

    Source: Shayla Andrade / Radio One Digital

    Jacqueline Schadeck is a Certified Financial Planner® professional who partners with individuals and families to help them gain financial clarity. Each week, join Jacqueline on “Golden Financial Guidance” for ideas and strategies to help you and your family achieve financial success. Listen to her live on Praise 104.1 Sundays at 6am!

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  • Dr. Jasmin Sculark

    Source: Dr. Jasmin Sculark / victorygracecenter

    A native of the island of Trinidad and Tobago, Dr. Jasmin Sculark, better known as Dr. Jazz, is a globally recognized Pastor, Teacher, Author, Philanthropist, Businesswoman and Ministry Development Consultant. She is the Lead Pastor of Victory Grace Center, located in Bowie, Maryland and President of Dr. Jazz Ministries. Her ministry and message reach out to benefit those in Africa, Canada, the Caribbean, Europe, and throughout the United States. Her philanthropist work reaches to cities throughout America, Trinidad and other Caribbean countries.

    Dr. Jazz is the President of S.H.I.N.E. CDC (Sharing Hope in Negative Experiences). Shine CDC seeks to provide mentorship to young girls and boys in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia areas. SHINE CDC is building communities through innovative pathways to connect, educate, and support the future of their overall well-being. Another component of SHINE CDC is Jazz on the Fairway, an annual golf tournament, that provides scholarships to students all over the USA, totaling over $15,000. SHINE CDC also created the Pack the Backpack program, which makes a difference in the lives of children by providing nutritional food to those who cannot afford a healthy meal.

    Dr. Jazz is founder of FinallyMe4Real Women Conferences which offer a venue for women to learn and be empowered by insightful and diverse speakers and panelists. The goal during these conferences is to orchestrate positive outcomes for personal and business successes for women in charting their own futures. Dr. Jazz is an author of three (3) books: Dancing with Broken Bones-A Guide to Life’s Challenges, Finally Me From Pieces to Peace and Bold Moves. Dr. Jazz is an avid golfer, an amazing dancer and fun loving.

    Recently, she was asked to play herself on the television show, Marrying Millions. Dr. Jazz has preached around the globe. She has spoken on major platforms such as T.D. Jakes’ Woman Thou Art Loose Conferences and Megafest. Often, Dr. Jazz is invited to do the Interfaith Prayer for government events on behalf of Angela Alsobrooks, County Executive for Prince George’s County, Maryland. Dr. Jazz is humbled by the call that God has placed on her life and is passionate about her purpose, which is to encourage, educate, equip and empower the world through the spoken and written word. She is indeed a woman, who has been called for such a time as this!

    Dr. Jasmin Sculark, Lead Pastor 403 Brightseat Road, Suite 224 Landover, Maryland 20785 1.800.581.VGC1 (8421)

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  • Apostle, Pastor, Evangelist, Teacher, Dr. Loretta Rich was raised and attended schools in the Washington, D.C. metro area. She attended the neighborhood Church, Beulah Baptist, in NE, Washington, DC. Loretta is an Alumni of Bowie University, also attending American University and Benedict College, SC. Majoring in Communications Media.


    Dr. Loretta was Born Again, September 28, 1979, during a lunch break from work. Two years after being Saved, Sanctified and Filled with Holy Ghost, Dr. Loretta was released from Beulah to become a disciple of Rhema Christian Center in N.E., DC.


    Loretta and her mother, Apostle, Dr. Lillie M Grier, received salvation in Jesus Christ, around the same time. With great excitement and joy, they began, right away to go where ever they could, as servants of the Most High God, to spread the Good News of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. They traveled the highways, byways, and WTKK Radio in Virginia. Both Loretta, her mother and brother, Lincoln Grier became a traveling gospel singing team.


    Dr. Loretta was licensed to Preach the Gospel in 1982, Ordained in the Five Fold Ministry in 1984. She was set apart (both times) by the Professors and Presbytery of Howard University School of Divinity, Dr. Etheridge, Dr. Diggs and Dr. Ashcraft, all of the H.U.’s Washington Saturday College.


    Loretta served the local assembly in many capacities, laboring, as unto the Lord and not unto men. In June, 1986, after six years at Rhema Christian Center, she was called out by FATHER GOD, to establish what The LORD called, Grace & Mercy Ministries.


    Apostle Loretta shared the call and vision of the Lord with her Mother, Apostle Grier who agreed to come on board. As a team, meeting in her mother’s home, Grace & Mercy Ministries came forth. Outreaches in radio, television, bible studies in high school with special guest as Nicky Cruz, nursing homes, shelters, prison, hospitals, The Back To School Jubilee for all age children & young college age adults. Productions: Musical Dramas with a Mission to Save Souls were held in Community Recreation Centers, Crusades, etc.


    Married in 1990 to Dr. Alvin N Rich, Dr. Loretta along with her Husband, also attended Jericho Bible College for six years,

    2 Years Victory Christian College. Dr. Loretta Trained Cell Groups Leaders @ Hope Christian Church & (Loretta Attended 2 years @ Rhema Bible College).


    Through many trails, tribulations, and weathering many storms, in 1995 the LORD, having already prepared Loretta (unbeknown to her then), to carry out HIS vision to establish a Bible College. The College was to equip the saints in obedience to the WORD, Living Above Reproach (Holy Living), and to License and Ordain those that were really called and chosen by Holy Spirit for Ministry. Thus, Grace & Mercy Ministries Bible College School of Evangelism and Ministry’s first class was formed. The LORD gave the vision and directives of every single aspect of the Bible College to Dr. Loretta, even down to the Graduation Songs. Apostle Grier was in the first class as Loretta taught. By HOLY GHOST Orchestration, Loretta followed GOD’s vision for the College. Apostle Grier learned and caught the vision and with Great Grace Upon Her Life, began helping to teach many of our graduates, Hallelujah!


    Following the first class graduation, another bump in the road manifested. However in every storm, the LORD ultimately gets the glory. Loretta with transfer of credits received her Master’s Degree in Biblical Education. She went back to school for her Doctorate Degrees in Divinity, Theology, & DHL at the Breakthrough Bible College and Theological Seminary. Loretta, insisting that her mother and husband, who had worked & served with her in ministry should be presented before the College Board. Loretta did the required documentations & both husband and mother became recipients of Doctorate of Human Letter (DHL).


    Dr. Loretta’s greatest desire is to show the love of JESUS CHRIST by feeding, disciplining, teaching and training HIS sheep through: Church Fellowship, Bible Study, Bible College, family & ministry conferences, radio, television, drama with a mission and several other evangelistic, outreach programs and projects. We are commissioned to “Go YE!” The LORD has instructed us to disciple, equip the saints for the work of HIS ministry, and to strengthen and encourage the youth. She believes as a team, all can live a life pleasing to the LORD by being fruitful and winning the lost souls for CHRIST, “At Any Cost”. Loretta’s covenant ministries are KCM & CDMA. Grace & Mercy Ministries WeightAside is GOD’s Work and Labor of Love to always be remembered, in CHRIST JESUS’ Name -. HALLELUJAH! Radio Broadcast: Airs Sundays @ 7:30AM on Praise 104.1 FM – Program Hosted by Dr. Loretta Rich. ~TV Broadcast: WUZZ Up? Program on CTV in Prince George’s County Comcast Channel 76 and Verizon Channel 42 Show airs: Tuesdays @ 6PM and Saturdays @ 3:30 PM Also ~ WeightAside Telecast Airs on same TV Channels and Live Steams on Sundays @ 10:30 PM. Daily Devotional Books available. Published Book in 2021.

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  • First Church

    8:00am - 8:30am

    Ministry/Church:                           FirstChurch of Christ (Holiness) USA

    Elder Dr. Ralph A. Martino, Sr., Pastor

    Broadcast Name:                           Psalm 91 Broadcast

    Broadcast Schedule:                    Sunday 8:00am-8:30am


    He is the Pastor of First Church of Christ (Holiness), U.S.A., the fastest growing and now the largest congregation in the Church of Christ Holiness U.S.A. Denomination!

    He is Co-Founder of Watch and Pray Ministries, Inc., a 501(c) 3 whose vision is to reach the masses with a non-compromising, Christ-centered, Christ-focused end time message holistic in nature and purposeful in destiny. We care for, focus on, and are determined to challenge and assist at risk youth and adults change their attitudes and then their destinies through education, enlightenment and empowerment!

    He is blessed to be the Trademark Owner of “SLC” (Spiritual Life and Leadership Coach) and is a certified Spiritual Life Coach who counsels, mentors and helps NFL football players, Professional Basketball players, Business Executives and Stellar award winning artists achieve their dreams through biblically balanced strategies for living. Through one-on-one consultations, personal and professional healing and deliverance has taken place in countless lives.

    He is blessed to possess over 11 years of live, relevant radio broadcast experience. As an Executive Producer, Producer and Host of the “Psalm 91 Radio Broadcast,” we are blessed to reach over 1 million listeners per week whose lives are being touched and transformed through sound, healthy, bible-based, Christ-centered teaching.

    He has been featured on multiple occasions on “Praise the LORD” TBN’s Flagship program hosted by Brother Clifton Davis and Brother Steve Brock. He has been featured on “Celebration” via the Daystar Network. He has hosted “Celebration,” Daystar Network’s flagship program. He was interviewed multiple times on TCT Network’s flagship program “Rejoice.” He was blessed to be interviewed on WATC‟s flagship program, “Atlanta Live!” He has been featured on “Art Fennel Reports,” on CN8 and the Comcast Network, as well as “It Is What It Is,” “The Point,” and countless other television shows. He has also been featured on XM Radio.

    He is an inspired Author, an anointed Biblical Teacher, an industrious Entrepreneur, a soul-stirring Evangelist, a highly sought after Motivational Speaker, and a results-oriented Workshop Facilitator.

    He is blessed to be the Best Selling Author of “The Believer’s Negotiation Tool” entitled, “How 2 Change a ‘No’ into a ‘Yes’!

    He is the Author of a life-changing Best Selling Trilogy entitled, “Exposing the Eight Deadly Steps in Every Temptation” and its companion Workbook, as well as “Twenty-One Principles for Conquering Temptation”.

    His newest book, “How Do I Forget”, walks the reader through an in-depth and life changing understanding of the memory leading the reader to finally answer the question, “How Do I Forget?”

    He is inspired to host and sponsor Ministry Rallies/Conventions throughout the United States.

    He is married to a virtuous woman and has two blessed girls, and an anointed son!

    His “life-verse” is Galatians 2:20 – “I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me.” (KJV)

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  • Grace Church

    8:30am - 9:00am

  • Scripture Cathedral

    9:00am - 9:30am

  • Sword Of The Spirit

    9:30am - 10:00am

  • The Donnie McClurkin Show

    10:00am - 12:00pm

  • Ronnette Rollins

    12:00pm - 6:00pm

    Ronnette Rollins 2022 Headshot

    Ronnette Rollins, recording artist, radio personality, an accomplished vocalist, pianist, songwriter, piano instructor, and vocal coach, has emerged as one of the most sought-after pianists, performers and vocal coaches in the Washington Metropolitan area. Ronnette is also a member of the Grammy Award Recording Academy, Washington, D.C. Chapter, the premier outlet for honoring achievements in the recording arts and supporting the music community.

    Ronnette began performing as a singer and musician with Gospel Music Hall of Fame inductee, Shirley Ables & The Joy Gospel Singers at the age of 11. She has recorded with numerous artists including Vicki Yohe, Pastor Shirley Caesar, and Dorothy Norwood. In 2012, after experiencing much success as a vocalist with Stellar Award-winning groups Isaiah D. Thomas & Elements of Praise and Mike McCoy & Voices United, Ronnette stepped out as a solo artist. She has been nominated for several local Christian Music Awards and in July 2015, won “Female Artist of the Year” at the Gospel Blue M.I.C. Achievement Awards.

    Ronnette received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music Education from Towson University, Towson, Maryland and taught music in the Prince George’s County Public School system. Adding to her multi-faceted talents, Ronnette is also a radio host with Radio One DC’s Praise 104.1 FM and WYCB 1340 AM. You can hear her hosting “Sunday Joy” on Praise 104.1FM Sundays from 12pm-4pm. She also provides private vocal and piano instruction. The songstress has successfully headlined sold-out performances at the historic Blues Alley in Washington, D.C., and at the Gospel en Karukera Festival 2017 in the Guadeloupe Islands. Ronnette has traveled the world touring and performing with Gospel greats including Shirley Ables & The Joy Gospel Singers and Mike McCoy & Voices United. She has made guest appearances on several Gospel television networks shows, including “Rejoice in the Word” and “I Will Bless the Lord at All Times.”

    Ronnette made her theater debut with Mosaic Theater Company DC as a pianist in “Marie and Rosetta” at Washington D.C.’s Atlas Theater in August & September 2018. On September 7, 2018, Ronnette released her new single, “ALWAYS THERE”. This is her follow-up single to her debut project entitled, “JOURNEY”. Both are available on iTunes, Amazon, CD Baby, and Google Play.



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  • Shepard’s House International - Living In The Word

    Source: Shepard’s House International / Shepard’s House International

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  • Drive Time with Mike & DeeDee Freeman

    Source: Mike & DeeDee Freeman / Radio One Digital

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  • Mount Pleasant Baptist Church

    Source: Radio One D.C. / Radio One Digital

    MPBC History

    Mount Pleasant Baptist Church was organized in 1866 in the old Floris School that was located on Frying Pan Road. The founders were Mary Ellen Naylor Bush, Rev. Fred Cook, Rev. Louis H. Bailey, Rev. William Smith, Brother Henry Cook and Brother Temple Cheeks. In 1882, Mount Pleasant was relocated to Horse Pen Road, now known as Coppermine Road, on land donated by Brother Henry Cook. The bell in the first church on Coppermine Road was donated in 1919 by Deacon Lewis Albert Bush, Sr., a son of Mary Ellen Naylor Bush.

    On December 28, 1997, ground breaking ceremonies were held for the building of God’s newest tabernacle. We entered the doors of our present facility located here at 2516 Squirrel Hill Road on Saturday, May 1, 1999.

    The Scriptures

    1 Thessalonians 5:11 (NIV);
    “Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.”

    1 Corinthians 3:10 (NIV);
    “By the grace God has given me, I laid a foundation as a wise builder, and someone else is building on it. But each one should build with care.”

    Our Mission

    The Mount Pleasant Baptist Church is committed to Building the Kingdom of God one soul at a time through seeking and saving the lost, spiritual growth, service and social engagement. We are a Kingdom Minded church that believes in the resurrecting power of Jesus Christ and His ability to transform lives.

    Our Pillars

    • Seeking and Saving the Lost
    • Spiritual Growth
    • Service
    • Social Engagement


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  • Rev. Steven and Rev. Bevelyn Gerald of Fort Washington Christian Church

    Source: Rev. Steven and Rev. Bevelyn Gerald 

    “Will You Hunt the Souls of MY People?” That was the question that God asked this anointed couple dedicated to ministering God’s Word through the Preached Word, Read Word, and the Danced Word! Their answer was and continues to be, YES Lord! Glory to God; “Hunt the Souls” ministry was birth.

    Rev. Steven and Rev. Bevelyn Gerald are Levites. They have been active in the church since their youth. Both of their fathers were Baptist ministers with other siblings and family members also in ministry. This couple, by the Grace of Jesus, have ministered at and planned Married Couples Conferences, Dance Conferences, Youth Retreats, Men Retreats, Women Retreats, Church Leadership Seminars, and other Christ centered workshops in churches of various denominations. Their message is Christ centered with a focus on developing the Faith, Family, Finance, and Physical Fitness of God’s people.

    God has blessed this couple with many ministry gifts and talents. However, their passion through Christ is to provide scripturally based guidance that enriches marriages and the family. They have a calling to develop and nurture God’s holy union of matrimony. Reverend Steve and Rev. Bev have been married for over 20 years. They are the proud parents of Steven III and Franklin Joshua Gerald. Their ministerial background and their marital experience has given them the spiritual foundation to develop practical marriage enrichment workshops such as: “I Need You to Survive”, “A Family Matter”, “Great Expectations”, “No More Drama”, and others.

    The Geralds are currently serving on the ministerial staff of “Fort Washington Christian Church” in Fort Washington, Maryland.

    Education Includes but is not limited to: Averett University-B.A.; University of Maryland-B.A.; Fairfax University-M.C.S.; Spirit of Faith Bible Institute-Certificate of Ministerial Studies; Breakthrough Bible College-Certificate of Ministerial Studies and a variety of ministerial training courses.

    New Projects included – Authors of new book on marriage

    L.U.S.T. – Put the the Love, Unity, Sex, Trust back in the marriage.

    How to Rescue Your Dreams, Marriage 101, Pray it Loud, and The Cover Up

    You can purchase this must read book from “BARNES & NOBLE OR AMAZON .COM

    Get this book and your marriage will never be the same.

    Mobile Phone APP…Pray it Loud

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