Church briefs: March 20, 2015

Published 1:30 pm Saturday, March 21, 2015


New St. Paul Baptist Church

Youth Revival is at 7 p.m. March 31-April 2 featuring the Rev. Coby McKenzie of Montezuma as guest speaker.

On April 5, the youth anniversary is celebrated, as well as an Easter program. Sunday School starts at 10 a.m., followed by worship at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Justin Johnson of Edison and Friendship Baptist Church of DeSoto.

Healing Temple Ministries

2K15 L.I.V.E. Revival (Live in Victory Every Day) City-wide Youth Revival us at 7 p.m. March 25-27. Speaker is Pastor Chaka West. For information call Stacey Sims-Kelly 229-942-6522.

St. Paul Baptist Church

The Free Will Usher Union meets at 7 p.m. March 27 for its annual business session. All Usher Board presidents and ushers are requested to attend.

The Union continues at 11 a.m. March 29. The public and area churches are invited.

Bethesda Missionary Baptist Church

A Women’s Conference is from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday and opens with a Prayer Breakfast at 9 a.m. followed by seminars on Managing Your Health, Social Media, Financial Budgeting and Family Domestic Violence. The Conference closes with intercessory prayer followed by lunch. All women are invited.

Family and Friends Day is celebrated at 10 a.m. March 29. Everyone is invited.

Union Oak Grove Baptist Church

The Deacon and Deaconess’ anniversary is celebrated at 11:30 a.m. Sunday during worship service. Deacon Johnny Little is guest speaker. Everyone is invited.

Support Team Ministry

Be Blessed Cooking Ministry is honored at 4 p.m. Sunday at New Mount Mariah Baptist Church. Everyone is welcome.

Christians on a Mission Deliverance Center

The pastor’s 16th appreciation culminates at 9:45 a.m. Sunday, with Dr. Timothy Miller Sr., and Majestic Kingdom Embassy of Camilla. Everyone is welcome.

New Jerusalem Baptist Church

The Shoe Rally program is at 2:30 p.m. March 29 with the Rev. Solomon Loud, pastor of New Beginning Missionary Baptist Church, Albany, as speaker. Everyone is invited.

I (Heart) Church

Men of Integrity Movement (Real radical men dealing with real life issues) kicks off at 5 p.m. April 18 at the church at 121 Habitat St. Open to men ages 17 and older who want to see a positive change in their community and begin living a better life. All denominations are welcome. For information call John Johnson 404-664-6565.


Lakeview Baptist Church

Dayspring Trio is featured at 6 p.m. March 29. Food and fellowship follow. Make plans to attend.


Oak Grove Baptist Church

The annual Men’s and Women’s Day program is Sunday with Sunday School at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m. Everyone is invited.


New Shady Grove Missionary Church

Friends & Family Day is observed Sunday. Sunday School is at 10 a.m. and worship service at 11 a.m. Pastor E. Terrell Carter brings the message. Everyone is invited.

Leslie United Methodist Church

An Easter Egg Hunt is from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. April 4 featuring a hunt, games and hot-dogs for the whole family. Bring a friend. Please bring one dozen eggs of any kind per child to hide. For information call Laura Cheek 942-4766.

Freedom Harvest Worship Center

Spring Revival is at 7:30 p.m. March 23-26. Theme: Spring Up and Drink the Living Water of Christ. Speakers are Monday, Pastor Shirley Slaughter and St. John and St. Mark A.M.E. Church of Plains; Tuesday, Minister Latina Hill and Zion Hope Baptist Church, Leslie; Wednesday, Pastor David Hamm and Perry Grove Baptist Church, Leslie; and Thursday, Pastor Terrell Carter and Greater New Lebanon Plains and New Shady Grove Baptist Church, Leslie.


Bethlehem Baptist Church

The church’s 151st anniversary is celebrated at 7 p.m. April 14-16. Guest speakers are Tuesday, Bishop Melvin McCluster and Friendship Baptist Church and choir; Wednesday, Pastor George Monts and Zion Hope Baptist Church and choir; and Thursday, Pastor Hosea Waters and Lebanon Baptist Church and choir.

The celebration culminates at 10:45 a.m. April 19 with service by Apostle Charles Carr. Dinner will be served. Colors are red and black.


Mount Zion Webster Missionary Baptist Church

Mission Fellowship services are Sunday. Sunday School starts at 10 and worship at 11 a.m. when the Rev. A. Starling brings the message. Numerous churches have been invited. The public is invited,


Love, Joy and Peace Ministries

The church’s and pastor’s anniversaries are celebrated at 7 p.m. March 30-April 3. Speakers are Monday, the Rev. Michael Edge; Tuesday, the Rev. George Monts; Wednesday, the Rev. Danny Smith; Thursday, Elder Larry Franklin Jr.; and Friday, the Rev. George Edge. The 11 a.m. Sunday program is by Pastor William Laster of Ebenezer Baptist Church, Ellaville

The anniversary celebration culminates at 3 p.m. April 5 with the Rev. Ben Stanley of Zion Watch Baptist Church and Green Grove Baptist Church bringing the message.

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